UCA digitizes more than 1,000 historic photos

Archivists in Torreyson Library at the University of Central Arkansas have recently digitized more than 1,000 historical photographs. The collection, which can be accessed here, includes buildings, social activities and student life dating back to the school’s beginning in 1907.  The process has taken several months and interim archivist Daniel Klotz says this is just a start. His office ha … [Read more...]

Three UCA alumni chosen for prestigious science fellowship

Three University of Central Arkansas alumni have been selected as part of the 50th class of Science and Technology Policy Fellows by the American Association of the Advancement of Science. Destiny Davis, Heather Masson-Forsythe and Jordan Wilkerson, all graduates from UCA’s Norbert O. Schedler Honors College and the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, will spend the year helping to i … [Read more...]

UCA police organize pedestrian safety event

The University of Central Arkansas Police Department will host its annual Brake for Bears campaign on Wednesday, Oct. 5 from 8:30 a.m. until noon.  The tradition, which dates back more than a decade, includes volunteers bringing awareness to campus safety by handing out educational flyers, distributing t-shirts and holding signs at three crosswalks on campus.  “We have a lot of pedestrians on … [Read more...]

UCA hosts two filmmakers as artists-in-residence

                By: Aurora King Office of Media Relations Husband-and-wife team Michael ‘Nance Jordan’ Wright and Caro Posse will be artists-in-residence on Thursday, Oct. 13, at the University of Central Arkansas.  Wright and Posse will present a sneak preview of their new film “American Parent” at 7 p.m. in McCastlain Ballroom … [Read more...]

Reynolds Performance Hall presents illusionist Kevin Spencer

The University of Central Arkansas Reynolds Performance Hall will hold performances by famed illusionist Kevin Spencer at 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 7, and 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8.   The show will last one hour and is appropriate for children and adults with sensory sensitivities and developmental or intellectual disabilities. Tickets are on sale now at $5 for children and $10 for adults. T … [Read more...]

UCA alumnus selected as 2022-23 Obama Foundation Scholar

The Obama Foundation announced that DeKevious Wilson will be part of its fifth cohort of Obama Foundation Scholars. The program gives rising leaders the opportunity to take their work to the next level through an immersive experience that brings together academic, skills-based and hands-on learning.  Wilson, who earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in African and African Studies from the … [Read more...]

UCA Speech-Language-Hearing Center receives grant to help patients with Parkinson’s

The University of Central Arkansas’ Speech-Language-Hearing Center has received a grant from the Parkinson’s Voice Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving the voices of people living with Parkinson’s disease.  The SPEAK OUT! & LOUD Crowd grant includes speech therapy workbooks and certification training for speech-language pathologists and graduate students. UCA is one of 4 … [Read more...]

Poet laureate of Arkansas to visit UCA

Suzanne Rhodes first in a series of poetry events  By: Aurora King Office of Media Relations Poet Laureate of Arkansas Suzanne Rhodes will visit the University of Central Arkansas for a poetry reading on Tuesday, Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. in the Fireplace Room of McCastlain Hall.  Sponsored by Slant, the Department of English’s journal of contemporary poetry, the reading is free of charge and … [Read more...]

Students Encouraged to Apply for SURF Research Fellowships

The UCA Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) invites undergraduate students to attend a webinar to apply for the Student Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF).  The SURF program, sponsored by the Arkansas Division of Higher Education, is designed to allow undergraduate students to conduct in-depth projects in their specific fields of study with the assistance of faculty mentors. … [Read more...]

UCA hosts fourth Women’s Business Showcase

The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement, in partnership with the UCA Women’s Leadership Network (WLN), will host its fourth Women’s Business Showcase on Thursday, Sept. 29, from 6–8 p.m. in the McCastlain Hall ballroom on the UCA campus.  “This annual event is an opportunity for women to promote their businesses and network while providing a fun atmosphe … [Read more...]