Lewis Science Center to undergo expansion and renovation

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS FEBRUARY 21, 2014 CONTACT: Fredricka Sharkey, associate director for media relations, at fsharkey@uca.edu or (501) 450 -5114. Lewis Science Center to undergo expansion and renovation CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees approved a plan to expand and renovate the Lewis Science Center. The Board approved the addition of ap … [Read more...]

UCA to host International Leadership Conference

Educational leaders from five continents and ten countries will converge at the University of Central Arkansas for the “Leaders of the World” International Leadership Program March 3—7, 2014. “‘Leaders of the World’ will bring extraordinary leaders from various countries to our campus to share their experiences and learn more about our university and community. We are honored to be offering this … [Read more...]

Professor named a STIRS Scholar

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Lynn Burley, associate professor, Department of Writing, has been chosen as one of 13 Scientific Thinking and Integrative Reasoning Skills (STIRS) Scholars by the American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) for 2014-2015. Burley is the only Arkansas professor invited to the STIRS Scholars project. “Specifically, I will design a student case study that demands scientific r … [Read more...]

Acxiom/UCA summer camp seeks Arkansas’ brightest students

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2014 Acxiom/UCA Information Technology Summer Camp. This highly competitive, grant-funded camp targets students entering grades 9-12 from across the state interested in learning more about the field of Information Technology. The camp will be held on the UCA campus from June 18-21, 2014. Students can expect to learn valuable information about IT … [Read more...]

Rwanda Presidential Scholars at UCA

Front row: Clemet Mugenzi, Gerard Munyazikwiye, Enock Rwamuza
Back row:	Aloys Nsereko, Robert Habimana, Elyahb Allie Kwizera, Edouard Niyonsaba
Not pictured: Jean Paul Ngabonziza

Since 2009, the University of Central Arkansas has participated in the Rwanda Presidential Scholars Program University Consortium. This program, in cooperation with the Rwandan government, provides four year, undergraduate scholarships to deserving Rwandan students. These students study in the fields of math, physics, chemistry, and biology then return to Rwanda to work for a minimum of five years … [Read more...]

Professors awarded NIH grant to study bullying

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PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS JANUARY 17, 2014 CONTACT: Jeff Pitchford, vice president for university and government relations, at jeffp@uca.edu or (501) 450-3185. Fredricka Sharkey, associate director for media relations, at fsharkey@uca.edu or (501) 450 -5114. Professors awarded NIH grant to study bullying Three University of Central Arkansas professors have been awarded a … [Read more...]

Prayer Breakfast Friday

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Prayer Breakfast Celebrates King Legacy  The Office of Diversity and Community will host their annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast at 9 a.m. on Friday, January 17, 2014 on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas in the Student Center Ballroom. The speaker is Victor Green, 2013 chair of the UCA Board of Trustees and claims manager of Pilot Catastrophe Services. This … [Read more...]

Prospective teachers can attend meet and greet events

Future master level teachers can learn more about the Partnership for Transition to Teaching grant opportunity during several upcoming informational meetings. The Partnership for Transition to Teaching is a $2.3 million federal grant awarded to the University of Central Arkansas in 2011 which provides up to $5,000 in tuition payments for qualified mid-career professionals and recent higher … [Read more...]

Board of Trustees teleconference

MEDIA ADVISORY UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS DECEMBER 19, 2013 CONTACT: Jeff Pitchford, vice president of university and government relations, at jeffp@uca.edu or (501) 450-3185. Fredricka Sharkey, associate director for media relations, at fsharkey@uca.edu or (501) 450 -5114.   Board Teleconference  CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will have a teleconference meet … [Read more...]

Holiday campus closure

The University of Central Arkansas campus will close for holiday break at 4:30 p.m. Friday, December 20, 2013.  The campus will reopen at 8 a.m. Thursday, January 2, 2014. Classes begin on Thursday, January 9, 2014. … [Read more...]