Warwick Sabin to head communications for UCA

University of Central Arkansas President Lu Hardin today announced he appointed Warwick Sabin to the position of associate vice president for communications effective March 19."Warwick Sabin is an outstanding writer and politically astute," Hardin said. "His academic credentials are extraordinary; having studied as a Marshall Scholar and having been a member of the USA Today All-American team. I … [Read more...]

Applications available for University Women book scholarships

Application forms are now available for book scholarships given each year to non-traditional women students by University Women, a nonprofit campus organization at the University of Central Arkansas.Interested students may pick up application forms at these university locations: Advising Center/Undergraduate Office Graduate Office HPER Center Student Information Desk in the Student … [Read more...]

Title III grant equips Hughes Residential College with technology

Hughes Residential College at the University of Central Arkansas recently received several new pieces of equipment that will be used to integrate technology in the classroom. More than 500 UCA students annually will benefit from a new Sympodium, an interactive lectern that allows images to be projected onto a screen, as well as a new computer, digital projector and screen. All of the equipment … [Read more...]

Staff Senate accepting Employee of the Year Nominations

Nominations are being accepted for the annual UCA Employee of the Year award. Awards will be given at the Service Awards Program in April 19, 2007. There are three options for nominating staff based on the staff person?s classification status. Any classified or non-classified full-time UCA employee with two years of continuous service as of December 31, 2006 is eligible to be nominated by … [Read more...]

UCA Humane Society fundraiser

The University of Central Arkansas Chapter of the Humane Society is hosting ?Have A Heart: Valentine?s Day Fundraiser for Conway Animal Welfare,? now through Feb. 14.Individuals may honor their Valentine by supporting the local animal shelter. Donated items and financial contributions are being sought. Donors will receive a Valentine card where they can write in their Valentine's name, letting … [Read more...]

International Week 2007 events scheduled

The University of Central Arkansas Office of International Programs has scheduled a host of events for International Week 2007, "New Century, Global Vision," Feb. 1-9. All events are free to the UCA campus and Conway community except the International Programs Banquet and the Soweto Gospel Choir. Tickets for the International Programs Banquet are $10 per student and $20 for faculty/staff and … [Read more...]

UCA to host Mental Health Professional Development Workshop Series

The University of Central Arkansas will host the second annual Counseling and Psychology Students (CAPS) professional development workshop series, ?Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) with Your Most Difficult Cases,? presented by Dr. Kelly G. Wilson on Friday, March 23 at UCA. This workshop will present Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), a unique, evidence-based, psychological … [Read more...]

Study Abroad Scholarship Available

The Department of World Languages is taking applications for the Robert and Carol Adcock Scholarship program for study abroad. These awards are given to UCA students minoring or majoring in a foreign language. Preference will be given to those planning to teach. Recipients must be enrolled in an academic course of study during the time of their travel. Scholarships may be awarded for a summer, … [Read more...]

Students kickoff UCA centennial celebration with fireworks display

University of Central Arkansas students kicked off the school?s centennial year celebration with a bang. Fireworks danced in the sky above Estes Stadium Thursday as part of a student-organized centennial celebration kick-off event prior to the UCA Bears basketball game against Southeastern Louisiana. Thousands of UCA students donning purple t-shirts flooded onto the football field before their … [Read more...]

UCA Centennial Calendars Available

A keepsake, 12-month calendar celebrating the university?s centennial anniversary is available for purchase in the UCA Bookstore, located in the Student Center, while supplies last. The calendars are $10 each and feature stunning current photography highlighting the UCA campus as well as historical photos and information. … [Read more...]