Tagged: university of central arkansas

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.

Former UCA President Allen Meadors Sees Fine Shrunk Down to Price of Traffic Ticket

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/21/2013 12:00 am

Our legal advisory council assures us that the deal defense attorney Tim Dudley wrangled for former University of Central Arkansas President Allen Meadors last week in Faulkner County Circuit Court was actually an impressive piece of lawyering.

Ex-UCA President Allen Meadors Pleads Guilty to Misdemeanor

by Lance Turner 1/14/2013 1:43 pm

Former University of Central Arkansas President Allen Meadors has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of violating the Freedom of Information Act and was fined $250.

Arkansas Business: The Best & Worst News of 2012

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2012 12:00 am

There was good news and there was bad news in Arkansas in 2012. And in case you’ve forgotten the details, the Arkansas Business staff is here to remind you.

Conway Makes The Grade With Multiple Education Opportunities

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/17/2012 12:00 am

Home to nationally recognized public schools, three colleges and universities and thriving private schools, Conway is Arkansas’s education capital.

Video: Your Arkansas Business Week in Review

by Lance Turner 12/15/2012 10:47 am

With the help of our news partners at THV 11 News, here's quick recap of some of the business stories we covered in the week of Dec. 10-14.