KICK START SHERIDAN ACTION PLAN UNVEILING

Governor will deliver message WHAT: Kick Start Sheridan - Community Action Plan Unveiling WHEN: 2-3 p.m., Tuesday, May 7 WHERE: Oak Hill Farms, 7106 Hwy 46 N., Sheridan, Arkansas 72150 WHO: University of Central Arkansas Center for Community and Economic Development; University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service; City of Sheridan; Sheridan School District; and Grant County Chamber … [Read more...]

UCA STUDENT RECEIVES FULBRIGHT AWARD

The University of Central Arkansas is pleased to announce that graduate student Chloe Spellmann has received a Fulbright English Teaching Award (ETA) for the 2019-20 academic year from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Spellmann is one of over 2,100 U.S. citizens who will study, conduct research and teach abroad for the 2019-20 academic year … [Read more...]

UCA STUDENT WINS NATIONAL GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP

Alpha Lambda Delta announced that University of Central Arkansas student Rebecca Laury was awarded the Mary Jane Stevenson Graduate Fellowship in the amount of $5,000. This graduate fellowship is for the 2019-20 academic year. Alpha Lambda Delta awards 26 graduate fellowships annually to its members from a national pool of competitive applicants. Award amounts range from $3,000 to $6,500 and … [Read more...]

UCA COMMENCEMENT SET FOR MAY 3-4

The University of Central Arkansas will hold commencement at 7 p.m. Friday, May 3, and at 9 a.m., 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday, May 4, in the Jeff Farris Health and Physical Education Center. The university will confer 1,072 undergraduate degrees and 203 graduate degrees during four ceremonies. Graduate School commencement for all colleges is scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday. Undergraduate commencement … [Read more...]

DEBATE AND FORENSICS TEAM TAKES FOURTH PLACE IN NATIONAL COMPETITION

The University of Central Arkansas Debate and Forensics team finished in fourth place at the International Public Debate Association (IPDA) competition held in Shreveport, Louisiana in April. Competitors representing UCA this year were Cagney Kilgroe (Varsity), David Lee (Junior Varsity), Jacob Holland (Professional), Dalton Cook (Professional), Hayden McCormick (Varsity), Autumn Wilson … [Read more...]

UCA FACULTY, STUDENTS RECOGNIZED BY CAFTA

          The Conway Alliance for the Arts (CAFTA) annual Arts Awards ceremony recognized faculty and students from the College of Fine Arts and Communication at the University of Central Arkansas. The ceremony was held April 2. Arts Awards recipients are:  Outstanding Student Achievement: Augustine Nguyen, Student, UCA Department of … [Read more...]

STUDENTS EARN RECOGNITION FROM SOUTHWESTERN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION

University of Central Arkansas psychology and counseling students and faculty presented 37 research papers or posters at the Southwestern Psychological Association in Albuquerque, New Mexico held April 5-8. Seven students received research awards. Award recipients are as follows: Fradley, M., & Fagan, E.  (2019, April). The Effect of Alphabetic Position on the Mental Storage of Letters. … [Read more...]

ADDISON SELECTED FOR NCHC ADMINISTRATIVE EXCELLENCE AWARD

Lanita Addison, administrative specialist in the Norbert O. Schedler Honors College, has been chosen as the winner of the 2019 NCHC Award for Administrative Excellence. Addison was nominated by Patricia Smith, dean of the Schedler Honors College, for her commitment to honors education. Nearly 20 individuals were nominated for the 2019 award, given by the National Collegiate Honors Council in … [Read more...]

UCA HONORS STUDENTS, FACULTY AND NONPROFITS

Last week, University of Central Arkansas President Houston Davis honored a select group of students, faculty and nonprofit community partners at the inaugural Excellence in Teaching and Community Engagement Reception. Hosted by UCA’s Service-Learning Program and the Center for Teaching Excellence, the event recognized 16 faculty who had completed extensive faculty development over the course of … [Read more...]

UCA TO PRESENT STEM DAY ON MAY 8

More than 460 middle school students from central Arkansas will come to the University of Central Arkansas on Wednesday, May 8, to engage in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) demonstrations, experiments, games and activities. Presented by UCA’s College of Natural Science and Mathematics, the annual STEM Day at UCA offers STEM educational opportunities to under-resourced middle … [Read more...]