WHITEHEAD NAMED TO STATE GIS BOARD

Amy Whitehead, director of the Center for Community and Economic Development at the University of Central Arkansas, has been named to the Arkansas Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Board. Gov. Asa Hutchinson made the announcement last week. “I am honored to serve on the Arkansas Geographic Information Systems Board. The board is committed to improving the economic development and quality o … [Read more...]

NEW LEARNING SUITE OPENS IN COE

The University of Central Arkansas College of Education will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony for an upgraded Learning Suite at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 6. The Learning Suite, which includes the Technology Learning Center (TLC), is located in Mashburn Hall on the UCA campus. “Students will have the opportunity to become innovative teachers through the availability of various upgraded technology to … [Read more...]

MOSELEY CHOSEN AS WOMAN OF THE YEAR

Louisa Moseley, transfer advisor, received the 2017 Conway Business & Professional Woman "Woman of the Year" Award. The Conway Business and Professional Women's group works to achieve equity for all women in the workplace through advocacy, education, and information. … [Read more...]

ACADEMIC ADVISOR AWARDED FOR SERVICE

Nadia Eslinger, College of Education academic advisor, was awarded the GradesFirst/Education Advisory Board 2017 Advising Excellence Award. She received the award at the National Academic Advising Association Conference in Saint Louis in October. The Advising Excellence Award honors an academic advisor from an EAB university who has shown exceptional dedication to improving his or her a … [Read more...]

UCA HOSTS WOMEN IN POLITICS PANEL

The University of Central Arkansas Women’s Leadership Network will host a “Women in Politics” panel Tuesday, Nov. 7 from 6 – 8 p.m. in the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center on the campus of UCA in Conway. “This panel discussion is not a political debate. It’s an opportunity to engage women in the political process and encourage women to consider politics as a viable leadership option,” said Shell … [Read more...]

CONDUCTOR TO DONATE BOOK SETS TO FAULKNER COUNTY SCHOOLS

The Conductor is gifting a set of Entrepreneur Kid books to elementary schools in Faulkner County in a ceremony Thursday, Nov. 2 at 1:30 p.m. in the UCA Makerspace Powered by the Conductor located in The Shoppes at Donaghey, 250 Donaghey Ave. Suite 130 in Conway. Superintendents and principals from each of the 20 elementary schools in Faulkner County will receive the signed books during the … [Read more...]

20TH ANNUAL VETERANS DAY CELEBRATION TO BE HELD AT UCA

The University of Central Arkansas and city of Conway will host the 20th annual Veterans Day Celebration on Thursday, Nov. 9 at 1 p.m. on the lawn outside McAlister Hall on the campus of UCA. The formal ceremony begins at 1:40 p.m. The rain location is McCastlain Ballroom. The theme for this year’s celebration is “100 Years of Women in the Military.” Brig. Gen. Patricia Anslow and Arkansas Su … [Read more...]

UCA DEBATE AND FORENSICS CONTINUES SUCCESSFUL SEASON

UCA Debate and Forensics continued its season by earning a second-place overall finish at the Red River Swing, held at Louisiana State University in Shreveport on October 27-29, 2017. The team participated against students from Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas. The team was represented by 15 UCA students: seniors Russell Holley, Hayden McCormick, Leia Smith, and … [Read more...]

AUTHOR AND WRITER TAYARI JONES TO SPEAK AT C.D. WRIGHT CONFERENCE

By Malachi Thornton College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY--Tayari Jones will visit the University of Central Arkansas Friday, Nov. 3 as a speaker for the C. D. Wright Women Writers Conference. Her keynote reading at 6 p.m. in the College of Business auditorium is free and open to the public. All other conference events require registration. She will also be an … [Read more...]

ANNUAL SENIOR SHOW BRINGS INSPIRATION TO UCA STUDENTS

New artwork to be installed at UCA’s Baum Gallery The Baum Gallery will host its Fall BA/BFA Senior Exhibit from Friday, Nov. 3 to Thursday, Dec. 7 on the University of Central Arkansas campus. An opening reception will be held Thursday, Nov. 2 from 4-7 p.m. and a weekend reception will be held Sunday, Nov. 19 from 2-4 p.m., at the Baum Gallery, located in McCastlain Hall at the University o … [Read more...]