Tagged: university of central arkansas

SPONSORED: Trucking Is Lifeline to the Nation

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/16/2017 8:00 am

Prosperous and safe industry is good for the health of the United States.

Faulkner County Juvenile Drug Court Expands UCA Partnerships

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/10/2017 3:05 pm

The Faulkner County Juvenile Drug Court announces expanded partnerships with the University of Central Arkansas and other community members in an event at the university’s campus in Conway.

Eight Named To Arkansas Insurance Hall of Fame

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/10/2017 1:49 pm

The Arkansas Insurance Hall of Fame announced this week its 2017 class of inductees.

Planned Gift Earmarks $1M for UCA Athletics

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/9/2017 11:10 am

The University of Central Arkansas' athletics department is set to receive $1 million from a donor making a planned gift.

UCA Partners With BRTC to Offer Students More Options

by Graycen Colbert Bigger 8/7/2017 1:45 pm

The University of Central Arkansas and Black River Technical College are working together to make baccalaureate degrees more attainable for students across northeast Arkansas through the 2+2 Program.

Pay Escalates for Top College Administrators in Arkansas

by Mark Friedman 8/7/2017 12:00 am

Between fiscal 2012 and fiscal 2017, a more typical compensation increase for Arkansas university administrators was between 10 and 20 percent.

UCA Exceeds 2016-17 Goal By Raising Over $6M

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/2/2017 9:30 am

The University of Central Arkansas' Division of Advancement in Conway raised nearly $6.12 million for the 2016-17 fiscal year, exceeding its goal of $6 million and making this the third-best fundraising year to date.

UCA Professor Finds CDL Training Eye-Opening

by Marty Cook 7/17/2017 12:00 am

Doug Voss is not giving up his day job, and motorists on Arkansas highways can be thankful for that.

The Conductor Receives $30K

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/14/2017 2:47 pm

The Conductor in Conway received a $30,000 grant from the Central Arkansas Planning and Development District, with state Sen. Jason Rapert and Rep. David Meeks supported the awarding of those funds. The money will be used to cover the non-salary-related expenses of the Conductor's Brand Camp, High School Startup Day and other talent development initiatives. The Conductor is a public-private partnership of UCA, Startup Junkie Consulting and the Community Venture Foundation that aims to encourage innovation, entrepreneurship and economic development.

UCA Names Michael Hargis Interim Provost

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/10/2017 3:50 pm

The University of Central Arkansas announced that Michael Hargis, dean of the College of Business, will serve as interim provost, effective Aug. 1.

UCA STEM Institute Awarded $359K In Grants

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/29/2017 11:38 am

The University of Central Arkansas STEM Institute this week announced that it has received $359,547 in grants during the 2016-17 academic year.

SPONSORED: Advancing Technology Demands Cybersecurity Solutions

by Devan Malone 6/29/2017 8:00 am

Efforts are underway to develop more professionals and elevate public awareness to make systems safer.

Jeff Standridge On Why Companies Should Encourage Startups

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/26/2017 12:00 am

"A vibrant startup/innovation ecosystem is a great place for an established company to source talent," says Jeff Standridge, chief catalyst of The Conductor at UCA.

SPONSORED: Building a Sustainable Venture Ecosystem – The Long Game

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/22/2017 8:30 am

It is important that teachers, parents and students understand that there are viable career paths to entrepreneurship, and that established companies thrive when they have a steady flow of smart, innovative talent upon which to build.

UCA Provost to Step Down As President Seeks Replacement

by Sam Hoisington 6/15/2017 3:18 pm

The University of Central Arkansas' provost will step down at the request of Houston Davis, who took over as the university's president earlier this year.

UCA Hosts Boot Camp For Entrepreneurial Students

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/23/2017 9:56 am

The University of Central Arkansas, the Conductor and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ BioVentures have teamed up this week to host a Health Sciences Entrepreneurship Boot Camp that ends Friday with a demo day and award presentation.

Harding Professor Honored in Las Vegas (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/22/2017 12:00 am

Ginger Blackstone has received the 2017 Kenneth Harwood Outstanding Dissertation Award from the Broadcast Education Association at the annual convention in Las Vegas.

Customer Demand Drives Final Mile Industry

by Marty Cook 5/15/2017 12:00 am

The “final mile” of shipping items purchased online — experts call it a $13 billion market — is tantalizing for shippers even as it is putting pressure on retailers’ margins.

SPONSORED: UCA Honors Alumni at Annual Night of Distinction

by Little Rock Soirée Staff 5/4/2017 6:53 am

Get to know the three alumni recognized at this year's University of Central Arkansas event.

Mindy Pipkin Moves Into UCA Slot (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/10/2017 12:00 am

Mindy Pipkin has been hired as the new associate general counsel and compliance officer for the University of Central Arkansas at Conway.