CONDUCTOR ANNOUNCES GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEEK

Lineup includes more than 16 events and 22 partners assembled to spur new businesses, strengthen existing businesses and inspire makers of all ages   The Conductor is hosting Global Entrepreneurship Week Central Arkansas, a weeklong series of workshops, events, pitch competitions, hands-on STEM activities and panel discussions for entrepreneurs, makers and students of all ages, from all … [Read more...]

UCA NAMED A BICYCLE FRIENDLY UNIVERSITY

The League of American Bicyclists recognized the University of Central Arkansas with a bronze Bicycle Friendly UniversitySM (BFUSM) award, joining more than 180 visionary colleges and universities from across the country. The announcement was made Wednesday. With the announcement of 46 new and renewing BFUs today, UCA joins a cutting-edge group of colleges and universities across the United … [Read more...]

MURPHY INVITED TO FINLAND FOR PRESENTATION

Dr. John Murphy, professor of psychology and counseling, presented an invited training workshop to psychiatrists, psychotherapists, training faculty and graduate students titled, "Solution-Focused Coaching with Children, Teens, and Families." The presentation was Oct. 10-11, 2017 at the Helsinki Brief Therapy Institute in Helsinki, Finland. … [Read more...]

ARKANSAS CODING ACADEMY HOSTS EMPLOYER INFO MEETING

In recognition of National Apprenticeship Week, the Arkansas Coding Academy at the University of Central Arkansas will host its first Employer Informational meeting and open house Thursday, Nov. 16 from 5-7 p.m. at UCA Downtown located at 1105 West Oak Street in downtown, Conway. Earlier this year UCA earned the title of the state’s first Registered Information Technology Apprenticeship P … [Read more...]

UCA HOSTS COOKIES WITH SANTA IN DOWNTOWN CONWAY

The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement and Julie’s Sweet Shoppe and Bakery have partnered to host Cookies with Santa in conjunction with the Downtown Merchants’ Christmas Open House on Sunday, Nov. 12 from 1-4 p.m. at UCA Downtown, 1105 West Oak Street, in downtown Conway. Julie’s Sweet Shoppe will provide cookies and icing for cookie decorating and Sant … [Read more...]

UNIVERSITY CHORUS SET FOR NOV. 16 CONCERT

By Malachi Thornton College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas University Chorus will be in concert at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 16, in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. "This concert features four selections by Andrea Ramsey, a native Arkansas composer,” said Dr. Sheri Cook-Cunningham, director of the University Chorus. “Andrea's … [Read more...]

A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS LIVE! ON STAGE NEARLY SOLD OUT AT REYNOLDS PERFORMANCE HALL

By Jennifer Buckley College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — A Charlie Brown Christmas will visit the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall on Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. There are currently very few tickets available. This stage adaptation of the story by the beloved Peanuts artist Charles M. Schulz is a great opportunity for the whole family to get in the … [Read more...]

MODEL UNITED NATIONS RETURNS TO UCA

The Seventh Annual Arkansas Collegiate Model United Nations (ACMUN) Conference will be held at UCA on Friday, Nov. 3. Some 100 college and university students from Harding University, Hendrix College, Arkansas Tech University, Arkansas State University, UA Little Rock and UCA will participate in the conference from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Student Center, Room 205B. U.S. Foreign Service Of … [Read more...]

FIEGEL HONORED WITH ACDS NEW PROFESSIONAL AWARD

Shelby Fiegel, assistant director of the University of Central Arkansas Center for Community and Economic Development, received the New Professional Award during the Arkansas Community Development Society’s annual conference, held at UCA in October. The New Professional Award recognizes and encourages community developers who have worked for up to five years in the field of community d … [Read more...]

WHITEHEAD NAMED TO STATE GIS BOARD

Amy Whitehead, director of the Center for Community and Economic Development at the University of Central Arkansas, has been named to the Arkansas Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Board. Gov. Asa Hutchinson made the announcement last week. “I am honored to serve on the Arkansas Geographic Information Systems Board. The board is committed to improving the economic development and quality o … [Read more...]