Crafton family honored for UCA gift

Table No. One, where the late Leo ?Hippo? Crafton and several of his long-time friends sat at the weekly noon meeting of the Conway Rotary Club, will get to share favorite stories and memories of Crafton fittingly from now on in the "Hippo" Crafton Room at the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center on the UCA Campus. That became official on Thursday when President Lu Hardin, Board Chairman Rush … [Read more...]

University Women offers activities for UCA women

UCA offers many wonderful organizations around campus for individuals of all backgrounds to participate in, including one that is dedicated solely to the women of UCA. University Women is a nonprofit campus organization that began more than 55 years ago with a purpose to give the women of UCA an opportunity to know each other and to work together for the good of the university. Dr. Nelle … [Read more...]

UCA announces performing arts season

The Legendary Temptations, featuring Otis Williams, will open UCA Public Appearances? 2003-2004 Season in Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on October 3. Tickets for all shows are on sale now. The toll-free box office number is 1-866-810-0012. On October 3, when the 2003 Temptations ? Otis Williams, Ron Tyson, Barrington, ?Beau? Henderson, Harry McGilberry, and Terry Weeks ? step away from … [Read more...]

UCA sees record freshmen enrollment

It is now official. The fall 2003 numbers for first-time entering freshmen at the University of Central Arkansas is the largest in the school?s history and the second largest in state history for public universities. UCA?s total of 2,430 first-time students pushed the overall enrollment to 9,518, just shy of the university?s record-setting enrollment of 9,567 in 1993. Comparatively speaking, … [Read more...]

John Gale, new University College director

The Division of Undergraduate Studies has welcomed a new member to their staff. Mr. John Gale, a UCA alumnus, is the new director of University College and a faculty member in the Department of Mass Communication and Theatre. He previously was the Director of the Crabaugh Communication Center at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville. Gale enjoyed his time and friendships at Tech but the … [Read more...]

Students benefit from health promotion partnership

The College of Health and Applied Sciences has partnered with the College Square?s Retirement Community to help promote healthy living in a senior?s life. The UCA Health Promotion program allows students to get hands-on training while seniors living at College Square benefit from free services. The program was first designed before College Square was even built. Former President Win Thompson … [Read more...]

Minnesota Supreme Court Justice to visit UCA

Alan C. Page, Minnesota?s first African-American Supreme Court Justice, will visit the campus of the University of Central Arkansas on Monday, Sept. 22. He will give a presentation titled, ?The Power of Mentoring? at 7 p.m. in the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall. Page will address topics such as the importance of youth, your power to shape their future, the key to education and … [Read more...]

Minnesota Supreme Court Justice to lecture at Reynolds

Former Minnesota Viking defensive front Alan C. Page will speak at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 22, in Reynolds Performance Hall. His appearance is sponsored by the UCA Office of Minority Services. Page and his teammates on the defensive front came to be known as the famed "Purple People Eaters" for their ferociousness in the NFL. Page, a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, is now a member … [Read more...]

Bear Backers celebrate Capital City Classic win

A record crowd was on hand Monday for the weekly Bearbackers luncheon in the Hall of Fame Room at Estes Stadium. At the event, head football coach Clint Conque had high praise for his unbeaten team that is ranked in the Top 15 in every poll in the nation. Most of the coach's comments were centered around the rain-soaked Capital City Classic where the Bears jumped out to a big 35-7 lead, then … [Read more...]

University Women to meet Thursday

University Women, an association of women of the University of Central Arkansas, will hold a welcome reception and business meeting at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 18 in the Mirror Room of McAlister Hall. University Women is a nonprofit organization that gives the women of UCA an opportunity to know each other and to work together for the good of the university. The group also provides book … [Read more...]