UCA hosts Centering Equity Conference

The University of Central Arkansas will host its inaugural Centering Equity Conference on Thursday, May 13 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. via Zoom. This conference is free and open to the public. UCA President Houston Davis will welcome participants to the conference. Victoria Groves-Scott, dean of the College of Education, will provide opening remarks. “I believe that diversity is a necessary co … [Read more...]

UCA hosts exhibit, reception for ‘United: The Acorn Project’ at Capitol Rotunda

The University of Central Arkansas College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences will host an exhibit reception for “United: The Acorn Project” at the Arkansas State Capitol, second-floor rotunda, on Monday, May 17 at noon. This event is free and open to the public. Guests are asked to enter through the ground-level tunnel on the east side of the building. Masks and social distancing are req … [Read more...]

UCA SPRING COMMENCEMENT SET FOR MAY 7 AND 8

The University of Central Arkansas will hold spring commencement Friday, May 7, and Saturday, May 8, in the Farris Center on campus.  The times for the ceremonies are as follows: Graduate Ceremony Friday, May 7, 2021 7:30 p.m. Undergraduate Ceremonies Friday, May 7, 2021 5 p.m.—College of Education and College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Saturday, May 8, 2021 9 a.m.—College o … [Read more...]

COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments Are Available to Students

Ahead of summer sessions and the fall semester, the University of Central Arkansas is encouraging students to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccinations represent the best opportunity for life to return to normal. Since April 6, all Arkansans ages 16 and older, including all UCA students, are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Appointments are currently open at UCA Student Health, … [Read more...]

UCA RECOGNIZES SERVICE-LEARNING PARTNERSHIPS THROUGH AWARDS CEREMONY

The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement hosted its sixth annual service-learning award recognition ceremony on April 20, 2021. Three UCA students, two faculty members and one nonprofit community partner were recognized for their outstanding service-learning partnerships in the 2020-21 academic year. Award recipients from the previous academic year were … [Read more...]

UCA SET TO GRADUATE FIRST COHORT OF CERTIFIED ONLINE TEACHERS

The first cohort of five students in the University of Central Arkansas Instructional Technology (ITEC) program is slated to graduate in May.  The 15-hour Online Teaching and Learning graduate certificate program is designed to provide K-12 educators with the knowledge and skills needed to become technology leaders and practitioners who are fully prepared to teach in an online environment. UCA … [Read more...]

CALLED TELECONFERENCE BOARD MEETING

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will meet in a called teleconference at 10 a.m., Thursday, April 22. Guests may call in to the meeting by dialing (855) 332-4181 and using access code 4503173. A printable copy of the agenda may be found at http://www.uca.edu/botagenda … [Read more...]

UCA LAUNCHES $100 MILLION FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN

The University of Central Arkansas launched the public phase of the largest fundraising effort in university history. The campaign, UCA Now: Impact Arkansas and Beyond, is a comprehensive capital campaign with a goal of raising $100 million. “This $100 million campaign again raises the bar for our university and places UCA in special company relative to peers,” said UCA President Houston Dav … [Read more...]

UCA TO HOST TWO-DAY VIRTUAL WORKSHOP ‘THE UYGHUR CRISIS AND ISLAM IN EAST ASIA’

The University of Central Arkansas, in collaboration with the Arkansas branch of the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia, will host a two-day, virtual workshop titled “The Uyghur Human Rights Crisis in East Asia.” The public event will take place over Zoom on Friday, April 23, from 6-7 p.m. A teacher workshop will be held Saturday, April 24, from 9 a.m. to noon. These events are at no co … [Read more...]

UCA LAUNCHES COMPREHENSIVE CAPITAL CAMPAIGN PUBLIC PHASE

Largest fundraising effort in university history  WHO:     President Houston Davis                  Members of the UCA Board of Trustees                  Vice President of University Advancement Mary Lackie WHEN:    noon, Friday, April 9, 2021 WHERE:  Harding Centennial Plaza and Fountain DETAILS: The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees and President Houston Davis will hos … [Read more...]