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...]

See why UCA has been called "The Most Beautiful Campus in the South"

The UCA Office of Admissions offers daily tours to prospective students and their families at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Monday through Friday while classes are in session. All tours leave from the Office of Admissions in Bernard Hall 101. Please call (800) 243-8245 to schedule your tour or logon to You'll see why UCA is known as "The Center of Learning." We can't wait to … [Read more...]

Welcome to the University of Central Arkansas

Over the last century, the University of Central Arkansas has become a four-year, public institution offering undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees. It is one of the best and most affordable options for higher education in the South. UCA offers its students 81 undergraduate and 42 graduate certificate and degree programs, including doctoral programs in four disciplines. With an enrollment … [Read more...]

UCA Students Assist Tornado Victims

UCA students, faculty and staff have been assisting with clean-up efforts for victims of tornadoes that struck Arkansas on February 5. An initial group of 20 individuals went to Clinton, Arkansas on February 9 to assist with clean-up. The following Saturday, February 16, another 50 to 60 individuals went to Clinton to work in a relief center. These efforts were coordinated by Wendy Holbrook, … [Read more...]

UCA Offers Well-Rounded Campus Life

UCA is concerned about student success, which is reflected in our graduation rate … [Read more...]