UCA hosts annual prayer breakfast ahead of King Holiday

The University of Central Arkansas hosted its annual MLK Prayer Breakfast at the Ronnie Williams Student Center on Jan. 14, as part of the national observation of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Dozens of attendees gathered for the event, now in its 14th year. To mitigate the spread of the coronavirus, guests were spaced out and seated theater-style and received their breakfasts in to-go … [Read more...]

MLK Day of Service and National Day of Racial Healing community events

UCA hosts activities throughout county The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement and partner AmeriCorps sites will host volunteer activities and dialogue events in honor of the 27th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service and 6th annual National Day of Racial Healing. Projects are led by AmeriCorps and AmeriCorps VISTA members serving through UCA’s … [Read more...]

UCA hosts exhibition of ‘Painting’

Baum Gallery presents new show for spring The University of Central Arkansas’ Baum Gallery will host a new exhibition titled “Painting” from  Jan. 27 to Feb. 17, 2022. This exhibition is curated by Brian Young, director, Baum Gallery with assistance from Sandra Luckett, associate professor in the UCA Department of Art and  Design. Baum Gallery is located in McCastlain Hall on the UCA campus. … [Read more...]

‘Ballet Folklórico de México’ coming to Reynolds Performance Hall

The University of Central Arkansas Reynolds Performance Hall welcomes “Ballet Folklórico de México de Amalia Hernández” at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 29. The world-renowned folkloric ballet ensemble is known for its artistry, costumes and ability to captivate audiences. In 2021, “Ballet Folklórico de México” returned to the United States for an extended multi-city tour featuring renewed performan … [Read more...]

Spring 2022 Career Fairs Begin January 20

The University of Central Arkansas Career Services will hold career fairs throughout the spring 2022 semester, welcoming employers to engage with UCA students and upcoming graduates. Students are encouraged to bring resumes and dress for success with business casual or business professional attire. Students who need assistance on what to wear can receive a free outfit at the W.O.W. Closet at … [Read more...]

‘Summer: The Donna Summer Musical’ to premiere in Conway

The University of Central Arkansas Reynolds Performance Hall welcomes “Summer: The Donna Summer Musical” on Monday, Jan. 24 at 7:30 p.m. “If you’re looking for hot stuff from Broadway this season, ‘Summer’ is the show for you,” said Reynolds Performance Hall Director Amanda Horton. “This show will bring stellar performances, disco-era costumes and familiar songs that will have you dancing in you … [Read more...]

CeCe Winans to bring Christmas joy to Reynolds in Conway

The University of Central Arkansas Reynolds Performance Hall welcomes “Christmas with CeCe Winans” at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 10. One of the best-selling and most awarded female gospel artists of all time, Winans will bring Christmas favorites, some of her top hits and new music to Conway. Winans has long since cemented her status as one of the most accomplished and celebrated women in mod … [Read more...]

UCA Hosts Annual Veterans Day Event

The University of Central Arkansas Veterans Committee hosted its annual Veterans Day event in McCastlain Hall on Nov. 11 to honor those who served in the military. This year was even more special because it marked the centennial since the original interment of the Unknown Soldier. Pinnacle Brass, the resident brass quintet of UCA, welcomed attendees with patriotic music and accompanied … [Read more...]

Postmodern Jukebox to Bring the Roaring ’20s to Reynolds in Conway

The University of Central Arkansas Reynolds Performance Hall welcomes Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox: The Grand Reopening Tour at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 5.   Early last year, pop-jazz phenomenon Postmodern Jukebox set out to celebrate a new millennium with “Roaring ’20s,” promising audiences across the country and around the world “the most sensational ’20s party this side of The Great Gats … [Read more...]

UCA to Host Bear Facts Day for High School Seniors, Transfer Students

All prospective students and their families are invited to Bear Facts Day, the University of Central Arkansas' annual preview event, on Friday, Dec. 3. The massive and immersive overview is a chance for prospective students, including high school seniors and transfer students, to sample sessions on UCA’s academic programs, learn how to get involved, and explore the campus. “We try to provide … [Read more...]