BT╠ý╠├Celebrates First-Year Success of BEAR Life Program

The University of Central Arkansas has announced the successful completion of the first year of the BEAR Life program. This grant-funded initiative has made significant strides in supporting and empowering students, culminating in notable achievements throughout its inaugural year. The BEAR Life program, designed to foster academic excellence and personal development, welcomed 80 students in … [Read more...]

BT╠ý╠├Expanding Engagement to NWA

Gatling selected for new role The University of Central Arkansas is expanding its reach with a familiar face to Northwest Arkansas. Paul Gatling has been selected as the Senior Director of Northwest Arkansas Engagement and will be responsible for strengthening relationships with alumni and business partners as well as sharing UCAÔÇÖs story. ÔÇťBT╠ý╠├recognizes that Northwest Arkansas is an economic … [Read more...]

BT╠ý╠├Summer Theatre presents inaugural season with ÔÇśYouÔÇÖre a Good Man Charlie Brown’

Show to preview┬áat Faulkner County Library The University of Central Arkansas Summer Theatre, the new professional theatre at UCA, will open ÔÇťYouÔÇÖre a Good Man Charlie Brown,ÔÇŁ on Friday, June 21, in the James M. Bridges Black Box Theatre in the Windgate Center for the Fine and Performing Arts.┬á This summer marks the inaugural year of BT╠ý╠├Summer Theatre.┬á Performance dates are June 21, 22, … [Read more...]

BT╠ý╠├History to Host Chronicling America Mini-Camp for NHD Competitors

The University of Central Arkansas Department of History, in partnership with the Arkansas State Archives' National Digital Newspaper Program Advisory Committee, is hosting a live, interactive mini-camp on using historical newspapers to build strong and innovative National History Day projects. The event will take place on Tuesday, June 18, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Participants will … [Read more...]

BT╠ý╠├students, alums compete in 2024 Miss Arkansas┬á

By: Kyra Waller Office of Media Relations University of Central Arkansas students and alumnae will be among 45 contestants competing for the 2024 Miss Arkansas title this week.┬á BT╠ý╠├students Ana Brandon of Conway, Kennedy Holland of Greenwood, Tori Lane Kiser of Cabot and Jada Simpson of Maumelle and BT╠ý╠├alumnae Kassidy Bell of Green Forest and Mattison Gafner of Conway will carry the BT╠ý╠├… [Read more...]

BT╠ý╠├earns 2024-2025 Military Friendly┬« School designation

The University of Central Arkansas recently announced that it has earned the 2024-2025 Military Friendly┬« School designation with a gold status. Institutions earning the Military Friendly┬« School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. More than 1,800 schools participated in the 2024-2025 survey with 537 earning special awards for going … [Read more...]

BT╠ý╠├establishes College of Science and Engineering┬á

Also receives┬á ABET accreditation for engineering physics program The University of Central Arkansas has announced the establishment of the College of Science and Engineering.┬á The announcement was made during TuesdayÔÇÖs Board of Trustees meeting.┬á The college has also renamed one of its seven departments from the Department of Physics and Astronomy to the Department of Physics, … [Read more...]

BT╠ý╠├announces May 2024 Board of Trustees meeting

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will hold its May meeting at 10 a.m., Tuesday, May 21, in the Board of Trustees Conference Room in Wingo Hall. Those wishing to view the meeting virtually may do so using this link. A printable copy of the agenda may be found here. The Audit and Finance Committee will meet at 9 a.m., prior to the board meeting, in Wingo Hall, room 315. … [Read more...]

BT╠ý╠├Public Appearances announces 2024-25 season

University of Central Arkansas Public Appearances has announced its new season of performances including Broadway hits ÔÇťPretty Woman: The MusicalÔÇŁ and ÔÇťShrek the Musical,ÔÇŁ family-friendly shows such as ÔÇťStompÔÇŁ and ÔÇťGhostbusters in ConcertÔÇŁ with the Conway Symphony Orchestra, and award-winning musicians including the Indigo Girls, Vitamin String Quartet, Larry Fleet, Straight No Chaser and many … [Read more...]

Ulupinar receives FBI award

FBI Director Christopher Wray presented Mehmet Ulupinar with the FBI DirectorÔÇÖs Community Leadership Award (DCLA) for his service to the citizens of Little Rock through his work as president of the board for the Arkansas Culture and Dialog Center (ACDC). The award was presented during a ceremony held at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. in April. Ulupinar is an international admission … [Read more...]