World Languages seeks native German speaker for language lab

Each spring semester, the department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures offers a Presidential Scholarship to a native speaker of French, German or Spanish. In the spring, the department is inviting native German speakers on campus to apply to work in the language lab and departmental office. Applicants must be full-time students and will be expected to work 15 hours per week. The … [Read more...]

Major?s Fair set for Oct. 6

The 9th annual Majors Fair has been set for Thursday, Oct. 6 in the Student Center Ballroom. Student are invited to attend the fair from 12:30-3 p.m. Representatives from the academic departments will showcase their majors, programs, achievements and other highlights in a ?fair? atmosphere complete with games, door prizes and refreshments. The Major?s Fair is sponsored by the Academic Advising … [Read more...]

TOXIC AUDIO to perform at Reynolds Sept. 29-30

TOXIC AUDIO, a five-member vocal band, opens the UCA Public Appearances 2005-2006 Season with three shows on Thursday and Friday, September 29-30, in Reynolds Performance Hall. Using nothing but the human voice, this a cappella ensemble creates high-energy performances of contemporary pop songs and timeless classics. Tickets are on sale now for the two 7:30 p.m. performances. In addition, a 10 … [Read more...]

UCA dedicates Harding Centennial Plaza

Hundreds from the University of Central Arkansas community turned out Tuesday, Sept. 20, as UCA President Lu Hardin dedicated UCA?s new signature landmark Harding Centennial Plaza. The plaza is named in honor of UCA alumni Rush and Linda Harding of Little Rock. Last October the Hardings gave $1.2 million to UCA. It was the largest single gift in UCA history. The gift was divided between … [Read more...]

UCA to observe Constitution Day on Thursday

On Thursday, Sept. 22, UCA will celebrate the 218th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution with a forum, ?The U.S. Constitution: Past and Present? during X-period in Snow Fine Arts Recital Hall. President Lu Hardin, Dr. Don Whistler (Political Science), Dr. Kim Little (History), and Dr. Tom McInnis (Political Science) will address the historical roots, basic principles, and … [Read more...]

UCA to join Southland Conference in 2006

A much-anticipated move to Division I-AA in athletics at the University of Central Arkansas became a reality on Thursday, Sept. 15. During a special meeting of the UCA Board of Trustees, Southland Conference Commissioner Tom Burnett extended an invitation to UCA to join the Southland Conference after receiving unanimous approval from the Conference Board of Directors. ?It was pretty clear to our … [Read more...]

Message from Interim President Courtway

Welcome to the University of Central Arkansas. Conveniently located in the heart of the state, UCA's bustling, Georgian-style campus is among the most beautiful in the region. With a history that spans over 100 years, UCA is the second-largest university in Arkansas, with about 13,000 students enrolled. UCA's diverse array of academic offerings -- including 160 undergraduate, masters, and … [Read more...]

RSO Fair rescheduled for Sept. 29

The UCA Registered Student Organization Fair will be located outside the Student Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 29. Many RSO's will have tables set up to recruit new members and promote their activities. Entertainment will be provided by the UCA Student Activities Board during X-period.RSO's will also be collecting money for Katrina survivors. Funds collected will be given to the … [Read more...]

Faculty senate supports athletics move

On Tuesday, UCA?s Faculty Senate overwhelmingly passed a motion to support a division change in athletics from NCAA Division II to NCAA Division I-AA for the purpose of joining the Southland Conference.UCA President Lu Hardin addressed the senate?s questions and concerns at their Tuesday meeting. Hardin said that a few months ago, he was ?60/40? on the division change issue. ?I was expecting to … [Read more...]

FLY Dance concert to benefit hurricane victims

UCA?s Office of Minority Services will host a FLY Dance concert to benefit the survivors of Hurricane Katrina at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at Reynolds Performance Hall. The hip-hop/street dance concert is free, but a suggested donation of $5 will be accepted at the door and contributed to Faulkner County?s United Way fund for disaster relief. Seating is limited to the first 1200 persons at … [Read more...]