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Outstanding Education: All About Central Arkansas Public, Private Schools

by Metro Little Rock Staff 10/6/2017 12:04 am

From elementary to college, students in central Arkansas have a variety of choices for their education. Private and parochial schools are abundant, and three public school districts in the Little Rock area offer a rigorous curriculum.

SPONSORED: UCA Honors Alumni at Annual Night of Distinction

by Little Rock Soirée Staff 5/4/2017 6:53 am

Get to know the three alumni recognized at this year's University of Central Arkansas event.

Catching Up With Coach Charlie Strong

by Little Rock Soirée Staff 3/12/2017 10:16 pm

University of South Florida head football coach Charlie Strong will return to his alma mater UCA's seventh annual Night of Distinction in April, so we decided to learn more about the Arkansas native.

UCA Names Houston Davis As Next President

by Alexis Crowe 11/3/2016 9:26 am

The University of Central Arkansas selects Houston D. Davis as its 11th president.

Kris Allen, Barrett Baber and More Slated for UCA Music Event

by Little Rock Soirée Staff 8/28/2016 4:38 pm

Who says you can't go home and throw a giant concert with your talented friends?

UCA Night of Distinction

by Arvest Bank 7/1/2016 12:00 am

Dr. Linda Beene, James L. Neihouse and Pat Cantrell Otto were honored at the sixth annual Night of Distinction awards gala hosted by the University of Central Arkansas and held at the Arkansas Governor’s Mansion. Proceeds from the evening contribute to the UCA Foundation Scholarship Fund.

Arkansas Coding Academy Aims to Provide Affordable Tech Education

by Alexis Crowe 5/24/2016 9:22 am

A collaborative effort between the University of Central Arkansas, the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce and many area business partners, the Arkansas Coding Academy is designed to create a talent pipeline from the classroom to the workforce.

Court Accepts Law License Surrender of Ex-UCA Official

by Associated Press 3/3/2016 11:02 am

The state Supreme Court has accepted the surrendered law license of the former chief of staff for the University of Central Arkansas who was convicted on burglary charges for helping a student steal tests.

UCA Announces Speakers for TEDx Event

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/3/2016 2:18 pm

The University of Central Arkansas in Conway is hosting its first TED event on March 4, and announced its lineup of speakers that includes the executive director of the nonprofit Syrian Emergency Task Force.

UCA to Host Independent TED Event

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/22/2015 9:52 am

TEDxUniversityOfCentralArkansas will hold the fourth TEDx UCA Salon themed “Reinventing Liberal Arts Education” at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 at UCA Downtown, the new UCA venue located in downtown Conway at 1105 Oak St.

UCA Receives $215K for Nursing Program

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/21/2015 3:52 pm

The University of Central Arkansas Foundation, Inc. received $215,500 Monday from the Blakenship family to support the Nursing Simulation Lab in the Department of Nursing.

UCA Receives $3M from Highway and Transportation Department

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/27/2015 3:50 pm

University of Central Arkansas President Tom Courtway was presented with a $3 million check today.

Insurance Hall of Fame Announces Inaugural Inductees

by Alexis Crowe 8/17/2015 12:41 pm

The Arkansas Insurance Hall of Fame has announced its inaugural class of eight inductees. They will be honored at the inaugural ceremony on Oct. 15 on the UCA campus in Conway.

UCA College of Business Receives $3M for Supply Chain Program

by Alexis Crowe 6/19/2015 4:02 pm

The university will use the funds to endow a chaired faculty position to support and expand the supply-chain logistics management program beginning in the fall.

Brad Teague Joins Conway Corporation Board of Directions

by Alexis Crowe 6/16/2015 9:33 am

The Conway Corporation Board of Directors selected Brad Teague, the University of Central Arkansas athletic director, to serve a seven-year term with the board, which began on May 8, 2015.

UCA Hires New Admissions Director

by Alexis Crowe 6/5/2015 11:25 am

Courtney Mullen will serve as the new director of the Office of Admissions and Enrollment Services at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway. Mullen comes to UCA from Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, where she spent almost seven years in recruitment and admissions.

UCA Receives $400k to Restore McCastlain Hall

by Associated Press 5/18/2015 4:04 pm

The University of Central Arkansas is in line to receive a $400,000 grant that will be used to help restore and renovate McCastlain Hall.

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre Offers Something for Everyone - For a Limited Time!

by Justin Freeman 6/16/2014 8:00 am

Watch four different Shakespearean performances at three different locations this month during the Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre Festival in Conway. Get your tickets now!

Space Station Film Has Down-to-Earth Feel: Q&A With Director Michael Sutterfield

by Justin Freeman 6/6/2014 9:00 am

Who needs Sandra Bullock and George Clooney when you can have local Arkansans? After six years of production, the short film The Space Station will be shown at Market Street Cinema this weekend!

Trial Begins for Former UCA Official in Test Thefts

by Associated Press 3/10/2014 2:47 pm

A former University of Central Arkansas student says UCA's ex-chief of staff gave him campus master keys so he could steal tests from the offices of professors.