UCA to celebrate GIS Day

The University of Central Arkansas will celebrate GIS Day on Wednesday, Nov. 17. Displays, videos and professionals employed in the geospatial technology industry will be on hand from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Technology Plaza (the site of the jumbo screen) to visit with students about potential careers in this field. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, GIS has been identified as one of the … [Read more...]

Honors High Table to highlight economic development in Tanzania

H.E. Andrew Mhando Daraja, Tanzania Ambassador to the United States, will present a lecture on economic development in Tanzania for the Honors College High Table at 3:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 17. Ambassador Daraja began his assignment as ambassador to the United States in July 2002 and accredited to Brazil, Mexico and Venezuela. Prior to his assignment to the U.S., he served as ambassador to … [Read more...]

High school students visit UCA for teaching conference

About 400 Arkansas high school students flooded the University of Central Arkansas campus on Thursday to take part in the fourth-annual Spark an Interest in Teaching Conference co-hosted by the College of Education and Teachers of Tomorrow. Students took part in several workshops organized to help promote teaching as a career choice and begin early preparations for that career. Provost … [Read more...]

Spark Interest in Teaching Conference on Thursday

Teachers of Tomorrow, in collaboration with the College of Education, will host the fourth annual Spark Interest in Teaching Conference on Thursday, Nov. 11, at Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center. This year more than 400 high school participants from across the state, along with public school personnel and UCA faulty and administration, will be in attendance. Welcome addresses will be … [Read more...]

Fall Career Fair

UCA Career Services will host the annual Fall Career Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 10, in the Student Center Ballroom. More than 70 employers have been invited from across the state to speak with students regarding job opportunities within their company. All students and alumni are invited to attend. … [Read more...]

UCA to hold Veteran's Day ceremony

The University of Central Arkansas will hold a Veteran?s Day ceremony at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 11, at the flagpole in front of Main Hall. Maj. Gen. Don C. Morrow, adjutant general of the Arkansas National Guard, will give a keynote address. City and county officials will also be in attendance. The ceremony is open to the public. … [Read more...]

UCA Public Appearances presents "Victoria"

"Victoria," a play about aging, premiers at UCA's Reynolds Performance Hall, Nov. 14-16. UCA Public Appearances presents the Arkansas premiere of a new comedy-drama about aging, Victoria, created and performed by Montreal actress/dancer Dulcinea Langfelder. Performances are scheduled in Reynolds Performance Hall at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 14, and 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 16. The 11 … [Read more...]

Student nominees sough for Jack Kent Cooke scholarship

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has announced its fourth annual Jack Kent Cooke Foundation graduate scholarship competition. The Foundation will award 45 to 50 scholarships to outstanding students to begin graduate studies in fall 2005. UCA is eligible to nominate two graduating seniors or recent alumni (graduated in May 2000 or after) who are planning to enter graduate studies in fall 2005. … [Read more...]

UCA to observe national non-traditional student week

National non-traditional student week is Nov. 8-12. The Univerity of Central Arkansas Career Services Office is sponsoring several events next week in honor of UCA's non-traditional students. Non-traditional students are no longer defined as just 25 and older students. They are any student that is attending college non-traditionally (i.e. commuters and transfer students; married students; … [Read more...]

Volunteers needed for staff senate fund-rasier

The UCA Staff Senate needs volunteers for it's biggest fund-raiser of the year. Volunteers are needed to work as ushers at several basketball games throughout the season. Your help is needed for the following games: Nov. 15, men's game with Midwestern State; one usher is needed; arrive at 6 p.m. Nov. 19, men's game with West Texas A and M; one usher is needed; arrive at 6 p.m. Nov. 23, … [Read more...]