Psychology workshop scheduled

The Graduate Association of Counseling and Psychology Students (CAPS) is pleased to announce the first annual workshop in their professional development workshop series. This year's workshop will be presented at UCA?s Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center on Friday, April 15. Dr. John J. Murphy, associate professor of psychology at UCA, award-winning author and internationally recognized trainer and … [Read more...]

Psychology and counseling department to move to different college

Last month, the University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees approved the reorganization of the College of Education and the College of Health and Applied Sciences. The Department of Psychology and Counseling, which has been a part of the College of Education, has been removed from that college and placed in the College of Health and Applied Sciences. Dr. David Skotko, chair of the Department … [Read more...]

TOEFL exam scheduled

The Institutional Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) will be given at UCA on Monday, April 25, from 9a.m. to noon in Student Center, Room 215A. Anyone wishing to take the test should see Ruth Clayton in Irby Hall, Room 207 in order to register. The deadline to register is 4 p.m., Monday, March 21. The fee for the test is $25 and must be paid at the time of registration. The … [Read more...]

UCA students to participate in Habitat for Humanity blitz build

While many students may seek sand and surf or ski slopes during spring break, several University of Central Arkansas students will join in a student-funded, student-led blitz build of a Habitat for Humanity house in Conway. UCA students, in cooperation with the Faulkner County Chapter of Habitat for Humanity, are teaming up with students from Hendrix College to build a house for a less fortunate … [Read more...]

Napoleon Dynamite star to appear at UCA

Beginning next week, tickets to a special appearance by Jon Heder, alias Napoleon Dynamite, will be available at UCA Ticket Central, located at Reynolds Performance Hall. Tickets will not be available over the phone or online. Heder will make two appearances at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Monday, March 21, at Reynolds Performance Hall. Tickets are free to UCA students and to the general public. UCA … [Read more...]

Sunaura Trio to present concert Tuesday

Sunaura Trio, the resident faculty woodwind trio at UCA, will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 1, in the Snow Fine Arts Recital Hall at UCA. There concert is free and open to the public. Sunaura Trio will perform ?Spring? by Blackford, ?Suite for Woodwind Trio? by Civil, they will be joined by Jackie Lamar for ?Trois Pieces? by Bozza, and ?Adagio and Allegro? by Mozart, and … [Read more...]

Minority teacher scholars focus of education grant

Carolyn Williams, Jeff Whittingham, & Shoudong Feng, College of Education, received a $4,555 grant for ?Minority Teacher Scholars Program.? Arkansas Department of Higher Education is the funding agency. The grant will help develop leadership skills among minority teacher scholars. According to the authors, there is a severe shortage of minorities in education. This grant will assist those … [Read more...]

Adams receives AGFC grant to promote environmental education

Ginny Adams, Department of Biology, received a $1,915 grant for a proposal titled, ?The University of Central Arkansas Environmental Education Project.? The grant is being funded by the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission. According to Adams, the primary objective is to promote environmental stewardship in local K-12 students and provide hands-on training in environmental education for students … [Read more...]

Research project to look at Internet advertising

Dr. Scott Markham, Department of Marketing and Management, and student Meredith Bennett received a $2,025 grant for a proposal titled, ?Internet Advertising: A Study of Internet Advertising with Insights on General Public, College Student, and Advertising Agency Perspectives.? The grant is funded by Scholars Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF). The outcome of this grant will be a paper … [Read more...]

Arkansas writers to be featured at campus literary festival

The fourth annual ArkaText Literary Festival will be held Feb. 28-March 4 at the University of Central Arkansas. Each year, the festival brings noted Arkansas writers in various genres to campus for public readings and workshops with students. This year, the festival will feature Marck L. Beggs (poetry), Melissa King (non-fiction), and Jennifer Paddock (fiction). A student reading and a faculty … [Read more...]