Facilities and Maps
The Graduate Education Building, Peabody Hall, Epley Center for Health Professions, and the Health, Physical Education and Recreation Building serve as the nucleus of the College of Education and Health Profession’s activities. An auditorium, several conference and seminar rooms, classrooms, and offices for individual professors, along with administrative and service units such as the Dean's office and computer laboratory are housed in the Graduate Education Building. Map It!
Peabody Hall houses the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, classrooms and offices for individual professors. Map It!
The Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER) Building houses the majority of faculty offices and classrooms for Athletic Training, Community Health Promotion, Kinesiology, Recreation and Sport Management, the Office for Studies on Aging, the Human Performance Laboratory, and the University Recreation offices
The department of University Recreation serves the university community by providing a diverse selection of recreational opportunities and facilities that are designed to enhance the quality of life of each participant. University Recreation is organized into eight program area: Accessible Recreation, Club Sports, Facility Management, Fitness/Wellness, Instructional Programs, Intramural Sports, and the Outdoor Connection Center. University Recreation operates its main facility in the Health, Physical Education and Recreation Building, which houses an Olympic-sized swimming pool, multiple gymnasiums, an indoor track, the Donna Axum Fitness Center, racquetball courts and the Outdoor Connection Center. In addition to the HPER building, UREC also operates the University Recreation Fitness Center, located on the second floor of the Arkansas Union, which features almost 6,000-square feet of fitness floor space, a 1,500-square foot group exercise room, and men’s and women’s locker and shower facilities. Memberships may be purchased by university faculty, staff and alumni for both the HPER Building and the University Recreation Fitness Center. For additional information, please visit the department of University Recreation website. Map It!
The Communication Disorders program and the Speech and Hearing Clinic are housed in Epley Center for Health Professions. The clinic contains faculty offices, a classroom, a graduate seminar room, teaching and research laboratories, and space and facilities for the provision of services to the speech, language, and hearing impaired. University services are provided through the clinic to university students and the community.
The Eleanor Mann School of Nursing is also housed in Epley Center for Health Professions. The nursing program facilities include administrative offices, faculty offices, two classrooms, simulation laboratories, a conference room, and a computer classroom. The school has affiliation agreements for clinical practice with area health care agencies. Map It!
The West Avenue Annex building houses research and service units: the National Office for Research, Measurement and Evaluation Systems (NORMES), the Center for Mathematics and Science Education (CMASE), the Center for Children and Youth, the Arkansas Leadership Academy (ALA) and the Office for Innovation in Education (OIE). Established in 1991, the Arkansas Leadership Academy is a nationally recognized statewide partnership of 13 universities, 9 professional associations, 15 educational cooperatives, the Arkansas Departments of Education, Higher Education, and Workforce Education, the Arkansas Educational Television Network, Tyson Foods Inc., Wal-Mart Stores Inc., and the Walton Family Foundation. The National Office for Research, Measurement, and Evaluation Systems conducts targeted educational research focusing on issues affecting students in Arkansas and general theoretical work in statistics, testing, and educational measurement. The Center for Mathematics and Science Education provides quality resources to private and public educators. The center also serves as the Arkansas NASA Educator Resource Center, disseminating educational materials provided by NASA. The Office for Innovation in Education is funded by the Arkansas Department of Education to develop and test new approaches to deliver and assess K-12 education innovations. Map It!
Established in 1974, the Center for the Utilization of Rehabilitation Resources for Education, Networking, Training and Service (CURRENTS) provides customized training and consulting for organizations ranging from large state agencies to small not-for-profits and is nationally recognized for the high level of commitment and responsiveness to their customers and their efforts to expand, improve, and strengthen services to people with disabilities. The center is located at 121 Cedar St. in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Map It!