UCA faculty news

Garry Craig Powell, assistant professor in the Department of Writing, was a finalist in the novella category in the William Faulkner/William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition. … [Read more...]

UCA's Baum Gallery selects Larsen for limited-edition print offering

Sunday's River Valley & Ozark edition of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette shined a spotlight on UCA's Baum Gallery of Fine Art and art instructor Pat Larsen: As Conway artist Pat Larsen begins his 38th year of teaching art at the University of Central Arkansas, he has received yet another honor in a long list of achievements. The advisory council of UCA?s Friends of the Baum Gallery of Fine Art … [Read more...]

UCA grads constitute over one-third of new Arkansas CPAs

UCA alumni received eight of the 21 CPA certificates awarded by the Arkansas State Board of Public Accountancy during its April-May Testing Window. The UCA graduates who passed the rigorous exam were John D. Albritton, Susan E. Held, Courtney E. Lampkin, Nathan P. McLaughlin, Muhammad A. Qureshi, Amber N. Sherrill, Victoria L. Temple, and Elizabeth A. McCarron. Becoming a CPA involves "Three Es" … [Read more...]

UCA faculty news

Mark Spitzer, assistant professor of writing, was a semi-finalist in the novel category of the 2007 William Faulkner - William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition. His review/essay "Towards a Less Bogus Definition of Creative Nonfiction ? la Apocrypha" was recently accepted for publication in Projected Letters. Stephanie Vanderslice, also an associate professor of writing, has, with her frequent … [Read more...]

Scholarship endowed for UCA nursing graduate students

The Suzanne Harvey Nursing Graduate Scholarship Fund has been established through the UCA Foundation to endow a scholarship for graduate students in the Department of Nursing. The scholarship was named in memory of the late Suzanne Harvey by her parents, Ray and Emogene Burns of Denver, Colo., and husband, David Harvey of Conway, chairman of the UCA Department of Writing and Speech. Suzanne … [Read more...]

Ready for Ruston?

Are you going to Ruston, Louisiana this weekend for the UCA Bear football season opener against Louisiana Tech? If so, the UCA Alumni Association and the UCA Athletics Office are hosting a "Wreck Tech" Tailgate Party on Saturday on the Louisiana Tech campus. The tailgate begins at 2 p.m., and admission is free. … [Read more...]

UCA faculty news

Paige Reynolds, visiting assistant professor in the English department, has had her article entitled, "George Peele's The Araygnement of Paris and the Judgment of Elizabeth I," accepted for publication in the prestigious journal SEL (Studies in English Literature 1500-1900). … [Read more...]

UCA hosts Fayetteville Shale Symposium

The University of Central Arkansas today is hosting the Fayetteville Shale Symposium, which is presented by Arkansas Business and UCA. UCA is the logical place to convene a discussion about the Fayetteville Shale Play, because Conway is becoming the central launching point for this extraordinary activity in the Arkansas economy. Of course, the development presents great opportunities, as well as … [Read more...]

Hardin addresses UCA faculty, staff

UCA President Lu Hardin yesterday spoke to separate gatherings of UCA faculty and staff, in what has come to be known as his "State of the University" address. Hardin praised both groups for their outstanding achievements and dedication to UCA. He updated them on his plan to slow enrollment growth and focus on infrastructure additions and improvements to accommodate the recent surge of … [Read more...]

UCA faculty news

Henry N. Rogers III, professor of English, published the article "'I Know Why You Have Come': the Art of Madame Max," in the most recent issue of the Philological Review (volume 33, number 2, Fall 2007). The article focuses on a character appearing in three novels by the Victorial novelist Anthony Trollope. Rebecca Gatlin-Watts, Marsha Carson and Lauren Maxwell from the Departments of EFIRM and … [Read more...]