UCA announces fall 2023 Presidential Scholars and Dean’s List

The University of Central Arkansas has announced the Presidential Scholars and Dean’s List for fall 2023. Recognition as a Presidential Scholar or Dean’s List scholar is based on grades earned during each semester of the regular academic year. Eligibility on the Dean’s List requires at least a 3.5 GPA with a minimum course load of 12 credit hours. Students must achieve a 4.0 GPA with a minimum … [Read more...]

Youth leadership program now accepting applications

The Conway Area Youth Leadership Institute (CAYLI) is accepting applications for the 2024-2025 school year starting Feb. 1. Applications are available online at uca.edu/outreach/youthleadership.  Faulkner County students currently in 10th and 11th grades are eligible to apply. The application deadline is Thursday, Feb. 29. Founded in 1995, CAYLI is designed to develop leadership potential, … [Read more...]

Kelley Erstine Named New UCA Board of Trustees Member

Arkansas Gov. Sarah Sanders recently appointed Kelley Erstine to the University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees.  Erstine, a native of Sheridan, Arkansas, is a 1979 graduate of UCA with a degree in journalism. Erstine currently serves as CEO of the Independent Insurance Agents of Arkansas, a professional trade association of independent agents. Prior to his current role, Erstine has … [Read more...]

Jazz at Lincoln Center presents ‘Sing and Swing’ at Reynolds Performance Hall

The University of Central Arkansas Reynolds Performance Hall will present “Sing and Swing,” a Jazz at Lincoln Center Presents production on Wednesday, Feb. 7, at 7:30 p.m. For over three decades, Jazz at Lincoln Center has been a leading advocate for jazz, culture and arts education globally.  Under the direction of Wynton Marsalis, Jazz at Lincoln Center has brought the art form of jazz from … [Read more...]

UCA celebrates ‘Arkansongs’ 25th anniversary

The University of Central Arkansas Public Appearances will host “Arkansongs” in celebration of 25 years of broadcasting on Sunday, Feb. 18, at the Windgate Center for Fine and Performing Arts. The main event will start at 3 p.m., but visitors are also invited to an exhibit in the Windgate Gallery starting at 2 p.m.  Culled from the UCA Archives and the Old State House Museum, the exhibition … [Read more...]

‘Batman in Concert’ headed to Reynolds Performance Hall

The University of Central Arkansas Reynolds Performance Hall presents “Batman in Concert” with the Conway Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, Feb. 3, at 7:30 p.m. “DC in Concert” is a new, groundbreaking film concert series that allows DC and music fans alike to experience amazing films in a whole new way on a larger-than-life screen with the music played live by an orchestra. Watch the full-length … [Read more...]

Delayed start for Monday, January 22, 2024

After monitoring the weather throughout the night and the current conditions of our roadways on campus and in the region, all academic classes that begin at noon (12 p.m.) and later will be held as normal. Classes that begin before 12 p.m. will not be in session synchronously but students should be watching for emails from their instructors with information regarding other asynchronous work and … [Read more...]

Baum Gallery presents new show for spring 2024

UCA hosts  Arkansas Faculty Invitational The Baum Gallery at the University of Central Arkansas will host a new exhibition “Arkansas Faculty Invitational,” from Jan. 25 to March 15, 2024. This exhibition is curated by Brian Young, Baum Gallery director, in consultation with UCA art faculty. Young said, “While I feel it important to showcase the work of UCA faculty, this exhibition has a … [Read more...]

Inclement Weather Update for Thursday, January 18, 2024

Due to the lingering impacts of inclement weather, UCA’s remote instruction plan will remain in place for Thursday, January 18. While many main roads have returned to normal or are clearing, there are still many secondary routes that remain hazardous and provide challenges to commuters. Faculty will continue to communicate with students regarding course activities, assignments, and adjustments to … [Read more...]

‘The Greatest Love of All: A Tribute to Whitney Houston’ coming to Reynolds Performance Hall

The University of Central Arkansas Reynolds Performance Hall presents “The Greatest Love of All:  A Tribute to Whitney Houston,” starring Belinda Davids, on Thursday, January 25, at 7:30 pm.   A RiSA chart-topping artist in her home country of South Africa, Davids has performed alongside the likes of Keri Hilson, Keyshia Cole and Monica. With the accompaniment of a five-piece live band, two … [Read more...]