UCA BOARD OF TRUSTEES FEBRUARY MEETING

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will meet in a regularly scheduled meeting at 1 p.m., Friday, Feb. 9, in the Board of Trustees Conference Room in Wingo Hall. A printable copy of the agenda can be found at www.uca.edu/botagenda The board will have lunch in Wingo Hall, Room 210 at 11:45 a.m. The Audit and Finance Committee will meet at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 9 in Wingo Hall, … [Read more...]

UCA BOARD OF TRUSTEES 2018 MEETING SCHEDULE

The University of Central Arkansas will meet in the Board of Trustees Conference Room in Wingo Hall on the following dates: Friday, Feb. 9 Friday, May 11 Friday, Aug. 17 Friday, Oct. 12 Friday, Dec. 7 The tentative time for each meeting is 1 p.m. The Board of Trustees will meet March 28-29 for a retreat and budget workshop. The location has not been determined. Additional … [Read more...]

CDI APPOINTS NEW ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS

The University of Central Arkansas Community Development Institute announced the appointment of four new advisory board members. The CDI Advisory Board was formed in 2002 to assist with the development of CDI curriculum, marketing and promotion, resource development and external stakeholder support. Individuals are invited to join the CDI Advisory Board based on their experience, knowledge and … [Read more...]

PINKALICIOUS THE MUSICAL COMING TO UCA

Pinkalicious the Musical will visit the University of Central Arkansas at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 11, at Reynolds Performance Hall. “We are very excited to bring Pinkalicious the Musical to Reynolds in February, as this series of books has many fans who admire the spunk and creativity of the main character, Pinkalicious, and her brother Peteriffic,” said Amanda Horton, director of Reynolds. “The … [Read more...]

JAMES MADISON OFFICIAL TO GIVE KEYNOTE ADDRESS FOR SCWC ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE

Jared Featherstone, director of James Madison University’s Writing Center, will give the keynote address when the South Central Writing Centers Association’s yearly conference visits the University of Central Arkansas later this month. The SCWCA Conference is a regional meeting of writing centers from colleges and universities from Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas and Louisiana. The 2018 conference wil … [Read more...]

HILLIARD SPEECH SHOWCASE SET FOR FEB. 22

The annual Hilliard Speech Showcase is set for the University of Central Arkansas College of Business room 100 Thursday, Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. The event, free and open to the public, was created to honor the memory of Olive Hilliard, who served as an instructor of Writing and Communication at UCA from 2003 until her death in 2010. The Hilliard Showcase is sponsored by the UCA School of … [Read more...]

UCA HOSTS EDUCATION SUMMIT

The University of Central Arkansas was host to both a special event and announcement in Arkansas education. On Feb. 2, the Arkansas Department of Education announced the kick-off of its Teach Arkansas campaign. Teach Arkansas is designed to recruit, retain and support teachers within the state, along with encouraging those who may have left the profession to return. This announcement took … [Read more...]

UCA STUDENTS CAN RECEIVE EMERGENCY TEXTBOOK GRANT

Funding program helps students to continue their education CONWAY - The University of Central Arkansas offers one-time, emergency textbook grants for students to purchase textbooks. The program, managed through the UCA Division of Student Services, can award emergency textbook grants of up to $500. The grants can be awarded to full- or part-time students seeking an undergraduate or graduate … [Read more...]

DUBLIN IRISH DANCE TO VISIT UCA ON FEB. 17

By John Anderson and Megan Bailey College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY— Irish culture will visit the University of Central Arkansas on Feb. 17 when the Dublin Irish Dance show comes to Reynolds Performance Hall. The performance is set for 7:30 p.m. Dublin Irish Dance is a troupe of world-champion Irish step dancers who perform with an eight-member traditional Irish b … [Read more...]

WIND ENSEMBLE/SYMPHONIC BAND CONCERT SET FOR FEB. 7

By Sydney Lackland College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band will be in concert Wednesday, Feb. 7, in Reynolds Performance Hall. The 7:30 p.m. event is free and open to the public. The Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Ricky Brooks, professor of Music and director of Bands, will feature T … [Read more...]