Hardin rewarded for outstanding first year

Last week, the UCA Foundation affirmed the board of trustees previous action increasing President Lu Hardin's salary from $190,000 to $210,000 recognizing a highly successful first year at the helm. Earlier this month, the board of trustees voted unanimously to raise Hardin's salary from $190,000 to $210,000 including the Foundation supplementing the salary with private funds to bring it line … [Read more...]

Preserving books for generations to come

It?s like a crafter?s dream. Paper in different textures and sizes, scissors, glue sticks and paintbrushes cover two large tables that serve as a workstation for Rita Mackintosh, a library academic technician, in Torreyson Library. Though her work area stirs fond memories of primary school, Mackintosh is charged with a task that is far more complicated than the glue sticks might let on. Her … [Read more...]

Honors College senior spends summer in France

Traveling abroad is a life-changing opportunity that no student should ever pass up, if given the chance. Anna-Kate Mayhew, a senior French major, didn?t pass up her chance when the Honor?s College gave her the opportunity to travel in Europe for a semester, courtesy of a travel abroad grant. ?This was a great experience that I couldn?t of gotten anywhere else,? she said. Mayhew began her … [Read more...]

Even Good Things Come in Threes

Graduation at any level in academic study ? heck, even kindergarten ? is always an emotional occasion for students and their parents alike. For sons and daughters, it?s the turning of a page, an exciting new chapter in life. Meanwhile, the parents are left bursting with pride over the accomplishment but feeling remorseful that their child ? their baby ? is growing up. And there?s handling … [Read more...]

Bears prepare for final three games

Another big crowd of Bearbackers turned out Monday for the luncheon that is named for the group. Head Coach Clint Conque reviewed the Bears' overall sound defensive effort against North Alabama, ranked fourth in the nation. The Lions came back from a 6-3 halftime deficit to take a 31-12 win. ?Outside of about four plays, our defense played extremely well. We held an explosive offensive … [Read more...]

UCA Homecoming 2003

UCA Homecoming 2003 is this week. Homecoming T-shirts and event tickets are available in the Alumni Services Office at Buffalo Alumni Hall. T-Shirts this year are long-sleeve and white with purple and black graphics. The cost for each shirt is $10. The shirt is available in sizes from youth to XX-large. The annual homecoming party will begin at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 31 at the Agora in … [Read more...]

Baum Gallery to host alumni exhibit

Baum Gallery will host the first ever UCA Homecoming Alumni Art Exhibition this weekend to display the works of talented artists who are UCA alumni. The opening reception will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1, in Baum Gallery, which is located in McCastlain Hall. The art will be available for viewing over homecoming weekend only. Viewing hours are 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Friday, Oct. … [Read more...]

Alpha Psi Omega to present haunted house

Alpha Psi Omega, UCA?s national honorary theatre fraternity, will present a Haunted House from 7 p.m.-10 p.m., on Oct. 29, 30 and 31 on Center Stage of the Snow Fine Arts Center on the campus of UCA. Guests will be led through a ?haunted theatre,? with approximately 14 rooms of frightening occurrences that are designed to both delight and terrify! Tickets are $5 for adults, and $3 for … [Read more...]

SGA to host forum with UCAPD

The Student Government Association invites the UCA community to visit with the UCA police to discuss current campus traffic and safety issues, UCA police policies and meet the officers who are here to serve and protect. The forum will be at X-period on Thursday, Oct. 30 in the Student Center Ballroom. Pizza and drinks will be served. For more information, call 450-5881. … [Read more...]

SGA openings for grad, post-baccalaureate students

The Student Government Association has openings for two graduate or post-baccalaureate students to serve with the association. Those interested in applying for one of the positions may pick up an application in the Student Center Room 207. Completed applications must be returned to the same office by Noon on Friday, Oct. 31. … [Read more...]