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CeCe Winans to bring Christmas joy to Reynolds in Conway

The University of Central Arkansas Reynolds Performance Hall welcomes “Christmas with CeCe Winans” at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 10. One of the best-selling and most awarded female gospel artists of all time, Winans will bring Christmas favorites, some of her top hits and new music to Conway. Winans has long since cemented her status as one of the most accomplished and celebrated women in mod … [Read more...]

UCA strengthens commitment to employee wellness

Debuts new Wellness Champion Award The University of Central Arkansas kicked off its annual BeWell initiative with the debut of the newly established UCA Wellness Champion Award.  The UCA Wellness Champion Award recognizes employees who have consistently demonstrated a commitment to develop and promote a culture and environment of wellness at UCA. The university recognizes employee wellness … [Read more...]

UCA Hosts Annual Veterans Day Event

The University of Central Arkansas Veterans Committee hosted its annual Veterans Day event in McCastlain Hall on Nov. 11 to honor those who served in the military. This year was even more special because it marked the centennial since the original interment of the Unknown Soldier. Pinnacle Brass, the resident brass quintet of UCA, welcomed attendees with patriotic music and accompanied … [Read more...]

My UCA Story: A Passion for Pediatrics

A biology major looks to a future of practicing medicine as a physician assistant. Name: Hannah Roberson Hometown: Mt. Vernon, Arkansas Major/Year: Biology major, Junior What UCA organizations have you joined? Alpha Sigma Alpha Baptist Colligate Ministry Biology Club Food Recovery Network Pre-PA Club Why did you choose the University of Central … [Read more...]

Postmodern Jukebox to Bring the Roaring ’20s to Reynolds in Conway

The University of Central Arkansas Reynolds Performance Hall welcomes Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox: The Grand Reopening Tour at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 5.   Early last year, pop-jazz phenomenon Postmodern Jukebox set out to celebrate a new millennium with “Roaring ’20s,” promising audiences across the country and around the world “the most sensational ’20s party this side of The Great Gats … [Read more...]

Bear Essentials Food Pantry awarded Campus Care Grant

The University of Central Arkansas Bear Essentials Food Pantry has received a Campus Care Grant from the National Association of College Auxiliary Services Foundation to expand campus access to fresh foods.  Through a partnership with UCA’s service-learning program, the pantry will construct at least four raised garden beds to grow produce. The grant provides funding for a commercial-grade re … [Read more...]

UCA to Host Bear Facts Day for High School Seniors, Transfer Students

All prospective students and their families are invited to Bear Facts Day, the University of Central Arkansas' annual preview event, on Friday, Dec. 3. The massive and immersive overview is a chance for prospective students, including high school seniors and transfer students, to sample sessions on UCA’s academic programs, learn how to get involved, and explore the campus. “We try to provide … [Read more...]

School psychology students celebrate National School Psychology Week with volunteerism

Students in the school psychology program at the University of Central Arkansas are recognizing National School Psychology Week with volunteer activities at a local elementary school. Graduate students from the second-year cohort of the educational specialist program in school psychology are spending the year at Theodore Jones Elementary (TJE) School for their practicum. The … [Read more...]

‘An Officer and a Gentleman’ musical headed to Conway

The University of Central Arkansas Reynolds Performance Hall welcomes “An Officer and a Gentleman,” a new musical based on the Oscar-winning film and original screenplay by Douglas Day Stewart, on Tuesday, Nov. 30 at 7:30 pm. “Like all good stories, ‘An Officer and a Gentleman’ is set in a specific world with its own culture, customs and costumes—the U.S. Navy,” said book writer and director Dic … [Read more...]

Fabiola Jean-Louis comes to UCA as artist-in-residence

By: Hannah Phillips Office of Media Relations The University of Central Arkansas presents its final artist-in-residence for the fall semester with Fabiola Jean-Louis, who specializes in photography, film, ceramics, and paper textile design. The artist’s residency is from Monday, Nov. 15 to Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021. Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Jean-Louis will host a public discussion panel in the M … [Read more...]