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...]

Healthy UCA information sessions set

UCA employees interested in joining the employee wellness program, Healthy UCA, are invited to attend any of the upcoming informational sessions. Employees will learn about the Healthy UCA program and its benefits. Sessions will be held: Friday, Oct. 1 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Student Center Room 215A Tuesday, Oct. 5 X-period Student Center Room 214A Wednesday, Oct. 13 10 a.m. - 11 … [Read more...]

Sponsored Program to hold grant workshop

The Sponsored Programs staff will be conducting a workshop titled "SPIN-Your Source for Locating Grant Funding" at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 6 in Mashburn Hall Room 102B. SPIN is a searchable database of grant funding opportunities. Please contact the Sponsored Programs Office at 450-3451 to sign up for the workshop. … [Read more...]

Homecoming T-shirts available

Show your school spirit by purchasing a commemorative homecoming t-shirt that exhibits the UCA fight song. The shirt is polyester cotton, long-sleeve, white with purple and gray graphics for only $10. T-shirts are available for purchase at Buffalo Alumni Hall. … [Read more...]

Foundation kicks off fall phonathon

For the two weeks, UCA students will be phoning alumni and friends to ask for their financial support in the UCA Foundation?s fall phonathon. Money raised during this vital effort provides scholarship, program and operating funds for the UCA Foundation, and gives aid for faculty and staff development. Pledges made during the phonathon can be applied to areas of support as the donor wishes. … [Read more...]

ASTD awards scholarship to UCA student

The Arkansas Chapter of the American Society of Training and Development (ASTD) awarded its Carol Glenn Scholarship this fall to a University of Central Arkansas student for the first time. Previously, the scholarship was available only to students at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Recipients of the scholarship are graduate students pursuing a master of science degree in training … [Read more...]

Faculty Senate begins addressing faculty concerns

The UCA Faculty Senate focused its Thursday meeting on addressing several concerns brought to them at faculty meetings late last month. Assistant Vice President of Human Resources Rita Fleming addressed the faculty concerns about fringe benefits. Fleming distributed information that compared this year and next year?s premiums. Premiums QualChoice?s point-of-service medical insurance will … [Read more...]

Benefit golf tournament scheduled

The University of Central Arkansas will sponsor a benefit golf tournament for Robert Moore on Monday, Oct. 4 (tee time is 2 p.m.) at Plantation Golf Club in Mayflower. Moore, a UCA history major, was injured during his practice teaching while coaching a baseball game in Mayflower. Proceeds will help purchase a piece of medical equipment for Robert. For more information, contact Darrell … [Read more...]

Staff Senate sponsoring free tailgate on Saturday

The UCA Staff Senate is sponsoring a tailgate party beginning at 3 p.m., on Saturday, Sept. 25, on the football practice field before the UCA-Valdosta football game. Staff, faculty, students and their families are invited to come and enjoy free hot dogs, hamburgers and soft drinks as guests of the UCA Staff Senate. Staff volunteers are needed to work as ticket-takers and ushers at the game … [Read more...]

Faculty concert next Tuesday

The UCA Department of Music is proud to present a faculty concert at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 28 in the Recital Hall of Snow Fine Arts Center. The concert features 10 faculty members, two graduate assistants, and a guest bassoonist. The program includes "Suite from the Monteregian Hills for Brass Quintet," by Morley Calvert; "Partita in A Minor for Solo Flute," by J. S. Bach; "Corker for … [Read more...]