Presentations and Publications 3/10

The following presentations, publications and accomplishments were submitted by UCA faculty and staff: Hao Liu, Margaret McGee, Myles Quiben, Amanda Treadwell, Kristy Loftin, Department of Physical Therapy, presented a poster presentation, titled, " Variations of Extensor Carpi Radialis Muscles: An Anatomical Case Report ", at the American Physical Therapy Association combined sections meeting in … [Read more...]

UCA student selected for Irene Ryan Scholarship

Senior Chad Bradford, a theatre major, was selected as one of two winners of the Region VI Irene Ryan Scholarship during the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival at Tulsa Community College. The Irene Ryan Scholarship was founded by and named after the late Irene Ryan, who is best known for her portrayal of Granny on ?The Beverly Hillbillies? television show. Bradford received his … [Read more...]

RENT to Play Two Shows at UCA

Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize, RENT, the Broadway musical written by Jonathan Larson and directed by Michael Greif, is coming to UCA?s Reynolds Performance Hall for performances on Wednesday and Thursday, March 15 & 16, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are still available for both shows. Call UCA Ticket Central at 866-810-0012 (toll-free in Arkansas), or in Conway, … [Read more...]

Voice students win at state conference

Several students of University of Central Arkansas voice faculty earned awards during the National Association of Teachers of Singing State Conference, Feb. 23-24 at Ouachita Baptist University.Drew Ladd won first place in freshmen men; Ron McDaniel won first place in the sophomore men category; Shannah Cummings won first place in high school women; and Kacie Blankenship won first place in the … [Read more...]

Tablet PCs examined at IDC luncheon

Tom Farrell, an expert on the tablet PC, gave UCA faculty members a crash course on the new technology during a luncheon hosted by the Instructional Development Center.Farrell, an associate professor of business information systems at Dakota State University, was a self-described doubting Thomas when the technology emerged on his campus in 2003, but today he is a believer. Like UCA, Dakota State … [Read more...]

UCA earns housing honors

The University of Central Arkansas recently competed with three other regional schools for the Southwest Association of College and University Housing Officers? Frank Cloud Award of Excellence and came away with top honors.At the annual conference held in Houston, UCA went up against the University of Tulsa, Texas Tech University and Texas A&M to win this year?s award. The Frank Cloud Award of … [Read more...]

UCA employees earn $3.18 million in grants in 2005

More than 125 University of Central Arkansas faculty and staff were recently recognized for submitting 130 grant proposals in 2005. The total amount of the grant proposals for last year was $3.18 million. Grant funding is used for faculty research and academic programs and services. On Thursday, Feb. 23, the faculty and staff who were instrumental in bringing those dollars into the university … [Read more...]

Faculty Grants 3/3

The following faculty recently received grant funding for various programs and projects:Lorrie George Wood, Department of Occupational Therapy, and Linda Moore, Department of Speech Language Pathology, recently received a $95,000 grant for the UCA Assistive Technology Equipment Project. The grant is being funded by the U.S. Department of Education through Arkansas Rehabilitation Services. The … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications 3/3

The following presentations, publications and accomplishments were submitted by UCA faculty and staff: Dr. Bill Bandy, Department of Physical Therapy, recently was featured in a Baltimore Sun article that discussed the timing and other aspects of warm-up stretches. For example, an athlete 25 to 30 years old needs to hold a gentle stretch for at least 30 seconds. "If they're only holding it for 15 … [Read more...]

Former CIA Director to speak at UCA

Former CIA Director Admiral Stansfield Turner will lecture at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7 in Reynolds Performance Hall. The event is free and open to the public. Turner graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1944 and attained a commission in the United States Navy in June, 1946. He was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford while serving in the navy. During his naval career he served as commander of U.S. … [Read more...]