UCA adjunct appointed to state review board

By: Aurora King Office of Media Relations University of Central Arkansas adjunct instructor Ann Bryan was appointed by Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson to serve on the State Review Board.  The 11-member State Review Board works with the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program to make nominations to the National Register of Historic Places. Bryan serves on the boards of directors for the Q … [Read more...]

Reynolds Performance Hall welcomes ‘America’s Got Talent’ finalist Preacher Lawson

The University of Central Arkansas Reynolds Performance Hall welcomes stand-up comedian Preacher Lawson on Saturday, Oct. 15 at 7:30 p.m.   Tickets are $30-$40 for adults and $10 for students. Tickets are on sale now and may be purchased at the Reynolds Box Office Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., online at uca.edu/reynolds or by calling UCA Ticket Central at (501) 450-3265 or t … [Read more...]

UCA digitizes more than 1,000 historic photos

Archivists in Torreyson Library at the University of Central Arkansas have recently digitized more than 1,000 historical photographs. The collection, which can be accessed here, includes buildings, social activities and student life dating back to the school’s beginning in 1907.  The process has taken several months and interim archivist Daniel Klotz says this is just a start. His office ha … [Read more...]

UCA police organize pedestrian safety event

The University of Central Arkansas Police Department will host its annual Brake for Bears campaign on Wednesday, Oct. 5 from 8:30 a.m. until noon.  The tradition, which dates back more than a decade, includes volunteers bringing awareness to campus safety by handing out educational flyers, distributing t-shirts and holding signs at three crosswalks on campus.  “We have a lot of pedestrians on … [Read more...]

UCA hosts two filmmakers as artists-in-residence

                By: Aurora King Office of Media Relations Husband-and-wife team Michael ‘Nance Jordan’ Wright and Caro Posse will be artists-in-residence on Thursday, Oct. 13, at the University of Central Arkansas.  Wright and Posse will present a sneak preview of their new film “American Parent” at 7 p.m. in McCastlain Ballroom … [Read more...]

Reynolds Performance Hall presents illusionist Kevin Spencer

The University of Central Arkansas Reynolds Performance Hall will hold performances by famed illusionist Kevin Spencer at 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 7, and 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8.   The show will last one hour and is appropriate for children and adults with sensory sensitivities and developmental or intellectual disabilities. Tickets are on sale now at $5 for children and $10 for adults. T … [Read more...]

UCA Speech-Language-Hearing Center receives grant to help patients with Parkinson’s

The University of Central Arkansas’ Speech-Language-Hearing Center has received a grant from the Parkinson’s Voice Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving the voices of people living with Parkinson’s disease.  The SPEAK OUT! & LOUD Crowd grant includes speech therapy workbooks and certification training for speech-language pathologists and graduate students. UCA is one of 4 … [Read more...]

Poet laureate of Arkansas to visit UCA

Suzanne Rhodes first in a series of poetry events  By: Aurora King Office of Media Relations Poet Laureate of Arkansas Suzanne Rhodes will visit the University of Central Arkansas for a poetry reading on Tuesday, Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. in the Fireplace Room of McCastlain Hall.  Sponsored by Slant, the Department of English’s journal of contemporary poetry, the reading is free of charge and … [Read more...]

UCA hosts fourth Women’s Business Showcase

The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement, in partnership with the UCA Women’s Leadership Network (WLN), will host its fourth Women’s Business Showcase on Thursday, Sept. 29, from 6–8 p.m. in the McCastlain Hall ballroom on the UCA campus.  “This annual event is an opportunity for women to promote their businesses and network while providing a fun atmosphe … [Read more...]

UCA first-time undergraduate enrollment bests 1,800

One of the largest incoming freshman classes in the state First-time, full-time undergraduate enrollment at the University of Central Arkansas for fall 2022 is 1,801 students, likely making it again the second-largest incoming freshman class among all four-year institutions in the state, according to preliminary data.  This figure marks the fifth time in six years that freshman enrollment … [Read more...]