‘A CHRISTMAS CAROL’ TO BENEFIT REYNOLDS’ MAIN STAGE EDUCATION SERIES

By Des’ree Dallmann College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — A touring production of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol will visit the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall on Dec. 19 to benefit the Main Stage Education Series for school children. Patrons will get into the Christmas spirit with the beloved story of Ebenezer Scrooge and the Christm … [Read more...]

COMMENCEMENT SET FOR DECEMBER 16

The University of Central Arkansas will hold commencement Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017 in the Farris Center. Commencement for the College of Business, College of Education, College of Fine Arts and Communication is at 10 a.m. Commencement for the College of Health and Behavioral Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics is at 1:30 p.m. University officials … [Read more...]

STUDENT AWARDED $3,000 GRANT TO STUDY IN FINLAND

By Dillon Key University Relations and Creative Services Taylor Cannon, a junior at the University of Central Arkansas, received the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship award of $3,000. The Sherwood native will attend Centria University of Applied Sciences in western Finland, where he will continue his study in computer science. He is scheduled to complete his degree in December … [Read more...]

UCA ANNOUNCES JEWEL MOORE PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST WINNERS

The University of Central Arkansas hosted the first ever Jewel Moore Nature Reserve Photography contest. This contest focused on capturing all-natural photos in UCA’s Jewel Moore Nature Reserve, the natural areas behind UCA’s Lewis Science Center and at the Steel Creek field station along the Buffalo River. UCA student winners were: First place, Ashley Barto, undergraduate environmental … [Read more...]

GREAT LAKES AWARDS UCA EMERGENCY GRANT FUNDING

The University of Central Arkansas has awarded more than $51,000 in student grants during fall 2017. The funding came from Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates to provide Dash Emergency Grants to students. The UCA Foundation, Inc. and the Division of Student Services received $210,000 in funding that can be used to award students with modest grants for transportation, … [Read more...]

BOARD OF TRUSTEES DECEMBER MEETING

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will meet at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8 in the Board of Trustees Conference Room in Wingo Hall. A printable copy of the agenda can be found at www.uca.edu/botagenda. The board will also attend Bear Facts Day at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 8 at the Farris Center. The board will have lunch in Wingo Hall, Room 210 at 11 a.m. The Audit and Finance … [Read more...]

UCA HOSTS POVERTY SIMULATION

WHAT:           Living on the Edge – Poverty Simulation  WHEN:           Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, 1:40-4:30 p.m. WHERE:         McCastlain Hall - Ballroom DETAILS: Civic leaders and other members of the community are invited to participate in the UCA Living on the Edge: A Poverty Simulation. This simulation is an experiential setting that allows participants to view poverty from different an … [Read more...]

VOSS INCLUDED IN ARKANSAS TRUCKING REPORT

The latest issue of Arkansas Trucking Report, a magazine published by the Arkansas Trucking Association, features Dr. Doug Voss, associate professor of logistics and supply chain management. The article, titled “Practice What You Preach: UCA Professor Earns His CDL to Take Trucking Skills to the Classroom,” tells Voss’ story of taking summer classes is included in the issue. The magazine is d … [Read more...]

UCA ETHICS BOWL TEAM SET TO COMPETE FOR NATIONAL RANKING

Nine students to compete on practical and professional ethics The University of Central Arkansas Ethics Bowl Team placed fourth at the Regional Competition in Indianapolis. The fourth place position qualifies the team for the national competition in Chicago March 3-4, 2018. The sponsoring organization is the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics (APPE). In the Ethics Bowl, … [Read more...]

UCA CONCERT CHOIR TO CELEBRATE HOLIDAYS WITH PERFORMANCES OF HANDEL’S MESSIAH DEC. 7

By John Anderson College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — After a break of several years, the University of Central Arkansas Concert Choir will perform the first act of Handel’s “Messiah” at the Snow Fine Arts Center on Thursday, Dec. 7. The 7:30 p.m. performance, which will feature soloists, chorus and orchestra, is free and open to the public. George Frideric Handel … [Read more...]