СӰԺ Aviation Academy Ready to Take Flight

СӰԺ, City of Conway Partner to Deliver New Flight Training Program The СӰԺ, in partnership with the city of Conway and Conway Regional Airport, will start the new СӰԺ Aviation Academy that will result in private and commercial aviation training, ratings and licensure in spring 2024.  The programs will start in March 2024 and be operated by the СӰԺ Division of … [Read more...]

Bear Essentials food pantry aims for no hungry Bears

According to a recent study by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Arkansas has the nation’s highest rate of food insecurity. To help tackle that issue on campus, the СӰԺ offers the Bear Essentials Food Pantry. "Since 2014, the goal of the Bear Essentials Food Pantry has been to combat food insecurity among the СӰԺ community," said Wendy Holbrook, the СӰԺ assistant vice … [Read more...]

Lee Rocker of the Stray Cats to perform in Conway

The СӰԺ Reynolds Performance Hall presents Grammy-nominated musician and bass player hall of famer Lee Rocker at the Windgate Center for Fine and Performing Arts on Friday, Dec. 8 at 7:30 pm.  Rocker made his mark singing, playing, standing on, spinning and rocking his giant upright bass as a founding member, along with Brian Setzer and Slim Jim Phantom, of the … [Read more...]

СӰԺ selected for $30 million USDE funding

First Arkansas university to receive GEAR UP state grant The СӰԺ has been selected to receive $30 million in funding through the U.S. Department of Education’s Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP).  This is the first statewide GEAR UP award for Arkansas. СӰԺ will facilitate the seven-year, $30 million grant award. “СӰԺ is pro … [Read more...]

Allyson Dombey visits СӰԺ as artist-in-residence

By: Thomas Staab Office of Media Relations The СӰԺ will host creative artist, Allyson Dombey, as an artist-in-residence from Thursday, Nov. 16, to Friday, Nov. 17.  Dombey will hold a public art display and reception in the Windgate Center for Fine and Performing Arts lobby on Friday, Nov. 17, from 5:30-7 p.m. Dombey serves as the CEO of Dombey Design, a … [Read more...]

СӰԺ’s Women’s Leadership Network announces 2024 Leadership Academy Cohort

The Women’s Leadership Network at the СӰԺ has announced its 2024 cohort for the Women's Leadership Academy, a transformative program designed to encourage service through leadership.  A luncheon to announce the new class is Monday, Nov. 13, at Rogue Roundabout in Conway from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Contributions from this event will go toward programming for WLA. The W … [Read more...]

СӰԺ celebrates the SCA Class of 1973

As part of its 2023 Homecoming festivities, the СӰԺ Alumni Association celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Class of 1973 by inducting members into the prestigious Half-Century Club. The Half-Century Club is a Homecoming tradition that honors alumni who graduated from СӰԺ at least 50 years ago. Held Saturday, October 28, the event featured a brunch for inductees as well as remarks from СӰԺ … [Read more...]

СӰԺ Board of Trustees to attend November 2023 work session

Members of the СӰԺ Board of Trustees will meet for a work session from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, at the President’s Home. Lunch will be provided to Board of Trustees members. The board will have no action agenda. … [Read more...]

C.D. Wright Women Writers Conference visits СӰԺ

By: Thomas Staab Office of Media Relations The СӰԺ’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences will host the C.D. Wright Women Writers Conference on Friday, Nov. 3, through Saturday, Nov. 4. The C.D. Wright Women Writers Conference was established in 2017 to honor C.D. Wright, a native of Arkansas and an internationally renowned poet. Women writers of all l … [Read more...]

СӰԺ earns accolades at recent ArSAA fall meeting

СӰԺ staff received awards from and were elected to the Arkansas Student Affairs Association (ArSAA) during the organization's fall gathering on Friday, Oct. 27.  The following initiative and individuals received awards:  Veneta Fricks, associate dean of students — Mossie J. Richmond, Jr. Outstanding Leadership Award Sharon Brown, residence life coo … [Read more...]