Spring Job Fair Set for March 6

Nearly 80 entities are expected at the 2013 Spring Job Fair at the University of Central Arkansas. The event is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on March 6, 2013. The Office of Career Services expects 78 businesses, schools, and corporations at the annual spring event. “Some of these companies will be signing up interview sessions with students for the very next day,” said Tiffany Johnson, Associate Dir … [Read more...]

Board of Trustees Meet February 22

CONWAY—The UCA Board of Trustees will meet in a regularly scheduled meeting at 10 a.m. Friday, February 22, 2013 in the Board of Trustees Conference Room in Wingo Hall. The meeting agenda can be found at this link: http://uca.edu/board/files/2013/02/022213agenda.pdf. Members of the Board of Trustees will have lunch at the President’s Home after the meeting. The Audit Committee will meet at 3 … [Read more...]

UCA Foundation, Inc. Awards Eight Faculty Grants

The University of Central Arkansas Foundation, Inc. awarded eight grants totaling more than $22,000 for fall 2012. The board increased the funding for faculty grants this fiscal year to $35,000 from unrestricted gifts to invest in creative projects that fit within the framework of the strategic goals and mission of the University in meeting educational needs. These grants are intended to … [Read more...]

Honors College Celebrates 30 Years with Lecture from Alum

The University of Central Arkansas Honors College presents author Brian Dirck on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 7 p.m. in the Farris Honors Hall Presentation Room in celebration of the 30-year anniversary of the Honors College. Dirck is a 1998 Honors College graduate of the University of Central Arkansas. He will be presenting a lecture entitled, “Abraham Lincoln: The White Man’s President” based … [Read more...]

Bear Facts Days Announced for Spring

CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas will host Bear Facts Days for prospective students on Saturday, February 16, 2013 and Saturday, March 9, 2013 beginning with registration from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Bear Facts Days provides an opportunity for prospective students and their families to tour the UCA campus; meet UCA professors and current students; attend information sessions on financial aid … [Read more...]

Jayme Millsap Stone to Receive National Honor

Dr. Jayme Stone, Director of Learning Communities and instructor of History, was recently selected as one of the top 10 First Year Student Advocates in the country by the National Resource Center for the First Year Experience and Students in Transition. Stone will be honored at the 32nd Annual Conference on the First Year Experience in Orlando, Florida on February 23, 2013. Stone’s l … [Read more...]

STEM Students Visit the Arkansas State Capitol

CONWAY—Over 90 undergraduate students from 14 Arkansas universities and colleges will present posters highlighting their original research in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Arkansas State Capitol Rotunda in Little Rock. As part of Arkansas STEM Posters at the State Capitol, students will present a total of 62 p … [Read more...]

UCA Approved for Doctor of Nursing Practice

CONWAY—The Arkansas Department of Higher Education Coordinating Board approved the Doctor of Nursing Practice at the University of Central Arkansas, effective Summer 2014. The decision came today, Friday, February 1, 2013. The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) is a 36-hour practice-focused program that will be offered as a post-master’s nursing degree. The coursework will be offered online, and s … [Read more...]

UCA Students Host Pizza Party and Game Day for Big Brothers Big Sisters

The Hughes Leadership Institute students will host a pizza party for 30 students in Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Central Arkansas, then take the students to the UCA Men’s Basketball Game on Saturday, January 26, 2013. The “littles” in Big Brothers Big Sisters will meet coaches and some players of the Bears team, as well as take pictures with Bruce D. Bear, the university mascot. The stude … [Read more...]

Instructor Receives Proclamation

Arkansas Sen. Jason Rapert will present a proclamation to University of Central Arkansas Professor Stephanie Vanderslice for 2012 Arkansas Professor of the Year award at 1 p.m. Friday, January 25, 2013 in the Board of Trusteens Room at Wingo Hall. Professor Vanderslice was presented with the award in November 2012, and it is sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education and t … [Read more...]