UCA faculty news

Mark Spitzer, assistant professor of writing at UCA, recently did a poetry reading from his book "Age of the Demon Tools" at the 2008 &Now Conference (a festival of innovative art and literature) at Chapman University in Orange, Cal. He has also been invited by the Ozark Writers and Poets Collective to read from various works in Fayetteville on June 24. His essay "Necrophelia" (regarding his … [Read more...]

Lasiter appointed to UCA Foundation Board

UCA recently welcomed Thomas Lasiter of Little Rock to its Foundation Board of Directors. Lasiter, a 1966 graduate of UCA, is president of the Doyle Rogers Company, a private real estate development, investments, banking and brokerage firm with offices in Little Rock and Batesville. Lasiter is also on the board of directors of Metropolitan National Bank and serves on the directors loan committee … [Read more...]

Country music star comes to UCA this Thursday

UCA's Student Activities Board will present country music star Chris Cagle this Thursday, April 24 at 8 p.m. in the Farris Center on UCA's campus. The concert also will feature special guest Tyler Hilton. Tickets are $15 for UCA students and $25 for the general public, and they can be purchased by calling 501-450-3265 or visiting www.uca.edu/tickets. … [Read more...]

UCA faculty award winners announced

Kim McCullough, Barbara Clancy and Allison Vetter won the 2008 UCA faculty awards announced last week.McCullough, of UCA's Department of Speech-Language Pathology, won the Teaching Excellence Award. Since she arrived at UCA in 2001, her profound impact on her students has been witnessed through their effusive praise of her ability to bridge the academic and clinical and through her adept teaching … [Read more...]

UCA Debate team completes successful season

The UCA Debate Team recently concluded its 2007-08 competition season with excellent outings at the University of Arkansas at Monticello … [Read more...]

Southern Regional Honors Council now housed at UCA

The UCA Honors College is now the home of the Southern Regional Honors Council (SRHC). The organization, affiliated with the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC), represents honors programs and colleges in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. Formerly housed at Freed-Hardeman University … [Read more...]

UCA student featured at symphony concert this weekend

UCA senior Kyla Bailey will be the featured vocal soloist at the Conway Symphony Orchestra's family concert, "The Symphony All Around You," tomorrow at 2 p.m. at UCA's Reynolds Performance Hall. Children and youth of all ages will enjoy this concert, under the direction of Israel Getzov, UCA music professor and director of orchestras. Presented in an educational and entertaining format, the … [Read more...]

UCA celebrates World Fest

Baridon Hall, UCA's Office of International Programs, Short-Denney Residential College, Satellite Minton, and Hendrix College will join to present the second annual World Fest Event at UCA tomorrow from 1 to 5 p.m. Admission is free, and all participants will be eligible to win free prizes, including two iPods. Free food, multi-cultural games, prizes and activities for kids also will be … [Read more...]

Power of Purple 5K raises $1,400

The first annual Power of Purple 5K held recently at UCA attracted 90 runners and raised $1,400 for the American Cancer Society. Winners in the Men's Division were Kevin Lemley (17:57), David McCormick (19:45) and Chris Yancey (21:15); and the winners in the Women's Division were Amy Porter (23:18), Donna Stephens (25:24) and Sara Benfer (26:04). Full resules are available at … [Read more...]

UCA student named finalist in business plan competition

Chauncey Holloman, a sophomore business administration major at UCA, is one of six undergraduate finalists in the Donald W. Reynolds Governor's Cup undergraduate business plan competition. The winners of the competition will be announced during an awards luncheon today at 11:30 a.m. at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock. The competition is designed to encourage students from … [Read more...]