Countdown to Fall Semester

Update regarding COVID-19 from President Houston Davis to incoming and returning students The start of a new academic year is always an exciting time, and with less than three weeks before classes start, we wanted to take an opportunity to provide some information and guidance for the upcoming fall semester. I know you all look forward to the sense of routine that comes with campus life both … [Read more...]

UCA Celebrates Topping Out of Windgate Center for Fine and Performing Arts

The University of Central Arkansas celebrated another milestone event today with the topping out ceremony for the Windgate Center for Fine and Performing Arts. The university broke ground on the Windgate Center in October. Made possible by a $20 million gift from the Windgate Foundation, it will provide almost 100,000 square feet of much-needed classroom, studio, rehearsal and design spaces. … [Read more...]

Symonette awarded national undergraduate scholarship

University of Central Arkansas student Madison Symonette has been awarded a Jo Anne J. Trow Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 from Alpha Lambda Delta, the honor society for first-year academic success. The scholarship is for the 2021-22 academic year. Symonette is a communication sciences and disorders major who hails from Nassau in the Bahamas. She was inducted into Alpha Lambda Delta in … [Read more...]

UCA student awarded multiple scholarships to study in South Korea

University of Central Arkansas student Vanessa Rogers-Wright has received two scholarships that allow her to study in South Korea. Rogers-Wright is a recipient of a Critical Language Scholarship, and she has received a Freeman Award for Study in Asia (Freeman-ASIA). She is a senior with a double major in political science and international studies and a double minor in Teaching English to … [Read more...]

Topping Out Ceremony for UCA Windgate Center

WHO:           Members of the UCA Board of Trustees UCA President Houston Davis Vice President for University Advancement Mary Bane Lackie WHEN:         Thursday, July 29, 2021 Remarks begin at noon Beam signing and refreshments at 11:30 a.m. WHERE:      Corner of Bruce Street and Donaghey Avenue DETAILS: The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees and President Houston Davis wil … [Read more...]

Reynold’s Performance Hall announces 2021-22 season

After more than a year of limited shows and socially distanced seating, emptier seats, Reynolds Performance Hall will return to full capacity live performances for its 2021-22 season. The upcoming season will be full of award-winning musicians, vibrant musicals and eclectic performances to entertain the UCA campus and the community throughout the year. The season kicks off Sept. 30 with the … [Read more...]

Community and Race Oral History Project Screening

The Community and Race Oral History Project will be screened on Saturday, July 10, at 3 p.m. in McCastlain Ballroom on the University of Central Arkansas campus. The project is a video collection of stories from African American community leaders in Conway. The event is a screening of some of the collected stories, followed by a student panel and reception. The event is free and open to the … [Read more...]

UCA announces Dean’s List and Presidential Scholars for spring 2021

The University of Central Arkansas has announced the Dean’s List and Presidential Scholars for the spring 2021 semester. Recognition on the Dean’s List or as a Presidential Scholar is based on grades earned during each semester of the regular academic year. Eligibility on the Dean’s List requires at least a 3.5 GPA with a minimum course load of 12 credit hours. Students must achieve a 4.0 GPA … [Read more...]

Schedler Honors College associate dean selected

The Schedler Honors College at the University of Central Arkansas recently announced the selection of Leah Horton as the associate dean for the college. She spent two years serving as the interim program director to the University Scholars Program, the newest honors program offering at UCA. She also served one year as interim associate dean, overseeing recruitment and retention programming for … [Read more...]

President’s Leadership Fellows for 2021-22 announced

The University of Central Arkansas has announced the 2021-22 class of President’s Leadership Fellows.  They will be formally introduced at a coat ceremony at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 26, in the UCA Board of Trustees room. This is the eighth class of inductees. It includes 34 campus leaders from the UCA Student Government Association, Greek life, Student Orientation Staff and many other student or … [Read more...]