Black History Month events scheduled

The UCA Office of Minority Student Services has scheduled the following events in commemoration of Black History Month:Chuck D From Public Enemy ?Race Rap and Reality? Feb. 1 7 p.m. Reynolds Performance Hall His message addresses weighty issues about race, rage and inequality with a jolting combination of intelligence and eloquence never seen before. Chuck D and Public Enemy were celebrated in … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre to present comedy

UCA Theatre will present ?Wonder of the World? by David Lindsay-Abaire at 7:30 p.m., Feb. 13-17 on Centre Stage of the Snow Fine Arts Center. This madcap comedy follows Cass, who, after leaving her husband, decides to head to the honeymoon capital of the world, Niagara Falls. With a list of things she?s always wanted to do, Cass ventures into a wacky world of Barbie dolls, pickle barrels, and … [Read more...]

Health Sciences awarded technology grant

Increasing Capabilities Access Network (ICAN) has awarded a $95,000 grant to the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) for the purchase of assistive technology (AT) to be used to educate and train occupational therapists, physical therapists, and speech-language pathologists. ICAN is a federally funded program that operates under the umbrella of Arkansas Rehabilitation Services. The funds for ICAN … [Read more...]

UCA students raise money for Heifer Project

University of Central Arkansas students from the Honors College and three residential colleges partnered in 2005 to raise $5,000 for a gift Ark from Heifer Project International (HPI). The residential colleges joined forces with the Honors College after discovering that both were planning to raise money for an Ark. This was the third year Honors had raised money for HPI, but the first year for … [Read more...]

NAACP scholarship applications available

The Faulkner County Branch of the NAACP is accepting applications its 1st Annual Education Scholarship. This scholarship is intended to provide financial assistance to those who have successfully completed high school and who plan to continue or are continuing their education in an institution of higher learning. The $500 scholarship is awarded once a year to qualified applicants. Scholarship … [Read more...]

Cirque Eloize Benefits tickets available now

Tickets to the Cirque Eloize production ?RAIN? are now available. The performance is a part of the Benefits Series, making two tickets available free to all UCA students, faculty, staff retirees and College Square residents. Cirque Eloize will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 14 and 15 at Reynolds Performance Hall. Reynolds Box Office hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Faculty and … [Read more...]

Outstanding Student applications available

This year's Academic Honors Convocation will be at 2 p.m., Sunday, April 23 in Reynolds Performance Hall. President Hardin, Provost Esteban, college deans, and departmental chairs will recognize superior academic achievement including the 2005 Outstanding University Students.The deadline for seniors to submit an application for Outstanding University Student recognition is Feb. 17. Application … [Read more...]

UCA dance team earns national award

The UCA dance team competed in their first national competition Jan. 13-17 in Orlando, and brought home a trophy for 7th in the nation. The Honey Bears were the only Arkansas team to compete in Universal Dance Association/Universal Cheer Association College National Championship. The team took two routines, one jazz and one hip-hop. They made it to semi-finals in the jazz routine and finals in … [Read more...]

Scroll portraits this week

Portraits for the 2006 Scroll yearbook will be taken from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Jan. 23-27 in Student Center 214A. Please bring a UCA ID. For more information, call (501) 450-5599 or e-mail … [Read more...]

Honors High Table to explore Tai Chi

The Honors College High Table for Wednesday, Jan. 25 will be "Tai Chi: What It Is and What It Ain't.? The High Table will begin at 3 p.m. in the Honors College Forum, McAlister Hall, Room 302.Taijiquan (a.k.a. 'tai chi') is a Chinese exercise for health, meditation, and self defense. Adam Frank, an anthropologist and long-time practitioner of taijiquan, will demonstrate the art and will talk … [Read more...]