Internationally-acclaimed pianist to visit UCA

Internationally-acclaimed pianist Kevin Kenner will give a recital at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 14, in the Snow Fine Arts Recital Hall on the UCA campus. The concert is free and open to the public. Kenner?s visit is a part of UCA?s Artists in Residence program coordinated by the College of Fine Arts and Communication and sponsored by the Department of Writing and Speech. While on campus, he will … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications

The following presentations, publications and accomplishments were submitted by UCA faculty and staff: Julia Winden-Fey, Undergraduate Studies, and Chris Charlton, Housing, will present "Live Well! Lead Well! in the Sophomore Year" on Nov. 7 in Costa Mesa, Calif., at the 12th National Conference on Students in Transition. Mike Allen, Donna Bowman, Phil Frana and Rick Scott, Honors College, … [Read more...]

Hopi artist and poet to speak next week

Michael Kabotie, a Hopi Artist and Poet, will present "The Journey of the Human Spirit: Hopi Myth and Art in the Modern Age" during X-period on Tuesday, Nov. 8, in Irby Hall, Room 215. He will also present ?The Journey of the Human Spirit: Hopi Mural Art and the Modern World,? at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9 in McAlister Hall Room 302 during the Honors College High Table.Kabotie was born on the … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications 10/28

The following presentations, publications and accomplishments were submitted by UCA faculty and staff: Reesa Robinson, Financial Aid Office, was designated ?Rookie of the Year? by the Arkansas Association of Financial Aid Professionals. This designation recognizes her as an up and coming leader in the financial aid community. Robinson has participated on the Early Awareness Committee for two … [Read more...]

UCA professor to present at presidential conference

University of Central Arkansas political science professor Dr. Gary D. Wekkin will present ?Was the Clinton Presidency a ?co-Presidency??: The Vice Presidency, the First Ladyship, and the Plural Presidency? during the 11th Presidential Conference, Nov. 10-12, at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY.The conference, ?William Jefferson Clinton: The ?New Democrat? From Hope,? will be hosted by the … [Read more...]

Public Appearances presents Hubbard Street 2

Six young dancers, age 19 to 25, will perform six contemporary dances on the Reynolds Performance Hall stage, Nov. 14-15, as UCA Public Appearances presents Hubbard Street 2, its third show of the 2005-06 Season. Hubbard Street 2 will perform at 7:30 p.m. both nights. Adult ticket prices range from $17 to $25. All student tickets are $5. The performances are not suitable for children under 6 … [Read more...]

UCA Unplugged XI set for Friday

The UCA Division of Student Services and Student Activities Board are sponsoring the 11th Annual UCA Unplugged Concert at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28, in the Student Center Ballroom. The concert will begin with a featured performance by New Orleans blues musician Owen Tufts along with Arkansas acoustic musician Buddy Case. Tufts, also known as Big Daddy 'O', has been playing blues, folk and rock … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications 10/21

The following presentations, publications and accomplishments were submitted by UCA faculty and staff: Dr. Ken Barnes, Department of History, recently received the Arkansiana Award for non-fiction by the Arkansas Library Association for his book titled, ?Journey of Hope: The Back to Africa Movement in Arkansas in the Late 1800s.? He was honored at a banquet on Oct. 2 held at the Double Tree Hotel … [Read more...]

Student organization to host fundraiser

The Student Council for Exceptional Children will be hosting a chili cook-off and silent auction from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 26 in Mashburn Hall Room 103. It is $5 for all you can eat. Drinks and desserts are provided. The silent auction will feature a golf bag, gas cards, a massage and more. The event is a fundraiser to help members of the organization attend a conference and to … [Read more...]

Counseling Center to offer depression screenings

The UCA Counseling Center will offer free depression screenings for all students, faculty and staff from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 25, in the Student Center Ballroom. In addition to screening, they will also be showing a short (20 min.) videotape on the symptoms of depression and bi-polar disorder. Faculty are invited to support this effort by offering extra credit to students who view … [Read more...]