The University of Central Arkansas hosted its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast Jan. 17 in the Student Center Ballroom. This year’s theme, “The Dream: Vision Beyond 20/20,” focused on the legacy of Dr. King as well as the direction of racial justice in the current day.
The Conductor, a partnership between UCA and Startup Junkie to help spread entrepreneurship throughout Central Arkansas, held their monthly Game Changer event on Thursday night, Jan. 16, at Downtown UCA with the
Dr. M. Shelly Conner is a professor of creative writing at UCA and author of the upcoming novel “everyman,” set to be released in spring 2021. Conner’s writings are often rooted in her identity as a black queer woman.
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.
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…
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.
The UCA Feminist Union and UCA Creative Writing Program have teamed up to host a poetry slam Nov. 14.
Brian Buford, the director of employee development and success at the University of Louisville presented to UCA students during X-period Oct. 31 in Ida Waldran about how UCA can become a more inclusive community.
Audience chairs sat in a circle in the Bridges Larson Theatre in the Snow Fine Arts Center as people trickled into a dimly-lighted auditorium to watch UCA Theatre’s production of Shakespeare’s “Richard III.”
Musical artist Shanice Green graced the student center food court Oct. 31 during x-period with a collection of original songs, as well as classics known by the masses.
Senior Mark Cavender isn’t your average student. But then again, his story isn’t your average college journey story. At age 56, he is a first-year nursing student on campus with a backstory not many know about.
The Japanese Club at UCA hosted a Japanese cooking course on Thursday, Sept. 26 in the Culinary Lab of McAlister Hall.
UCA students and faculty gathered to participate in the Global Climate Strike Sept. 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Senior psychology major Elsa Dickson is a passionate and a natural leader who serves as a prominent member of the UCA and Conway community. On campus, she currently serves on the executive board of both Psych Society and Alpha Sigma Alpha. In the past, she has served as the public relations …
UCA’s media outlets and publications showed up and showed out in this year’s Arkansas College Media Association competition.
Award-winning author and professor of black horror and afrofuturism, Tananarive Due, visited the UCA campus last week spending a total of two days sharing her expertise with students and staff.
Booths and students were scattered throughout the Student Center Ballroom from 1-3 p.m. Sept. 3 to learn about what volunteer opportunities UCA and the Conway community has to offer at the annual Volunteer Fair.