UCA STUDENT EARNS NEWMAN CIVIC FELLOW AWARD

University of Central Arkansas student Jayda Williams has been named a 2018 Newman Civic Fellow. Campus Compact, a Boston-based nonprofit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education, recently announced the 268 students who will make up the organization’s 2018 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows. Williams of Stuttgart, a biochemistry major, is also the only Arkansas s … [Read more...]

UCA HIRES DIGITAL MEDIA SPECIALIST

The University of Central Arkansas has announced the hiring of Jon-Stephen Stansel as its digital media specialist. In this role, which is a part of UCA’s University Relations and Creative Services department, Stansel will manage the school’s primary social media channels, as well as oversee and provide direction for all official social media channels on campus. “I’m thrilled to be back at UC … [Read more...]

KICK START ALMA ACTION PLAN TO BE UNVEILED

WHAT:           Kick Start Alma Community Action Plan Unveiling WHEN:           10-11 a.m. Monday, May 7, 2018 WHERE:         Courtyard of the Alma High School 101 E. Main Street Alma, Arkansas WHO:             UCA Center for Community and Economic Development City of Alma Alma School District Alma Area Chamber of Commerce DETAILS: The University of Central Arkansas Cent … [Read more...]

A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER TO VISIT REYNOLDS

The Broadway musical A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder is coming to the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall as the final performance for the 2017-2018 season. The show is set for 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 29. “Our final performance of the season is a huge, sensational Broadway hit,” said Amanda Horton, director of Reynolds. “This show recently won the Tony Award … [Read more...]

UCA PRESENTS SIXTH GIRL POWER IN STEM

The University of Central Arkansas will present the sixth annual Girl Power in STEM on Friday, April 27, on the UCA campus. Girl Power in STEM allows eighth-grade Arkansas girls to experience hands-on learning opportunities related to careers in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. Participants will spend the day learning from female professionals and UCA … [Read more...]

FACULTY AND STAFF HONORED AT 65TH ANNUAL UCA EMPLOYEES SERVICE AWARDS

The University of Central Arkansas hosted its 65th annual Employee Services Awards Tuesday, April 17 to recognize the outstanding contributions made by faculty and staff. The university presented three awards to outstanding faculty in the following areas: Adam Frank, Schedler Honors College, received the Public Service Award. Scott Meador, Department of Film, Theatre, & Creative … [Read more...]

WIND ENSEMBLE TO RETURN TO CARNEGIE HALL APRIL 23

The University of Central Arkansas Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Ricky Brooks, will return to New York City for a second performance in Carnegie Hall on Monday, April 23 at 8 p.m. Brooks said the Wind Ensemble, which made its Carnegie Hall debut in 2003 with guest soloist Joe Alessi, principal trombonist with the New York Philharmonic, was excited to reunite with Alessi. “When we … [Read more...]

UCA VIOLIN/VIOLA STUDIO, FACULTY TO BE IN CONCERT APRIL 24-25

The University of Central Arkansas Violin and Viola Studio will be in concert April 24 in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The performance, free and open to the public, is set to start at 7:30 p.m. Tatiana Kotcherguina, adjunct instructor of violin and viola, said the program would include “Concerto in C Major” by F. J. Haydn, “Scéne de Ballet” by Ch. de Beriot, “Fantaisie on Two Russi … [Read more...]

UCA HOUSING AND RESIDENCE LIFE WINS AWARDS

  The University of Central Arkansas Housing and Residence Life department was recognized with four awards at the 2018 Southwest Association of College and University Housing Officers conference at Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. Housing and Residence Life’s Social Justice League won the Institutional Diversity Award, which honors institutions that contribute greatly to c … [Read more...]

CONCERT CHOIR, CHAMBER SINGERS TO BE IN CONCERT TUESDAY

The University of Central Arkansas Concert Choir and Chamber Singers will present their final concert of the school year Tuesday. April 17, at 7:30 p.m. in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. This event is free and open to the public. The Chamber Singers will perform pieces from the Mass for four voices by William Byrd and a few early and late madrigals.  The Concert Choir will also per … [Read more...]