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Baum Gallery to Host Fall Senior Art Show

The Baum Gallery at the University of Central Arkansas is set to host its fall BA/BFA senior show beginning Nov. 4, 2021, with an opening reception and awards ceremony from 4-7 p.m. The last day of the exhibition is Dec. 2. The Baum Gallery, located in McCastlain Hall, is open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursdays and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. other weekdays. The exhibition is free and open to the … [Read more...]

Arkansas Coding Academy celebrates five years

Gov. Hutchinson and Congressman Hill in attendance The Arkansas Coding Academy (ArCA) at the University of Central Arkansas celebrated its five-year anniversary during Demo Day and added 12 individuals to the total number of full-stack graduates of the program.  Family members of ArCA graduates and community leaders, as well as Arkansas Gov. Hutchinson and Congressman French Hill joined … [Read more...]

UCA hosts three-time Grammy nominee

By: Hannah Phillips Office of Media Relations The University of Central Arkansas is hosting Jon Metzger, a renowned jazz performer, on Tuesday, Nov. 2, through Friday, Nov. 5, 2021, as part of the artist-in-residence program. All events are in the Reynolds Performance Hall and are open to the public. On Tuesday, Metzger will perform a jazz workshop from 10-11 a.m. and a jazz … [Read more...]

COVID-19 Update: Oct. 20, 2021

Update regarding COVID-19 from President Houston Davis to students, faculty, and staff. Fall break is upon us, and I know that everyone is looking forward to a few moments to rest, relax, and catch up. At times during the semester, it might have felt as if this time would not arrive, but we are here—together. As we approach this break, we know that many of you have plans to travel home to see f … [Read more...]

College of Education Recognized for Leadership in Continuous Improvement

The University of Central Arkansas College of Education has received the 2021 Frank Murray Leadership Recognition for Continuous Improvement from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). UCA is one of 26 institutions from 17 states and the United Arab Emirates to be recognized for their leadership and commitment to continuous improvement.  The recipients of the … [Read more...]

Alumni Association presents awards during Homecoming 2021

The University of Central Arkansas Alumni Association will present the Alumni Service Award and the Young Alumni Award to two alumni at a ceremony during Homecoming 2021. Jeremy S. Owoh will be honored as the Alumni Service Award recipient and Morgan Hager is the Young Alumni Award winner. The two will be presented Friday, Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. in a ceremony during the Alumni and Friends Dinner … [Read more...]

New UCA clinic offers no-cost services to local community

Health care services provided through new Interprofessional Teaching Center The University of Central Arkansas has launched a health care clinic providing no-cost services to the local community through its new Interprofessional Teaching Center (ITC). The ITC is housed in the newly constructed Integrated Health Sciences Building located at Western Avenue and Bruce Street. The no-cost … [Read more...]

UCA Foundation Celebrates 40 Years at 2021 Scholarship Reception

More than 300 scholarship recipients gathered at the Farris Center for the annual scholarship reception at the University of Central Arkansas Sept. 30 hosted by the UCA Foundation.  The theme for the evening “Celebrating 40 Years” commemorated the Foundation’s successes since its 1981 inception under former UCA President Jeff Farris. The event provided an opportunity for students to connect with … [Read more...]

Arkansas Coding Academy presents Demo Day

ArCA also celebrating five years The Arkansas Coding Academy (ArCA) at the University of Central Arkansas will hold its Demo Day and Five-Year Celebration on Friday, Oct. 15, from 3-5 p.m. at McCastlain Ballroom on the UCA campus.  Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson will deliver the keynote address. ArCA Full-Stack Java and .NET graduates will present their final projects before entering the … [Read more...]

UCA CCED Hosts 2021 Arkansas Racial Equity Summit

The University of Central Arkansas Center for Community and Economic Development (CCED) will host the second annual 2021 Arkansas Racial Equity Summit on Tuesday, Oct. 26 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in McCastlain Ballroom on the campus of UCA. The 2021 summit will feature topics such as the history of racial injustice in Arkansas, elevating Black voices and best practices for diversity, equity and … [Read more...]