Youth Theatre of Central Arkansas registering for spring classes

The Youth Theatre of Central Arkansas is registering participants for a unique one-day acting workshop titled ?Shakespeare in Pajamas.? The workshop is for students in grades 7-12 and will be held Saturday, Jan. 14 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the Studio Theatre of the Snow Fine Arts Center on the campus of UCA. In a relaxed atmosphere, participants get to spend the day in their pajamas and find out … [Read more...]

UCA to present Amahl & the Night Visitors

In 1951, the fledgling National Broadcasting Company (NBC), wanted to create holiday programming for television, so it commissioned Italian-born Gian-Carlo Menotti to compose a one-hour opera for children. ?Amahl and the Night Visitors? premiered on Christmas Eve in 1951 and for the next 16 years it was NBC?s holiday favorite of children and adults alike. The Three Wise Kings? journey to … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications 12/2

The following presentations, publications and accomplishments were submitted by UCA faculty and staff: Dr. Christy Standerfer, Department of Writing and Speech, presented ?The Rhetorical Implications of the William Jefferson Clinton Presidential Center? on Nov. 19 at the 91st Annual Meeting of the National Communication Association in Boston. Dr. Nelle Bedner, Department of Writing and Speech, … [Read more...]

Former WorldCom internal auditor to lecture on Dec. 6

Cynthia Cooper, the former internal auditor who uncovered WorldCom?s corporate fraud scheme in 2002, will give two lectures at the University of Central Arkansas on Tuesday, Dec. 6. The first lecture will be during X-period (1:40 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.) in Doyne Health Science Center, Room 141. The second lecture will be at 6:30 p.m. in Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center, Room 5A & 5B. There will be … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre to present Festival of One Act Plays

UCA Theatre will present its annual Festival of One Act Plays at 7:30 p.m., Monday through Wednesday, Dec. 5-7 on Centre Stage of the Snow Fine Arts Center. This popular series of one acts is directed by students in the 2005 play directing class under the supervision of Assistant Professor of Theatre Dr. Kevin Browne. Three different short plays will be presented each evening including … [Read more...]

Graduate students place in student affairs competition

Three University of Central Arkansas graduate students fared well in a recent case study competition at the recent Southern Association of College Student Affairs (SACSA) conference in South Carolina. SACSA is a regional professional organization for individuals engaged in college student affairs work and has members from 15 southern states and the District of Columbia. At this year's … [Read more...]

Rotaract Club to host World AIDS Day activities

The Rotaract Club of the University of Central Arkansas will host World?s AIDS Day activities on Thursday, Dec. 1.Members of Rotaract will distribute red ribbons and other awareness materials on campus throughout the day. Activities will continue at 6 p.m. in Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center Rooms 4A and 4B where speakers will address this year?s theme, ?Keep the Promise,? which addresses the … [Read more...]

Grant awarded for professional development institute

Belinda Robertson and Linda Griffith, Arkansas Center for Mathematics and Science Education, recently received an $80,000 grant for the Arkansas Math and Science Summer Professional Development Institute. The grant is being funded by the U.S. Department of Education through the Arkansas Department of Education (Title 2A Improving Teacher Quality). The grant will provide 20 hours of high-quality … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications 11/18

The following presentations, publications and accomplishments were submitted by UCA faculty and staff: Dr. Jim Guinee, Department of Psychology and Counseling, presented three workshops at the Arkansas Counselor Association conference in Hot Springs, Nov. 9-11. His presentations were "Tips for Enhancing your Conference Presentation," "The Counselor as an Agent of Change," and "Common Ethical … [Read more...]

Staff Senate accepting nominations for Angel Bear Tree

University of Central Arkansas Staff Senate is accepting nominations of UCA employees and families through Friday, Nov. 18, to be included in the Angel Bear Tree holiday project. The Angel Bear Tree project is similar to the Salvation Army?s Angel Tree, but is designed specifically to benefit UCA employees and their families.Current UCA employees and immediate family members, including children … [Read more...]