UCA’S CODING ACADEMY, CITY OF FAYETTEVILLE TO HOST PRESS CONFERENCE

The Arkansas Coding Academy (ArCA) – a program of the Division of Outreach and Community Engagement at the University of Central Arkansas – and the City of Fayetteville will host a press conference at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 5 to celebrate the opening of a new ArCA campus in northwest Arkansas. The press conference will take place on the steps of the Fayetteville Town Center at 15 W. Mountain … [Read more...]

L.A. THEATRE WORKS TO PRESENT ‘STEEL MAGNOLIAS’ AT REYNOLDS PERFORMANCE HALL

By Andrew Tucker College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office One of the great stories of female empowerment and resilience, “Steel Magnolias” will come to the University of Central Arkansas's Reynolds Performance Hall on Feb.  22 at 7:30 p.m. The show is produced by L.A. Theatre Works, which has reimagined this timeless story about the enduring bonds of friendship in a new, radio-style … [Read more...]

INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF GRAND-BASSAM VICE PRESIDENT VISITS UCA

Samuel Koffi, vice president and chief operating officer at the International University of Grand-Bassam, Ivory Coast, visited the University of Central Arkansas Jan. 31 to Feb. 1 to meet with students from the Ivory Coast who are studying at UCA. With 59 students in the spring 2019 semester, the Ivory Coast ranks second in the number of international students enrolled at UCA. During his … [Read more...]

UCA THEATRE TO PRESENT ‘LUNGS’ BY DUNCAN MACMILLAN

By Andrew Tucker College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office “Lungs,” a smart, funny drama by Duncan MacMillan, will be performed in the Snow Fine Arts Center’s Bridges Larson Theatre on the University of Central Arkansas campus at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21, 22 and 28 and March 1. There will also be performances at 2 p.m. Feb. 23 and March 2. This production, presented by UCA Theatre, will be … [Read more...]

UCA TO HOST SECOND WOMEN’S BUSINESS SHOWCASE

WHO:          University of Central Arkansas Women’s Business Network WHAT:       Women’s Business Showcase WHEN:       6-8 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 19 WHERE:    UCA McCastlain Hall Ballroom, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway, AR 72035 DETAILS: The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement and the UCA Women’s Leadership Network invite members of the media to the second … [Read more...]

TRAVIS TRITT AT UCA CONCERT SOLD OUT

By Andrew Tucker College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office Two-time Grammy Award winner Travis Tritt will perform to a sold-out crowd at Reynolds Performance Hall on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas Thursday, Feb. 14. For more than 30 years the Southern rock-influenced artist has continuously sold-out shows and stayed true and relevant to country music fans around the … [Read more...]

UCA BOARD OF TRUSTEES ANNOUNCES FEBRUARY MEETING

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will hold a regularly scheduled meeting Friday, Feb. 15 at 10:30 a.m. in the Board of Trustees Conference Room in Wingo Hall. The Board will have lunch in Wingo Hall, room 210, following the meeting. The Audit and Finance Committee will meet at 9 a.m., Friday, Feb. 15 in Wingo Hall, room 210. A printable copy of the agenda can be found … [Read more...]

UCA TO HOST JAZZ ENSEMBLE FEB. 10

By Braxton Sampley College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office The University of Central Arkansas Jazz Ensembles will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10 at Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public. The Concert will feature three jazz ensembles: The Top Hatters, Jazz Ensemble I and Jazz Ensemble II. The Top Hatters is led by Dr. Ross … [Read more...]

UCA iPAD MOBILE INITIATIVE WINS NATIONAL AWARD FOR TECHNOLOGY IN TEACHER EDUCATION

The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) this week named the University of Central Arkansas College of Education as the recipient of the 2019 AACTE Best Practice Award for Innovative Use of Technology for its iPad Mobile Initiative program. Donna Wake, associate dean of UCA’s College of Education, will be presented with the award at the AACTE 71st Annual Meeting, February … [Read more...]

UCA PROFESSOR NAMED AMBASSADOR FOR ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT

Vance Johnson Lewis, Ed.D., assistant professor of management in the University of Central Arkansas College of Business, has been appointed as ambassador to a division of the Academy of Management. Lewis was one of eight to be named an ambassador to the Academy of Management’s Management Education and Development Division. He began his three-year term Jan. 15. In the role, Lewis will oversee … [Read more...]