ARKANSAS SHAKESPEARE THEATRE TO PRESENT SENSORY-FRIENDLY PERFORMANCE OF ‘MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING’

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre will hold a sensory-friendly performance of “Much Ado About Nothing” 2 p.m. July 5 at Reynolds Performance Hall on the University of Central Arkansas campus. The family-friendly adaptation runs June 28 through July 7. Working in conjunction with UCA’s occupational therapy department, Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre designed the July 5 performance to be suitable for thos … [Read more...]

UCA ALUMNA ESTABLISHES SCHOLARSHIP FOR WOMEN IN FINANCE

For the first time, a scholarship has been established for women studying finance at the University of Central Arkansas. The Jennifer J. Westpfahl Women in Finance Scholarship was founded by UCA College of Business alumna Jennifer J. Westpfahl, who contributed a $15,000 gift to establish the award during UCA’s Day of Giving in March. A scholarship of $1,500 will be awarded to two female s … [Read more...]

UCA WELCOMES APPLE DISTINGUISHED EDUCATOR

The University of Central Arkansas will host Cathy Hunt, an Apple Distinguished Educator, to facilitate a daylong workshop with local middle school students, pre-service teacher candidates from UCA, local teachers and UCA faculty. The workshop is Friday, June 29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The workshop will focus on integrating art and mobile technology in writing. “We are excited to have Cathy Hu … [Read more...]

UCA, UACCM ESTABLISH BEAR PARTNERS PROGRAM

Agreement gives UACCM students access to UCA resources University of Central Arkansas President Houston Davis and University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton Chancellor Larry Davis signed a memorandum of understanding establishing the Bear Partners program. The partnership gives UACCM students who are pursuing an associate degree the opportunity to participate in campus activities … [Read more...]

ARKANSAS SHAKESPEARE THEATRE TO OPEN HENRY IV, PART ONE JUNE 22

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre’s 12th season production of Henry IV, Part One will open June 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Reynolds Performance Hall on the University of Central Arkansas campus. Rebekah Scallet, AST’s producing artistic director, said she was “excited for our audiences to see this wonderful story, full of laughter, swordplay and a timeless story of fathers and sons.” Robert Quinlan, who d … [Read more...]

GATTO NAMED 2018 NURSE EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR AWARD

Susan Gatto, director of the University of Central Arkansas School of Nursing, was named as the 2018 Nurse Educator of the Year. As part of the recognition, Gatto was featured on the front page of the Arkansas State Board of Nursing’s April/May 2018 magazine. To learn more about Gatto’s honor, visit the publication at ASBN Update The award was presented by Publishing Concepts, Inc., the com … [Read more...]

UCA ANNOUNCES SPRING 2018 SCHOLARS

The University of Central Arkansas has announced the Presidential Scholars and Dean’s List for the spring 2018 semester. Presidential Scholar and Dean’s List honors are based on grades earned during each semester of the regular academic year. Students must achieve a 4.0 GPA with a minimum course load of 12 credit hours to qualify for recognition as a Presidential Scholar. Recognition on the D … [Read more...]

PSI CHI SELECTED AS MODEL CHAPTER FOR 11 CONSECUTIVE YEARS

The University of Central Arkansas chapter of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology, has been designated as a Psi Chi Model Chapter for 2017-18. The UCA Psi Chi Chapter was one of 41 chapters selected from a worldwide pool of more than 1,200 chapters to achieve the Model Chapter status this year and one of two chapters to achieve the status in the Southwestern region. The … [Read more...]

UCA HIRES ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF STUDENT SUCCESS

The University of Central Arkansas has named Nadia Eslinger the assistant director of Student Success. UCA’s Office of Student Success helps students with study habits and time management, and provides resources like tutoring and peer coaches in order to help students reach their academic goals. As assistant director, Eslinger will support students in their academic journeys through working o … [Read more...]

UCA, UACCM CREATE ‘BEAR PARTNERS’ INITIATIVE

WHAT:           Ceremony to sign Memorandum of Understanding WHO:             UCA President Houston Davis and                         UACCM Chancellor Larry Davis WHEN:           2 p.m. Monday, June 18, 2018 WHERE:         Student Union, UACCM campus DETAILS: The University of Central Arkansas and University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton have collaborated to create the … [Read more...]