Fiegel elected to national community development role

Shelby Fiegel, director of the University of Central Arkansas Center for Community and Economic Development (CCED), has been elected as chair of the Community Development Council (CDC). As the new chair of the Community Development Council, Fiegel will lead a 19-member board of community and economic development experts representing private industry, government, educational institutions and … [Read more...]

UCA receives grant funding from Arkansas Opioid Recovery Partnership

The University of Central Arkansas has been awarded nearly  $24,000 in opioid settlement dollars to provide naloxone doses and training on its administration to students, faculty and staff.  Through the Naloxone Hero Project, the funding comes from the Arkansas Opioid Recovery Partnership and will allow campus employees to distribute naloxone doses during an emergency. Naloxone is a medication d … [Read more...]

UCA Center for Community and Economic Development announces assistant director

The University of Central Arkansas has named Abayi Ibro Ayouba as assistant director for the Center for Community and Economic Development (CCED).  Ibro Ayouba began the new role in January and coordinates technical assistance and training events for community leaders, assists in the development and management of grant or project proposals, supports existing partnerships and assists in the … [Read more...]

UCA announces February Board of Trustees meeting

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will hold its February meeting at 10 a.m., Friday, Feb. 17, in the Board of Trustees Conference Room. Those wishing to view the meeting virtually may do so using this link. Immediately following the meeting, the board will have a luncheon and take a tour of the Windgate Center for Fine and Performing Arts.  A printable copy of the board … [Read more...]

UCA to host spring art competition at Baum Gallery

The University of Central Arkansas will host the Annual Student Art Competitive (ASAC) running March 9-22 in Baum Gallery. A reception will be held on Thursday, March 9, at 4 p.m.  ASAC provides an opportunity for students to participate in a competitive and curated museum exhibition. The exhibition gives students a chance for their work to be selected where it can seen in a more critical way. … [Read more...]

Women’s rights champion selected for UCA’s Distinguished Alumni award for 2023

For decades, Nan Snow ’57 has been a resounding champion for the cause of women's equality. Throughout her years of service, Snow has been instrumental in improving women’s economic opportunities and overall well-being. Her work, which has had a substantial impact on the lives of countless individuals, has earned her the 2023 University of Central Arkansas Distinguished Alumni Award.  The Dist … [Read more...]

UCA hosts art exhibition ‘Disorder: A Hard Pill to Swallow’

Anna Wagner first 'alumni artist-in-residence' The University of Central Arkansas will host “Disorder: A Hard Pill to Swallow,” an art exhibition featuring the works of Anna Wagner from Monday, Feb. 13, through Wednesday, March 29, in the Windgate Center for Fine and Performing Arts on the campus. The exhibition will be on display Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  A rece … [Read more...]

LULAC, UCA announce 2022-23 scholarship awardees

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) and the University of Central Arkansas recently announced the recipients of LULAC/UCA 2022-23 scholarships. The undergraduate scholarship winners are Gabriela Campanur, exercise science major; Ardley Pacheco, computer science major; Lesly Reyes, marketing major; and Sanjuana Torres Padron, public relations major. The graduate awardee is … [Read more...]

Kimberly Stubbs named UCA Student Financial Aid director

Kimberly Stubbs has been named the new director of the Office of Student Financial Aid at the University of Central Arkansas. She began this role in January. Stubbs had served as assistant director in the office since 2018.  “I am eager to lead the team in the Office of Student Financial Aid and help to connect our students with federal, state, institutional and private aid programs to help s … [Read more...]

UCA to host one-day leadership conference for college students

The University of Central Arkansas’ Center for Leadership Development is hosting a one-day leadership development conference for college students who are interested in networking and focusing on setting and achieving academic and personal goals.  The 2023 Leadership Summit will be held on Feb. 25, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. in UCA’s HPER Center. The cost to attend the conference is $10. The summ … [Read more...]