UCA students to attempt world record with service project

On Dec. 3, University of Central Arkansas students will attempt to set the world record for the World?s Largest Christmas Stocking. The event will mark the end of a two-month charity drive to collect toys and clothing for Arkansas? neediest children. The stocking, designed and sewn entirely by UCA students, will be 40 feet tall and nearly 25 feet across (from heel to toe) with a circumference of … [Read more...]

Staff Development Presentation

The UCA Staff Senate will sponsor a brown-bag lunch and staff development presentation titled "Giving Thanks for UCA's History," at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 16 in Student Center Room 214A. The presentation will be made by UCA Archivist Jimmy Bryant. Staff are invited to bring their lunch. Iced tea, water and pumpkin cheesecake will be provided. Please contact Patricia Smith at 450-5465 or email … [Read more...]

UCA dominates final Tech game

The University of Central Arkansas Bears won their first Gulf South Conference football championship Thursday night at the expense of their oldest rival, taking a decisive 49-17 victory over Arkansas Tech in the final ?Governor?s Football Classic? at Buerkle Field. The win was the Bears? fourth straight in the longest rivalry in the state and gave UCA the bragging rights for at least the near … [Read more...]

Internationally-acclaimed pianist to visit UCA

Internationally-acclaimed pianist Kevin Kenner will give a recital at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 14, in the Snow Fine Arts Recital Hall on the UCA campus. The concert is free and open to the public. Kenner?s visit is a part of UCA?s Artists in Residence program coordinated by the College of Fine Arts and Communication and sponsored by the Department of Writing and Speech. While on campus, he will … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications

The following presentations, publications and accomplishments were submitted by UCA faculty and staff: Julia Winden-Fey, Undergraduate Studies, and Chris Charlton, Housing, will present "Live Well! Lead Well! in the Sophomore Year" on Nov. 7 in Costa Mesa, Calif., at the 12th National Conference on Students in Transition. Mike Allen, Donna Bowman, Phil Frana and Rick Scott, Honors College, … [Read more...]

Hopi artist and poet to speak next week

Michael Kabotie, a Hopi Artist and Poet, will present "The Journey of the Human Spirit: Hopi Myth and Art in the Modern Age" during X-period on Tuesday, Nov. 8, in Irby Hall, Room 215. He will also present ?The Journey of the Human Spirit: Hopi Mural Art and the Modern World,? at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9 in McAlister Hall Room 302 during the Honors College High Table.Kabotie was born on the … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications 10/28

The following presentations, publications and accomplishments were submitted by UCA faculty and staff: Reesa Robinson, Financial Aid Office, was designated ?Rookie of the Year? by the Arkansas Association of Financial Aid Professionals. This designation recognizes her as an up and coming leader in the financial aid community. Robinson has participated on the Early Awareness Committee for two … [Read more...]

UCA professor to present at presidential conference

University of Central Arkansas political science professor Dr. Gary D. Wekkin will present ?Was the Clinton Presidency a ?co-Presidency??: The Vice Presidency, the First Ladyship, and the Plural Presidency? during the 11th Presidential Conference, Nov. 10-12, at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY.The conference, ?William Jefferson Clinton: The ?New Democrat? From Hope,? will be hosted by the … [Read more...]

Public Appearances presents Hubbard Street 2

Six young dancers, age 19 to 25, will perform six contemporary dances on the Reynolds Performance Hall stage, Nov. 14-15, as UCA Public Appearances presents Hubbard Street 2, its third show of the 2005-06 Season. Hubbard Street 2 will perform at 7:30 p.m. both nights. Adult ticket prices range from $17 to $25. All student tickets are $5. The performances are not suitable for children under 6 … [Read more...]

UCA Unplugged XI set for Friday

The UCA Division of Student Services and Student Activities Board are sponsoring the 11th Annual UCA Unplugged Concert at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28, in the Student Center Ballroom. The concert will begin with a featured performance by New Orleans blues musician Owen Tufts along with Arkansas acoustic musician Buddy Case. Tufts, also known as Big Daddy 'O', has been playing blues, folk and rock … [Read more...]