Presentations and Publications – Summer 2005

Following is a listing of presentations, publications and accomplishments submitted by UCA faculty and staff during the summer term:Patty Phelps, Department of Middle/Secondary Education and Instructional Technologies, visited in May Kappa Delta Pi?s headquarters in Indianapolis, Ind., where she participated in a transition/training meeting to complete her three-year service as academic editor of … [Read more...]

Faculty Grants – Summer 2005

The following grant announcements were released during the summer term:Ron Edwards, Cooperative Education Office, and Reid Adams recently received a $15,200 grant for an internship program. The grant is being funded by the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission. The grant will afford students an opportunity to apply what has been learned in the classroom to the work environment. ?Students can also … [Read more...]

Alumna selected for Japan Fulbright Teacher Program

This summer University of Central Arkansas alumna Michelle Bones ('03) participated in the Japan Fulbright Teacher Program. She and two other teachers from Arkansas were selected from a national pool of over 2,500 applicants by a panel of educators to earn the honor of going to Japan. The program allows distinguished primary and secondary school educators in the U.S. to travel to Japan for three … [Read more...]

Alumna receives New Teacher of the Year award

Jennifer Fleming, teacher at Nemo Vista Junior High School, received the Arkansas Business Education Association 2005 New Teacher of the Year Award on Wednesday, August 3 at the 2005 ABEA Conference. Fleming is a 2002 graduate of the University of Central Arkansas Business/Marketing Technology Education program. She began her teaching career at Whitt Springs. When Whitt Springs School District … [Read more...]

Faulkner County Children's Health Fair 2005

The 2005 Faulkner County Children's Health Fair will be held at the Student Center on the University of Central Arkansas campus on Wednesday, Aug. 10. The fair is scheduled from noon to 7 p.m. Parking is available behind McCastlain Hall, located next to the Student Center. Free health screenings will be provided to children ages birth to fifteen that include immunizations, dental exams, vision, … [Read more...]

UCA offers Techno Cub Computer Camp to local children

Not all of the youngsters flocking to the University of Central Arkansas campus this summer are learning about state politics or sports, instead one group is learning their way around computers. Dr. Sherry Roberts, an assistant professor in the College of Education, coordinated the first UCA summer camp aimed at teaching children in grades 3-6 basic computer skills including keyboarding, working … [Read more...]

Faculty Grant Announcements – May 2005

The following grant announcements were released during the month of May: Serious and Violent Offender Study Janet Wilson, Ed Powers, Allison Vetter, from the Department of Sociology, and Lisa Ray, from the Department of Health Sciences, received $32,680 for a grant proposal titled ?An Evaluation of the Serious and Violent Offender Reentry Initiative.? According to the authors, ?The primary goal … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications

A weekly listing of presentations, publications and accomplishments submitted by UCA faculty and staff. Dr. William H. Friedman, Department of Management Information Systems, presented a paper titled "An Economic and Ethical Analysis of Offshoring: Intercountry Outsourcing of IT (Information Technolgy) Employment," at the 16th Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) International … [Read more...]

SIFE students win regional competition

Several University of Central Arkansas students have taken what they?ve learned in the classroom and used that knowledge to better the community, and they?ve also received some awards for their service-oriented projects.UCA students involved in a local chapter of the business organization Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) participated in a regional competition for their organization earlier this … [Read more...]

Tour of Nature Reserve set for Sunday

Come enjoy the great outdoors at the University of Central Arkansas?s Jewel E. Moore Nature Reserve on Sunday, May 1. Dr. Don Culwell, a plant taxonomist at UCA, will lead an informative walk through the nature reserve, highlighting the unique plants of the prairie ecosystem. Plants that will be seen are the insectivorous Sundew, perennial grasses and a variety of blooming flowers. The group … [Read more...]