More Variety Added to Community Education

CONWAY, AR—New spring community education courses are being offered to the public through University of Central Arkansas’ Division of Outreach and Community Engagement. Thirteen classes have been added to the spring course offerings, which are scheduled to begin mid-February. “Community Education is more than reading, writing and arithmetic. It’s a cluster of courses designed to enrich the lives … [Read more...]

Acxiom/UCA Summer Camp Seeks Arkansas’ Brightest Students

Applications are currently being accepted from Arkansas’ brightest students for the 2013 Acxiom/UCA Information Technology Summer Camp. This highly competitive, grant-funded camp targets students entering grades 9-12 from across the state interested in learning more about the field of Information Technology. The camp will be held on the UCA campus from July 24 – 27, 2013. Students can expect to … [Read more...]

UCA Honors Veterans

Contact: Shaneil Ealy Office of Outreach and Community Engagement Brewer-Hegeman, Suite 102 201 Donaghey Avenue, Conway, AR 72035 Phone (501) 450-5275 sealy@uca.edu UCA HONORS VETERANS   CONWAY –  The University of Central Arkansas and City of Conway are hosting the 15th Annual Veterans Day Celebration on November 9, 2012 to honor and recognize local veterans. The free event wi … [Read more...]

Patterns in Presidential Elections Examined at History Symposium

The University of Central Arkansas’ History Department is hosting the 2012 History Symposium “Presidential Elections inHistory” on Oct. 12 from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. at the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center. The 2012 History Symposium: Presidential Elections in History is a conference for educators who teach social studies. Keynote speaker Dr. Allan Lichtman will lead the conference by examining the 1 … [Read more...]

UCA Receives Two Quality Awards by Governor

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Two departments within the University of Central Arkansas have been awarded the Governor Quality Challenge Award by the Arkansas Institute for Performance Excellence. The award honors groups in the state striving for performance excellence. The Division of Outreach and Community Engagement and the Community Development Institute-Central were presented the award by Governor Beebe at the 2012 … [Read more...]

UCA to Offer Free Lecture on Gender Roles

The College of Liberal Arts at the University of Central Arkansas continues the "Exploring Our World" series with a free public lecture on gender stereotypes in religion and popular culture. The lecture, Ain’t I A Man: If I Act Like A Woman and Think Like A Man? will be held Tuesday, Sept. 18 from 6-8 p.m. at the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center located on the UCA campus. A panel of faculty m … [Read more...]

Leadership Institute Set for June 15

District leaders as school improvement agents is the topic of this year's Summer Leadership Institute hosted by the College of Education at the University of Central Arkansas. The event takes place June 15 at the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center. "The Leadership Institute is noted for bringing high quality nationally renowned researchers, educational leaders, and policy-makers to Arkansas," … [Read more...]

STEM Institute Seeks Educators for STEM Core Team

The University of Central Arkansas STEM Institute is seeking 25 educators in grades 3-5 to join the STEM Core Team. This grant-funded, professional development training offers educators invaluable training and classroom materials in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The tenday training will offer grade-level appropriate resources and professional development … [Read more...]

“Exploring Our World” Series Announces Spring Lineup

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The College of Liberal Arts at the University of Central Arkansas continues the "Exploring Our World" series with three new Spring lectures. The series examines different topics, primarily from the humanities perspective. The ideas and topics, led by UCA faculty, come from different disciplines and are brought to light and viewed from different angles in discussions among participants. "The … [Read more...]

iPads Workshop Set for Feb. 10

Contact: Alaina Alexander Outreach & Community Engagement 501.450.5261 aalexander@uca.edu   Conway- The University of Central Arkansas and the Department of Outreach and Community Engagement are offering a free workshop for educators on using iPads in the Classoom. The workshop, iPads in the Classroom, invites educators of all grade and subject levels learn how the iPad can … [Read more...]