FIFTH ANNUAL UCA DAY OF GIVING SET FOR MARCH 7

The University of Central Arkansas has set Thursday, March 7, as the date for its fifth annual Day of Giving – a 24-hour fundraising drive in which alumni, parents, faculty, staff, students and friends are challenged to make a gift of any amount to support UCA’s students, its campus and the surrounding community. Last year, the university raised an unprecedented $434,526, which set a statewide … [Read more...]

DOCTORAL STUDENTS MATCHED FOR INTERNSHIPS

Doctoral students in the Department of Psychology and Counseling in the College of Health and Behavioral Sciences earned a 100 percent match rate for internships. The internship match system is a competitive process similar to that for medical residencies. These are the doctoral students and their internship locations. Counseling Psychology Lilli-Anna Baca - University of Arkansas Counseling … [Read more...]

UCA OFFERS FREE CLASSES TO THE COMMUNITY

The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement is pleased to provide a variety of free classes to the community through its community education program. These classes are designed for the public to enjoy and connect with the university at no cost. “Our community education courses cater to the unique needs and desires of our community,” said Reuel Shepherd, … [Read more...]

UCA TO HOST BOARD DEVELOPMENT SESSION FOR COMMUNITY

The Faulkner County affiliate of the Arkansas Community Foundation and the University of Central Arkansas Service-Learning Program are partnering to offer an informational session for community members who are interested in nonprofit board service. The session will take place on Thursday, Feb. 28 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at UCA Downtown, located at 1105 W. Oak St. in Conway. A panel of board members … [Read more...]

LOU HOLTZ TO SPEAK AT UCA’S REYNOLDS PERFORMANCE HALL

By Braxton Sampley College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office Legendary football coach and ESPN analyst Lou Holtz will speak at Reynolds Performance Hall on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas on Thursday, March 7 at 7:30 p.m. Holtz has established himself as one of the most successful college football coaches of all time.  He is the only coach in history to have six … [Read more...]

UCA STUDENTS PREPARE FOR THE BIG EVENT MARCH 9

The University of Central Arkansas will host The Big Event Saturday, March 9 throughout Conway. UCA students organize The Big Event, which allows students, faculty and staff come together to give back to the Conway community through volunteer service. The Big Event, which began at Texas A&M University in 1982, has spread to colleges and universities throughout the nation. This event, which … [Read more...]

UCA TO HOST TUBA AND EUPHONIUM CONCERT MARCH 6

By Marquitta J. Corbin College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office The University of Central Arkansas will host the Tuba and Euphonium Ensembles Concert in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall on March 6. The event is free and open to the public and will begin at 7:30 p.m. The concert will feature the full 23-member UCA Tuba and Euphonium Ensemble (also known as the Tuba-Euphonium … [Read more...]

UCA’S CODING ACADEMY, CITY OF FAYETTEVILLE TO HOST PRESS CONFERENCE

The Arkansas Coding Academy (ArCA) – a program of the Division of Outreach and Community Engagement at the University of Central Arkansas – and the City of Fayetteville will host a press conference at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 5 to celebrate the opening of a new ArCA campus in northwest Arkansas. The press conference will take place on the steps of the Fayetteville Town Center at 15 W. Mountain … [Read more...]

L.A. THEATRE WORKS TO PRESENT ‘STEEL MAGNOLIAS’ AT REYNOLDS PERFORMANCE HALL

By Andrew Tucker College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office One of the great stories of female empowerment and resilience, “Steel Magnolias” will come to the University of Central Arkansas's Reynolds Performance Hall on Feb.  22 at 7:30 p.m. The show is produced by L.A. Theatre Works, which has reimagined this timeless story about the enduring bonds of friendship in a new, radio-style … [Read more...]

INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF GRAND-BASSAM VICE PRESIDENT VISITS UCA

Samuel Koffi, vice president and chief operating officer at the International University of Grand-Bassam, Ivory Coast, visited the University of Central Arkansas Jan. 31 to Feb. 1 to meet with students from the Ivory Coast who are studying at UCA. With 59 students in the spring 2019 semester, the Ivory Coast ranks second in the number of international students enrolled at UCA. During his … [Read more...]