UCA to host fall senior art exhibit at Baum Gallery

The University of Central Arkansas will hold its fall senior art exhibit from Thursday, Nov. 3, to Friday, Dec. 2, at the Baum Gallery.  The exhibit will showcase the work of seniors pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in art with an emphasis in fine art or art education or a Bachelor of Fine Arts with an emphasis in studio art. The exhibit’s opening reception will be on Thursday, Nov. 3, from 4-7 p. … [Read more...]

UCA Foundation celebrates donors, students at scholarship reception

More than 365 people gathered to celebrate the spirit of philanthropy at the University of Central Arkansas’ annual scholarship reception hosted by the UCA Foundation. With a theme of “Legacy of Success,” the reception celebrated scholarship donors and the impact their gifts have had on both scholarship recipients and the university as a whole. The event provided an opportunity for students to c … [Read more...]

Mike Durkin visits UCA as artist-in-residence

 By: Aurora King Office of Media Relations Multidisciplinary social practice performance artist Mike Durkin will be an artist-in-residence from Wednesday, Oct. 12 to Wednesday, Nov. 13, at the University of Central Arkansas.  Durkin’s residency includes an art pop-up exhibit, recipe slam, community meal, public workshop and story-sharing circle. All events are free and open to the pub … [Read more...]

UCA Alumni Association honors outstanding alumni

The University of Central Arkansas Alumni Association will honor three former students at the 2022 Alumni Awards celebration. Ann Burns Hoy ’62 will be the recipient of the Alumni Service Award while Monica Steinberg ’04 will receive the Young Alumni Award. Two-time alumnus Kim Crissler ’84, ’95 will receive the inaugural Volunteer of the Year Award. The trio will be recognized on Friday, Oct … [Read more...]

UCA hosts workshop on cost of college

The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement will host “Know Before You Go: Financial Pathways to College” on Tuesday, Oct. 25, from 6–7:15 p.m.   This personal enrichment class is designed to help parents and prospective students learn the real costs of a college education. This class is offered via Zoom or in person at the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center at … [Read more...]

UCA announces August 2022 graduates

The University of Central Arkansas conferred 204 undergraduate and 285 graduate degrees and certificates through the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; College of Business; College of Education; College of Health and Behavioral Sciences; College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; and Graduate School. Degrees and certificates were conferred in August to the … [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. 7, 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 agenda may be found here. The Audit and Finance Committee will meet at 8:30 a.m., prior to the board meeting, in Wingo Hall, room 315.  … [Read more...]

UCA adjunct appointed to state review board

By: Aurora King Office of Media Relations University of Central Arkansas adjunct instructor Ann Bryan was appointed by Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson to serve on the State Review Board.  The 11-member State Review Board works with the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program to make nominations to the National Register of Historic Places. Bryan serves on the boards of directors for the Q … [Read more...]

Reynolds Performance Hall welcomes ‘America’s Got Talent’ finalist Preacher Lawson

The University of Central Arkansas Reynolds Performance Hall welcomes stand-up comedian Preacher Lawson on Saturday, Oct. 15 at 7:30 p.m.   Tickets are $30-$40 for adults and $10 for students. Tickets are on sale now and may be purchased at the Reynolds Box Office Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., online at uca.edu/reynolds or by calling UCA Ticket Central at (501) 450-3265 or t … [Read more...]

UCA digitizes more than 1,000 historic photos

Archivists in Torreyson Library at the University of Central Arkansas have recently digitized more than 1,000 historical photographs. The collection, which can be accessed here, includes buildings, social activities and student life dating back to the school’s beginning in 1907.  The process has taken several months and interim archivist Daniel Klotz says this is just a start. His office ha … [Read more...]