Child Study Center receives national accreditation

The Child Study Center at the University of Central Arkansas has earned accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children. The NAEYC is the nation's leading organization of early childhood professionals. The Child Study Center is an integral part of the early childhood teacher education program at UCA. "The Child Study Center has offered the families of Faulkner … [Read more...]

Grant funds sex assault prevention program

Reesa Ramsahai and Mary Edwards, Counseling Center, recently received a $3,190 grant for "Don?t Get Singled Out ? A Sexual Assault Prevention Program." The grant is funded through Department of Health & Human Services through the Centers for Disease Control and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. The grant will be used to buy educational materials that increase awareness of … [Read more...]

Grant to fund gene study

Rahul Mehta, College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics, received a $2,000 grant to study gene expression and signal transduction in human endothelial cells under simulated microgravity environment. The grant is funded through The National Aeronautics & Space Agency through the Arkansas Space Grant Consortium. … [Read more...]

Grant to support math achievement in public schools

Linda Griffith, Department of Math, received a $2,500 grant for ?Teachers in Special Settings Bonus for Secondary Mathematics Specialist.? The grant is funded through the Arkansas Department of Education. The grant will help support 7-12 mathematics teachers in Arkansas, and will assist in improving mathematics achievement among students. … [Read more...]

Grant to fund Arkansas Acoustic Festival

Brooks Walthall, College of Fine Arts, recently received a $6,925 grant for the Arkansas Acoustic Festival. The grant is funded through Arkansas Arts Council. The grant will fund the third Arkansas Acoustic Festival. It will provide a free concert, statewide competition, free workshops, and a performance by a national headliner. … [Read more...]

Conway Symphony to present "Peter and the Wolf"

The Conway Symphony Orchestra, in partnership with the University of Central Arkansas and First Security Bank, will present ?Peter and the Wolf? with the Das Puppenspiel Puppet Troupe at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 19 at Reynolds Performance Hall. Sergei Prokofiev?s classic "Peter and the Wolf" is brought to life with beautifully crafted lifesize puppets, in a performance that is both an excellent … [Read more...]

Cadron Company presents "Little Red and the Hoods"

UCA Theatre's traveling troupe of players, The Cadron Company, will continue its long history of bringing UCA the best in children's theatre when they present "Little Red and the Hoods" at 7:30 p.m., Jan. 26 and 27 at Reynolds Performance Hall. This classic tale takes on a new twist as Harry Wolf and Ma Sugar Lump team up to steal Little Red's cookie recipe. The play is appropriate for all ages … [Read more...]

Master class on photography this weekend

Internationally-known photographer Sandy Skoglund will conduct a master class of UCA photography students from Jan. 22-24 to create an exhibit installation that will be dedicated at the Visiting Artist Reception at 4 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 24, in the Fireplace Room in McCastlain Hall. Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend the reception. Sandy Skoglund burst upon the NYC art scene with … [Read more...]

Scroll portraits Jan. 24-28

Faculty, staff and student portraits for the UCA Scroll Yearbook will be taken from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Jan. 24-28 in Student Center Room 208B. For more information, call 450-5599. … [Read more...]

Baum Gallery to open spring season with reception Thursday

The UCA Baum Gallery of Fine Arts will host an opening reception for the spring season of exhibitions from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 20, in the Fireplace Room of McCastlain Hall. The reception is free and open to the public. The exhibit, titled ?Idea to Image,? will help viewers connect original works of art with individual artists in light of how the works are conceived of and … [Read more...]