Staff Senate accepting applications for book scholarships

The deadline for applications for the UCA Staff Senate Student Book Scholarship and for the Staff Senate Employee Book Scholarship is Tuesday, March 15. The student book scholarship is for dependents 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 full-time UCA … [Read more...]

Napoleon Dynamite Tickets Sold Out

Tickets for a special appearance by Jon Heder, star of Napoleon Dynamite are sold out.Heder will make two appearances at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Monday, March 21, at Reynolds Performance Hall. … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications

A weekly listing of submitted presentations, publications and accomplishments by UCA faculty and staff. Yuen Chan, Department of Marketing, Management and Information Systems, has been notified that his research paper titled " A Social Exchange-Driven Structural Equation Model Analysis of Psychological Empowerment" has been accepted by Organization Behavior Track of the Academy Of Management … [Read more...]

Psychology workshop scheduled

The Graduate Association of Counseling and Psychology Students (CAPS) is pleased to announce the first annual workshop in their professional development workshop series. This year's workshop will be presented at UCA?s Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center on Friday, April 15. Dr. John J. Murphy, associate professor of psychology at UCA, award-winning author and internationally recognized trainer and … [Read more...]

Psychology and counseling department to move to different college

Last month, the University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees approved the reorganization of the College of Education and the College of Health and Applied Sciences. The Department of Psychology and Counseling, which has been a part of the College of Education, has been removed from that college and placed in the College of Health and Applied Sciences. Dr. David Skotko, chair of the Department … [Read more...]

TOEFL exam scheduled

The Institutional Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) will be given at UCA on Monday, April 25, from 9a.m. to noon in Student Center, Room 215A. Anyone wishing to take the test should see Ruth Clayton in Irby Hall, Room 207 in order to register. The deadline to register is 4 p.m., Monday, March 21. The fee for the test is $25 and must be paid at the time of registration. The … [Read more...]

UCA students to participate in Habitat for Humanity blitz build

While many students may seek sand and surf or ski slopes during spring break, several University of Central Arkansas students will join in a student-funded, student-led blitz build of a Habitat for Humanity house in Conway. UCA students, in cooperation with the Faulkner County Chapter of Habitat for Humanity, are teaming up with students from Hendrix College to build a house for a less fortunate … [Read more...]

Napoleon Dynamite star to appear at UCA

Beginning next week, tickets to a special appearance by Jon Heder, alias Napoleon Dynamite, will be available at UCA Ticket Central, located at Reynolds Performance Hall. Tickets will not be available over the phone or online. Heder will make two appearances at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Monday, March 21, at Reynolds Performance Hall. Tickets are free to UCA students and to the general public. UCA … [Read more...]

Sunaura Trio to present concert Tuesday

Sunaura Trio, the resident faculty woodwind trio at UCA, will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 1, in the Snow Fine Arts Recital Hall at UCA. There concert is free and open to the public. Sunaura Trio will perform ?Spring? by Blackford, ?Suite for Woodwind Trio? by Civil, they will be joined by Jackie Lamar for ?Trois Pieces? by Bozza, and ?Adagio and Allegro? by Mozart, and … [Read more...]

Minority teacher scholars focus of education grant

Carolyn Williams, Jeff Whittingham, & Shoudong Feng, College of Education, received a $4,555 grant for ?Minority Teacher Scholars Program.? Arkansas Department of Higher Education is the funding agency. The grant will help develop leadership skills among minority teacher scholars. According to the authors, there is a severe shortage of minorities in education. This grant will assist those … [Read more...]