Students kickoff UCA centennial celebration with fireworks display

University of Central Arkansas students kicked off the school?s centennial year celebration with a bang. Fireworks danced in the sky above Estes Stadium Thursday as part of a student-organized centennial celebration kick-off event prior to the UCA Bears basketball game against Southeastern Louisiana. Thousands of UCA students donning purple t-shirts flooded onto the football field before their … [Read more...]

UCA Centennial Calendars Available

A keepsake, 12-month calendar celebrating the university?s centennial anniversary is available for purchase in the UCA Bookstore, located in the Student Center, while supplies last. The calendars are $10 each and feature stunning current photography highlighting the UCA campus as well as historical photos and information. … [Read more...]

A Celebration for Sweethearts

The University of Central Arkansas Division of Academic Outreach and Classicfare Catering are announcing the Only You 2007 Valentine?s Day Celebration for Sweethearts. Each year UCA hosts this event for the community. This year?s theme is romance from the 1950s and ?60s . Classicfare has arranged a special menu for the evening and the Academic Outreach staff has planned the atmosphere and … [Read more...]

UCA to Host Insurance Education Institute for Teachers

The University of Central Arkansas has announced the 2007 Insurance Education Institute. The institute is designed for junior high and high school teachers who teach a course leading to a high school diploma. Funding is provided by the Insurance Education Institute and covers the costs of registration, graduate credit, on-campus room and board and classroom materials for individuals selected to … [Read more...]

UCA Gearing Up for 2007 High School Football Coaches Clinic

The University of Central Arkansas has announced the 8th Annual High School Football Coaches Clinic. The clinic is designed for high school coaches who desire to learn ways to enhance their football coaching skills and methodologies. The UCA High School Football Coaches Clinic is the only clinic of its kind in central Arkansas. The two-day clinic will be offered Feb. 23-24 at the Brewer-Hegeman … [Read more...]

Soweto Gospel Choir Kicks Off U.S. Tour at UCA February 1 & 2

Soweto Gospel Choir kicks off its third U.S. tour with three performances at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway, February 1 & 2. Recently nominated for a Grammy award as Best Traditional World Music Album for its CD ?Blessed!,? Soweto Gospel Choir is introducing its third CD ?African Spirit? on this three-month North American tour. The 26-voice Soweto Gospel Choir, plus drummers … [Read more...]

UCA faculty receive grant funding

The following UCA faculty and staff have recently been awarded grant funding for various programs and projects:Drs. Mark Cooper, Kathleen Atkins and Patty Kohler Evans, College of Education, recently received two grants for the Mashburn Institute. A Strategic Instruction Model (SIM) content enhancement grant for $279,775 was provided by the Arkansas Department of Education Literacy Education Unit, … [Read more...]

OT professor receives prestigious honor

Dr. Catherine Acre, Department of Occupational Therapy, will soon become only the third Arkansan to have her name placed on the American Occupational Therapy Association's prestigious Roster of Fellows. The purpose of the award is to recognize occupational therapists who, with their knowledge and expertise, have made a significant contribution to the continuing education and professional … [Read more...]

Student Matinees Offered for UCA Public Appearances Shows

UCA Public Appearances announces that two matinees for student groups are available during the spring of 2007. On Friday, February 2, Soweto Gospel Choir will present a 1-hour matinee, starting at 11 am. The matinee will include 45 minutes of performance followed by a question and answer session with the audience. Soweto Gospel Choir, from South Africa, consists of 32 voices plus several … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications 12/14

The following faculty have reported presentations, publications, awards and honors: Dr. Jim Guinee, counseling center director of training, recently conducted three workshops at the Arkansas Counselor Association conference in Hot Springs, "Before you leave them with us: A program for parents of college students", "Grief counseling," and "Ethics of college counselors." The UCA Occupational … [Read more...]