“Table At Luigi’s” Premieres April 12

The premiere of UCA’s first feature-length narrative film, "Table at Luigi's", is slated for Monday, April 12 at Reynolds Performance Hall. The film is a collaboration between faculty and students from Digital Filmmaking, Theatre and Music departments. "Our film program currently includes plenty of opportunities for students to work on short films with other students, but a feature film … [Read more...]

UCA Foundation Awards Faculty Grants

Nearly $13,000 in grants was awarded by the UCA Foundation this spring to faculty for scholarly programs and projects. The UCA Foundation awards grants twice each year to faculty for programs that enhance learning opportunities at UCA. These grants, generally in amounts less than $3,000, are intended to encourage creative programs that may serve as "seeds" for future programs and provide for … [Read more...]

Baseball Scholarship to Honor Fletcher Lowry

Later this month, the UCA Foundation and UCA Athletics will recognize UCA coaching legend Dr. Fletcher B. Lowry with plaques commemorating the endowment of a scholarship in his honor. The Dr. Fletcher B. Lowry Scholarship Fund was endowed at the $25,000-level following a major gift from Lowry and his wife, Jo Nell. The couple will be honored during a reception at Buffalo Alumni Hall on Friday, … [Read more...]

Kris Allen Kicks Off Barefoot Walk Thursday

American Idol winner Kris Allen, a University of Central Arkansas alum, will return to his alma mater Thursday to lead the Barefoot Walk. This special event will highlight two Arkansas-based non-profits that provide support to Rwanda. The Barefoot Walk at UCA begins at 3 p.m. in the Student Center courtyard and concludes at the Reynolds Performance Hall, where Allen will take stage and discuss … [Read more...]

Stonehenge Scholar to Speak at Symposium

The 20th anniversary of the Arkansas College Art History Symposium will be held Thursday and Friday on UCA campus. Dr. Christopher Chippindale, a British archaeologist who specializes in prehistoric rock art will kick off the symposium April 8 with his keynote lecture "Stonehenge: 1,000 Years of the World's Most Famous Ancient Place." The lecture will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Room 143 in … [Read more...]

Acclaimed Philosopher of Religion to Visit UCA

John D. Caputo, the Thomas J. Watson Professor of Religion and Philosophy at Syracuse University, will conduct a public lecture on April 7 at 7 p.m. at the Doyne Health Sciences auditorium on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas. Caputo is a nationally and internationally acclaimed philosopher of religion, and one of the foremost interpreters of Jacques Derrida's deconstruction and … [Read more...]

Pippen Elected to Basketball Hall of Fame

Scottie Pippen, an All-American at the University of Central Arkansas and six-time NBA Champion, was elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Monday in his first year to be eligible for inclusion. Pippen, a seven-time NBA all-star and winner of two Olympic gold medals, will be dually enshrined as both an individual and as a member of the 1992 USA Olympic Team - the "Dream Team" … [Read more...]

Republican U.S. Senate Candidates Debate April 7

CONWAY -- The Conservative Forum of Faulkner County and the University of Central Arkansas will host a debate for the Republican candidates running in the U.S. Senate Primary. The event will be held April 7 at 6 p.m. at Reynolds Performance Hall. The debate gives residents an opportunity to hear all eight Republican Senate candidates at one venue. Being able to see and meet all candidates is a … [Read more...]

Advance Class Registration Open for Summer Session

Advance class registration is open for the four summer sessions available at the University of Central Arkansas. May intersession is an intensive three week session where students can take undergraduate and graduate courses in a condensed timeframe. The dates for May Intersession are May 17-June 4. The Summer I session and 10-week summer session both begin on June 7. Both sessions offer an array … [Read more...]

Child Study Center Earns National Accreditation

The UCA Child Study Center recently earned accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children, the nation’s leading organization of early childhood professionals. The center went through an extensive self-study process measuring the program and its services against the ten early childhood program standards and more than 400 related accreditation criteria. The program … [Read more...]