Tagged: university of central arkansas

UCA Receives $390K From Conway Regional To Support Nursing Programs

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/14/2018 2:46 pm

The University of Central Arkansas and Conway Regional Health System announces a partnership to address a statewide nursing shortage.

Conductor Promotes Kim Lane to CEO

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/13/2018 11:02 am

The Conductor, a public-private partnership between the University of Central Arkansas and Startup Junkie Consulting, announced Monday the promotion of Kim Lane to CEO.

UCA Fundraisers Exceeds Goal, Net $434K

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/12/2018 1:24 pm

The University of Central Arkansas announced Friday that it has exceeded its goal for the fourth annual Day of Giving.

Arkansas Tech Advances Robin Lasey (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/12/2018 12:00 am

Robin Lasey has been promoted to director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville.

Pimples, Pints and Press: SPJ Showcases Ethics

by Kyle Massey 3/5/2018 12:00 am

Questions, thorny and serious, were fodder for fun and discussion for the Arkansas Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, who put their ethics to the test — along with their acting – in an exercise called What Would You Run?

UCA Gives 3 New Roles (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/5/2018 12:00 am

Syd Hayman joins the university as a writer and editor, and Mary Lackie has been named executive director of development.

Insurance Hall of Fame Seeking Nominations

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/28/2018 11:07 am

The Arkansas Insurance Hall of Fame is seeking nominations for its 2018 class.

Masseys Give UCA $1M for Scholarship Program

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/21/2018 11:17 am

Rick and Anne Massey of Little Rock have given the University of Central Arkansas $1 million to endow and establish a scholarship program for first-generation college students.

Mary Bane Lackie Named Executive Director of Development at UCA

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/20/2018 3:03 pm

The University of Central Arkansas Division of Advancement said Tuesday that Mary Bane Lackie had been named its new executive director of development.

The Conductor To Host Startup Competition

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/29/2018 9:13 am

The Conductor announced Friday its plans to host a National Collegiate Venture Competition that will award student entrepreneurs a total of $15,000 in cash prizes.

UCA Receives $102K For Scholarships

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/24/2018 4:33 pm

The University of Central Arkansas in Conway has receives a pledge of $102,000 from the Baxley Foundation to support student scholarships.

University of the Ozarks Hires New Provost (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/15/2018 12:00 am

Alyson Gill has been named provost at the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville.

Little Rock Engagement: Hayden + Earl Ross

by Megan Ledbetter 1/11/2018 6:23 am

Hayden Knox and Earl Ross Downs III are getting married!

Increasing Arkansas' Speed Limit Up for Debate

by Marty Cook 11/6/2017 12:00 am

Arkansans have more than a month to tell the state’s Department of Transportation what they think of increasing the highway speed limit.

Steve Nelson of Dillard's Inc., UCA (Lifetime Achievement Award in Accounting)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/23/2017 12:00 am

Hanging on the wall of Steve Nelson’s home office in Little Rock is the associate degree in accounting his father earned in 1952. Nelson said his father, Arnie, always encouraged him to enter the accounting field and become a CPA.

Fighting Cybercrime (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 10/9/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas’ effort to develop cybercrime fighters is good not just for the students who will benefit from jobs in the field, but for everyone.

Jason Huselton Joins UCA's Makerspace (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/9/2017 12:00 am

Jason Huselton has joined Makerspace, powered by the Conductor at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway in the role of master maker.

Hutchinson Announces $500K Grant for Cyber Range At UCA

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 10/4/2017 3:09 pm

University of Central Arkansas will receive a $500,000 grant to develop a cyber range to train college and K-12 students.

Universities Report Record-Breaking 11th Day Counts

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 9/11/2017 10:57 am

Seven Arkansas universities reported record-breaking enrollment this week, though the University of Arkansas also said its growth had slowed.

SPONSORED: The Maker Movement: Why It Matters

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/6/2017 9:17 am

Unique spaces around the nation, including Arkansas, provide a platform for creativity and innovation.