NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATES

Masks are required as the campus is at red status.

UCA announces Schedler Honors Scholars and University Scholars for fall 2021

The University of Central Arkansas Honors College has selected 75 incoming first-year students as its newest class of Norbert O. Schedler Honors College Scholars and 30 incoming first-year students for its University Scholars Program. Chosen from more than 450 applicants, the entering Schedler Honors College Scholars and University Scholars classes of 2021 have an average high school GPA above … [Read more...]

Williamson selected as new Vice President for Student Affairs

Robin Williamson has been selected as the new vice president for Student Affairs at the University of Central Arkansas. She began this role on June 14. “Dr. Williamson has been a leader in the area of student affairs for many years. She not only brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to UCA, but she also espouses our student-first approach to everything we do,” said UCA President Houston Da … [Read more...]

UCA Board of Trustees Teleconference Meeting

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will have a teleconference meeting at 10 a.m., Thursday, June 24. To participate in the meeting, dial (855) 332-4181, and then use this access code: 4503173. A printable copy of the agenda may be found at http://www.uca.edu/botagenda … [Read more...]

UCA Economist Receives Award for COVID-19 Work

Jeremy Horpedahl, associate professor of economics at the University of Central Arkansas College of Business, has been recognized for his work to provide accurate coronavirus information and dispel misinformation during the COVID-19 pandemic. The award comes from the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, which announced its ten most recent winners across North America on Sunday. Horpedahl … [Read more...]

Amy Denton appointed to UCA Board of Trustees

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson recently appointed Amy Denton to the University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees.  Denton serves as director and CEO of Pediatrics Plus.  “On behalf of the entire UCA family, I’d like to welcome Ms. Denton to the Board of Trustees,” said UCA President Houston Davis. “We value her experience, leadership and commitment to the growth and vitality of this institu … [Read more...]

UCA Board of Trustees Announces May Meeting

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will hold its May meeting at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 27, in the Board of Trustees Conference Room. A printable copy of the agenda may be found at http://uca.edu/botagenda. The Audit and Finance Committee will meet in person at 1:30 p.m, prior to the board meeting, in Wingo 315.  Those wishing to attend the UCA Board of Trustees meeting via … [Read more...]

COVID-19 Update: Face Coverings and Other Topics

Update from President Houston Davis to students, faculty, and staff The Arkansas Department of Health has provided guidance in response to the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) removal of face covering requirements for fully vaccinated individuals except for certain high risk settings. As stated by CDC and echoed by ADH, being fully vaccinated provides substantial protection and far lower l … [Read more...]

UCA hosts Centering Equity Conference

The University of Central Arkansas will host its inaugural Centering Equity Conference on Thursday, May 13 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. via Zoom. This conference is free and open to the public. UCA President Houston Davis will welcome participants to the conference. Victoria Groves-Scott, dean of the College of Education, will provide opening remarks. “I believe that diversity is a necessary co … [Read more...]

UCA hosts exhibit, reception for ‘United: The Acorn Project’ at Capitol Rotunda

The University of Central Arkansas College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences will host an exhibit reception for “United: The Acorn Project” at the Arkansas State Capitol, second-floor rotunda, on Monday, May 17 at noon. This event is free and open to the public. Guests are asked to enter through the ground-level tunnel on the east side of the building. Masks and social distancing are req … [Read more...]

UCA SPRING COMMENCEMENT SET FOR MAY 7 AND 8

The University of Central Arkansas will hold spring commencement Friday, May 7, and Saturday, May 8, in the Farris Center on campus.  The times for the ceremonies are as follows: Graduate Ceremony Friday, May 7, 2021 7:30 p.m. Undergraduate Ceremonies Friday, May 7, 2021 5 p.m.—College of Education and College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Saturday, May 8, 2021 9 a.m.—College o … [Read more...]