Proud Member of D-1 Southland Conference

UCA Athletics is a proud NCAA Division I Athletics Program. UCA is a full member of the Southland Conference which is represented by institutions in Texas, Louisiana, and Arkansas. The Southland Conference participates in the Football Championship Subdivision and in all other sports has the conference champion represent the conference in NCAA post season play. … [Read more...]

UCA Develops the Economy and Workforce of Conway

The future of the University of Central Arkansas and the City of Conway are inextricably tied together. UCA, founded in 1907, has evolved from a teachers college with 100 students to the state's second largest university, with 12,650 students. And UCA has evolved in athletics, from three football national championships in the NAIA to its current Division I athletic program. Conway's population … [Read more...]

Centennial Grads Presented with Alumni Lapel Pin

Graduates in 2007 became the first to receive a new UCA alumni lapel pin at graduation. It was the second phase of a tradition that began when the 2007 graduates first enrolled at UCA in 2004. That year, the Association of Future Alumni presented incoming freshmen with a small UCA lapel pin during Welcome Week. … [Read more...]

Alumni Association Surpasses Life Membership Goal

In 2007, the UCA Alumni Association set a goal of reaching 100 life members in honor of the university … [Read more...]

Fortier Establishes Scholarship Fund for New UCA Doctoral Program

Retired Conway businessman Michel Fortier has donated $135,000 to the UCA College of Education to establish the Mary Jane Fortier Memorial Distinguished Scholars Fund. (use this as the intro) Discover more about Fortier Fellowships. … [Read more...]

Association Develops

The UCA Alumni Association now has a roadmap for the future that focuses on five key goals. Last fall, the association approved and began implementing its first formal strategic plan. … [Read more...]

UCA Announces Over Half Million Dollar Gift for Scholarships

The University of Central Arkansas Foundation recently announced a gift valued at approximately $550,000 from Bobbie Garner Floyd of Conway in memory of her late husband, John M. Garner. The donation is a combination of a cash gift and a planned charitable remainder trust. The John M. Garner and Bobbie Garner Floyd Scholarship Fund will fund scholarships for students with a preference for … [Read more...]

Official Class Ring to be Unveiled

The UCA Alumni Association and Association of Future Alumni will unveil the university … [Read more...]

Making Dreams Come True

The launch of UCA … [Read more...]

Residential Colleges – Your Home Away from Home

Residential colleges are more than just places to stay. They are co-educational living and learning communities that provide opportunities to connect to every aspect of student life. UCA offers three residential colleges: Hughes, State, and Short-Denney. Residential College students take three classes together in the fall and spring. They participate in social and civic activities together such … [Read more...]