NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATES

Masks are required as the campus is at red status.

UCA continues Amigo Fest tradition

The University of Central Arkansas will host Amigo Fest 2021 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 2, in the Student Center Courtyard on campus. This is the fourth year of the event, which is celebrated as part of Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month.  The event is free and open to the public.  "Amigo Fest gives UCA and local communities an opportunity to learn about the many cultures in the L … [Read more...]

UCA invites Ivalas Quartet as artist-in-residence

By: Hannah Phillips Office of Media Relations The University of Central Arkansas will continue its artist-in-residence program with the Ivalas Quartet Thursday, Oct. 7 and Friday, Oct. 8, 2021. Events are free and open to the public. The Ivalas Quartet will have a public concert Friday at 7:30 p.m. in Reynolds Performance Hall.  Thursday events include a presentation of “The Power of Vo … [Read more...]

UCA hosts Marita Golden as artist-in-residence

By: Hannah Phillips Office of Media Relations Acclaimed author Marita Golden will be an artist-in-residence from Tuesday, Sept. 28 through Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021 at the University of Central Arkansas. Presented by the  College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, Golden will host a public reading on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in the College of Business Auditorium, room 106. The event … [Read more...]

UCA faculty honored at 2021 convocation 

The University of Central Arkansas honored exceptional faculty during the 2021 Faculty Excellence Awards at Fall Convocation. The event was held in Reynolds Performance Hall on the UCA campus.  The university presented awards to outstanding faculty in the following areas: Pam Ashcraft, School of Nursing, received the Public Service Award. Femina Varghese, Department of Psychology and … [Read more...]

UCA hosts third 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 third Women’s Business Showcase on Thursday, Sept. 16, from 6–8 p.m. in the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center on the UCA campus.  This annual event is an opportunity for women to promote their businesses and network while providing a fun atm … [Read more...]

COVID-19 Update: September 10, 2021

Update regarding COVID-19 from President Houston Davis to students, faculty, and staff. I hope you all had an enjoyable Labor Day, and this short week has been positive and productive. I trust that you are beginning to familiarize yourself with all of the academic and extracurricular opportunities that are available on campus this fall. Labor Day was always a benchmark date for the Pandemic … [Read more...]

Joey Tartell visits UCA as artist-in-residence

By: Hannah Phillips Office of Media Relations The University of Central Arkansas College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences hosts Joey Tartell on Monday, Sept. 20, through Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021, as part of the fall artists-in-residence program. All events are free and open to the public. Tartell, a professor of trumpet at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, will partner with … [Read more...]

UCA sees more than eight percent increase for first-time undergraduate enrollment

Freshman numbers surpass 2020, 2019 First-time undergraduate enrollment at the University of Central Arkansas has surpassed fall 2020 and 2019 numbers reaching 1,854 students for fall 2021.  According to preliminary data released on Sept. 2., first-time undergraduate enrollment increased by 8.1% over fall 2020 first-time enrollment, which was 1,715. Fall 2019 first-time enrollment was … [Read more...]

UCA hosts artists-in-residence Cecilia López and Nathan Salazar

By: Hannah Phillips Office of Media Relations The University of Central Arkansas College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences hosts Cecilia López and Nathan Salazar on Tuesday, Sept. 7, through Friday, Sept. 10, 2021, as part of the artists-in-residence fall program. All events are free and open to the public. López, a world-renowned soprano, and Salazar, a collaborative pianist, will … [Read more...]

COVID-19 Update: August 24, 2021

Update regarding COVID-19 from President Houston Davis to students, faculty, and staff. Welcome back to the first full week of classes, Bears! I was so pleased to see you on campus last week and to see your adherence to the mask requirement and other safety measures within campus facilities. I was also excited to hear that the number of vaccinations provided through Student Health has continued … [Read more...]