UCA to host free estate planning seminar

Putting together a will or estate plan can often seem like a daunting prospect. In fact, some estimates show that more than 60% of Americans don’t currently have an up-to-date will. The University of Central Arkansas’ Office of Legacy Planning is aiming to take some of the mystery out of estate planning with a free information session as part of its new Plan Now, Impact Forever seminar ser … [Read more...]

WLN hosts Women’s Foundation to explore state of women in Arkansas

The Women’s Leadership Network at the University of Central Arkansas will host a luncheon with the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas on Monday, Oct. 16, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center to discuss the 2022 Arkansas Women’s Commission report on Analyzing The Role of Arkansas Women in the Labor Market and Economy. Women from across Arkansas are invited to this compl … [Read more...]

Epiphany “Big Piph” Morrow visits UCA as artist-in-residence

By: Thomas Staab Office of Media Relations The University of Central Arkansas will host Epiphany “Big Piph” Morrow as an artist-in-residence from Monday, Oct. 9, to Tuesday, Oct. 10.  The Stanford University-educated engineer turned musician will host a public presentation on Monday, Oct. 9, titled “If a Ted Talk Were a Hip-Hop Concert Wrapped in a Spike Lee Narrative.” The presentation will … [Read more...]

LULAC Honors Scholars at UCA

The University of Central Arkansas recently announced the recipients of LULAC/UCA 2023-24 scholarships. Nine students were awarded a $4,750 scholarship by the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), recognizing their dedication to education and community involvement. Student scholarship winners were announced at a recent celebration in the atrium of the Windgate Center for Fine and … [Read more...]

UCA announces October Board of Trustees meeting

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will hold its October meeting at 10 a.m., Friday, Oct. 6, in the Board of Trustees Conference Room. Those wishing to view the meeting virtually may do so using this link. A printable copy of the board agenda may be found here. The Audit and Finance Committee will meet at 9 a.m., prior to the board meeting, in Wingo Hall, room 210.  … [Read more...]

Bacon Brothers to play at Reynolds Performance Hall

The University of Central Arkansas Reynolds Performance Hall announces a performance by The Bacon Brothers on Saturday, Oct. 14, at 7:30 p.m.  Bound by blood and a mutual love of American roots music, Michael and Kevin Bacon have spent the past quarter-century performing together as The Bacon Brothers. They call that sound "Forosoco" — a blend of folk, rock, soul, and country influences, de … [Read more...]

Carolyn Forché visits UCA as an artist-in-residence

The University of Central Arkansas will host Carolyn Forché as an artist-in-residence from Tuesday, Oct. 3, to Wednesday, Oct. 4.  Forché is an American poet, editor, professor and translator. She is known around the globe for her human rights advocacy, where she works to preserve the memory and culture of communities that have been laid siege to.  Forché will host a public reading of her mem … [Read more...]

Jesse Washington to speak at Windgate Center

The University of Central Arkansas welcomes award-winning journalist and documentary filmmaker Jesse Washington on Thursday, Oct.  5, at 7:30 p.m.,  in the Windgate Center for Fine and Performing Arts as part of the Reynolds Performance Hall season’s 2023-24 Speakers Series. Throughout his career, Washington’s works have focused on sports, race and society. Washington gained considerable notor … [Read more...]

AFA recognizes UCA’s Greek Village 

Greek Village at the University of Central Arkansas has been awarded an Outstanding Change Initiative Award from the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors Awards and Recognition Committee. Greek Village was one of two award recipients in this category.  “During the submission process, I began to look through years and years of documents leading up to the groundbreaking of the Greek Vi … [Read more...]

UCA hosts fourth Women’s Business Showcase

The University of Central Arkansas (UCA) Division of Outreach and Community Engagement, along with the UCA Women’s Leadership Network (WLN), will host its fourth Women’s Business Showcase on Sept. 28 from 6 – 8 p.m. in the McCastlain Ballroom on the beautiful campus of UCA in Conway. Over 50 women-owned businesses will gather for this affair to showcase their products and services. This annual e … [Read more...]