UCA BETA ALPHA PSI STUDENTS WIN FIRST PLACE AT ANNUAL MEETING

The Theta Lambda chapter of Beta Alpha Psi at the University of Central Arkansas earned a first-place award at the 2018 Annual Meeting held Aug. 9-11 in Washington, D.C. Beta Alpha Psi is an honor organization for financial information students and professionals with more than 300 chapters on college and university campuses. Kylie Garrett of Heber Springs, Obed Onyemakonor of Nigeria, … [Read more...]

UCA CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING OF NEW ARKANSAS CODING ACADEMY CAMPUS

The University of Central Arkansas Department of Outreach and Community Engagement celebrated the grand opening of the new Arkansas Coding Academy campus with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday. Arkansas Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin was a special guest speaker at the ceremony. “The Arkansas Coding Academy is the perfect example of local entities – UCA, the Chamber of Commerce and businesses – partn … [Read more...]

UCA TO HOST CERAMIC AND DRAWING EXHIBITIONS

Baum Gallery presents new shows for the fall The University of Central Arkansas’s Baum Gallery will host two exhibitions this fall, Peter Pincus: Color and Form plus Artistic Processes: Drawings and More, running Aug. 30-Oct. 11. The Pincus show features the ceramics of this New York state artist. Born in Rochester, Peter Pincus is a ceramic artist and instructor. He joined the School for A … [Read more...]

BUDDY GUY TO OPEN REYNOLDS SEASON ON SEPT. 20

Legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Buddy Guy will perform live at Reynolds Performance Hall on Thursday, Sept. 20 at 7:30 p.m. Guy has received seven Grammy Awards, a 2015 Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award, 37 Blues Music Awards (the most any artist has received), the Billboard Magazine Century Award for distinguished artistic achievement, a Kennedy Center Honor and the Presidential … [Read more...]

ARKANSAS CODING ACADEMY GRAND REOPENING AND RIBBON CUTTING

WHAT:           Grand reopening and ribbon cutting for new Arkansas Coding Academy location  WHEN:          Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 at 3 p.m. WHERE:         1835 South Donaghey DETAILS:      The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement will host a grand reopening and ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Arkansas Coding Academy location. This event will … [Read more...]

GOVERNOR TO ANNOUNCE NEW RIVALRY SERIES BETWEEN UCA AND UA LITTLE ROCK

Gov. Asa Hutchinson, alongside University of Central Arkansas Athletic Director Brad Teague and University of Arkansas at Little Rock Athletic Director Chasse Conque, will unveil a new rivalry series between the two schools in a special press conference at the Capitol Thursday, WHAT: Gov. Hutchinson to announce new rivalry series between UCA and UA Little Rock WHEN: 1:30 p.m., Thursday, … [Read more...]

UCA BOARD OF TRUSTEES ANNOUNCES AUGUST MEETING

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will hold a regularly scheduled meeting Friday, August 17 at 10:30 a.m. 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 have lunch in Wingo Hall, room 210 afterward. The Audit and Finance Committee will meet at 9 a.m. Friday, August 17 in Wingo Hall, … [Read more...]

UCA SETS NEW RECORD WITH MORE THAN $10M RAISED

Division of Advancement hits several milestones in banner year for fundraising The University of Central Arkansas raised a record total of $10,252,463 for 2017-18, which is a 66 percent increase over last year’s total. The total also surpassed two previous fundraising goals the university’s Division of Advancement set. The initial goal of $6.5 million was reached by mid-year, so the uni … [Read more...]

UCA PRESENTS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE AWARDS

The University of Central Arkansas Center for Community and Economic Development presented awards at the 32nd annual Community Development Institute, which offers community and economic development training. CDI is a three-year program that features a weeklong training each year. This year’s institute, held July 30 through Aug. 3, welcomed more than 140 community leaders from across the mid-South … [Read more...]

UCA BOARD OF TRUSTEES TELECONFERENCE AUG. 2

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will meet in a called teleconference meeting at 10 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 2. The call will be placed in Wingo 210. … [Read more...]