UCA faculty earn variety of grants

The following faculty have earned grant for current programs and projects:Drs. Carolyn Williams, Shoudong Feng and Jeff Whittingham, College of Education, recently received a $5,000 grant for a project titled, ?Minority Teacher Scholars Leadership and Retention Initiative.? The grant is being funded by the Arkansas Department of Higher Education. According to the authors, the grant will be used … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre to present children's play

UCA Theatre will present ?The Fantastic Adventures of the Castlebridge Kids? on Friday, Jan. 20 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 21 at 2 p.m. in the Reynolds Performance Hall. This energetic children?s show will be performed by UCA Theatre?s own traveling troupe of players, The Cadron Company, an annual outreach program that brings live theatre to the children of central Arkansas. ?The Fantastic … [Read more...]

14th Annual Child Care Conference set for Jan. 21

The Conway Kiwanis Club and Faulkner County Child Care Association, in conjunction with the University of Central Arkansas, will sponsor the 14th Annual Faulkner County Child Care Conference on Saturday, Jan. 21. The conference will be held in the Burdick Business Administration Building.The conference is designed to provide training and educational development activities for child care workers … [Read more...]

Tap Dogs Free Benefits Tickets Available Now

Tap Dogs, the Australian theatrical featuring six men tapping through a construction site set, will perform at Reynolds Performance Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 27 and 28. Two free tickets are available to each UCA faculty, staff member, and student upon request. Benefits tickets are available during regular box office hours, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Faculty … [Read more...]

Doc Severinsen performance cancelled, replacement scheduled

A performance by Doc Severinsen and his Big Band, scheduled for Feb. 24 at Reynolds Performance Hall has been cancelled. Severinsen cancelled all tour dates for 2006.In place of that performance, UCA Public Appearances has secured the renowned Canadian-born trumpeter Maynard Ferguson and his Big Bop Nouveau Band for a performance at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 27 at Reynolds Performance Hall. You … [Read more...]

Alumni Association Scholarship applications available in January

Alumni Association Scholarship applications for the 2006-07 academic year will be available beginning Thursday, Jan. 5. Applications and scholarship criteria may be picked up in Buffalo Alumni Hall or on-line at www.uca.edu/alumni/scholarships. The deadline for submission is Noon on March 10. … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications 12/16

The following presentations, publications and accomplishments were submitted by UCA faculty and staff: Nancy Reese and Bill Bandy, Department of Physical Therapy, had their textbook, ?Joint Range of Motion and Muscle Length Testing," translated recently and published in Japanese. This textbook was originally published by Elsevier/W.B. Saunders in the United States. Charlotte Yates, Department … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications 12/9

The following presentations, publications and accomplishments were submitted by UCA faculty and staff: William H. Friedman, Department of Management Information Systems, presented a paper, ?New Factors in Decision Analysis,? at the 36th Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute in San Francisco, Nov. 19-22. He also chaired the Financial Ratings and Risk Control session. Scott Markham, … [Read more...]

UCA supporters treated to night of feasting and carols

In December, lords and ladies dined by candlelight on prime rib, flaming plum pudding and wassail while being serenaded by a choir dressed in Renaissance-period cloaks and gowns during the 31st annual Ye Old Christmas Madrigal Feaste. The feast and carols, hosted by the University of Central Arkansas Foundation, was in thanks to members of the Foundation?s Presidents Club, UCA?s highest annual … [Read more...]

UCA students set record with world’s largest stocking

A group of University of Central Arkansas students have set a new record for the world's largest Christmas stocking. The group, led by senior public relations major Brittany Jones, constructed a 53 foot tall and 26 foot wide red felt stocking that broke the previous world record set last September by more than 13 feet in length and 11 feet in width. Jones, along with students Portia King, … [Read more...]