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...]

Faculty Grant Announcements – May 2005

The following grant announcements were released during the month of May: Serious and Violent Offender Study Janet Wilson, Ed Powers, Allison Vetter, from the Department of Sociology, and Lisa Ray, from the Department of Health Sciences, received $32,680 for a grant proposal titled ?An Evaluation of the Serious and Violent Offender Reentry Initiative.? According to the authors, ?The primary goal … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications

A weekly listing of presentations, publications and accomplishments submitted by UCA faculty and staff. Dr. William H. Friedman, Department of Management Information Systems, presented a paper titled "An Economic and Ethical Analysis of Offshoring: Intercountry Outsourcing of IT (Information Technolgy) Employment," at the 16th Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) International … [Read more...]

SIFE students win regional competition

Several University of Central Arkansas students have taken what they?ve learned in the classroom and used that knowledge to better the community, and they?ve also received some awards for their service-oriented projects.UCA students involved in a local chapter of the business organization Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) participated in a regional competition for their organization earlier this … [Read more...]

Tour of Nature Reserve set for Sunday

Come enjoy the great outdoors at the University of Central Arkansas?s Jewel E. Moore Nature Reserve on Sunday, May 1. Dr. Don Culwell, a plant taxonomist at UCA, will lead an informative walk through the nature reserve, highlighting the unique plants of the prairie ecosystem. Plants that will be seen are the insectivorous Sundew, perennial grasses and a variety of blooming flowers. The group … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications

A weekly listing of presentations, publications and accomplishments submitted by UCA faculty and staff.Dr. Dwight E. Langston, Department of World Languages, read a paper titled, "The Absence of Solace: The Ambiguous Emblems of Trees and Wood in Jurek Becker's ?Jakob der Luegner?," at the 58th Annual Kentucky Foreign Language Conference on April 22 in Lexington, Ky. *** Dr. Linda Griffith, … [Read more...]

Grant provides assistance for Very Special Arts

Cathy Acre and Jennifer Johnson, College of Health and Behavioral Sciences, received a $2,000 grant for Very Special Arts. Independent Living Services, Inc. is the funding agency. The outcome of this grant will provide continuation of the Acting Creates Therapeutic Success (ACTS) Program. ACTS is a performing arts program for persons with disabilities in the community. Occupational Therapy … [Read more...]

Complexions Comtemporary Ballet coming to Reynolds

Complexions Contemporary Ballet, comprised of 20 dancers, will perform at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 26 at Reynolds Performance Hall as the final concert on the UCA Public Appearances 2004-05 Season. Tickets are available at the Reynolds Performance Hall Box Office or by phone at 450-3265. Two free tickets are available to all UCA faculty, staff, and students with a valid I.D., pending … [Read more...]

Faculty, staff honored with service awards

On Tuesday faculty and staff service and achievements were recognized at the 52nd annual Service Awards in the Student Center Ballroom. Service awards were presented to employees who had completed 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40 years service to the university. UCA President Lu Hardin presided over the event.Awards for Staff Employee of the Year, Teaching Excellence, Scholarship and Creative … [Read more...]

Students recognized at Academic Honors Convocation

Outstanding student achievement was recognized at the 34th annual Academic Honors Convocation on Sunday, April 17 in Reynolds Performance Hall. UCA President Lu Hardin and Provost Gabriel Esteban presided over the event. Following is a list of major award recipients: Highest Ranking Junior Danielle C. Grasser (Conway) Highest Ranking Sophomore Karen L. Gajeski (Conway) Outstanding College … [Read more...]