Conservation Society CEO named Distinguished Alumnus

UCA this Saturday will present its Distinguished Alumnus Award to Dr. Steven Sanderson, president and chief executive officer of the Wildlife Conservation Society. The award will be presented during the 10 a.m. commencement ceremony.Prior to his appointment in 2001, Sanderson was dean of Emory College, Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Emory University in Atlanta. Sanderson is the 23rd individual … [Read more...]

UCA Commencement to take place Saturday

UCA's Spring Commencement will take place this Saturday, May 3, and degrees will be conferred at three ceremonies.All ceremonies will be held at the Farris Health and Physical Education Center on the UCA campus, and both undergraduate and graduate degrees will be presented at each ceremony. 10 a.m. - College of Education, College of Liberal Arts, and College of Natural Sciences and … [Read more...]

UCA Board of Trustees to meet this Friday

The UCA Board of Trustees will hold a regularly scheduled meeting this Friday, May 2 at 2 p.m. in the Board of Trustees Conference Room in Wingo Hall on the UCA campus.The meeting agenda is available on the UCA website at this link: http://www.uca.edu/divisions/admin/board/documents/080502botagenda.pdf … [Read more...]

Groundbreaking this Friday for new UCA Business building

UCA President Lu Hardin, the UCA Board of Trustees and U.S. Rep. Vic Snyder on Friday, May 2 will participate in a groundbreaking ceremony for the new UCA College of Business building.The ceremony will take place at 1 p.m. at the building site, which is located in the parking lot on Donaghey Avenue south of Wingo Hall and north of the AETN headquarters. The public is invited to attend, and … [Read more...]

Cornell professor to present Burgess Lecture

Ronald R. Hoy, the David and Dorothy Merksamer Professor in Biology at Cornell University, tonight at 6:30 p.m. will present the third annual Burgess Lecture in the Doyne Health Sciences Auditorium at UCA. The title of Hoy's lecture is "Rhythm and Mode in the Acoustic Signals of Animals and Humans: Speculation on the Origins of Speech and Music." He will present several case studies of acoustic … [Read more...]

UCA Nature Reserve walk scheduled for Saturday

UCA's Jewel E. Moore Nature Reserve this Saturday will host "Spring into Action: A Walk in the Nature Reserve," featuring trail walks guided by UCA biologists.The reserve includes approximately two miles of interconnecting trails through woods, along streams, and through a five-acre virgin prairie that is a remnant of prairie that was mapped by surveys in 1819 (and noted by the naturalist Thomas … [Read more...]

UCA students forgo meal trays & conserve resources

UCA students recently participated in a two-week trial of conservation program called "Who Needs Trays" at the Christian Cafeteria on campus.By utilizing the cafeteria without using trays, the students: --Reduced water usage by 20 percent. --Saved 25,000 kw/hours of electricity. --Helped reduce the toxic chemical waste going into the water supply by 60 percent. --Helped reduce solid waste … [Read more...]

UCA faculty & staff news

Erica Hlebinsky, a communications supervisor with the UCA Police Department, recently received the Law Enforcement Hero award from the American Red Cross in Faulkner County for saving the life of a Conway man through her training as a dispatcher.Tom Oxner of UCA's Department of Accounting published an article entitled "How Dilutive is Diluted Earnings Per Share?" in the March/April 2008 issue of … [Read more...]

UCA Film Festival to take place tomorrow

The fourth annual UCA Film Festival will begin tomorrow at 5:30 p.m. in Stanley Russ Hall room 103 on the UCA campus. The festival, which is free to the public, is jointly sponsored by UCA's Department of Mass Communication and Theatre and the UCA Film Club, and it includes three categories: Music Video, Documentary and Narrative. "This year is looking to be one of the best years for our … [Read more...]

Clinton School dean to address UCA Honors College

The UCA Honors College today will host James L. … [Read more...]