Tagged: university of central arkansas

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.

UCA Hires Graduate School Dean

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/30/2017 10:08 am

The University of Central Arkansas in Conway announced Wednesday that it has hired Angela Barlow as dean of the graduate school.

Arkansas' Teacher Pipeline Running Low

by Marty Cook 8/28/2017 12:00 am

You don’t have to be a math teacher to know that the number of Arkansans interested in becoming teachers has declined sharply in recent years.

UCA to Open Shoppes, Makerspace

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/25/2017 1:29 pm

The University of Central Arkansas' makerspace will open at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 5 in the Shoppes at Donaghey Hall at 250 Donaghey Ave., Suite 130, in Conway.

UCA, Metova Announce IT Apprenticeship Program

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/23/2017 8:58 am

The University of Central Arkansas' Division of Outreach & Community Engagement, the Arkansas Coding Academy, the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services and U.S. Department of Labor recently announced the state’s first Information Technology Based Registered Apprenticeship Program at UCA.

SPONSORED: Trucking Is Lifeline to the Nation

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/16/2017 8:00 am

Prosperous and safe industry is good for the health of the United States.

Faulkner County Juvenile Drug Court Expands UCA Partnerships

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/10/2017 3:05 pm

The Faulkner County Juvenile Drug Court announces expanded partnerships with the University of Central Arkansas and other community members in an event at the university’s campus in Conway.

Eight Named To Arkansas Insurance Hall of Fame

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/10/2017 1:49 pm

The Arkansas Insurance Hall of Fame announced this week its 2017 class of inductees.

Planned Gift Earmarks $1M for UCA Athletics

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/9/2017 11:10 am

The University of Central Arkansas' athletics department is set to receive $1 million from a donor making a planned gift.

UCA Partners With BRTC to Offer Students More Options

by Graycen Colbert Bigger 8/7/2017 1:45 pm

The University of Central Arkansas and Black River Technical College are working together to make baccalaureate degrees more attainable for students across northeast Arkansas through the 2+2 Program.

Pay Escalates for Top College Administrators in Arkansas

by Mark Friedman 8/7/2017 12:00 am

Between fiscal 2012 and fiscal 2017, a more typical compensation increase for Arkansas university administrators was between 10 and 20 percent.

UCA Exceeds 2016-17 Goal By Raising Over $6M

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/2/2017 9:30 am

The University of Central Arkansas' Division of Advancement in Conway raised nearly $6.12 million for the 2016-17 fiscal year, exceeding its goal of $6 million and making this the third-best fundraising year to date.

UCA Professor Finds CDL Training Eye-Opening

by Marty Cook 7/17/2017 12:00 am

Doug Voss is not giving up his day job, and motorists on Arkansas highways can be thankful for that.

The Conductor Receives $30K

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/14/2017 2:47 pm

The Conductor in Conway received a $30,000 grant from the Central Arkansas Planning and Development District, with state Sen. Jason Rapert and Rep. David Meeks supported the awarding of those funds. The money will be used to cover the non-salary-related expenses of the Conductor's Brand Camp, High School Startup Day and other talent development initiatives. The Conductor is a public-private partnership of UCA, Startup Junkie Consulting and the Community Venture Foundation that aims to encourage innovation, entrepreneurship and economic development.

UCA Names Michael Hargis Interim Provost

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/10/2017 3:50 pm

The University of Central Arkansas announced that Michael Hargis, dean of the College of Business, will serve as interim provost, effective Aug. 1.

UCA STEM Institute Awarded $359K In Grants

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/29/2017 11:38 am

The University of Central Arkansas STEM Institute this week announced that it has received $359,547 in grants during the 2016-17 academic year.