Rick Scott Honored with Faculty Study Abroad Award


On Tuesday, April 25, 2017, UCA faculty and staff gathered with graduating seniors who had studied abroad during their time at UCA. President Houston Davis and Provost Steve Runge shared remarks and Provost Runge announced that the Office of Study Abroad had introduced a new award to recognize faculty who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to study abroad.

The inaugural recipient of the award was Dr. Rick Scott, Dean of the Schedler Honors College. During his 34-year career with UCA, Rick has lead Study Abroad trips to Africa and is leading a trip this summer to London and Liverpool. Dr. Scott has shown a tremendousĀ dedication to increasing opportunities for students to study abroadĀ and has worked tirelessly to raise funds for the Honors College Travel Abroad Grant (TAG) program, a program that has supported nearly 1,300 Study Abroad opportunities since its founding in 1993.