Leadership Institute Set for June 15

District leaders as school improvement agents is the topic of this year's Summer Leadership Institute hosted by the College of Education at the University of Central Arkansas. The event takes place June 15 at the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center. "The Leadership Institute is noted for bringing high quality nationally renowned researchers, educational leaders, and policy-makers to Arkansas," … [Read more...]

STEM Institute Seeks Educators for STEM Core Team

The University of Central Arkansas STEM Institute is seeking 25 educators in grades 3-5 to join the STEM Core Team. This grant-funded, professional development training offers educators invaluable training and classroom materials in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The tenday training will offer grade-level appropriate resources and professional development … [Read more...]

“Exploring Our World” Series Announces Spring Lineup

The College of Liberal Arts at the University of Central Arkansas continues the "Exploring Our World" series with three new Spring lectures. The series examines different topics, primarily from the humanities perspective. The ideas and topics, led by UCA faculty, come from different disciplines and are brought to light and viewed from different angles in discussions among participants. "The … [Read more...]

iPads Workshop Set for Feb. 10

Contact: Alaina Alexander Outreach & Community Engagement 501.450.5261 aalexander@uca.edu   Conway- The University of Central Arkansas and the Department of Outreach and Community Engagement are offering a free workshop for educators on using iPads in the Classoom. The workshop, iPads in the Classroom, invites educators of all grade and subject levels learn how the iPad can … [Read more...]

Acxiom/UCA Summer Camp Seeks Arkansas’ Brightest Students

CONWAY -- Applications are currently being accepted for the 2012 Acxiom/UCA Information Technology Summer Camp. This highly competitive, grant-funded camp targets students entering grades 8-12 from across the state who are interested in learning more about the field of Information Technology. The camp will be held on the UCA campus from June 20-23, 2012. Students can expect to learn valuable … [Read more...]

Spring Registration Open for UCA Community Education

NEWS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS DEC. 12, 2011 Contact: Lawana Hawkins, Coordinator of Community Education UCA, Outreach and Community Engagement, at 501.450.5811   SPRING REGISTRATION OPEN FOR UCA COMMUNITY EDUCATION CONWAY - Registration is now open for Spring 2012 Community Education courses offered through Outreach and Community Engagement at the University of Central … [Read more...]

Arkansas Council of Teachers of English Language Arts Names 2011 Teachers of the Year

NEWS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS DEC. 12, 2011 CONTACT: Kristy Carter, Interim Executive Director Outreach & Community Engagement, at (501) 450- 3139 or at kcarter@uca.edu   Arkansas Council of Teachers of English Language Arts Names 2011 Teachers of the Year Little Rock – The Arkansas Council of Teachers of English Language Arts (ACTELA) named four teachers of t … [Read more...]

Artificial Intelligence Explored in Public Lecture

University of Central Arkansas and the College of Liberal Arts will be hosting a free public lecture on the topic of artificial intelligence. The lecture, Mind and Machines: Artificial Intelligence, will be held Tuesday, November 8th from 6-8pm at the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center located on the UCA campus. The lecture explores the possibility of artificial intelligence and what it reveals … [Read more...]

Tuskegee Airman to Speak at UCA

Milton Pitts Crenchaw, of the original Tuskegee Airmen, will speak on his experiences as one of Arkansas' first African American aviators and flight instructors with the original Tuskegee Airmen at Alabama's Tuskegee Institute. His lecture will take place on Thursday, Nov. 3 from 12-1:30 p.m. in the Ida Waldran Auditorium on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas. This event is free … [Read more...]

Free Workshop Set On 1957 Central High Crisis

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION September 30, 2011  CONTACT: Donna Lampkin Stephens, (501) 450-5605; donnals@uca.edu   FREE WORKSHOP SET ON 1957 CENTRAL HIGH CRISIS   CONWAY — A free workshop on the role of the Arkansas Gazette in the Central High Crisis and the aftermath of those events is set for Oct. 26 at the University of Central Arka … [Read more...]