UCA AWARDED GRANT TO HOLD MODEL UN CAMP

The University of Central Arkansas Department of Political Science has received a $35,000 grant to hold a Model United Nations camp on the UCA campus July 15-20. Funded by an Academic Enrichment for Gifted/Talented in Summer grant from the Arkansas Department of Education, the Arkansas and the World: Model United Nations Summer Camp will allow 40 Arkansas students entering 10th through 12th … [Read more...]

UCA NAMES EALY ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT OF OUTREACH

The University of Central Arkansas announced Thursday the naming of Dr. Shaneil Ealy as the associate vice president for the Division of Outreach and Community Engagement. Ealy, a Conway native and graduate of UCA, has worked for the Division of Outreach and Community Engagement for the past 15 years. For the last two years, she has served as assistant vice president for the division. With the … [Read more...]

NCTM NAMES BARLOW EDITOR OF NEW JOURNAL

The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) has announced Angela Barlow, dean of the University of Central Arkansas Graduate School, as the editor-in-chief of its new practitioner journal: Mathematics Teacher: Learning and Teaching PreK-12, which will launch January 2020. The new journal reflects the current practices of mathematics education, as well as maintaining a knowledge base … [Read more...]

BOARD OF TRUSTEES TO HOST WORKSHOP JULY 12

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will hold a workshop/planning session from 10 a.m. to approximately 3 p.m. Thursday, July 12. The meeting will start at UCA Downtown at 1105 W. Oak Street in Conway; continue with lunch at Mike's Place at 808 Front Street in Conway; and conclude with a tour of the UCA campus. There are no action items for consideration. … [Read more...]

BROWN NAMED PLANK CENTER FELLOW

The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations has selected Riva Brown, assistant professor, to represent its ninth class of the Fellowship for Educators Program. In an effort to facilitate relationships between public relations educators and professionals, The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations designed the Fellowship for Educators Program, which has placed 67 educators with … [Read more...]

UCA ANNOUNCES MAY 2018 GRADUATES

The University of Central Arkansas held commencement Saturday, May 5, in the Jeff Farris Health and Physical Education Center. The university conferred 1,290 degrees during three ceremonies. The May 2018 graduates are below: … [Read more...]

UCA ALUMNUS AWARDED FULBRIGHT GRANT

The University of Central Arkansas has announced that Danny Baxter has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant for the 2018-19 academic year from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Baxter, a Clarksville native, graduated in May with a double major in English literature and modern languages, with a minor in Honors Interdisciplinary … [Read more...]

UCA BOARD OF TRUSTEES TELECONFERENCE JUNE 28

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will meet in a called teleconference meeting at 10 a.m., Thursday, June 28. The call will be placed in Wingo 210. A printable copy of the agenda can be found at www.uca.edu/botagenda … [Read more...]

YOUTH THEATRE OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS PERFORMANCES

The Youth Theatre of Central Arkansas (YTCA) presents its summer productions June 28 and 29 at 7 p.m. and June 3 at 2 p.m. on the Bridges Larson stage in Snow Fine Arts on the University of Central Arkansas campus. Performances are free and open to the public. Theatre instructor Ruthann Curry Browne is the director of the summer intensive theatre training for students from grades 5 to 12. … [Read more...]

UCA RECEIVES EQUIPMENT DONATION FROM CONWAY REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM

The University of Central Arkansas College of Health and Behavioral Sciences has received a donation of equipment from Conway Regional Health System to enhance student learning. The health system gifted a KayPENTAX Videostroboscopy System to UCA’s Communication Sciences and Disorders department within the college. Using a video camera attached to a tube that can enter the nose or mouth, the s … [Read more...]