HATFIELD MEMORIAL ART EXHIBIT CLOSES WITH RECEPTION

The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement and the College of Fine Arts and Communication are hosting a closing reception for the Gene Hatfield: A Lifetime of Distinction, Achievement and Emeritus exhibit at UCA Downtown on Friday, Aug. 25 from 5-8p.m. For the past month, Gene Hatfield’s art has been on display at UCA Downtown. The exhibit features an e … [Read more...]

UCA ANNOUNCES CENTRAL HIGH 60-YEAR COMMEMORATION EVENTS

WHEN:           11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 28, 2017  WHERE:         Board of Trustees Conference Room DETAILS: The University of Central Arkansas will announce the events coordinated by the College of Fine Arts and Communication for the 60-year commemoration of the Little Rock Central High School Integration. The announcement is 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 28 in the Board of Trustees Conference Room o … [Read more...]

REGISTRATION OPEN FOR FALL LESSONS IN UCA COMMUNITY SCHOOL OF MUSIC

Registration is open for fall music lessons at the University of Central Arkansas Community School of Music. According to Smokey Emerson, Community School of Music director, for more than 26 years, the Community School of Music has offered exceptional musical training and instruction to children and adults in the Central Arkansas area. The faculty of the Community School consists primarily of … [Read more...]

RECALL OF ECLIPSE GLASSES

The University of Central Arkansas has learned that a recall was issued for the solar eclipse glasses that were to be distributed Monday, August 21 during the solar eclipse event on the McAlister Hall lawn. The vendor providing the solar eclipse glasses initially provided a certification stating that the glasses were safe to use and the manufacturer was listed on the NASA-approved list. The … [Read more...]

UCA SHOWCASES RENOVATIONS TO HISTORIC MIRROR ROOM

The University of Central Arkansas hosted a grand re-opening for the Mirror Room in McAlister Hall Friday. The university received a $250,000 grant from the Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council to renovate the space. As part of the renovation, the Mirror Room now has a landing area at the east entrance to the room. From the landing, stairs featuring new railings with arched … [Read more...]

UCA BEAR BLAST AUG. 25

WHAT:           Bear Blast-Donaghey Block Party 2017  WHEN:           5-9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25, 2017  WHERE:         Donaghey Avenue-In front of The Shoppes at Donaghey  DETAILS: The University of Central Arkansas will host its inaugural Bear Blast-Donaghey Block Party 2017 for students, faculty, staff, alumni and their families, as well as the Conway and surrounding communities. The e … [Read more...]

UCA BAUM GALLERY TO HOST NEW FALL EXHIBITIONS

The Baum Gallery at the University of Central Arkansas will host two exhibitions from Sept.1 to Oct. 19, 2017. An opening and reception for both shows is 4–7 p.m Thursday, Aug. 31. All events are free and open to the public. The shows are Vertebrates: An Installation by Ben Butler and Equivocal Exposures: Alternative Photographic Processes.  Vertebrates is a large-scale, site-specific ins … [Read more...]

BOARD OF TRUSTEES TO MEET AUG. 18

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will meet in a regularly scheduled meeting at 10 a.m., Friday, Aug. 18 in the Board of Trustees Conference Room in Wingo Hall. A printable copy of the agenda can be found at the following link: www.uca.edu/botagenda. The board will have lunch after the meeting in Wingo Hall, Room 210. The board will also attend the grand re-opening of the M … [Read more...]

STATE’S FIRST INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM AT UCA

The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement, the Arkansas Coding Academy, the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services and U.S. Department of Labor announced the state’s first Information Technology Based Registered Apprenticeship Program at UCA. The partnership allows students to enroll in a paid 12-week training at the Arkansas Coding Academy and then r … [Read more...]

ARKANSAS INSURANCE HALL OF FAME ANNOUNCES 2017 INDUCTEES

The Arkansas Insurance Hall of Fame at the University of Central Arkansas has announced the 2017 class of inductees. Eight new inductees will be honored at the 2017 Induction Banquet on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 at the Farris Center on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas. Dinner is at 7 p.m. with the ceremony immediately following. Table sponsorships and various levels of … [Read more...]