STEM POSTERS AT CAPITOL EVENT TO BE VIRTUAL

Students from the University of Central Arkansas and colleges and universities across the state will continue the tradition of hosting Arkansas STEM Posters at the Capitol. This year, the event will be held virtually. Rather than physically meeting in the State House Rotunda at the Capitol, the event will be presented through online presentations and discussions on a YouTube Channel dedicated … [Read more...]

ARKANSAS SHAKESPEARE THEATRE CANCELS 2021 SUMMER FESTIVAL

Given the uncertainty of the ability to safely congregate due to COVID-19, the Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre (AST) at the University of Central Arkansas announces the cancellation of its 2021 summer festival. Preparation for the summer festival requires many months of planning and the close assemblage of numerous theatrical artists to produce. “It is with great disappointment that we make this d … [Read more...]

JANET FLETCHER PUBLISHED IN NURSING JOURNAL

Janet Fletcher, clinical instructor I, University of Central Arkansas School of Nursing, was recently published in the journal, Nursing Education Perspectives. Her manuscript is titled, "Transitioning Newly Licensed Nurses Into Practice Through an Academic-Practice Partnership." … [Read more...]

UCA EARNS 2021-22 MILITARY FRIENDLY® SCHOOL DESIGNATION

The University of Central Arkansas has earned the 2021-22 Military Friendly® School designation. Institutions earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. Over 1,200 schools participated in the 2021-22 survey, with 747 earning the designation. “UCA is proud to welcome active military service members and ve … [Read more...]

UCA’S SEVENTH ANNUAL DAY OF GIVING SET FOR MARCH 11

The University of Central Arkansas’ seventh Day of Giving is set for Thursday, March 11. The annual 24-hour fundraising drive challenges alumni, parents, faculty, staff, students, friends and family to make a gift of any amount to support the campus. Since its inception in 2015, the annual Day of Giving drive has raised more than $2 million for students and programs. “We are fortunate to have an … [Read more...]

UCA RECEIVES $173,000 FOR STONE DAM CREEK PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE PROJECT

The University of Central Arkansas has received a $173,000 grant from the Arkansas Department of Transportation’s (ARDOT) Transportation Alternatives Program to fund the purchase and construction of a pedestrian bridge over Stone Dam Creek on campus. The bridge will provide a pedestrian-friendly connection from a parking lot west of Stone Dam Creek to the Stone Dam Creek Trail and the Reynolds P … [Read more...]

UCA NAMES BRANDI KEITH DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS FOR THE IHSB INTERPROFESSIONAL TEACHING CENTER

The University of Central Arkansas has named Brandi Keith director of operations for the Interprofessional Teaching Center (ITC) in the new Integrated Health Sciences Building. In this role, Keith is responsible for the overall administration of clinical services for the College of Health and Behavioral Sciences (CHBS), including services and programs provided by the newly developed ITC and the … [Read more...]

UCA RECOGNIZED BY ArSAA

The University of Central Arkansas was recognized during the 58th annual Arkansas Student Affairs Association (ArSAA) Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony. John Fincher, assistant vice president for Student Services Operations received the Mossie J. Richmond Jr. Outstanding Leadership award. The organization's top award, the Mossie J. Richmond Jr. Outstanding Leadership Award, recognizes a … [Read more...]

UCA BOARD OF TRUSTEES TO ATTEND 2021 RETREAT

Members of the University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will meet for a retreat from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, March 4, in the Executive Dining Room of the UCA Christian Cafeteria. Lunch will be provided to Board Members. The board will have no action agenda. … [Read more...]

UCA STUDENT WINS NATIONAL INTERNSHIP STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 

University of Central Arkansas student Grace Zimmerman has been named the Internship Student Achievement Award winner by the Cooperative Education and Internship Association (CEIA). The Internship Student Achievement Award recognizes outstanding students in an undergraduate degree program who have participated in an internship. Award winners receive a $500 scholarship. “It feels amazing to be t … [Read more...]