McLauchlin Scholarship recipients honored

The Graduate School of the University of Central Arkansas recognized Angela Quattlebaum and Jamie Martin as the 2004-05 recipients of the Robert M. McLauchlin Graduate Scholarship on Thursday, Sept. 16. Angela Beth Quattlebaum is from Helena, Arkansas. This is the second year she has been awarded the McLauchlin Graduate Scholarship, and her second year as a graduate student pursuing a doctorate … [Read more...]

Hardin to speak at IBM meeting

University of Central Arkansas President Lu Hardin will speak at the national IBM CEO/CIO meeting in Chicago on Sept. 14. More than 300 chief executive officers and chief information officers from across the country will be in attendance. The topic for this year?s meeting is business transformation and wireless solutions. Hardin and IBM executive Scott Stainken will address the topic of … [Read more...]

UCA observes Sept. 11

The University of Central Arkansas campus community affirmed the American resolve to never forget the tragedy of Sept. 11, 2001, during an observance ceremony in front of Main Hall on Thursday. Jimmy Bryant, director of the UCA Archives, opened the ceremony by recounting his memories of that harrowing day. Bryant immediately began collecting media and public accounts of the tragedy. UCA … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications

A weekly listing of submitted presentations and publications by UCA faculty and staff. Kelly Hunt Lyon, University College, was named a member of the editorial board of the National Association for Developmental Education Digest. The NADE Digest is a new publication designed to showcase best practices in developmental education. … [Read more...]

UCA to hold Sept. 11 observance ceremony

The University of Central Arkansas will hold a Sept. 11 observance ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 9 at 2 p.m. in front of Main Hall. All faculty, staff and students are invited to attend. The speakers will be President Lu Hardin, Sen. Gilbert Baker, and Conway Police Chief Randall Aragon. In addition, letters reflecting on the tragedy that were written by students of St. Bartholomew School in … [Read more...]

Imax and NASA Cinematographer James Neilhouse to speak at UCA

James Neilhouse, IMAX and NASA cinematographer will be lecturing and presenting some of his film works at Reynolds Performance Hall at 7 p.m. on Sept. 16. ?An Evening with James Neilhouse? is co-sponsored with UCA?s Department of Mass Communications and Theatre and the College of Fine Arts and Communication on behalf of the Conway Christian School. The event is free and open to the … [Read more...]

Theatre to present sketch comedy and improv show

UCA Theatre will present an original sketch comedy and improv show, Tom Waits for No Man, at 7:30 p.m., Sept. 13-17, in the Studio Theatre of Snow Fine Arts Center. Fashioned after the popular Chicago-based group Second City, patrons will enjoy an array of original satirical skits and improvisation sure to have you rolling in the aisles. The show is recommended for adult audiences … [Read more...]

Tickets available for Four Kings of Rhythm & Blues

The Four Kings of Rhythm & Blues will open the 2004-05 UCA Public Appearances Season at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 24 at Reynolds Performance Hall. Ben E. King, Lloyd Price, Gene Chandler, and Jerry Butler - kick off the Fifth Anniversary Season. Performing with an 18-piece band and four backup singers, these four men, individually and as a group, changed the future of Rock and Roll. Join … [Read more...]

Baum Gallery to host opening reception Thursday

Baum Gallery of Fine Arts will host an opening reception for its fall season of exhibitions from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 9 in the Fireplace Room of McCastlain Hall. Exhibits for the fall include three series of prints by Jacob Lawrence, internationally known Black-American artists; and Between Two Worlds, 30 paintings by Midwest artist Carolyn Plochmann Baum Gallery has new hours … [Read more...]

Faculty enhancement grants available

The Office of the Provost will fund enhancement grants for the 2004-05 academic year. Each grant will be for $1,000 and may be used by the faculty member for travel, equipment, or support for research. Applications will be considered by the Faculty Development Committee. Grant proposals must be submitted to the committee by Oct. 1, 2004. Send applications to the Instructional Development Center … [Read more...]