UCA is planning to award students affected by the COVID-19 pandemic with funds awarded to the state by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
State appropriations, the pending status of the fall semester, grading, technology and the Student Health Center were among topics discussed at the UCA Faculty Senate meeting, which was held via Zoom on Tuesday, April 14, 2020.
Since UCA’s residence halls closed March 29, the demand at the UCA Student Health Center has dropped.
The coronavirus has brought student publications such as the UCA Scroll and UCA Vortex unforeseen challenges. These unique challenges that COVID-19 has left in front of these two organizations have led to solutions for the two publications, who plan to offer their final products at graduation.
Each year, the student media outlets at UCA enter pieces into Arkansas College Media Association’s College Media Awards contest. Though the original 2020 conference and awards luncheon scheduled to be held at Arkansas State University on April 3 was canceled due to the coronavirus, the resul…
International students are still adjusting to being back in their home countries after returning home during the coronavirus pandemic.
Since late January, United States leaders have been watching as coronavirus spreads across the nation. On March 11, Gov. Asa Hutchinson confirmed the state's first presumptive positive coronavirus case in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. In an attempt to slow the spread of the virus, universities acros…
Among the many areas around UCA affected by the coronavirus pandemic are bookstores serving UCA students. Usually places where students could pick up textbooks for the semester, the UCA Bookstore and Textbook Brokers have been forced to shut down to ensure the health and safety of both worke…
Students, parents and UCA alumni have voiced support for a petition to allow students a pass/fail option for the semester, but UCA President Houston Davis has decided to move forward with a letter-grading system.
With the threat of coronavirus leading to the closure of public schools and overflowing healthcare facilites, education interns and nursing students on clinical may have their opportunity to gain experience in their field hindered.
Conway Corporation Board of Directors and Lightsource BP met April 3 and agreed to develop a 132 MWdc solar energy project near Happy, Arkansas.
Amid the sweeping pandemic that is COVID-19, otherwise known as the coronavirus, delivery drivers across the nation have continued to process food orders for national delivery chains like Bite Squad, GrubHub, DoorDash, Postmates, etc. With thousands of people practicing social distancing and…
A local hotel owner in Conway has been helping students find a place to stay during the COVID-19 pandemic. Owner of Country Inn and Suites, Danny Patel, has been offering rooms at his hotel for discounted prices to students and community members who are being affected by the pandemic.
UCA extended its class drop deadline for a second time in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The deadline has changed from March 30 to April 15.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, many activities around campus have been changed, postponed, or canceled. While many students are still on campus, it seems as if most are moving back to the comfort of their permanent homes. This is the case for freshman treasurer of the UCA Feminist Union, Kate…
The Arkansas Chinese American Association (ACAA) and the UCA School of Nursing helped Conway Regional Health System with the recent shortage of supplies by making donations of surgical masks, gloves, gowns and N95 masks.
With UCA having to adjust over the coming months due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, UCA’s regularly scheduled intersession summer classes are being altered.
With classes being moved online, some universities have looked into changing their grading system for the rest of this semester.
UCA President Houston Davis released a statement March 17 expressing his disappointment that the usual commencement exercises on May 1 and May 2 are canceled.
In light of UCA shutting down the residence halls for the majority of students, COPA and the HPER have both had to readjust. Normally, these would be two of the areas students would use for recreation, but both are closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
On-campus jobs at UCA as well as off-campus have been affected by the recent outbreak of coronavirus in Arkansas.