Community Education Adds Variety to Course Offerings

COMMUNITY EDUCATION ADDS VARIETY TO COURSE OFFERINGS CONWAY, AR—New fall community education courses are being offered to the public through University of Central Arkansas’ Division of Outreach and Community Engagement. Nine classes have been added to the fall course offerings, which are scheduled to begin early-September. “Community Education is more than reading, writing and arithmetic. It’ … [Read more...]

Acxiom/UCA Summer Camp Seeks Arkansas’ Brightest Students

Applications are currently being accepted from Arkansas’ brightest students for the 2013 Acxiom/UCA Information Technology Summer Camp. This highly competitive, grant-funded camp targets students entering grades 9-12 from across the state interested in learning more about the field of Information Technology. The camp will be held on the UCA campus from July 24 – 27, 2013. Students can expect to … [Read more...]

UCA Honors Veterans

Contact: Shaneil Ealy Office of Outreach and Community Engagement Brewer-Hegeman, Suite 102 201 Donaghey Avenue, Conway, AR 72035 Phone (501) 450-5275 sealy@uca.edu UCA HONORS VETERANS   CONWAY –  The University of Central Arkansas and City of Conway are hosting the 15th Annual Veterans Day Celebration on November 9, 2012 to honor and recognize local veterans. The free event wi … [Read more...]

Patterns in Presidential Elections Examined at History Symposium

The University of Central Arkansas’ History Department is hosting the 2012 History Symposium “Presidential Elections inHistory” on Oct. 12 from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. at the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center. The 2012 History Symposium: Presidential Elections in History is a conference for educators who teach social studies. Keynote speaker Dr. Allan Lichtman will lead the conference by examining the 1 … [Read more...]

UCA Receives Two Quality Awards by Governor

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Two departments within the University of Central Arkansas have been awarded the Governor Quality Challenge Award by the Arkansas Institute for Performance Excellence. The award honors groups in the state striving for performance excellence. The Division of Outreach and Community Engagement and the Community Development Institute-Central were presented the award by Governor Beebe at the 2012 … [Read more...]

“Exploring Our World” Series Announces Spring Lineup

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The College of Liberal Arts at the University of Central Arkansas continues the "Exploring Our World" series with three new Spring lectures. The series examines different topics, primarily from the humanities perspective. The ideas and topics, led by UCA faculty, come from different disciplines and are brought to light and viewed from different angles in discussions among participants. "The … [Read more...]

iPads Workshop Set for Feb. 10

Contact: Alaina Alexander Outreach & Community Engagement 501.450.5261 aalexander@uca.edu   Conway- The University of Central Arkansas and the Department of Outreach and Community Engagement are offering a free workshop for educators on using iPads in the Classoom. The workshop, iPads in the Classroom, invites educators of all grade and subject levels learn how the iPad can … [Read more...]

Acxiom/UCA Summer Camp Seeks Arkansas’ Brightest Students

CONWAY -- Applications are currently being accepted for the 2012 Acxiom/UCA Information Technology Summer Camp. This highly competitive, grant-funded camp targets students entering grades 8-12 from across the state who are interested in learning more about the field of Information Technology. The camp will be held on the UCA campus from June 20-23, 2012. Students can expect to learn valuable … [Read more...]

The ‘Man of Steel’ Examined in UCA History Symposium

Press Contact: Kristy Carter University of Central Arkansas Outreach and Community Engagement 501.450.3139 uca.edu/outreach The 'Man of Steel' Examined in UCA History Symposium CONWAY, Ark. (Oct. 3) --   Examining popular culture in history, including the use of Superman as a metaphor for 20th Century America, is the focus of a symposium at the University of Central Arkansas. The 2011 Hi … [Read more...]