UCA students to compete for 'Iron Chef' title

Three UCA students will participate in the first-ever UCA "Iron Chef" competition this Friday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Christian Cafeteria. Javia Jacobs, Whitney Mapes and Julie Storing will have one hour to prepare three appetizer-style dishes from ingredients provided by Aramark, which is sponsoring the event. There will be prizes for all three contenders, and their creations will be … [Read more...]

UCA Faculty: Fellowships, presentations

Dr. Catherine Acre of the UCA Occupational Therapy Department was officially named a Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association at its annual conference in St. Louis last weekend. Other UCA faculty making presentations at the conference included: Dr. Letha Mosley, Ms. Elizabeth LeQuieu and LaTeasha D. Gaither (Short Course entitled "Bridging Occupation, Obesity, and Motivation from … [Read more...]

UCA to host Boys State

UCA will host the 67th annual Arkansas Boys State from June 3 to 8. The week-long civics education program is organized and sponsored by the American Legion Department of Arkansas, and more information is available at www.arlegion.org. … [Read more...]

UCA speech-language dept. leads state association

UCA's Department of Speech-Language Pathology is well represented in the leadership of the Arkansas Speech-Language-Hearing Association, with John Lowe as President-Elect, Kim McCullough as Vice-President-Elect for Continuing Education and Linda Edwards as Treasurer. This is nothing new for the Department, as Graduate Dean Elaine McNiece and Donna Smiley both served as President of ASLHA, which … [Read more...]

UCA to host foreign language educators

UCA's Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures will welcome foreign language educators from across the state to campus for the 2007 Annual Conference of the Arkansas Foreign Language Teachers Association, which will be held this Thursday and Friday at the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center. Faculty conducting workshops on Thursday include Sharon Wilkes, (technology); Shirley … [Read more...]

Markham to retire; reception today

UCA marketing professor Dr. Scott Markham is retiring after 31 years at UCA. He directed the Center for Management Development, taught advertising, public relations and sales classes, and inaugurated field trips to the Dallas Market Center and advertising and PR firms in Dallas, Atlanta and Little Rock. A come-and-go reception will be held today from 12 noon to 2 p.m. in Burdick 220. … [Read more...]

UAMS researcher to lecture Thursday

Linda D. Williams, the Dean's Research Liaison at the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, will deliver a lecture this Thursday at 1:40 p.m. in room 224 of UCA's Doyne Health Sciences Center. Williams coordinates an online research collaboration database for the State of Arkansas. This depository of research and collaborative funding opportunities is intended … [Read more...]

East meets West: Fusion Macbeth

UCA's Fusion Players will present their interpretation of Macbeth and Asian theater forms tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the Student Center Courtyard. The production is conceived, adapted, and performed by Honors Core IV: Asian Theater and is free and open to the public. … [Read more...]

Tuesday events: Acclaimed violinist, renowned hip-hop artist

Acclaimed violinist Alexander Markov will perform with the Conway Symphony Orchestra on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at UCA's Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall as part of his residency with UCA?s College of Fine Arts and Communication. Tickets for the performance are $20 for the general public, $5 for UCA faculty and staff and free to UCA students. Markov, a Gold Medal winner at the Paganini … [Read more...]

Hardin featured on 'Talk Business' this weekend

UCA President Lu Hardin is the featured guest on this weekend's edition of Talk Business, a statewide television program hosted by Roby Brock. Hardin will discuss UCA's Centennial, and Brock also interviews Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones from the UCA campus. The episode will be broadcast on Sunday night at 10 p.m. on KLRT-Fox 16 in Central Arkansas, as well as Sunday morning at 10 a.m. on … [Read more...]