Campus Blood Drive Scheduled

The American Red Cross will bring two blood mobiles to the UCA campus next week beginning Monday, Aug. 29. Both buses will be located near the Student Center courtyard. Donors must be at least 17 years of age and have a photo I.D. A free T-shirt will be given to each donor. The mobile blood units will be available during the following dates and times: Monday, Aug. 29 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Tuesday, … [Read more...]

Taiwanese Folk Art Exhibit

An exhibit of paintings by Taiwanese Folk Artist Mynor King will on display from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 25 in Snow Fine Arts Center. The exhibit will be on display for one day only. It is free and open to the public. The artist will be available to answer questions. … [Read more...]

Rhodes Scholarship changes UCA graduate?s life

He has studied with the academic elite at Oxford, he?s worked under the Chief Latinist of the Catholic Church. He has played a game of touch football with former President Bill Clinton and has met the Queen of England at Buckingham Palace.Most recently he has taught at Oxford, interned in a Washington D.C. law office and traveled to the Middle East to study the Israeli/Palestinian conflict. He?s … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre to open season with 'Sordid Lives'

UCA Theatre will open its 2005-06 season with ?Sordid Lives,? by Del Shores. This hilarious adult comedy pokes fun at dysfunctional southern families. The play runs Aug. 29-31 and Sept. 1-2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Studio Theatre of the Snow Fine Arts Center. Tickets are free to everyone but must be secured in advance. Tickets are available through Reynolds Ticket Central at 450-3265 or at the box … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications – Summer 2005

Following is a listing of presentations, publications and accomplishments submitted by UCA faculty and staff during the summer term:Patty Phelps, Department of Middle/Secondary Education and Instructional Technologies, visited in May Kappa Delta Pi?s headquarters in Indianapolis, Ind., where she participated in a transition/training meeting to complete her three-year service as academic editor of … [Read more...]

Faculty Grants – Summer 2005

The following grant announcements were released during the summer term:Ron Edwards, Cooperative Education Office, and Reid Adams recently received a $15,200 grant for an internship program. The grant is being funded by the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission. The grant will afford students an opportunity to apply what has been learned in the classroom to the work environment. ?Students can also … [Read more...]

Alumna selected for Japan Fulbright Teacher Program

This summer University of Central Arkansas alumna Michelle Bones ('03) participated in the Japan Fulbright Teacher Program. She and two other teachers from Arkansas were selected from a national pool of over 2,500 applicants by a panel of educators to earn the honor of going to Japan. The program allows distinguished primary and secondary school educators in the U.S. to travel to Japan for three … [Read more...]

Alumna receives New Teacher of the Year award

Jennifer Fleming, teacher at Nemo Vista Junior High School, received the Arkansas Business Education Association 2005 New Teacher of the Year Award on Wednesday, August 3 at the 2005 ABEA Conference. Fleming is a 2002 graduate of the University of Central Arkansas Business/Marketing Technology Education program. She began her teaching career at Whitt Springs. When Whitt Springs School District … [Read more...]

Faulkner County Children's Health Fair 2005

The 2005 Faulkner County Children's Health Fair will be held at the Student Center on the University of Central Arkansas campus on Wednesday, Aug. 10. The fair is scheduled from noon to 7 p.m. Parking is available behind McCastlain Hall, located next to the Student Center. Free health screenings will be provided to children ages birth to fifteen that include immunizations, dental exams, vision, … [Read more...]

UCA offers Techno Cub Computer Camp to local children

Not all of the youngsters flocking to the University of Central Arkansas campus this summer are learning about state politics or sports, instead one group is learning their way around computers. Dr. Sherry Roberts, an assistant professor in the College of Education, coordinated the first UCA summer camp aimed at teaching children in grades 3-6 basic computer skills including keyboarding, working … [Read more...]