UCA announces May 2024 graduates

The University of Central Arkansas held spring commencement on Friday, May 3, and Saturday, May 4, 2024, in the Farris Center on campus. The university conferred approximately 1,614 undergraduate and graduate degrees and certificates from the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; College of Business; College of Education; College of Health and Behavioral Sciences; College of Natural … [Read more...]

UCA Students Among Women’s Foundation of Arkansas Fourth Cohort of Tjuana Byrd Summer Internship Program

The Women’s Foundation of Arkansas (WFA), in partnership with several Arkansas companies, has announced the fourth annual cohort of the Tjuana Byrd Summer Internship Program which includes three students from the University of Central Arkansas. Khuslen Altangerel of Little Rock, Lauren Gregory of Jacksonville and Nicola Hawthorne of Pine Bluff, are among the total of nine students selected for … [Read more...]

Dean’s List and Presidential Scholars announced for spring 2024

The University of Central Arkansas has announced the Presidential Scholars and Dean’s List for spring 2024. Recognition as a Presidential Scholar or Dean’s List scholar is based on grades earned during each semester of the regular academic year. Eligibility on the Dean’s List requires at least a 3.5 GPA with a minimum course load of 12 credit hours. Students must achieve a 4.0 GPA with a … [Read more...]

UCA Board of Trustees calls June 27 teleconference

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will meet in a called teleconference at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 27, 2024. Media and guests may call in to the meeting by dialing (501) 470-7250 and using access code 8391185. A printable copy of the agenda can be found at www.uca.edu/botagenda. For more information, contact Fredricka Sharkey at fsharkey@uca.edu or (501) 852-2659. … [Read more...]

UCA student Cooper Horton receives Critical Language Scholarship

Office of Media Relations By: Kyra Waller The University of Central Arkansas recently announced that the U.S. Department of State has awarded Cooper Horton the highly competitive Critical Language Scholarship (CLS). The Critical Language Scholarship program is a U.S. Department of State-sponsored program designed to give American college students cultural immersion experiences abroad and … [Read more...]

Hendrix, UCA Sign New MAT Degree Partnership

City of Colleges neighbors collaborate to benefit future educators Hendrix College students can now have a seamless pathway to becoming transformational teachers and leaders in education, thanks to a new academic degree partnership with the University of Central Arkansas. The new opportunity for Hendrix seniors preparing for careers in classroom teaching was announced today by Hendrix … [Read more...]

University of Central Arkansas Announces Incoming Honors Scholars for Fall 2024

The Norbert O. Schedler Honors College has selected 80 incoming first-year students as its newest class of Schedler Honors College Scholars and 40 incoming first-year students for its Schedler Honors Program. The entering Schedler Honors College and Schedler Honors Program classes of 2024 have an average high school GPA above 4.1 and on average, ranked among the top 6% of their graduating … [Read more...]

UCA Bears finish strong in Miss Arkansas Scholarship competition

Office of Media Relations By: Kyra Waller Miss UCA Kennedy Holland won $24,000 in scholarships during The Miss Arkansas Scholarship Program competition which was held June 11 to 15 at the Robinson Center in Little Rock. Miss UCA is an official local preliminary for Miss Arkansas. Holland, was among the 45 contestants vying for the 2024 Miss Arkansas title and placed 1st Runner Up, … [Read more...]

UCA Celebrates First-Year Success of BEAR Life Program

The University of Central Arkansas has announced the successful completion of the first year of the BEAR Life program. This grant-funded initiative has made significant strides in supporting and empowering students, culminating in notable achievements throughout its inaugural year. The BEAR Life program, designed to foster academic excellence and personal development, welcomed 80 students in … [Read more...]

UCA Expanding Engagement to NWA

Gatling selected for new role The University of Central Arkansas is expanding its reach with a familiar face to Northwest Arkansas. Paul Gatling has been selected as the Senior Director of Northwest Arkansas Engagement and will be responsible for strengthening relationships with alumni and business partners as well as sharing UCA’s story. “UCA recognizes that Northwest Arkansas is an economic … [Read more...]