Brad Cowger is a UCA graduate from the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education and currently teaches at Ida Burns Elementary in Conway, Arkansas. Cowger is being honored as the elementary physical education teacher of the year by the Arkansas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.
UCA Mental Health Counseling student Katelyn Bates-Coney was awarded the Arkansas Mental Health Counselors Association Scholarship. She is currently in her second year, working on her Masters of Science in Mental Health Counseling and she is working on a National Institute of Health grant with UCA studying bullying.
Psi Chi International Honor Society and the Psychological Society present Dr. Travis Langley, author of the book “Batman and Psychology: The Dark and Stormy Knight”, which has been described as “a journey behind the mask and into the mind of Gotham City’s Caped Crusader, the Dark Knight who inspires fear in evildoers everywhere.”
Why does this superhero without superpowers fascinate us? What does that fascination say about us? The book gives fresh insights into the complex inner world of Batman and Bruce Wayne, and the life and characters of Gotham City.
This event will be held Mashburn 202 on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. and is free to the general public.
Attendees are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes. Dr. Langley’s book will be available for purchase at this event.
Dr. Darla Cathcart of the Department of Physical Therapy taught the course “Fundamentals of Pregnancy and Postpartum Physical Therapy” to Chilean physical therapists in Santiago, Chile, on October 4-6, 2014. The course, sponsored through the Section on Women’s Health of the American Physical Therapy Association, had a full cohort of 40 participants.
In addition, Physical Therapy faculty members at Universidad del Desarrollo in Santiago, Chile, for the second year in a row, expressed interest in establishing a physical therapy student exchange with the University of Central Arkansas.