INAUGURATION DAY WORKSHOP AT UCA

The University of Central Arkansas will host an inauguration day workshop on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center on the campus. The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served, and participants are welcomed to bring their lunch. The workshop is part of the CitiZINE Project, which explores what it means to be a … [Read more...]

UCA STUDENTS ATTEND INAUGURATION 2017 ACADEMIC SEMINAR

Ten University of Central Arkansas students are attending the Presidential Inauguration 2017 Academic Seminar hosted by the Washington Center. The seminar began on Sunday, Jan. 8 and ends Saturday, Jan. 21. This year’s theme is “Elevating Political Discourse.” This is the ninth Presidential Inauguration Academic Seminar hosted by the Washington Center. The Inauguration Seminar marks the end the … [Read more...]

UCA PROFESSOR DEFENDS ENDANGERED ARKANSAS SALAMANDER ON KUAR

Mark Spitzer, associate professor of creative writing at the University of Central Arkansas, will be a guest on KUAR's Arts & Letters at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20. The 29-minute episode, “What the Hellbender Salamander!,” to be aired on the NPR affiliate at 89.1 FM, highlights Spitzer’s newest literary eco-effort, Glurk! A Hellbender Odyssey, about North America’s largest amphibian: the hellben … [Read more...]

ARKANSAS SHAKESPEARE THEATRE’S BARD BALL SET FOR JAN. 21

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre will host its annual fundraiser, Bard Ball, onstage and backstage in Reynolds Performance Hall on the University of Central Arkansas campus Jan. 21 at 6:30 p.m. AST favorite Dan Matisa will serve as emcee for the night's festivities, and several AST company members will share stories about how the organization has shaped their lives and careers. Jacob Keith Watson, … [Read more...]

UCA AWARDED GRANT FOR MLK DAY OF SERVICE PROJECT

University of Central Arkansas has been awarded a grant from the MLK Day of Service Community Partnership Project. UCA will use the grant to fund a healthy cooking event for local veterans. The drop-in event will take place on Saturday, Jan. 21 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at UCA Downtown at 1105 West Oak Street in downtown Conway. Veterans who participate in the free event will take away recipes, … [Read more...]

COMMUNITY SCHOOL OF MUSIC SETS FREE GUITAR CLASSES

The University of Central Arkansas Community School of Music will host three evenings of free beginning guitar classes on Mondays - January 9, 23 and 30 from 6-7 p.m. at UCA Downtown, 1105 West Oak Street in downtown Conway. In each class session, students will learn basic beginning guitar technique. Classes are open to the public. All ages are welcome and no registration is necessary. … [Read more...]

CDI APPOINTS NEW ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS

The Community Development Institute at the University of Central Arkansas has announced the appointment of three new members to the organization’s advisory board. Duane Bullard, retired community and economic developer from Mississippi; Pam Hipp, president of the Arkansas Community Development Society; and Arkansas Rep. Fredrick J. Love, District 29 have joined the advisory board. Their terms be … [Read more...]

UCA CELEBRATES KING WITH PRAYER BREAKFAST

The University of Central Arkansas Office of Diversity and Community will host the annual MLK Prayer Breakfast Friday Jan. 13 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 Luther King brought to the social justice movement. This year’s t … [Read more...]

UCA BOARD OF TRUSTEES 2017 MEETING SCHEDULE

The University of Central Arkansas will meet at 10 a.m. in the Board of Trustees Conference Room in Wingo Hall on the following dates: Friday, Feb. 10 Friday, May 12 Friday, Aug. 18 Friday, Oct. 6 Friday, Dec. 8 The Board of Trustees will meet March 28-29 for a retreat and budget workshop. The University of Central Arkansas Audit and Finance Committee will meet at 2 p.m. in Wingo … [Read more...]

UCA AND TWO OTHERS PARTNER FOR RESEARCH LEARNING CENTER

The University of Central Arkansas, North Arkansas College (Northark) and the Buffalo National River have joined together to form a Research Learning Center at Steel Creek Campground near the Buffalo National River. The agreement states Northark students earning the Associate of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences will be admitted to the Bachelor of Science in environmental science (biology or … [Read more...]