Provost to address faculty senate on Thursday

The UCA Faculty Senate has invited Provost Gabriel Esteban to speak to the senators and faculty during the faculty senate meeting next Thursday about the proposed new Office of Diversity and Affirmative Action. Senators said faculty had expressed questions or concerns about the proposed new office. Late last month, faculty senators met with groups of faculty across campus to learn about … [Read more...]

Ann Coulter, Michael Moore to lecture at Reynolds

The University of Central Arkansas and the UCA Honors College are proud to present two lectures on the eve of the national elections. Author and commentator Ann Coulter and filmmaker and author Michael Moore will present their views of the issues at hand and the candidates seeking office. Ann Coulter is speaking at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 29, and Michael Moore is speaking at 7 p.m., Sunday, … [Read more...]

Travel workshops available

The Travel Office will hold two travel workshops next week. Everyone who travels or works with travel is encouraged to attend. The first one will be at 2 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 20, and the second workshop will be during X-period (1:40 p.m. ? 2:30 p.m.) on Tuesday, Sept. 21. Both workshops will be in Ida Waldran Auditorium. The same information will be covered in each workshop so you only … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications

A weekly listing of submitted presentations and publications by UCA faculty and staff. Dr. Mary H. Mosley, College of Education, Mosley presided at the fall meeting and conference of the Arkansas State Communication Association held Sept. 10-11 in Little Rock. Mosley, who is president of the organization, also assisted with the session on sharing lesson plans presented by state speech … [Read more...]

McLauchlin Scholarship recipients honored

The Graduate School of the University of Central Arkansas recognized Angela Quattlebaum and Jamie Martin as the 2004-05 recipients of the Robert M. McLauchlin Graduate Scholarship on Thursday, Sept. 16. Angela Beth Quattlebaum is from Helena, Arkansas. This is the second year she has been awarded the McLauchlin Graduate Scholarship, and her second year as a graduate student pursuing a doctorate … [Read more...]

Hardin to speak at IBM meeting

University of Central Arkansas President Lu Hardin will speak at the national IBM CEO/CIO meeting in Chicago on Sept. 14. More than 300 chief executive officers and chief information officers from across the country will be in attendance. The topic for this year?s meeting is business transformation and wireless solutions. Hardin and IBM executive Scott Stainken will address the topic of … [Read more...]

UCA observes Sept. 11

The University of Central Arkansas campus community affirmed the American resolve to never forget the tragedy of Sept. 11, 2001, during an observance ceremony in front of Main Hall on Thursday. Jimmy Bryant, director of the UCA Archives, opened the ceremony by recounting his memories of that harrowing day. Bryant immediately began collecting media and public accounts of the tragedy. UCA … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications

A weekly listing of submitted presentations and publications by UCA faculty and staff. Kelly Hunt Lyon, University College, was named a member of the editorial board of the National Association for Developmental Education Digest. The NADE Digest is a new publication designed to showcase best practices in developmental education. … [Read more...]

UCA to hold Sept. 11 observance ceremony

The University of Central Arkansas will hold a Sept. 11 observance ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 9 at 2 p.m. in front of Main Hall. All faculty, staff and students are invited to attend. The speakers will be President Lu Hardin, Sen. Gilbert Baker, and Conway Police Chief Randall Aragon. In addition, letters reflecting on the tragedy that were written by students of St. Bartholomew School in … [Read more...]

Imax and NASA Cinematographer James Neilhouse to speak at UCA

James Neilhouse, IMAX and NASA cinematographer will be lecturing and presenting some of his film works at Reynolds Performance Hall at 7 p.m. on Sept. 16. ?An Evening with James Neilhouse? is co-sponsored with UCA?s Department of Mass Communications and Theatre and the College of Fine Arts and Communication on behalf of the Conway Christian School. The event is free and open to the … [Read more...]