UCA seeks public comment

The University of Central Arkansas seeks comments from the public about UCA in preparation for the university’s periodic evaluation by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), its regional accrediting agency. The public is invited to submit written comments regarding the university to the following address: Public Comment on the University of Central Arkansas Higher Learning Commission 230 S … [Read more...]

UCA nursing department awards scholarships

The Department of Nursing at the University of Central Arkansas recently announced the award of four scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students for the 2016-2017 academic year. Scholarship recipients are as follows: Clara M. Forsberg Nursing Scholarship Lauren Hirsch, of Conway, has been selected as the recipient of the Clara M. Forsberg Nursing Scholarship for the 2016-2017 … [Read more...]

UCA selects Lonoke for community development program

The Community Development Institute (CDI) at the University of Central Arkansas has chosen the city of Lonoke as the 2016 Advanced Year Community. As the 2016 Advance Year Community, Lonoke will undergo a thorough assessment of the community’s challenges and opportunities, with recommendations on how to utilize local assets. “I feel honored that Lonoke was selected as the 2016 Community Dev … [Read more...]

Audit and Finance Committee called meeting

The University of Central Arkansas Audit and Finance Committee will meet in a called meeting at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 16 in Room 309 in Wingo Hall to conduct a fiscal year-end review. No formal agenda is planned. … [Read more...]

UCA launches virtual tour of campus

The University of Central Arkansas is expanding its recruitment toolbox by introducing a new virtual tour of the campus that launched today. Hosted by Youvisit, prospective students and parents can take a walking tour of the campus that includes a 360-degree view and virtual reality component. Users will be able to see videos and pictures to explore various campus stops along the tour. “I’m s … [Read more...]

Spring 2016 graduates announced

The University of Central Arkansas held Commencement on Saturday, April 30 in the Jeff Farris Health and Physical Education Center. University officials conferred 978 undergraduate degrees and 204 graduate degrees during three ceremonies. The university awarded Distinguished Professor Emeriti designation to retired professors Dr. Dave Naylor and Dr. Ben McNew. Students who received the Pr … [Read more...]

Chiorini to return for AST opening night

Matt Chiorini, founding artistic director of Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre, will be the guest of honor at the UCA President’s Home at a cocktail reception June 10 at 5 p.m. to celebrate the start of AST’s 10th anniversary season. The evening’s $100 ticket will allow entrance to opening night of A Midsummer Night's Dream, a delicious buffet of hearty appetizers, wine, beer, and an opportunity to h … [Read more...]

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre’s 10th season to open June 10

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre’s 10th anniversary season will open June 10 at 7:30 p.m. with A Midsummer Night’s Dream outdoors on The Lawn of McAlister Hall on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas. Romeo and Juliet will open in Reynolds Performance Hall on June 17, and West Side Story will open June 24. AST’s family-friendly adaptation of Twelfth Night will open June 30 in Reynolds an … [Read more...]

Board of Trustees called meeting

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will meet in a called teleconference meeting at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 2. The call will be placed from Room 210 in Wingo Hall on the campus. A printable copy of the agenda can be found at the following link: www.uca.edu/botagenda Call-in number: 1-855-332-4181 Access Code:   4503173   - 30 - … [Read more...]

College of Education accredited by International Dyslexia Association

Two programs in the University of Central Arkansas College of Education have received accreditation from the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) and its affiliate, the Center for Effective Reading Instruction (CERI), for having met the standards outlined in IDA’s Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading. The Bachelor of Science in Education in elementary education and Ma … [Read more...]