The University of Central Arkansas says Gov. Asa Hutchinson has appointed Stephen Addison, dean of its College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics to the State Computer Science and Cybersecurity Task Force. read more >
The financial impact of the new outcomes-based state funding formula on individual Arkansas universities and colleges has been a mixed bag, but the program is having the desired effect, and overall funding has increased. read more >
Enrollment in the University of Central Arkansas’ new bachelor’s degree program in cybersecurity grew from nine to 57 students in just one year, and the program has already helped convince one company to expand in Conway. read more >
As the youngest baby boomers close in on retirement and begin to contemplate what their legacies will be, nonprofits and universities are looking to consistent donors for their slice of an expected multitrillion-dollar wealth transfer. read more >
Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield President and CEO Curtis Barnett will be the keynote speaker of the Davis Family Lecture Series on Oct. 22 at the University of Central Arkansas College of Business. read more >
The Trucking Alliance has preached driver safety for years, lobbying for electronic logging devices and hair testing drivers for illegal drug use.
Now, the Alliance says it has some concrete and scary numbers to support its stance on hair testing. read more >
Christina Muñoz Madsen, a former TV news anchor and VP of marketing and public relations at the University of Central Arkansas, has been partnered with branding and marketing specialist Michelle Pugh of Conway for a little over a year. read more >