'The Lost Year' documentary screening set for Nov. 19

The Department of History and the College of Liberal Arts of the University of Central Arkansas announce the screening of ?The Lost Year?, a documentary on Sunday, November 19 at 3 p.m. in Reynolds Performance Hall on the UCA campus. Unlike the more familiar story of the nine African-American youths who integrated Central High in 1957, this story recounts a series of events in the following … [Read more...]

Presentations & Publications 11/3

The following faculty have reported presentations, publications, awards and honors: Dr. Letha J. Mosley, Department of Occupational Therapy, presented a workshop at the Adult Higher Education Alliance's 26th Annual Conference in Dallas, Texas on October 12, 2006. Dr. Mosley's topic was "Floating Betwixt and Between: How Intersections of Race and Gender Influence Adult Educators? Negotiation … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications 8/18

The following faculty have reported presentations, publications, awards and honors:Art Lichtenstein, Director of Torreyson Library, was recently awarded the 2006 Suzanne Spurrier Academic Librarian Award by the Arkansas Library Association. This award recognizes an academic librarian who exemplifies "a spirit of outstanding service and dedicated professionalism to all library patrons; an attitude … [Read more...]

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...]