Tagged: university of central arkansas

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.

UCA Adds Two to Media Team (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/11/2016 12:00 am

Grant Schol has joined the University of Central Arkansas at Conway as a photographer and new media producer, and Michelle Standridge has joined UCA as a graphic designer.

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 President Tom Courtway to Step Down, Return to Teaching

by Alexis Hosticka 12/11/2015 1:45 pm

University of Central Arkansas President Tom Courtway is looking to step down before the end of his current contract and return to teaching in the UCA College of Business, university officials said Friday. The university's board said it will begin discussing the process of a presidential search in the spring.

Corporate Welfare Hurts Arkansas Workforce (Jacob Bundrick Commentary)

by Jacob C. Bundrick 11/30/2015 12:00 am

A region’s workforce is vital to economic growth. Yet with such a consensus about the importance of the workforce, it is incredible to find that Arkansas has a shortage of qualified, skilled job applicants.

Victoria Groves-Scott New Dean at UCA College of Education( Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/26/2015 12:00 am

Victoria Groves-Scott is the new dean of the College of Education at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway.

Nurse Practitioners & Health Care (Zachary Helms Commentary)

by Zachary Helms 10/26/2015 12:00 am

Nurse practitioners, or NPs, have different cost structures than physicians and are more likely to be drawn to rural areas as a result. Yet the current practice environment restricts the ability of NPs to provide care.

Follow The Money (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 10/19/2015 12:00 am

Adjuncts aren’t paid well enough. Depending on the size of the class and depending on the subject, the pay can truly be less than minimum wage.

Adjunct Professors’ Low Pay A Savings For Colleges

by Mark Friedman 10/19/2015 12:00 am

Arkansas Business surveyed more than a dozen public colleges and universities across the state and found adjunct salaries paid generally between $2,000 and $2,500 at four-year schools.

Arkansas Universities Expand Online Programs to Lure Students

by Marty Cook 10/19/2015 12:00 am

Universities across the state are expanding and strengthening their online degree programs in an attempt to attract some of the 300,000-plus potential students who can’t attend campus classes.

UCA, AEDC Collaborating on Assistance Program for Arkansas Mayors

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/23/2015 12:14 pm

Technical Assistance Program for Arkansas Mayors will provide education and training to mayors, particularly in rural areas and the Delta region.

UCA Adds Three Undergrad Courses to Online Offerings

by Austin DuVall 7/20/2015 12:00 am

The University of Central Arkansas in Conway has launched UCA Online, an online course portal offering three new undergraduate completion programs.

Arkansas Insurance Hall of Fame Announced

by Austin DuVall 6/29/2015 12:00 am

Steve Russell, president of Risk Services of Arkansas in Little Rock, along with other insurance industry leaders have announced that the College of Business at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway will house the Arkansas Insurance Hall of Fame.

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's Doug Voss Named to Trucking Association Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/28/2015 10:26 am

Doug Voss, associate professor of logistics and supply chain management at the University of Central Arkansas, has been appointed to the Arkansas Trucking Association Board of Directors.

Legislators Miss Opportunity (Jacob Bundrick Commentary)

by Jacob Bundrick 5/25/2015 12:00 am

Arkansas legislators are fully aware of the state’s tax problem. In fact, they freely admit it. Yet legislators continue to throw away opportunities to correct Arkansas’ onerous manufacturing taxes.

UCA Picks Eric Rob & Isaac for Advertising Services

by Sean Beherec 4/21/2015 12:30 pm

The university selected Eric Rob & Isaac after reopening the contract for bids last month. The decision comes about a month after UCA reopened its contract with CJRW of Little Rock, which held the account since 2009, and requested bids from other agencies.

UCA Opens Advertising Contract for Bids

by Sean Beherec 4/6/2015 5:06 pm

UCA opened its advertising contract a year before the end of its contract with CJRW and will hear presentations next week.