Tagged: uca

Arkansas Coding Academy Aims to Provide Affordable Tech Education

by Alexis Hosticka 5/24/2016 9:22 am

A collaborative effort between the University of Central Arkansas, the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce and many area business partners, the Arkansas Coding Academy is designed to create a talent pipeline from the classroom to the workforce.

Court Accepts Law License Surrender of Ex-UCA Official

by Associated Press 3/3/2016 11:02 am

The state Supreme Court has accepted the surrendered law license of the former chief of staff for the University of Central Arkansas who was convicted on burglary charges for helping a student steal tests.

UCA Announces Speakers for TEDx Event

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/3/2016 2:18 pm

The University of Central Arkansas in Conway is hosting its first TED event on March 4, and announced its lineup of speakers that includes the executive director of the nonprofit Syrian Emergency Task Force.

UCA to Host Independent TED Event

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/22/2015 9:52 am

TEDxUniversityOfCentralArkansas will hold the fourth TEDx UCA Salon themed “Reinventing Liberal Arts Education” at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 at UCA Downtown, the new UCA venue located in downtown Conway at 1105 Oak St.

UCA Receives $215K for Nursing Program

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/21/2015 3:52 pm

The University of Central Arkansas Foundation, Inc. received $215,500 Monday from the Blakenship family to support the Nursing Simulation Lab in the Department of Nursing.

UCA Receives $3M from Highway and Transportation Department

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/27/2015 3:50 pm

University of Central Arkansas President Tom Courtway was presented with a $3 million check today.

Insurance Hall of Fame Announces Inaugural Inductees

by Alexis Hosticka 8/17/2015 12:41 pm

The Arkansas Insurance Hall of Fame has announced its inaugural class of eight inductees. They will be honored at the inaugural ceremony on Oct. 15 on the UCA campus in Conway.

UCA College of Business Receives $3M for Supply Chain Program

by Alexis Hosticka 6/19/2015 4:02 pm

The university will use the funds to endow a chaired faculty position to support and expand the supply-chain logistics management program beginning in the fall.

Brad Teague Joins Conway Corporation Board of Directions

by Alexis Hosticka 6/16/2015 9:33 am

The Conway Corporation Board of Directors selected Brad Teague, the University of Central Arkansas athletic director, to serve a seven-year term with the board, which began on May 8, 2015.

UCA Hires New Admissions Director

by Alexis Hosticka 6/5/2015 11:25 am

Courtney Mullen will serve as the new director of the Office of Admissions and Enrollment Services at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway. Mullen comes to UCA from Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, where she spent almost seven years in recruitment and admissions.

UCA Receives $400k to Restore McCastlain Hall

by Associated Press 5/18/2015 4:04 pm

The University of Central Arkansas is in line to receive a $400,000 grant that will be used to help restore and renovate McCastlain Hall.

Trial Begins for Former UCA Official in Test Thefts

by Associated Press 3/10/2014 2:47 pm

A former University of Central Arkansas student says UCA's ex-chief of staff gave him campus master keys so he could steal tests from the offices of professors.

UCA Buys Lighting for Sports Fields

by Jordan King 7/22/2013 12:00 am

The University of Central Arkansas is purchasing $345,000 worth of lighting equipment and installation services from Techline Sports Lighting LLC of Austin, Texas, for three of the university’s sports fields in Conway.