Tagged: university of central arkansas

Jimmy Ishee Named Dean of UCA's College of Health and Behavioral Sciences

by Lee Hogan 5/1/2014 10:01 am

The University of Central Arkansas has a new dean of its College of Health and Behavioral Sciences. Jimmy H. Ishee was announced as the dean of the university's largest college Wednesday. He will takeover the position July 1.

KATV Sues Soul of the South After Reporter Katherine Yancy Makes Move

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/28/2014 12:00 am

Little Rock’s ABC affiliate is suing another TV station in town for allegedly swiping some reporting talent.

About That Cooling-Off Period (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 4/7/2014 12:00 am

Current law requires Arkansas lawmakers to wait just one year before they seek to take advantage of any clout amassed by hiring on to jobs as lobbyists that pay much more money than most of them have ever before seen.

Gilbert Baker Resigns From UCA Post

by Lee Hogan 4/2/2014 10:28 am

Former state legislator Gilbert Baker resigned Wednesday, effective immediately, from his position at the University of Central Arkansas. The university released a one-line statement announcing Baker's resignation.

UCA Plans To Reshape Donaghey Avenue

by Mark Friedman 3/17/2014 12:00 am

The University of Central Arkansas in Conway is working on plans to renovate a mile-long section of Donaghey Avenue. The crown jewel of the proposed project is an approximately 68,000-SF, four-story mixed-use building that will feature retail on the ground floor and student housing on floors 2 through 4.

UCA Hires KATV's Christina Munoz For Public Relations Post

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/27/2014 2:32 pm

The University of Central Arkansas said Thursday that it has hired KATV-TV, Channel 7, anchor Christina Munoz as its associate vice president for communications, public relations and marketing.

UCA Trustees Approve Fees, Rates Increase; Science Center Expansion Gets OK

by Lee Hogan 2/24/2014 11:46 am

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees approves increases to room and board rates and student fees. The board also approved a plan to expand and renovate its science building.

Conway Studies Proposal for 400,000-SF Shopping Center

by Lee Hogan 2/20/2014 12:21 pm

Another large-scale shopping center could be on the way to Conway, as a North Carolina real estate company advertises more than 400,000 SF of property in the southeast corner of the city.

UCA Names Leader to Oversee Donaghey Corridor

by Lance Turner 2/6/2014 1:00 pm

TJ Johnston, executive vice president of the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce and the Conway Development Corporation, is taking a new job at the University of Central Arkansas that will oversee UCA's Donaghey Corridor project.

Report: 1,444 Students Have Received El Dorado Promise Money

by Lance Turner 1/22/2014 12:01 pm

The El Dorado Promise, which today marks its seventh anniversary, has issued its 2014 annual report. The brief report says that there have been 1,444 Promise scholarship recipients to date.

UCA Hires Steve Campbell as Football Coach

by Associated Press 12/19/2013 11:29 am

Central Arkansas has hired longtime Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College coach Steve Campbell as the Bears' new football coach.

Tommy Bahama CEO Terry Pillow Donates $250k to UCA College of Business

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/13/2013 10:12 am

The gift will be used to provide support for the search for a new dean of the college and to create an endowment for future expenses.

Video: New Jobs in Morrilton & Springdale, New Plans at UCA, New Home Sales in Your 'Week in Review'

by Lance Turner 11/23/2013 11:17 am

New jobs in Morrilton and Springdale, the latest on Arkansas home sales, big plans at the University of Central Arkansas and solid earnings for Tyson Foods Inc., all in this week's Arkansas Business/THV 11 News "Week in Review."

UCA Plans for New Mixed-Used Developments Along Donaghey Avenue

by Lance Turner 11/20/2013 2:53 pm

The University of Central Arkansas at Conway has unveiled what it calls a comprehensive growth strategy as part of Tom Courtway's formal investiture Wednesday as university president.

UCA Buys Lighting for Sports Fields

by Jordan King 7/22/2013 12:00 am

The University of Central Arkansas is purchasing $345,000 worth of lighting equipment and installation services from Techline Sports Lighting LLC of Austin, Texas, for three of the university’s sports fields in Conway.

Conway Chamber to Host Job Fair for Hewlett-Packard Workers

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/10/2013 11:10 am

The Conway Chamber of Commerce is planning a job fair for workers affected by layoffs at Hewlett-Packard Co.'s services center.

Hewlett-Packard, Nordex Take A Bite Out of Arkansas Jobs

by Chuck Bartels, The Associated Press 7/9/2013 7:19 am

Hewlett-Packard's announcement that it will lay off 500 workers in Conway dealt Arkansas a second blow in as many weeks from once-promising employers whose business models didn't work as expected.

Kelley Erstine Named UCA Chief of Staff

by Associated Press 3/27/2013 3:49 pm

The University of Central Arkansas has named UCA graduate and former administrator Kelley Erstine as the school's new chief of staff.

UCA Faculty Senate Votes Against Guns on Campus

by Associated Press 3/13/2013 7:28 am

The University of Central Arkansas' Faculty Senate is recommending that its campus not allow concealed handguns, despite a new state law that allows faculty members to carry the weapons.

2 New Doctor of Nursing Programs Approved for UA, UCA

by Associated Press 2/1/2013 4:05 pm

The Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board has approved two new doctor of nursing practice degree programs in the state.