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Faculty Senate learns about summer school plans

The faculty senate learned during their meeting yesterday about plans to offer more classes during the next summer session. According to Associate Provost Dr. Elaine McNiece, offering more summer courses could help the university raise funds for instructional technology. She said, ?One of the goals is to create a schedule that has a profitable bottom line.? In an effort to recruit more … [Read more...]

Staff Senate book scholarship

The UCA Staff Senate is now accepting applications for the Staff Senate Student Book Scholarship and for the Staff Senate Employee Book Scholarship for the Spring Semester of 2004. The Student Book Scholarship is for children of full-time UCA Staff employees who are in good standing academically and have completed at least 30 hours of college credit. The Employee Book Scholarship is for … [Read more...]

Stone receives Eichenberger Scholarship

Jayme Millsap Stone has been awarded the Sharon Eichenberger Scholarship by the Arkansas Council for Women in Higher Education. The Sharon Eichenberger Scholarship is awarded annually to a woman currently working in higher education in Arkansas who is also pursuing an advanced degree. The ACWHE functions as a networking group for women in higher education in Arkansas. Stone has been at UCA … [Read more...]

Clark to take redshirt year

University of Central Arkansas quarterback Zak Clark will redshirt this season because of the broken finger he suffered in preseason practice, UCA head coach Clint Conque said Wednesday. ?Although he has been cleared to play medically,? Conque said, ?it has been a policy of mine since becoming head coach to never risk short-term gain at the potential of long-term injury. That?s in our mission … [Read more...]

UCA has new weapon for fighting cardiac arrest

On May 12, 2001, Maj. Glenn Stacks of the UCA Police Department used CPR to resuscitate an elderly man who had taken ill at one of the commencement ceremonies. The man was revived, but for some victims, CPR is not enough. Today, Stacks has a new weapon for fighting cardiac arrest ? an Automated External Defibrillator. In July, the university purchased three of the briefcase-sized portable … [Read more...]

Learning communities open house

Faculty members are invited to attend an open house on learning communities, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 2, in the Student Center Ballroom. The open house will feature a panel session with program directors and another with students involved in learning communities. A grant-writing workshop will be held for those seeking funding to do learning community work. Other events include a … [Read more...]

UCA Unplugged IX

UCA Unplugged IX, an annual acoustic event and fundraiser for the UCA emergency student loan fund, will be held at 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 26, in the Student Center Ballroom. The show will begin with a featured performance by Lost & Found, a five piece acoustic group from Russellville. Lost & Found won the 2003 Arkansas Acoustic Showdown Competition held last spring in the UCA Reynolds … [Read more...]

UCA Foundation grants requested

This is a reminder that the UCA Foundation is currently requesting grant proposals from members of the faculty for Foundation funding. The fall 2003 deadline for applications to be received in the Foundation office is October 10. Information and grant application forms are available at: http://www.uca.edu/development/foundation/grantform.pdf … [Read more...]

UCA knocks off ATU in volleyball

The University of Central Arkansas Sugar Bears knocked off Arkansas Tech on the road for the first time since 1995 on Tuesday night, winning 30-25, 20-30, 30-23 and 31-29. UCA (8-9) opened the Gulf South Conference season at 1-0 and will host Henderson State at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Old Gym. Senior Candice O?Neal led the Sugar Bears with 20 kills and a hitting percentage of .378. She also … [Read more...]

DSU wins golf classic, UCA second

The Delta State Statesmen followed up a first-round 284 with a second-round 289 to finish at 573 and win the fourth-annual UCA/First State Bank Intercollegiate at Centennial Valley on Tuesday. The University of Central Arkansas shaved 11 strokes off Monday?s 295 total with a low round of the day of 284 and finished second at 579. Arkansas Tech shot 291-293_584 for third, while Northeastern … [Read more...]