Orientation Staff Announced

The Office of Orientation at the University of Central Arkansas recently announced its 2013 Student Orientation Staff.

These volunteers will lead the 72 member-Student Orientation Staff (SOS), which is responsible for UCA’s Summer Orientation and Academic Registration (SOAR) program and for Welcome Week activities in August. By the time the Fall 2013 semester begins, each of these students will have logged 200 hours of volunteer service to the university.

“I am very excited about the leadership team that has been selected for SOS 2013. These individuals have shown they are committed to excellence in and out of the classroom through their academic achievements and service to the university,” Colin Stanford, coordinator of New Student Programs, Office of Orientation.

Selected as student co-directors were Cody Stephens and Rachel Carlock, both seniors. Stephens is a Finance major from North Little Rock and Carlock is a Physical Therapy major from Conway.

Seniors selected as SOS team leaders were Sayre Upton, Austin Dodson, and Sydney Crafton; juniors, Joshua Dabney, Lindsay Dacus, and Luke Moix.

Upton, from Clarksville, Ark., is a physical therapy major. Dodson is an economics major from Redwater, Texas.  Crafton is a North Little Rock native and is majoring in early childhood and special education. Dabney is a biology/pre-medicine major from Marked Tree, Ark. Conway native Dacus is a communication sciences and disorders major. Moix, from Rogers, Ark., is a biology/pre-optometry major.