UCA announces May Board of Trustees meeting

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will hold its May meeting at 10 a.m., Thursday, May 25, 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...]

UCA announces Community Development Pipeline Cohort

The University of Central Arkansas Center for Community and Economic Development has selected 25 Northwest Arkansas leaders to participate in the Community Development Pipeline program. The program is designed to provide training and technical assistance to community leaders in Washington and Benton counties. The Community Development Pipeline program is grant-funded by the Walton Family … [Read more...]

UCA student earns prestigious Goldwater Scholarship 

By: Thomas Staab Office of Media Relations University of Central Arkansas student David Adams has been awarded the Barry Goldwater Scholarship for the 2023-24 academic year.  Awarded through the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation, the Goldwater Scholarship is the most prestigious undergraduate scholarship in the fields of natural sciences, mathematics and … [Read more...]

UCA alumna earns Fulbright Award 

By: Thomas Staab Office of Media Relations A recent graduate from the University of Central Arkansas has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award for the 2023-24 academic year from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Shelby Morris of McAlester, Oklahoma, has received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA). Morris earned … [Read more...]

UCA’s Reynolds Performance Hall Announces 2023-24 Schedule

Reynolds Performance Hall has announced a new season of performances including The Barricade Boys straight from London on Sept. 29, the incredible singer and songwriter Ben Folds on Oct. 10, game show favorite Wheel of Fortune LIVE! on Oct. 30, and the smash hit musical The Cher Show on Jan. 21, 2024, along with many other events throughout the year.   Reynolds Performance Hall will feature t … [Read more...]

UCA celebrates Doyne Legacy Society donors

The University of Central Arkansas recently hosted its annual Doyne Legacy Society brunch at Buffalo Alumni Hall on the UCA campus.  The April 21 event welcomed new members and celebrated the 118 total members who are part of the Doyne Legacy Society, made up of individuals who have committed to including UCA as part of their estate plans. “Members of the Doyne Legacy Society play a sp … [Read more...]

UCA earns 2023-24 Military Friendly® School Designation

The University of Central Arkansas has earned the 2023-2024 Military Friendly® School designation. Military Friendly® is owned and operated by Viqtory, a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business. Institutions earning this designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. More than 1,800 schools participated in the 2023-24 survey with 530 e … [Read more...]

UCA announces spring 2023 commencement

The University of Central Arkansas will hold spring commencement Friday, May 5, and Saturday, May 6, 2023, in the Farris Center on campus. The times for the ceremonies are as follows: Graduate Ceremony Friday, May 5, 2023 7 p.m. Undergraduate Ceremonies Friday, May 5, 2023 4 p.m. — College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Saturday, May 6, 2023 9 a.m. — College of Education … [Read more...]

UCA announces youth leadership institute graduation 

The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement held a graduation ceremony on Thursday, April 6, for the Conway Area Youth Leadership Institute (CAYLI), formerly known as the Faulkner County Youth Leadership Institute. CAYLI is a cooperative effort between UCA Outreach and Community Engagement, the Faulkner County Leadership Institute and schools in  Faulkner … [Read more...]

Reynolds Performance Hall to present ‘The Wizard of Oz’ 

The University of Central Arkansas Reynolds Performance Hall will present Vital Theatre Company’s production of “The Wizard of Oz” on Friday, April 21, at 6 p.m.  This production is a one-hour adaptation of “The Wizard of Oz,” the classic tale that has been  entertaining audiences for ages. It features a cast of six actors, the Munchkins as puppets, one  flying monkey and a funny witch. Perfect … [Read more...]