UCA faculty/student publications and presentations

Drs. James Fletcher and Bill Bandy from the Department of Physical Therapy recently published an article titled "Unique Positioning for Using Elastic Resistance Band in Providing Strengthening Exercise to the Muscles Surrounding the Ankle" in the North American Journal of Sports Physical Therapy (2007;2(1):51-54). Ms. Margaret McGee and Dr. Nancy Reese from the Department of Physical Therapy … [Read more...]

Hardin hails 'historic' legislative session for UCA

CONWAY, ARK. -- University of Central Arkansas President Lu Hardin welcomed state legislative leaders to a press conference celebrating the results of the 2007 Arkansas biennial legislative session, which formally adjourned on Tuesday. "This was a truly historic session for UCA and higher education in Arkansas," Hardin said. Arkansas State Senate President Pro-Tempore Jack Critcher and Senate … [Read more...]

UCA bids for presidential debate

CONWAY, ARK. -- The University of Central Arkansas is among 19 candidates bidding to host a presidential or vice presidential debate in 2008, according a list released yesterday by the Commission on Presidential Debates. "There may be no college campus in the United States better equipped to host a presidential debate than the University of Central Arkansas," UCA President Lu Hardin wrote in a … [Read more...]

UCA instructor presents at conference

Lisa Christman, University College, and Dr. Sherri Latimer, Title III Grant, presented ?Plugging into Math: The Sympodium and Intermediate Algebra? on March 23 at the annual conference of the National Association for Developmental Education in Nashville, Tenn. The presentation was based upon a study of Christman?s use of the Sympodium with developmental students. … [Read more...]

UCA professor to present symposium at conference

Michael Hargis, Assistant Professor of Management, will present a symposium titled ?Current research on ethical perceptions: Person, context, and interactive perspectives? at the annual conference for the Academy of Management in Philadelphia in August. Dr. Hargis also will present a paper titled ?Examining person- and context-based factors that influence perceptions of ethical transgressions" … [Read more...]

UCA Planetarium Show this Wednesday

The UCA Planetarium Show will take place this Wednesday, April 4 at 7 p.m. in Lewis Science Center 10. The program includes a tour of the the April 2007 sky and flights through the universe. Admission is free. Recommended for ages 10 and up. Seating limited to the first sixty people. No admittance once show starts. … [Read more...]

Survivor UCA: A special day for administrative professionals

April 25, 2007 is National Administrative Professionals Day, and on this day, from 8:00 am-3:00pm, the University of Central Arkansas?s Division of Academic Outreach will host its 6th Annual Administrative Professionals Day. Plan to join the many administrative professionals from across the state for SURVIVAL 101. Participants will learn survival tactics to help them in their personal and … [Read more...]

UCA Observatory Night

If the sky is clear, Wednesday March 21 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., the observatory will be open to the general public to view Saturn, nebulae, and star clusters through the university telescope. Entrance to the observatory is located in the front lobby of Lewis Science Center. Admission is free. … [Read more...]

Gladys Knight concert tickets on sale

Tickets are on sale now for the UCA Centennial Concert featuring famed R&B legend Gladys Knight. The concert is set for 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 14, at Reynolds Performance Hall. Tickets are $20 for UCA students with ID and $50 for general public, and can be purchased through Ticket Central by calling 1-866-810-0012, or by visiting the box office at Reynolds Performance Hall between 10 a.m. … [Read more...]

Public Service Day Activities Planned

The UCA Department of Political Science, along with several UCA student organizations, are sponsoring "Public Service Day" on Wednesday, March 21, to raise awareness among students of career possibilities in the public and non-profit sectors. James "Skip" Rutherford, Dean of the William J. Clinton School of Public Service, will be the keynote speaker at the Public Service Day luncheon, which … [Read more...]