Healthy UCA Health Screenings

Employees who are completing the employee wellness program, Healthy UCA, or want to joing the program, should make an appointment for a health screening on one of the following dates: Oct. 18, Oct. 19, Oct. 20, Oct. 25-29, Nov. 1, Nov. 3, Nov. 4. The free screenings will be done in the HPER Center Conference Room 205 between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. each day. The blood screenings … [Read more...]

Network management software to provide improved computer services

Ron Toll, College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, and Barbara Anderson, Office of the President, recently received a $110,120 grant for the implementation of a new information technology network management software application called Pinnacle. The grant is being funded by PAETEC Communications. The new software application will improve efficiency and data reporting related to local area … [Read more...]

Grant to provide speech-pathology training opportunity

Kathy McDaniel, Department of Speech-Language Pathology, received a $5,000 grant titled Diagnostic and Rehabilitation Services Speech-Pathology Traineeships. The funding is being provided through the Arch Ford Educational Cooperative. The grant will provide a stipend to a speech-language pathology graduate student and allow the student to gain experience as a clinician. The graduate student … [Read more...]

Grant provides new software application for math, science departments

Ron Toll, College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, recently received a grant for $28,700 for the implementation of DyKnow Vision software application. The grant is being funded by Dynamic Knowledge Transfer. The new software application will enhance teaching and learning outcomes in science and mathematics courses. The result of the enhanced learning will be better graduates, better … [Read more...]

Gender studies lecture location changed

The University of Central Arkansas Gender Studies Program will host a public lecture titled, ?Images of African-American Women,? by Dr. Sharon Jones at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 7. Due to a large response, the location of the lecture has changed to BBA Room 205. Dr. Jones? lecture examines the eroticization of the black female body in contemporary film and television. For instance, does Hally … [Read more...]

Grant to prepare students for global business environment

The University of Central Arkansas has been awarded a grant of $29,383 from the U.S. Department of Education. The recent announcement was made through the office of Sen. Blanche Lincoln. The award covers the first year of a four-year grant which could potentially reach $202,335. According to Dr. Rebecca Gatlin-Watts and Dr. Michael Rubach, program directors from the UCA College of Business … [Read more...]

Professor to premier short film on campus tonight

Tonight a University of Central Arkansas faculty member will host a campus premier of his new short film about a teen mom and how she deals with the after effects of a school shooting. The premier will begin with a reception at 7:30 and the showing of the film at 8 p.m. in Snow Fine Arts Center. The 25-minute film is a fiction narrative titled ?Abbey and Everything After.? Dr. Bruce … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications

A weekly listing of submitted presentations and publications by UCA faculty and staff. Dr. Michael Rubach, Department of Marketing and Management, has been invited to present a paper at the 2005 United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship/Small Business Institute National Conference to be held in Indian Wells, Calif., Jan. 13-16. The paper, co-authored with Jay Robbins, … [Read more...]

Faculty Senate supports policy to promote diversity

The University of Central Arkansas Faculty Senate voted in a special meeting Tuesday to support a new administrative policy that seeks to improve diversity throughout the campus. Last week senators expressed concern over a proposed resolution to create an Office of Diversity and Affirmative Action, which was scheduled for vote at the next board of trustees meeting in October. After the … [Read more...]

Majors Fair set for Oct. 12

The 8th annual Majors Fair will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 12 in the UCA Student Center Ballroom. Representatives from the academic departments will showcase their majors, programs, achievements, and other highlights in a ?fair? atmosphere with games, door prizes and refreshments. The fair is sponsored by the Academic Advising Center, the Division of Undergraduate … [Read more...]