Selig receives UCA University Connection Award

The University of Central Arkansas and College Square, UCA’s independent life-style community, awarded the UCA University Connection Award for October to Myrtle Lee Selig.

The award was developed to honor College Square residents who are consistently involved with College Square activities, UCA campus events and who have made significant contributions to the community or society.

Selig has been a resident of College Square for more than a year. She is a 1938 graduate of UCA and received her master?s degree from UCA in 1968. She has served on the UCA Alumni Association Board for more than nine years, serving as board president during 2000 and 2001.

Lee also served on the Conway Public School Board for more than nine years and she has been a volunteer for the Conway Regional Hospital for the past 10 years.

Lee has lived in Conway all of her life. She was a devoted wife for more than 48 years to her late husband, Greg, and is the mother of two and grandmother of two.

UCA President Lu Hardin recognized Selig for her volunteer efforts and support of the university during halftime of the UCA ? Southern Arkansas University football game on Saturday, Oct. 11.

-Jim Brosam