Tagged: university of central arkansas

UCA Announces $1M Endowment for Study Abroad Programs

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/11/2016 2:48 pm

The University of Central Arkansas in Conway announced on Friday that Bunny and Carol Adcock have established a $1 million endowment for study abroad opportunities.

Jenny Dodson Named New Director of UALR Student Experience Center (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/7/2016 12:00 am

Jenny Dodson has been promoted to director of the Student Experience Center, formerly known as the Office of Campus Life, at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

UCA Names Houston Davis As Next President

by Alexis Crowe 11/3/2016 9:26 am

The University of Central Arkansas selects Houston D. Davis as its 11th president.

Suicide Awareness: A Father's Painful Advice

by Kyle Massey 11/3/2016 12:00 am

The Out of the Darkness Walk for suicide awareness is Nov. 6, and Steven Blackwood knows how crucial knowledge can be. His son died by suicide.

UCA Selects 4 President Finalists to Interview On Campus

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/21/2016 11:04 am

The University of Central Arkansas says the list of applicants for president has been narrowed to four after eight were interviewed by committee in Dallas on Wednesday and Thursday.

UCA Narrows Applicants for President

by Lance Turner 10/13/2016 4:36 pm

UCA names the eight finalists who will interview for the president's job next week in Dallas.

UCA to Narrow List of President Candidates, Begin Interviews Next Week

by Lance Turner 10/13/2016 9:57 am

The University of Central Arkansas in Conway has received 37 applications for president and will work Thursday to narrow the list and schedule interviews for next week in Dallas.

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-Miller 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-Miller 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 Crowe 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.

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