UCA faculty news

Letha Mosley was named a Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association last month at the association's Annual Conference in Long Beach, Cal.The Association names individuals to the Roster of Fellows to "recognize occupational therapists who with their knowledge and expertise have made a significant contribution to the continuing education and professional development of members of the … [Read more...]

UCA Community School of Music opens summer registration

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UCA breaks ground on new College of Business building

University of Central Arkansas President Lu Hardin and the UCA Board of trustees today broke ground on a new $18.1 million building that will be the new home of its College of Business. The 82,000-square-foot facility will be completed by the beginning of the fall 2009 semester. "The new College of Business building will be state-of-the-art, and one of its exciting features is that it will … [Read more...]

Conservation Society CEO named Distinguished Alumnus

UCA this Saturday will present its Distinguished Alumnus Award to Dr. Steven Sanderson, president and chief executive officer of the Wildlife Conservation Society. The award will be presented during the 10 a.m. commencement ceremony.Prior to his appointment in 2001, Sanderson was dean of Emory College, Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Emory University in Atlanta. Sanderson is the 23rd individual … [Read more...]

UCA Commencement to take place Saturday

UCA's Spring Commencement will take place this Saturday, May 3, and degrees will be conferred at three ceremonies.All ceremonies will be held at the Farris Health and Physical Education Center on the UCA campus, and both undergraduate and graduate degrees will be presented at each ceremony. 10 a.m. - College of Education, College of Liberal Arts, and College of Natural Sciences and … [Read more...]

UCA Board of Trustees to meet this Friday

The UCA Board of Trustees will hold a regularly scheduled meeting this Friday, May 2 at 2 p.m. in the Board of Trustees Conference Room in Wingo Hall on the UCA campus.The meeting agenda is available on the UCA website at this link: http://www.uca.edu/divisions/admin/board/documents/080502botagenda.pdf … [Read more...]

Groundbreaking this Friday for new UCA Business building

UCA President Lu Hardin, the UCA Board of Trustees and U.S. Rep. Vic Snyder on Friday, May 2 will participate in a groundbreaking ceremony for the new UCA College of Business building.The ceremony will take place at 1 p.m. at the building site, which is located in the parking lot on Donaghey Avenue south of Wingo Hall and north of the AETN headquarters. The public is invited to attend, and … [Read more...]

Cornell professor to present Burgess Lecture

Ronald R. Hoy, the David and Dorothy Merksamer Professor in Biology at Cornell University, tonight at 6:30 p.m. will present the third annual Burgess Lecture in the Doyne Health Sciences Auditorium at UCA. The title of Hoy's lecture is "Rhythm and Mode in the Acoustic Signals of Animals and Humans: Speculation on the Origins of Speech and Music." He will present several case studies of acoustic … [Read more...]

UCA Nature Reserve walk scheduled for Saturday

UCA's Jewel E. Moore Nature Reserve this Saturday will host "Spring into Action: A Walk in the Nature Reserve," featuring trail walks guided by UCA biologists.The reserve includes approximately two miles of interconnecting trails through woods, along streams, and through a five-acre virgin prairie that is a remnant of prairie that was mapped by surveys in 1819 (and noted by the naturalist Thomas … [Read more...]

UCA students forgo meal trays & conserve resources

UCA students recently participated in a two-week trial of conservation program called "Who Needs Trays" at the Christian Cafeteria on campus.By utilizing the cafeteria without using trays, the students: --Reduced water usage by 20 percent. --Saved 25,000 kw/hours of electricity. --Helped reduce the toxic chemical waste going into the water supply by 60 percent. --Helped reduce solid waste … [Read more...]