News & Events Blog

School Psychology Doctoral Program Receives APA Re-accreditation

Congratulations to the Ph.D. program in School Psychology for receiving APA re-accreditation for another 7 years!

SWPA Psi Chi Awards

Congratulations to undergraduates Cory Cobb and Kelli Wierzbicki for receiving Psi Chi Regional Research Awards at the annual meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association.

UCA Sweeps Awards at Southwestern Psychological Association

UCA psychology students won all of the awards in the the SWPA undergraduate research competition and the graduate competition in San Antonio, TX!. Here are the winners:

Undergraduate competition: 1st-Heather Downs, 2nd-Cory Cobb, 3rd-Alex Stauter, 4th-Mary Catherine Rogers

Graduate competition: 1st-Michael Marsden, 2nd-Tiffany Wierzbicki, 3rd-Danielle Umland

SWPA Showcase Award: Zachery Stillman


Finalists for Outstanding Psychology Student Award

Congratulations to:

Taylor Black

Cory Cobb

Mary Catherine Rogers

The undergraduate psychology majors were selected as the finalists for the annual Richard Scott Outstanding Psychology Student Award. The winner will receive $750, 1st runner-up $250, and 2nd runner-up $100. The award will be made at the annual awards banquet at Mike's Place on April 17.


Counseling Psychology Rountable Discussion

Dr. Jan Church, Children's Hospital / UAMS, will discuss the treatment of victims of child sexual abuse on Friday, Mar 21, 9-12, in MAS 200.

Congratulations to Elizabeth Stout

Elizabeth Stout successfully defended her dissertation on Mar 7, 2014. Way to go Liz!

Alumnus Recognized

Congratulations to Dr. Tricia Benish - Mental Health Professional of the year from ARMEA (Arkansas Mental Health in Education Association)!

Interviews for Dean, College of Health & Behavioral Sciences

Our college will interview candidates for the position of Dean. Candidates will be on campus during each Mon/Tue in March (excluding Spring Break).

Interviews for a Social Psychology Professor

Our department will interview two applicants for a tenure-track faculty position with a specialty in social psychology. Interviews will take place on Thu, Feb 27 and on Mon, Mar 3.

Arkansas Symposium for Psychology Students (ASPS)

ASPS will be held on Saturday, April 12, 2014 in Mashburn Hall on the UCA campus. Deadline for early registration and abstract submission is April 1. More details available at the ASPS website.