Pinning Ceremony Honors New Teachers

The College of Education at the University of Central Arkansas will hold its fourth annual Pinning Ceremony on May 6 at the Reynolds Performance Hall on the UCA campus to honor candidates who are becoming teachers. Graduates from December 2009 and May 2010 will be honored along with Masters of Arts in Teaching candidates. Two hundred and sixty-six candidates are eligible to participate in the … [Read more...]

CLEAR Center to Lead Research

The Center for Cooperative Logistics Education, Advancement, and Research (CLEAR Center) has been asked to lead a research effort benchmarking the environmental supply chain sustainability best practices of Distribution Business Management Association's members. CLEAR Center will collaborate with the Association and faculty from Central Michigan University. DBMA is composed of a select, limited … [Read more...]

UCA Unveils Carol Adcock International House

The University of Central Arkansas unveiled the Carol Adcock International House at 360 Farris Rd. during a reception on Friday. After being called to the front of the room to help UCA President Allen Meadors unveil the new nameplate for the building, a surprised Adcock said she didn’t know what to say upon learning the building was being named in her honor. "I could not believe it," she said. " … [Read more...]

Sustainablity Focus of ACWHE Meeting

More than 130 women throughout the state gathered at UCA on April 23 to hear ways institutions of higher education can maintain sustainability during turbulent economic times.The discussion was a part of the spring meeting of the Arkansas Council for Women in Higher Education. The group represented 24 institutions and the Governor’s Office. Guest speakers shared information on creating fiscal s … [Read more...]

Centennial Bank Honors Founder, Chairman With Gift to UCA

Centennial Bank of Conway surprised founder and board chairman John W. Allison Tuesday evening at the annual shareholders meeting at the Peabody Hotel in Little Rock with an announcement that a $35,000 gift was made to the University of Central Arkansas in his honor. The check signified the completion of a $35,000 commitment to New Vision, New Century: The Centennial Campaign for UCA. Centennial … [Read more...]

UCA Athletics Receives Certification

The University of Central Arkansas Athletics Department has received notice that it has been fully certified by the NCAA Division I Committee on Athletics Certification, the next step in becoming a full Division I program. The certification process is carried out to ensure the integrity of an institution's athletic department and to assist institutions in improving their athletic departments. … [Read more...]

Program Aids English Language Learners

A pilot program at the Reading Success Center at the University of Central Arkansas is helping non-English speakers and their parents improve their literacy skills. "Sed De Saber," (Thirst for Learning), provides struggling readers with literacy instruction once a week at the Reading Success Center. While the children receive reading/literacy lessons from graduate students, their parents are … [Read more...]

UCA Receives $800,000 to Support PH.D Students

The University of Central Arkansas’ Department of Speech-Language Pathology has been awarded an $800,000 Leadership Personnel Grant to support five doctoral students through their four-year program for their Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders. The grant was authored by Robert Logan, Susan Moss-Logan, and Byron Ross, all on the UCA faculty in the Department of Speech-Language P … [Read more...]

ACWHE Hosts Spring Meeting April 23

The Arkansas Council for Women in Higher Education (ACWHE) is hosting its spring meeting on Friday, April 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center. The meeting is entitled "Higher Education on Shaky Ground: Creating Sustainability during Unstable Times." Guest speakers and topics are: • Dr. Jim Purcell, Director of ADHE, "Forecast of Higher Education in A … [Read more...]

Online Evaluations Available April 19

University of Central Arkansas students will be able to evaluate faculty beginning Monday, April 19. The online evaluations will be available until May 7. Students can access the evaluation surveys at myUCA portal by clicking on the "evals" icon. The online survey allows students more time to respond and provides greater anonymity than does the in-class survey. Also, the online evaluation … [Read more...]