Tagged: university of central arkansas

Hardings Pledge $500K to UCA's Schedler Honors College

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/19/2016 10:49 am

Rush and Linda Harding have pledged $500,000 to benefit the Norbert O. Schedler Honors College at the University of Central Arkansas.

Community Coordinators Move Up at UCA (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/5/2016 12:00 am

Shelby Fiegel has been promoted to assistant director at the Center for Community & Economic Development at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway, where she was previously a project coordinator.

Kris Allen, Barrett Baber and More Slated for UCA Music Event

by Soirée Staff 8/28/2016 4:38 pm

Who says you can't go home and throw a giant concert with your talented friends?

NFL's Darren McFadden Learns Lesson From Financial Fumble

by Mark Friedman 8/15/2016 12:00 am

In June, Dallas Cowboys running back Darren McFadden filed a lawsuit accusing his former family friend and financial adviser, Michael Vick of Pulaski County, of “gross incompetence, self-dealing and outright theft” of more than $15 million.

UCA Hires Joycelin Randle To Handle Development (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/8/2016 12:00 am

Joycelin Randle has joined the Division of Advancement at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway as executive director of development.

Ro Di Brezzo To Head Diversity Department at UA (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/25/2016 12:00 am

Ro Di Brezzo, vice provost for faculty development and enhancement at the University of Arkansas, has been appointed interim vice provost for diversity and inclusion for one year.

UCA, Metova Announce Opening of Arkansas Coding Academy

by Sarah Campbell 7/19/2016 4:05 pm

Metova Inc. and the University of Central Arkansas in Conway mark the opening of the Arkansas Coding Academy, a hands-on program that aims to build a talent pipeline of software developers and programmers.

UCA Night of Distinction

by Arvest Bank 7/1/2016 12:00 am

Dr. Linda Beene, James L. Neihouse and Pat Cantrell Otto were honored at the sixth annual Night of Distinction awards gala hosted by the University of Central Arkansas and held at the Arkansas Governor’s Mansion. Proceeds from the evening contribute to the UCA Foundation Scholarship Fund.

Ensono Recruiting Talent Through UCA Internship Program

by Sarah Campbell 6/21/2016 10:27 am

Ensono, formerly Acxiom IT, is on the lookout for the "right talent" and has already hired 12 interns in partnership with the University of Central Arkansas in Conway and its participation in virtual career fairs.

The Courtway Legacy (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 6/6/2016 12:00 am

UCA will have a hard time finding a replacement for Tom Courtway, someone of his steadiness, ability to bring people together for the good of the institution and refreshing lack of … baloney.

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.

Colleges, Universities Play Vital Role In Conway’s Economic Success

by Dwain Hebda 5/18/2016 12:00 am

Signs greeting motorists proudly proclaim Conway the “City of Colleges,” and its three residential campuses have played a major role in the growth and development of the wider community.

Conway Retail, Tech Startups Joust in Entrepreneurial Climate

by Dwain Hebda 5/18/2016 12:00 am

It’s hard to say which emerging segment of Conway’s entrepreneurial community best typifies the city’s economic development, retail or tech start-ups. City leaders aren’t complaining either way.

Conway College Presidents Talk Retention, Campus Changes

by Alexis Hosticka 5/17/2016 3:30 pm

College presidents in Conway discussed the challenges facing higher education and changes coming to their respective schools on Tuesday at the first Outlook Conway conference, hosted by the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce.

UCA Promotes Kale Gober to VP Slot (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/9/2016 12:00 am

Kale Gober has been hired as vice president of institutional advancement at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway. He was formerly assistant athletic director for development at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.

Board Approves Parole for Former UCA Administrator

by Associated Press 5/6/2016 5:08 pm

The Arkansas Parole Board has approved parole for a former University of Central Arkansas administrator who was convicted on burglary charges for helping a student steal tests.

UALR Recognizes Elaine Eubank, Paul Nolte (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/25/2016 12:00 am

Elaine Eubank, president and CEO of Easter Seals Arkansas, will receive the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Distinguished Alumni Award for 2016 at a luncheon on May 13, and Paul Nolte, an entrepreneur in the election equipment industry, will receive the President’s Award.

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.

Arkansas Colleges Live With Legacy of 1942 Vote

by Gwen Moritz 2/29/2016 12:00 am

Placed on the statewide ballot by petition and adopted on Nov. 3, 1942, Amendment 33 insulated institutes of higher education and “all charitable, penal or correctional institutions” from the whims and provincialism of politicians.

Tim Gunter To Lead New Band Program at Central Baptist College (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/1/2016 12:00 am

Tim Gunter, the director of athletic bands at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville for 15 years, has been named director of bands and an associate professor of music for Central Baptist College’s new band program.