Faculty Senate begins addressing faculty concerns

The UCA Faculty Senate focused its Thursday meeting on addressing several concerns brought to them at faculty meetings late last month. Assistant Vice President of Human Resources Rita Fleming addressed the faculty concerns about fringe benefits. Fleming distributed information that compared this year and next year?s premiums. Premiums QualChoice?s point-of-service medical insurance will … [Read more...]

Benefit golf tournament scheduled

The University of Central Arkansas will sponsor a benefit golf tournament for Robert Moore on Monday, Oct. 4 (tee time is 2 p.m.) at Plantation Golf Club in Mayflower. Moore, a UCA history major, was injured during his practice teaching while coaching a baseball game in Mayflower. Proceeds will help purchase a piece of medical equipment for Robert. For more information, contact Darrell … [Read more...]

Staff Senate sponsoring free tailgate on Saturday

The UCA Staff Senate is sponsoring a tailgate party beginning at 3 p.m., on Saturday, Sept. 25, on the football practice field before the UCA-Valdosta football game. Staff, faculty, students and their families are invited to come and enjoy free hot dogs, hamburgers and soft drinks as guests of the UCA Staff Senate. Staff volunteers are needed to work as ticket-takers and ushers at the game … [Read more...]

Faculty concert next Tuesday

The UCA Department of Music is proud to present a faculty concert at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 28 in the Recital Hall of Snow Fine Arts Center. The concert features 10 faculty members, two graduate assistants, and a guest bassoonist. The program includes "Suite from the Monteregian Hills for Brass Quintet," by Morley Calvert; "Partita in A Minor for Solo Flute," by J. S. Bach; "Corker for … [Read more...]

Health and Fitness Day to be held at HPER Center

It's time for the 3rd Annual National Women's Health and Fitness Day! Join the celebration in the HPER Center gym from 4-7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 29. The Fitness Center and Health Promotion and Wellness are inviting the entire UCA community, men, women, students, staff and faculty, this year to celebrate "Fitness Fits Everyone." The Health and Fitness Day event will include various health … [Read more...]

UCA United Way gearing up

As in the past, UCA as a community will be doing our part to help our local United Way chapter meet it's financial goals in order to provide the much needed services to the citizens of Faulkner County. UCA faculty and staff who are interested in serving on this year?s UCA United Way committee should call or email Jeff Pitchford at 450-3185 or jeffp@uca.edu. … [Read more...]

'Whose Line Is It Anyway?' tickets available soon

The Student Activities Board is proud to present the stars of "Whose Line is it Anyway?" Colin Mocherie and Brad Sherwood will be performing their famous improv comedy at 8 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 18 at Reynolds Performance Hall. Tickets are $15 for faculty, staff and general public and will be on sale beginning Wednesday, Sept. 29 at UCA Ticket Central located at Reynolds Performance Hall. … [Read more...]

Provost to address faculty senate on Thursday

The UCA Faculty Senate has invited Provost Gabriel Esteban to speak to the senators and faculty during the faculty senate meeting next Thursday about the proposed new Office of Diversity and Affirmative Action. Senators said faculty had expressed questions or concerns about the proposed new office. Late last month, faculty senators met with groups of faculty across campus to learn about … [Read more...]

Ann Coulter, Michael Moore to lecture at Reynolds

The University of Central Arkansas and the UCA Honors College are proud to present two lectures on the eve of the national elections. Author and commentator Ann Coulter and filmmaker and author Michael Moore will present their views of the issues at hand and the candidates seeking office. Ann Coulter is speaking at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 29, and Michael Moore is speaking at 7 p.m., Sunday, … [Read more...]

Travel workshops available

The Travel Office will hold two travel workshops next week. Everyone who travels or works with travel is encouraged to attend. The first one will be at 2 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 20, and the second workshop will be during X-period (1:40 p.m. ? 2:30 p.m.) on Tuesday, Sept. 21. Both workshops will be in Ida Waldran Auditorium. The same information will be covered in each workshop so you only … [Read more...]