Soweto Gospel Choir Kicks Off U.S. Tour at UCA February 1 & 2

Soweto Gospel Choir kicks off its third U.S. tour with three performances at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway, February 1 & 2. Recently nominated for a Grammy award as Best Traditional World Music Album for its CD ?Blessed!,? Soweto Gospel Choir is introducing its third CD ?African Spirit? on this three-month North American tour. The 26-voice Soweto Gospel Choir, plus drummers … [Read more...]

UCA faculty receive grant funding

The following UCA faculty and staff have recently been awarded grant funding for various programs and projects:Drs. Mark Cooper, Kathleen Atkins and Patty Kohler Evans, College of Education, recently received two grants for the Mashburn Institute. A Strategic Instruction Model (SIM) content enhancement grant for $279,775 was provided by the Arkansas Department of Education Literacy Education Unit, … [Read more...]

OT professor receives prestigious honor

Dr. Catherine Acre, Department of Occupational Therapy, will soon become only the third Arkansan to have her name placed on the American Occupational Therapy Association's prestigious Roster of Fellows. The purpose of the award is to recognize occupational therapists who, with their knowledge and expertise, have made a significant contribution to the continuing education and professional … [Read more...]

Student Matinees Offered for UCA Public Appearances Shows

UCA Public Appearances announces that two matinees for student groups are available during the spring of 2007. On Friday, February 2, Soweto Gospel Choir will present a 1-hour matinee, starting at 11 am. The matinee will include 45 minutes of performance followed by a question and answer session with the audience. Soweto Gospel Choir, from South Africa, consists of 32 voices plus several … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications 12/14

The following faculty have reported presentations, publications, awards and honors: Dr. Jim Guinee, counseling center director of training, recently conducted three workshops at the Arkansas Counselor Association conference in Hot Springs, "Before you leave them with us: A program for parents of college students", "Grief counseling," and "Ethics of college counselors." The UCA Occupational … [Read more...]

OT chair accepted into mentorship program

Dr. Linda Musselman, associate professor and chairperson of the Department of Occupational Therapy at the University of Central Arkansas has been accepted to a national leadership mentorship program that is sponsored by the American Occupational Therapy Foundation. Of the approximate 60 applicants for the program, Dr. Musselman was one of 15 selected. She was recently elected as chair of the … [Read more...]

Kwanzaa celebration set

Everyone is invited to the Kwanzaa Celebration on Dec. 6 at 6:30 pm in Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center Rooms 5A-B. The event is free and open to the public. Kwanzaa is a celebration of family, community and culture. Come learn about the history, symbols and significance of this holiday. Logan Hampton, former director of UCA Minority Student Services will be the guest speaker. For more … [Read more...]

A Cappella Mafia joins Ball in the House for Reynolds Concerts

Ball in the House - five guys, five mouths. That?s it. They have performed with such stars as Cher, Jessica Simpson, The Temptations, and many more. They can even be heard on national TV and radio as the voice behind the Cool Whip commercials. Ball in the House is a tour de force of a cappella vocal sound that must be heard and seen to be believed. The group will perform with UCA's own A … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications 11/27

The following faculty have reported presentations, publications, awards and honors: Michael Hargis, Department of Marketing and Management, had the article ?A multidimensional approach for evaluating variables in organizational research and practice? accepted for publication in Personnel Psychology, which is considered to be one of the top publications in the Organizational Behavior/Human Resource … [Read more...]

Rotaract Club to host World AIDS Day event

The Rotaract Club of the University of Central Arkansas will host its 4th World AIDS Day event on Dec. 1. Members of Rotaract will distribute red ribbons and other awareness materials throughout the day. The event will continue in rooms 5a and 5b in Brewer-Hegeman from 6-8 p.m. Speakers will address this year?s theme, ?Accountability.? A panel discussion will follow and refreshments will be … [Read more...]