Professor to premier short film on campus tonight

Tonight a University of Central Arkansas faculty member will host a campus premier of his new short film about a teen mom and how she deals with the after effects of a school shooting. The premier will begin with a reception at 7:30 and the showing of the film at 8 p.m. in Snow Fine Arts Center. The 25-minute film is a fiction narrative titled ?Abbey and Everything After.? Dr. Bruce … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications

A weekly listing of submitted presentations and publications by UCA faculty and staff. Dr. Michael Rubach, Department of Marketing and Management, has been invited to present a paper at the 2005 United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship/Small Business Institute National Conference to be held in Indian Wells, Calif., Jan. 13-16. The paper, co-authored with Jay Robbins, … [Read more...]

Faculty Senate supports policy to promote diversity

The University of Central Arkansas Faculty Senate voted in a special meeting Tuesday to support a new administrative policy that seeks to improve diversity throughout the campus. Last week senators expressed concern over a proposed resolution to create an Office of Diversity and Affirmative Action, which was scheduled for vote at the next board of trustees meeting in October. After the … [Read more...]

Majors Fair set for Oct. 12

The 8th annual Majors Fair will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 12 in the UCA Student Center Ballroom. Representatives from the academic departments will showcase their majors, programs, achievements, and other highlights in a ?fair? atmosphere with games, door prizes and refreshments. The fair is sponsored by the Academic Advising Center, the Division of Undergraduate … [Read more...]

Healthy UCA information sessions set

UCA employees interested in joining the employee wellness program, Healthy UCA, are invited to attend any of the upcoming informational sessions. Employees will learn about the Healthy UCA program and its benefits. Sessions will be held: Friday, Oct. 1 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Student Center Room 215A Tuesday, Oct. 5 X-period Student Center Room 214A Wednesday, Oct. 13 10 a.m. - 11 … [Read more...]

Sponsored Program to hold grant workshop

The Sponsored Programs staff will be conducting a workshop titled "SPIN-Your Source for Locating Grant Funding" at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 6 in Mashburn Hall Room 102B. SPIN is a searchable database of grant funding opportunities. Please contact the Sponsored Programs Office at 450-3451 to sign up for the workshop. … [Read more...]

Homecoming T-shirts available

Show your school spirit by purchasing a commemorative homecoming t-shirt that exhibits the UCA fight song. The shirt is polyester cotton, long-sleeve, white with purple and gray graphics for only $10. T-shirts are available for purchase at Buffalo Alumni Hall. … [Read more...]

Foundation kicks off fall phonathon

For the two weeks, UCA students will be phoning alumni and friends to ask for their financial support in the UCA Foundation?s fall phonathon. Money raised during this vital effort provides scholarship, program and operating funds for the UCA Foundation, and gives aid for faculty and staff development. Pledges made during the phonathon can be applied to areas of support as the donor wishes. … [Read more...]

ASTD awards scholarship to UCA student

The Arkansas Chapter of the American Society of Training and Development (ASTD) awarded its Carol Glenn Scholarship this fall to a University of Central Arkansas student for the first time. Previously, the scholarship was available only to students at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Recipients of the scholarship are graduate students pursuing a master of science degree in training … [Read more...]

Faculty Senate begins addressing faculty concerns

The UCA Faculty Senate focused its Thursday meeting on addressing several concerns brought to them at faculty meetings late last month. Assistant Vice President of Human Resources Rita Fleming addressed the faculty concerns about fringe benefits. Fleming distributed information that compared this year and next year?s premiums. Premiums QualChoice?s point-of-service medical insurance will … [Read more...]