First Distinguished International Student Scholarship

Ha Ram, Lara Bersano, and Gerson Semedo (BAICA School tutor)

CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas Office of International Engagement awarded its first ever Distinguished International Student Scholarship to Ha Ram Kim, a student at Buenos Aires International Christian Academy in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Kim was chosen for this scholarship based on his outstanding academic achievement, as well as his excellent record in community service in acting as … [Read more...]

Physics students receive Blake Lilly Award

UCA students in the Society of Physics Students participate in local “Science Nights” at local elementary schools.

CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas Society of Physics Students chapter has been selected as a 2014 Blake Lilly Award winner. The award was based on the chapter’s science outreach activities on campus and within the local community. Some of the SPS chapter’s activities include collaborating with other science clubs in the KidsZone during football games and participating Bear Facts Days to … [Read more...]

UCA to gauge potential retail tenant interest

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CONWAY—Today the University of Central Arkansas announced that it will spend the next few weeks determining the level of interest various businesses might have for a possible first phase of the University’s development of the “Donaghey Corridor.” Last year, the UCA Board of Trustees authorized the engagement of an architectural firm to begin initial planning for a mixed-use development along Don … [Read more...]

Marketing professor receives fellow award

Dr. George Solomon (left) presenting Wilford L. White Fellow Award to Dr. Don B. Bradley

The International Council for Small Business (ICSB) awarded Dr. Don B. Bradley III the Wilford L. White Fellow Award at the 59th annual World Conference in Dublin, Ireland. Bradley is currently a Professor of marketing and the executive director of the Small Business Advancement National Center at UCA. Dr. George Solomon, Wilford L. White Fellow Chair, presented the award to Bradley and two … [Read more...]

Students earn recognition

CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas has announced the President’s List and Dean’s List for the spring 2014 semester. Recognition on the Dean's List requires at least a 3.5 grade point average with a minimum course load of 12 credit hours. Students must achieve a 4.0 grade point average with a minimum course load of 12 credit hours to receive the recognition of Presidential Schol … [Read more...]

UCA professor featured in PBS series

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CONWAY—Dr. Duncan McKinnon, visiting assistant professor in anthropology, will appear in a PBS television series this August, Time Team America. Time Team America is a collaboration of numerous individuals conducting archaeological research in North America. The team is composed of media producers, archaeologists, and a suite of scientific specialists and experts that present dynamic stories of … [Read more...]

Cyber robots bring Homeland Security to UCA

Robin Montana Williams

CONWAY—A high ranking official with the Department of Homeland Security will visit the University of Central Arkansas to observe high school students from across the state compete in robotic competitions. Robin “Montana” Williams, branch chief , National Cybersecurity Education & Awareness, Department of Homeland Security, will visit UCA’s Cyber Discovery Camp, hosted by the College of Natur … [Read more...]

Bryant receives citation for Community School of Music Leadership

Sen. Jason Rapert presents citation to Jann Bryant

CONWAY—The Arkansas Senate recognized Jann Bryant, Director of the UCA Community School of Music (CSM) and Coordinator of Music Advising, on May 12 for her years of dedication with the school. Senator Jason Rapert presented Bryant a citation during the Voices of Central Arkansas Spring Concert. Bryant has served the CSM as director since the beginning of the school nearly 25 years a … [Read more...]

Professor elected to ASHA Advisory Council

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The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) elected Natalie Benafield, Clinical Instructor, to the Audiology Advisory Council. Benafield was notified of her election in a letter from the President of the ASHA on June 3. ASHA is a national professional organization for Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology with more than 173,070 members and affiliates. The Audiology Advisory … [Read more...]

UCA hosts ‘book hacking’ training

CONWAY—The Department of Teaching and Learning at the University of Central Arkansas, along with the Arkansas iTunes U initiative, will host a three-day training in multi-touch digital textbook authorship on July 7-9. The training runs from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day in Mashburn Hall on the UCA campus. Described as a “book hacking” opportunity, this training is intended to teach parti … [Read more...]