Tagged: university of central arkansas

Attention Arkansas Startups, 10X Cyber Is Only for You

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 6/18/2018 12:00 am

There’s a new kind of accelerator now, 10X Cyber Accelerator, that accepts only Arkansas companies with annual revenue of between $100,000 and $10 million.

Sizing Up the Startup Ecosystem Movement in Arkansas

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 6/18/2018 12:00 am

Over a decade, Arkansas has fallen in line with the national trend of embracing and publicly funding a relatively new form of economic development: structured help for entrepreneurs.

Studying Journalism In an Age of News Fatigue

by Kyle Massey 6/18/2018 12:00 am

A quick survey of recent Arkansas J-school graduates found that they think journalism school was worth their time and money, offering key skills in a depressed job market. They were more skeptical of expensive graduate degrees.

UA Little Rock Names Charles Baker Assistant Men's Basketball Coach (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/18/2018 12:00 am

Charles Baker has been hired as assistant coach for the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s basketball program.

Jeremy Gillam to Join UCA As Governmental Affairs Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/6/2018 9:56 am

The University of Central Arkansas announces that state House Speaker Jeremy Gillam will join the university next week as director of governmental affairs and external relations.

Furgerson Has Good Hair Day at Sports Clips Contest (Conway Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/28/2018 12:00 am

Morgan Furgerson of Conway has landed an honorable mention in the Sport Clips Haircuts “The Look” competition in San Antonio.

UCA Names Dean of Liberal Arts College

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/21/2018 10:22 am

The University of Central Arkansas has named Tom Williams, Ph.D, dean of the College of Liberal Arts, effective July 2.

Ghidotti Gains Gattin, Gives Heller Promotion (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/14/2018 12:00 am

Allyson Pittman Gattin has been named an account executive for Ghidotti Communications in Little Rock and Kathryn Heller has been promoted to director of client services.

Online Programs Gain Users in Arkansas

by Marty Cook 5/7/2018 12:00 am

Michael Moore, chief academic and operating officer at eVersity, the University of Arkansas System’s online-only university, loves to show how the availability of online education can change lives.

Listen Up, PR People (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 4/16/2018 12:00 am

If you have a story to pitch me, bring it on. But I never forget that I’m working for my readers, not your client.

Patricia Poulter Named Provost at UCA (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/16/2018 12:00 am

Patricia Poulter has been hired as provost and executive vice president of the University of Central Arkansas in Conway.

Reform Occupational Licensing Rules (David Mitchell & Thomas Snyder Commentary)

by David Mitchell and Thomas Snyder 3/26/2018 12:00 am

Occupational licensing is a harsh regulation because it makes employment an illegal act without the state’s permission.

UCA Climbs Aboard Blockchain Bandwagon

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 3/26/2018 12:00 am

Late last month, the University of Central Arkansas in Conway became the first college to join the Blockchain in Transport Alliance, an international trade organization that focuses on developing blockchain standards and education for the transportation industry.

Retail Failures at UCA's Donaghey Hall Offer 'Lesson to Learn From'

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 3/19/2018 12:00 am

Four small retailers took a chance on a mixed-use experiment in Conway. The beneficiary of that learning experience will be food service giant Aramark.

UCA Receives $390K From Conway Regional To Support Nursing Programs

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/14/2018 2:46 pm

The University of Central Arkansas and Conway Regional Health System announces a partnership to address a statewide nursing shortage.

Conductor Promotes Kim Lane to CEO

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/13/2018 11:02 am

The Conductor, a public-private partnership between the University of Central Arkansas and Startup Junkie Consulting, announced Monday the promotion of Kim Lane to CEO.

UCA Fundraisers Exceeds Goal, Net $434K

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/12/2018 1:24 pm

The University of Central Arkansas announced Friday that it has exceeded its goal for the fourth annual Day of Giving.

Arkansas Tech Advances Robin Lasey (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/12/2018 12:00 am

Robin Lasey has been promoted to director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville.

Pimples, Pints and Press: SPJ Showcases Ethics

by Kyle Massey 3/5/2018 12:00 am

Questions, thorny and serious, were fodder for fun and discussion for the Arkansas Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, who put their ethics to the test — along with their acting – in an exercise called What Would You Run?

UCA Gives 3 New Roles (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/5/2018 12:00 am

Syd Hayman joins the university as a writer and editor, and Mary Lackie has been named executive director of development.