Statement from President Houston Davis on Conway Police Dept. incident and update on 188体育官方网站’s social justice initiatives

Dear 188体育官方网站 Students, Faculty, and Staff: I came to you in May, following the death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, to express my disgust for the atrocities of racism and police brutality, and the broken system that allowed Floyd’s horrific murder and the deaths and abuse of many other people of color all across the country. I come to you today to address the pain and outrage that emanates from yet … [Read more...]

PSI CHI SELECTED AS MODEL CHAPTER FOR 13 CONSECUTIVE YEARS

The University of Central Arkansas chapter of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology, has been designated as a Psi Chi Model Chapter for 2019-20. This is the 13th consecutive year the chapter has earned this distinction. The 188体育官方网站 Psi Chi Chapter was one of 23 chapters selected from a worldwide pool of more than 1,180 chapters to achieve the Model Chapter status this year. In … [Read more...]

COUNTDOWN TO FALL SEMESTER: JULY 23, 2020

Update regarding COVID-19 from President Houston Davis to students, faculty, and staff Whether you are a new or returning 188体育官方网站 student, in just one month, you will begin a fall semester unlike any other in recent memory. As we prepare for an academic year in which many adjustments and accommodations will be made due to COVID-19, I would like to share some important details about our plan and … [Read more...]

188体育官方网站 BOARD OF TRUSTEES VOTES TO RENAME CHEMISTRY BUILDING TO MANION HALL

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees unanimously voted to rename Laney-Manion Hall to Manion Hall during their July 23 meeting.  Built in 1994, Laney-Manion Hall is the current home of the Department of Chemistry. The building was constructed on the site of the original Laney Hall, named after Gov. Benjamin T. Laney. The new building continued to be identified as Laney Hall … [Read more...]

Conway Regional Health System, Central Baptist College, Hendrix College and the University of Central Arkansas Announce COVID-19 Partnership

Conway Regional Health System, along with Central Baptist College, Hendrix College, and the University of Central Arkansas, announce a partnership for testing and health services related to COVID-19. Conway Regional Health System and Conway’s three institutions of higher education have been collaborating for several weeks to implement protocols and practices to help ensure the health and safety … [Read more...]

PROFESSOR PENS ESSAY FOR NEW YORK TIMES

An essay written by Paige Reynolds, professor of English, appeared in “Modern Love,” a regular column of the New York Times. The column ran July 12. “A Glimpse Into My Son’s Magnificent Mind” is the title of the essay and can also be found online. Reynolds said the essay is a “kind of love story about mothering my son, who has autism.” She wrote the piece to explore and express her own … [Read more...]

STANSEL FEATURED IN CASE PUBLICATION

Jon-Stephen Stansel, digital and social media specialist at the University of Central Arkansas, was recently featured in a Currents magazine article on social media crisis communication in higher education. Currents is the magazine of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), a global nonprofit association serving educational institutions and the advancement professionals who … [Read more...]

188体育官方网站 ANNOUNCES 2019-20 OUTSTANDING STUDENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY

The University of Central Arkansas has announced its President’s Medallion recipients for the 2019-20 academic year. This annual award honors undergraduate students from each academic college as Outstanding Students of the University for their commitment to academic excellence and experiential learning. Students awarded for the 2019-20 academic year were Kevin Joshua Knox, College of Business; … [Read more...]

188体育官方网站 STUDENT CHOSEN AS DIRECTOR OF ACN COALITION

Ashlyn Sander has been selected as director of the Arkansas Collegiate Network, effective June 28, 2020. The Arkansas Collegiate Network (ACN) is Arkansas’ official collegiate coalition committed to addressing substance misuse at every institution of higher education in Arkansas. As ACN director, Sander will lead the coalition in its efforts to bring awareness to students at each institution … [Read more...]

188体育官方网站 2020 SERVICE-LEARNING AWARDS HONOR STUDENTS, FACULTY AND NONPROFITS

The University of Central Arkansas Service-Learning Program has announced the recipients of the annual Service-Learning Awards. These awards honor students, faculty and nonprofit community partners for outstanding contributions to service-learning projects and partnerships. 188体育官方网站 students Grace Zimmerman received the Spirit of Humanity Award and John Singel received the Exceptional … [Read more...]