Presentations and Publications

A weekly listing of submitted presentations and publications by UCA faculty and staff. Dr. Mark E. McMurtrey, Department of Management Information Systems, attended the 15th annual Conference on Future of Global Free Enterprise in Washington, D.C. from Oct. 14-16. He presented a research paper titled "Gone Phishing: Have you been caught?? The article was co-written by Drs. Ken Griffin of … [Read more...]

Senate Education Committee meets on campus

The Arkansas Senate Education Committee met on the University of Central Arkansas campus on Thursday, Oct. 21. UCA President Lu Hardin welcomed the legislators, saying, ?I cannot tell you what an honor it is to have this committee on our campus.? Hardin was chairman of the Senate Education Committee during his tenure as a state senator from 1983 to 1996. He said, ?It was important for me to … [Read more...]

Staff senate book scholarships available

The UCA Staff Senate is now accepting applications for the Staff Senate Student Book Scholarship and for the Staff Senate Employee Book Scholarship for the spring semester of 2005. The Student Book Scholarship is for children of full-time UCA Staff employees who are in good standing academically and have completed at least 30 hours of college credit. The Employee Book Scholarship is for … [Read more...]

High school bands to compete at UCA

The Arkansas School Band and Orchestra Association Region 7 Marching Contest will be held at the University of Central Arkansas? Estes Stadium from 3:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 26. Sixteen high school bands will participate in the competition. The event is free and open to the public. … [Read more...]

UCA to co-host Congressional debates

The University of Central Arkansas and Arkansas Educational Television Network will once again host Congressional debates starting next week. All debates are open to the public and will be in the Reynolds Performance Hall. Each will last one hour. The debate schedule is as follows: Monday, Oct. 25 7 p.m. U.S. House District 3 Candidates: John Boozman, Jan Judy and Dale Morfey Tuesday, … [Read more...]

Alcohol awareness program

Randy Haveson, a national recognized speaker, will give a presentation on alcohol awareness and abuse prevention at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 21 in the Doyne Health Science Center Auditorium. Haveson is well known for his teach, not preach approach that incorporates the tools necessary to make low risk drinking choices that can help lessen the negative effects of alcohol in the lives of … [Read more...]

Homeland Security Undersecretary visits campus

Department of Homeland Security Undersecretary Dr. Charles McQueary visited the University of Central Arkansas campus on Monday. McQueary, who is undersecretary for science and technology, spoke in the Math, Computer Science and Technology Building to students and faculty about homeland security. While the mission of the Department of Homeland Security is to implement a strategy to secure … [Read more...]

Patti Austin to sing at Reynolds Performance Hall

UCA Public Appearances presents Patti Austin, singing her tribute "for Ella," backed by members of her Quartet and the UCA Big Band, on Thursday, Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in Reynolds Performance Hall. Tickets range from $10 to $25. Faculty, Staff, and UCA Retirees tickets are $20 and can be purchased by calling toll free 1-866-810-0012 or in Conway, 450-3265. Tickets are also available online at … [Read more...]

Challenge Week 2004: America at the Crossroads

The following events are part of UCA Honors College Challenge Week. All events are free and open to the public. Tuesday, Oct. 19 Guest Speaker: Susan Jacoby, author of Freethinkers: A History of American Secularism "Thinking the Unthinkable: Can Separation of Church and State Survive in 2004?" 7 p.m. Main Hall, Ida Waldran Auditorium Wednesday, Oct. 20 Honor College High … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications

A weekly listing of submitted presentations and publications by UCA faculty and staff. The UCA College of Business hosted the 54th annual meeting of the Arkansas College Teachers of Economics and Business on Friday, Oct. 1 in the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center. The organization was welcomed by Pat Cantrell, dean of the College of Business, and Joe Horton, president of the association and … [Read more...]