Faculty Grants 8/18

The following faculty and staff have recently received grant funding: The Department of Computer Science receives continuous support from Acxiom Corporation. A grant for $105,000 covers the time period from July 2006 to June 30, 2009. Dr. Chenyi Hu, chair of the department, expressed his appreciation to Acxiom for the trust on behalf of the department. This additional resource will help the … [Read more...]

United Nations Day luncheon planned

Ambassador Pierre-Richard Prosper, former U.S. ambassador-at-large for war crimes issues, U.S. Department of State will give the keynote address at the United Nations Day luncheon at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 27 in the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center. Faculty, staff, and students invited to participate. Please RSVP to Dr. Mark Mullenbach at markm@uca.edu by Monday, Oct. 23rd. The luncheon is … [Read more...]

Ronan Tynan to perform Nov. 2

Noted Irish tenor Ronan Tynan brings his band to UCA?s Reynolds Performance Hall for one performance only on Thursday, November 2 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are available by calling UCA Ticket Central toll free at 1-866-810-0012. Conway residents should call (501) 450-3265. Tickets are available online at www.uca.edu/publicappearances.Tickets prices range from $12 for students 12 years old and … [Read more...]

Health career fair planned

UCA Career Services/Cooperative Education and the Student Government Association will host a Health Career Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 25, in the Student Center Ballroom. Businesses will be interviewing for health positions in nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech-language pathology, kinesiology, family and consumer sciences. … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre to present award-winning play

UCA Theatre will present the award-winning play, Stop Kiss, by Diana Son, on Oct. 26, 27 and Nov. 1, 2, 3 at 7:30 p.m. on Centre Stage of the Snow Fine Arts Center. The play tells the story of two women who form an awkward friendship which suddenly, and unexpectedly, swerves in another direction. The script explores society?s views on diversity, intolerance and acceptance in a moving portrayal … [Read more...]

Two receive McLauchlin Graduate Scholarships

Courtney Powell and Michael Schoultz have been named recipients of the Robert W. McLauchlin Graduate Scholarship for the fall semester at the University of Central Arkansas. Announcement of their selection came at a recent ceremony held in Wingo Hall on the campus.Powell has been a Speech-Pathology student and graduate assistant at UCA since graduating cum laude with her undergraduate degree from … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications 10/9

The following presentations and publications were recently made by UCA faculty:Victor Puelo, Department of Economics, Finance and Insurance & Risk Management, has been authorized by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards to use their certified financial planner marks in accordance with CFP Board certification and renewal requirements. John Watt, Department of Marketing and … [Read more...]

Scholarship available for native speakers of French

This spring, the Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures will offer a Presidential Scholarship to a native speaker of French. All native French speakers on campus are invited to apply to work in the language lab and departmental office. Applicants must be full-time students and will be expected to work 15 hours per week. Deadline for applications is October 27, 2006. Call … [Read more...]

Ballet Folklorico Brings Mexico?s Cultural Dances to UCA Stage

Although she died in 2000, Ballet Folklorico?s founding artistic director Amalia Hernandez continued to research Mexico?s many native cultures and create new folkloric dances right up until her death. She left the company in the competent hands of her daughter, Norma Lopez Hernandez, who, along with her son, has kept a full company in residence at the Palacios de Bellas Artes in Mexico City, with … [Read more...]

French folk singer Eric Vincent to perform at UCA

French folk singer Eric Vincent will present two concerts at UCA during his 2006 tour. The performances will be at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m., Oct. 26, in Reynolds Performance Hall. The concerts are free and opent to the public. No tickets required. High school and university French teachers are invited to bring their students. Parking for buses is available. Teachers wishing to bring a group of … [Read more...]