PRESS CONFERENCE FOR $1 MILLION ENDOWMENT NOV. 15

The University of Central Arkansas will hold a press conference at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15 in the Wingo Hall Board of Trustees Conference Room regarding the recent $1 million endowment from Bunny and Carol Adcock for study abroad opportunities. … [Read more...]

UCA HOSTS 2016 LEADERS OF THE WORLD CONFERENCE

The University of Central Arkansas Division of International Engagement will host the annual Leaders of the World Conference from Wednesday, Nov. 16 to Friday, Nov. 18. The keynote address, art lecture and moderated conversations are free and open to the public. The first day of the conference begins with a keynote address from His Excellency Diabaté Daouda, Ambassador of the Ivory Coast on … [Read more...]

ADCOCKS ENDOW $1 MILLION GIFT FOR UCA STUDY ABROAD

Bunny and Carol Adcock have established a $1 million endowment for study abroad opportunities at the University of Central Arkansas. The Adcock Study Abroad Fund will provide financial support for students to live and study abroad. “By providing an endowment for our students to travel and study abroad, it will provide opportunities for generations of UCA students to travel the world, learn o … [Read more...]

UCA NAMES ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF RECRUITMENT

The University of Central Arkansas has recently welcomed Brittny Daubenheyer as the new associate director of recruitment in the Office of Admissions. In this role, Daubenheyer will directly oversee all recruitment initiatives and professional development of recruitment staff. She started her new position Nov. 1. “This is an exciting time for the University of Central Arkansas because we are … [Read more...]

UCA RECOGNIZES NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH WITH NOV. 17 LECTURE

The University of Central Arkansas Department of Sociology, Criminology, and Anthropology will sponsor a lecture in recognition of Native American Heritage Month. Dr. Jamie C. Brandon and Lydia I. Rees will present a lecture on the book, “Beyond the Bluff Dweller: Isolation and Connection in Prehistoric Bluff Shelters of the Arkansas Ozarks,” on Thursday, Nov. 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the College of B … [Read more...]

ARKANSAS CODING ACADEMY DEMO DAY

Students from the inaugural graduating class of the Arkansas Coding Academy will debut their Android applications during Demo Day on Monday, Nov. 14 from 12 p.m.– 2 p.m. in the McCastlain Hall Ballroom. President Tom Courtway, Associate Vice President for Outreach and Community Engagement Shelley Mehl and Arkansas Coding Academy Director Mary Dunlap will host this event. Demo Day is an event f … [Read more...]

‘RUDOLPH THE MUSICAL’ SOARS INTO REYNOLDS NOV. 22

By Audrey Forbes College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical” will appear at the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall on Tuesday, Nov. 22, at 7:30 p.m. In 1964, the beloved stop-motion animated television classic, “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” made its network television debut, delighting audiences across … [Read more...]

CFAC TO HOST WATCH PARTY FOR ‘ART21 MEXICO CITY’

The University of Central Arkansas College of Fine Arts and Communication will host a watch party for the PBS television show “Art21 Mexico City” on Tuesday, Nov. 15. The viewing, free and open to the public, will be at 6:30 p.m. in McCastlain Hall room 143, the art lecture hall. A discussion will follow. “Art21” is in its eighth season on PBS. “Because ‘Art21’ offers a highly respected ap … [Read more...]

UCA NAMES DAVIS AS NEW PRESIDENT

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees has named Dr. Houston D. Davis as the 11th president. Davis joins UCA from Kennesaw State University where he served as interim president. Davis brings many years of experience to UCA, after serving as the executive vice chancellor and chief academic officer at the University System of Georgia, vice chancellor for academic affairs at Oklahoma … [Read more...]

UCA BOARD OF TRUSTEES CALL SPECIAL MEETING

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will have a special meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2 in the Board of Trustees Conference Room in Wingo Hall. … [Read more...]