The UCA community came together in remembrance of late student Rebekah Harpool during a candlelight vigil at the campus amphitheater on Sunday, Jan. 12 at 6 p.m. The vigil was orchestrated by the UCA choir, Wesley Foundation and the Schedler Honors College.
UCA sophomore Rebekah Harpool died late Thursday morning after being treated for head trauma at a hospital for injuries she suffered from being struck by a vehicle around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the parking lot east of the HPER Center on campus.
Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity is offically under probation until August 2020, as well as a social suspension until May 2020, for its role in an alleged hazing incident at its Greek house in the early morning hours of Sept. 26.
UCA SGA, in partnership with UCAPD and the Bear Essentials Food Pantry, collected 58.2 pounds of food during the campus’ first Food for Fines food drive the week of Nov. 22.
"Food for Fines" poster.
Food for Fines poster.
Stephanie Vanderslice, a professor and director of the Arkansas Writers MFA workshop, has officially begun serving as a director for the 2020 Association of Writers (AWP) board of directors as of Nov. 7. Vanderslice was elected as an AWP board director through unanimous voting in October.
UCA scholar-in-residence in the history department, Marcus Witcher, recently had his book, “Getting Right With Reagan: Conservatives and the Fortieth President,” published Nov. 29 and appeared on C-SPAN’s “Lectures in History” series.
SGA held their final meeting Dec. 2 and voted unanimously to allocate funds for two events and pass two resolutions.
SGA met Nov. 25 for brief committee reports and debate on the semester’s final Senate Bill.
UCA President Houston Davis discussed matters happening on campus and the plans in the works for the future at the Campus Talk in the College of Buisness auditorium during X-period Thursday, Nov. 21 .
On Wednesday, Nov. 20, the Student Government Association partnered with Campus Conservation Core to hold a Town Hall with UCA President Houston Davis alongside his cabinet to discuss sustainability efforts and other campus concerns.
UCA’s Feminist Union organized and hosted an open mic event titled “Feminism Isn’t A Dirty Word: A Poetry Slam” in the Student Center Amphitheater during X-period Nov. 15 to allow students to share their thoughts on topics like feminism, equality, human rights and advocacy.
People walk down Bruce Street at the University of Central Arkansas as Family Day gets underway on Saturday, Oct. 12. The tailgating was just part of the festivities for the day as people enjoyed themselves in the hours before the UCA vs McNeese State football game, which saw UCA win 40-31.
Three UCA professors were published in the International Journal of Psychological Studies on Nov. 6.
UCA recently installed a campus-wide streaming service that is available for all students on the UCA Wireless network. As of Nov. 1t, the Swank Media App is now available for students to watch movies on whenever they’re connected to UCA WiFi. Cable connections will no longer work without the…
Camille T. Dungy, a 2019 Guggenheim Fellowship recipient and author of numerous books of poetry as well as a book of essays, provided humorous and moving insight into her work during her presentation in the McCastlain Hall Ballroom on the evening of Nov. 8 as the keynote reader of The C.D. W…
Female writers gathered Nov. 8-9 to attend the C.D Wright Women’s Conference, an event hosted by UCA that focused on connecting and empowering women writers. The conference featured a panel discussion with keynote speakers like Eliza Borné, the editor of the Oxford American, and Erin Wood, t…
As a way to commemorate veterans for their service to the United States, the Veterans Day Celebration took place in UCA’s McCastlain ballroom on Thursday, Nov. 7, during X-period.