UCA RECOGNIZES NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH WITH NOV. 17 LECTURE

The University of Central Arkansas Department of Sociology, Criminology, and Anthropology will sponsor a lecture in recognition of Native American Heritage Month. Dr. Jamie C. Brandon and Lydia I. Rees will present a lecture on the book, “Beyond the Bluff Dweller: Isolation and Connection in Prehistoric Bluff Shelters of the Arkansas Ozarks,” on Thursday, Nov. 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the College of B … [Read more...]

ARKANSAS CODING ACADEMY DEMO DAY

Students from the inaugural graduating class of the Arkansas Coding Academy will debut their Android applications during Demo Day on Monday, Nov. 14 from 12 p.m.– 2 p.m. in the McCastlain Hall Ballroom. President Tom Courtway, Associate Vice President for Outreach and Community Engagement Shelley Mehl and Arkansas Coding Academy Director Mary Dunlap will host this event. Demo Day is an event f … [Read more...]

‘RUDOLPH THE MUSICAL’ SOARS INTO REYNOLDS NOV. 22

By Audrey Forbes College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical” will appear at the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall on Tuesday, Nov. 22, at 7:30 p.m. In 1964, the beloved stop-motion animated television classic, “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” made its network television debut, delighting audiences across … [Read more...]

CFAC TO HOST WATCH PARTY FOR ‘ART21 MEXICO CITY’

The University of Central Arkansas College of Fine Arts and Communication will host a watch party for the PBS television show “Art21 Mexico City” on Tuesday, Nov. 15. The viewing, free and open to the public, will be at 6:30 p.m. in McCastlain Hall room 143, the art lecture hall. A discussion will follow. “Art21” is in its eighth season on PBS. “Because ‘Art21’ offers a highly respected ap … [Read more...]

UCA NAMES DAVIS AS NEW PRESIDENT

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees has named Dr. Houston D. Davis as the 11th president. Davis joins UCA from Kennesaw State University where he served as interim president. Davis brings many years of experience to UCA, after serving as the executive vice chancellor and chief academic officer at the University System of Georgia, vice chancellor for academic affairs at Oklahoma … [Read more...]

UCA BOARD OF TRUSTEES CALL SPECIAL MEETING

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will have a special meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2 in the Board of Trustees Conference Room in Wingo Hall. … [Read more...]

BEARBONES CONCERT SET FOR NOV. 15

By Ariana Sumpter College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas’s BearBones choir will be in concert in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 7:30 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public. The event is part of a series of performances and workshops that the choir has lined up for this fall semester. Dr. J … [Read more...]

TROMBONE STUDIO CONCERT SET FOR NOV. 13

By Audrey Forbes College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Department of Music will host a concert featuring the students of trombone professor Justin Cook and UCA’s Trombone Studio on Sunday, Nov. 13 at 3 p.m. in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. Cook said the majority of the studio wo … [Read more...]

OPERATION SAFE WALK AT UCA

The University of Central Arkansas will participate in its seventh Operation Safe Walk event on Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 5:30 p.m. Six teams with representatives from the UCA Police Department, University Safety Committee, Student Government Association, UCA Executive Staff, Physical Plant, Office of Greek Life and Housing and Residence Life will walk throughout campus to identify potential safety … [Read more...]

BOARD OF TRUSTEES CALLED MEETING NOV. 2

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will have a called meeting at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2 at the President’s Home. The board plans to meet in executive session to discuss the four finalists who have interviewed for the position of UCA president. … [Read more...]