NAACP scholarship applications available

The Faulkner County Branch of the NAACP is accepting applications its 1st Annual Education Scholarship. This scholarship is intended to provide financial assistance to those who have successfully completed high school and who plan to continue or are continuing their education in an institution of higher learning. The $500 scholarship is awarded once a year to qualified applicants. Scholarship … [Read more...]

Cirque Eloize Benefits tickets available now

Tickets to the Cirque Eloize production ?RAIN? are now available. The performance is a part of the Benefits Series, making two tickets available free to all UCA students, faculty, staff retirees and College Square residents. Cirque Eloize will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 14 and 15 at Reynolds Performance Hall. Reynolds Box Office hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Faculty and … [Read more...]

Outstanding Student applications available

This year's Academic Honors Convocation will be at 2 p.m., Sunday, April 23 in Reynolds Performance Hall. President Hardin, Provost Esteban, college deans, and departmental chairs will recognize superior academic achievement including the 2005 Outstanding University Students.The deadline for seniors to submit an application for Outstanding University Student recognition is Feb. 17. Application … [Read more...]

UCA dance team earns national award

The UCA dance team competed in their first national competition Jan. 13-17 in Orlando, and brought home a trophy for 7th in the nation. The Honey Bears were the only Arkansas team to compete in Universal Dance Association/Universal Cheer Association College National Championship. The team took two routines, one jazz and one hip-hop. They made it to semi-finals in the jazz routine and finals in … [Read more...]

Scroll portraits this week

Portraits for the 2006 Scroll yearbook will be taken from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Jan. 23-27 in Student Center 214A. Please bring a UCA ID. For more information, call (501) 450-5599 or e-mail … [Read more...]

Honors High Table to explore Tai Chi

The Honors College High Table for Wednesday, Jan. 25 will be "Tai Chi: What It Is and What It Ain't.? The High Table will begin at 3 p.m. in the Honors College Forum, McAlister Hall, Room 302.Taijiquan (a.k.a. 'tai chi') is a Chinese exercise for health, meditation, and self defense. Adam Frank, an anthropologist and long-time practitioner of taijiquan, will demonstrate the art and will talk … [Read more...]

Memphis rock band LUCERO in concert at UCA

Memphis rock band LUCERO returns to UCA for the third time at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9 at Reynolds Performance Hall. Doors open at 7 p.m. Acoustic musician Adam Hambrick, and his band, will open the show.The four-piece band LUCERO is touring Arkansas in support of their latest CD, ?Nobody?s Darlings,? and their new DVD/documentary, ?Dreaming In America.? The concert is being sponsored by … [Read more...]

Youth theatre registering for spring classes

The Youth Theatre of Central Arkansas is still registering participants for its upcoming acting classes for students in grades 3-12. The Youth Theatre is a 15-year old program sponsored by UCA Theatre and the UCA Theatre Foundation. This unique program offers participants a professional educational experience in theatre which allows each student to explore his or her own creative talents. … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications 1/20

The following presentations, publications and accomplishments were submitted by UCA faculty and staff:Tina A. Mankey, Department of Occupational Therapy, completed in December an Ed.D. degree in higher education with emphasis in curriculum development at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Her dissertation research was titled, ?Occupational Therapy Educators' Involvement with College … [Read more...]

Oxford American wins national award

The Oxford American magazine has won the coveted Utne Reader Independent Press National Award for Best Writing. In its designation, the Utne editors note: "This collector closes shop and, like a phoenix from the ashes, rises again with surprising regularity ? and thank goodness. The cultural coverage sharpens with each rebirth, and the impeccable prose continues to shed light on the anomalies of … [Read more...]