UCA TO HOST PRINTMAKING EXHIBITION

Baum Gallery presents first show of spring Baum Gallery on the University of Central Arkansas campus will host its first exhibition of the spring, “Pathways: An Exhibition of Large Format & Experimental Printmaking” from Jan. 25-Feb. 16, 2018. The featured artist-in-residence is David C. Williams who will be giving a printmaking demonstration on Wednesday, Feb. 14 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m … [Read more...]

UCA CELEBRATES KING LEGACY WITH PRAYER BREAKFAST

The University of Central Arkansas Office of Diversity and Community will celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with the annual MLK Prayer Breakfast Friday, Jan. 12 in the Student Center Ballroom. The official program begins at 9 a.m., and breakfast begins at 8:15 a.m. The breakfast is held each year to celebrate the spiritual legacy and moral courage that Dr. Martin … [Read more...]

UCA ANNOUNCES FALL 2017 SCHOLARS

The University of Central Arkansas has announced the Presidential Scholars and Dean’s List for the fall 2017 semester. Presidential Scholar and Dean’s List honors are based on grades earned during each semester of the regular academic year. Students must achieve a 4.0 GPA with a minimum course load of 12 credit hours to qualify for recognition as a Presidential Scholar. Recognition on the Dea … [Read more...]

UCA OUTREACH AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT RECEIVES INTERNATIONAL AWARD

The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement received the 2018 international award for Best Brochure from the Learning Resources Network (LERN) at their annual conference in Portland, Oregon, Nov. 15-18, 2017. The division earned the award for their fall 2017 Outreach catalog. “Though laborious at times, I am proud of the Outreach catalog and honored to re … [Read more...]

UCA GRADUATE APPOINTED AS HISPANIC OUTREACH COORDINATOR

By Dillon Key University Relations and Creative Services The University of Central Arkansas has hired its first full-time Hispanic and Latino Outreach Initiatives Coordinator. Ericka Gutierrez, a UCA alumna, will serve in the Office of Diversity and Community. In this role, she will develop programs and student support services strengthening UCA’s outreach in the Hispanic community via i … [Read more...]

B.J. THOMAS TO OPEN SPRING SEASON AT REYNOLDS PERFORMANCE HALL ON JAN. 18

By Des’ree Dallmann College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — B.J. Thomas, the iconic pop and country singer, will celebrate nearly 50 years of music in a concert at the University of Central Arkansas’ Reynolds Performance Hall on Jan. 18. The performance is set for 7:30 p.m.“This performance will include all of his mega-hits that made him a star in the pop, gospel, and co … [Read more...]

UCA ANNOUNCES BAXLEY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP GIFT

The University of Central Arkansas has received a pledge of $102,000 to support student scholarships from the Baxley Foundation. The Baxley Foundation Scholarship Fund will provide two full-ride scholarships and cover tuition, books, fees, housing and a meal plan for three years for a total of $34,000 per year. Funds will be awarded to two rising sophomores from any major. The scholarships … [Read more...]

UCA AWARDED FRIENDS OF FULBRIGHT GRANT AND HOST ARGENTINE STUDENTS IN SPRING 2018

The University of Central Arkansas will welcome 15 Argentine undergraduate students to campus in January 2018. Students will visit UCA from Jan. 15 to March 3, 2018 through the Friends of Fulbright program, which is a U.S. Department of State-supported program and sponsored by the Fulbright Commission Argentina, the private sector, and Embassy of the U.S. in Argentina. The goal of this … [Read more...]

‘A CHRISTMAS CAROL’ TO BENEFIT REYNOLDS’ MAIN STAGE EDUCATION SERIES

By Des’ree Dallmann College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — A touring production of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol will visit the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall on Dec. 19 to benefit the Main Stage Education Series for school children. Patrons will get into the Christmas spirit with the beloved story of Ebenezer Scrooge and the Christm … [Read more...]

COMMENCEMENT SET FOR DECEMBER 16

The University of Central Arkansas will hold commencement Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017 in the Farris Center. Commencement for the College of Business, College of Education, College of Fine Arts and Communication is at 10 a.m. Commencement for the College of Health and Behavioral Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics is at 1:30 p.m. University officials … [Read more...]