JACK HANNA’S ‘INTO THE WILD LIVE’ SET FOR REYNOLDS OCT. 27

By Malachi Thornton College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Jack Hanna will bring his “Into the Wild Live!” presented by Nationwide to the University of Central Arkansas's Reynolds Performance Hall on Friday, Oct. 27. The performance is set for 7:30 p.m. "This will be a fun night for patrons of all ages to experience ‘Jungle Jack,’ a legendary zoologist who will bring … [Read more...]

UCA JAZZ ENSEMBLES SET OCT. 15 CONCERT

By John Anderson and Malachi Thornton College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Jazz Ensembles will be in concert Oct. 15 at the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The Dixieland Band, Jazz Ensemble I and Jazz Ensemble II will perform in the 7:30 p.m. concert, which is free and open to the public. “Our jazz ensembles serve the purpose … [Read more...]

GOV. HUTCHINSON ANNOUNCES $500,000 GRANT TO UCA, PARTNERSHIP WITH AETN

Students will learn to detect, defeat cyber-attacks on simulated network Governor Asa Hutchinson Wednesday announced that a $500,000 grant from the Arkansas Department of Higher Education will be provided to the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) to help pay for a fully functional dedicated cyber range for educational training—a first-of-its-kind operation. This “cutting edge tool” in high … [Read more...]

GOVERNOR HUTCHINSON TO MAKE SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING COMPUTER SCIENCE INITIATIVE, UCA, AETN

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson and the University of Central Arkansas will announce a significant computer science initiative to be housed at UCA, as well as a new cyber technology partnership with Arkansas Educational Television Network at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4 in the Governor's Conference Room at the Arkansas Capitol. Hutchinson, UCA President Houston Davis, UCA College of Natural Sciences … [Read more...]

BOARD OF TRUSTEES OCTOBER MEETING

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will meet in a regularly scheduled meeting at 10 a.m., Friday, Oct. 6 in the Board of Trustees Conference Room in Wingo Hall. A printable copy of the agenda can be found at the following link: www.uca.edu/botagenda. The board will have lunch in Wingo Hall, Room 210. The Audit and Finance Committee will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5 in … [Read more...]

UCA HONORS COLLEGE HOSTS CHALLENGE WEEK

The Norbert O. Schedler Honors College hosts its annual Challenge Week event Oct. 2-Oct. 6. This year's theme is “Brave New Algorithms: How 'Big Data" Shapes Our World.” Challenge Week is a week-long event each fall that brings to campus nationally known thinkers to engage the community in a reflective interchange of ideas. Speakers present compelling arguments to UCA students, faculty and st … [Read more...]

UCA HOSTS FIRST AMIGO FEST

The University of Central Arkansas will host the first Amigo Fest for the campus. The event is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7 in the Student Center Courtyard on the campus. This celebration of Latino culture is a free, family-friendly event and open to the public. The rain location is Old Main. The Amigo Fest includes free health screenings, Zumba workouts, a children’s area and a … [Read more...]

CONFUCIUS INSTITUTE AT UCA CELEBRATES 10TH ANNIVERSARY

The Confucius Institute at the University of Central Arkansas (UCACI) celebrates its 10th anniversary with a grand banquet Thursday, Sept. 28 at 6 p.m. Dignitaries from the Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in Houston, Texas will join representatives from the Arkansas Department of Education, East China Normal University (ECNU), Arkansas school districts and senior staff from U … [Read more...]

AUGUST GRADUATES ANNOUNCED

The University of Central Arkansas held commencement Friday, Aug. 11 at the Farris Center at 7 p.m. University officials conferred 218 undergraduate degrees and 242 graduate degrees to candidates from the College of Education, College of Liberal Arts, College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, College of Business, College of Fine Arts and Communication, and College of Health and Behavioral … [Read more...]

HILLIARD SPEECH SHOWCASE RESCHEDULED FOR SPRING 2018

Because of scheduling conflicts, the annual Hilliard Speech Showcase originally set for Oct. 5 has been rescheduled to spring 2018. The event, created to honor the memory of Olive Hilliard, who served as a professor at UCA from 2003 until her death in 2010, is sponsored by the UCA School of Communication. It showcases outstanding students from Principles of Communication classes. The Olive … [Read more...]