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Mexican Independence Day

Mexican Independence Day celebrated in Simon Park this Friday

Las Delicias and FYI Accounting & Tax Services will be hosting a celebration of Mexican Independence Day on September 14 from 5-9 PM at Simon Park in downtown Conway. There will be Mariachi, Folklore Dancing, and Live Music. The event is sponsored by several Conway area businesses including Don Pepe’s, Taqueria Gonzalez, and Los 3 Potrillos. You …

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Women's Leadership Network

UCA Hosts Women’s Leadership Network Kickoff Event

August 31, 2018– The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement will host the Women’s Leadership Network (WLN) kickoff event and welcome reception featuring Patricia Poulter, provost and executive vice president of academic affairs. The purpose of this event is to provide women with new leadership opportunities. The WLN allows women from …

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Festival of Chairs 2018

Jeff And Nancy Hall Named Honorary Chairs Of The 2018 Festival Of Chairs Benefiting Central Arkansas Kids

Children’s Advocacy Alliance awards an honoree chair each year for Festival of Chairs to recognize their dedication to the betterment of abused and neglected children. CONWAY, Ark. Sept. 4, 2017 – The Children’s Advocacy Alliance (CAA) celebrates its 17th annual Festival of Chairs to be held Thursday, October 25, 2018, at Legacy Acres. As the …

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UCA’s Baum Gallery To Host Ceramic And Drawing Exhibitions

CONWAY, Ark. (August 23, 2018) – The University of Central Arkansas’s Baum Gallery will host two exhibitions this fall, Peter Pincus: Color and Form plus Artistic Processes: Drawings and More, running Aug. 30-Oct. 11. The Pincus show features the ceramics of this New York state artist. Born in Rochester, Peter Pincus is a ceramic artist and instructor. He joined the …

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Congressman French Hill visits with the roundtable

U.S. Congressman French Hill Visits The Conductor, Discusses Entrepreneurship

U.S. Congressman French Hill Visits The Conductor, Discusses Entrepreneurial Policy with Entrepreneurs from the Region CONWAY, AR (Aug. 22, 2018): On Monday, Aug. 20, the Conductor hosted U.S. Congressman French Hill in Conway, and facilitated events to connect him with startup and scaleup companies in the region. Congressman Hill led a roundtable discussion with a …

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Arkansas Coding Academy Demo Day

UCA Celebrates Grand Opening Of New Arkansas Coding Academy Campus

CONWAY, AR., August 23, 2018—The University of Central Arkansas Department of Outreach and Community Engagement celebrated the grand opening of the new Arkansas Coding Academy campus with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday. Arkansas Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin was a special guest speaker at the ceremony. “The Arkansas Coding Academy is the perfect example of local entities – UCA, …

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Buddy Guy To Open Reynolds Season On Sept. 20

CONWAY – Legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Buddy Guy will perform live at Reynolds Performance Hall on Thursday, Sept. 20 at 7:30 p.m. Guy has received seven Grammy Awards, a 2015 Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award, 37 Blues Music Awards (the most any artist has received), the Billboard Magazine Century Award for distinguished …

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Conway Scene News

Local Community Foundation Names Mehl Executive Director

Local Community Foundation Names Mehl Executive Director and Four Local Advisory Board Members Conway, Ark. (July 25, 2018) – The Faulkner County affiliate of Arkansas Community Foundation today announced the appointment of Shelley Mehl as Executive Director and four new members to join the existing 20-member board. Mehl replaces Gloria Cheshier who recently retired. Bobby …

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Conway Scene Internship

Interns for Conway Scene in the Fall 2018 needed

Are you a college student looking for experience in the local media publishing industry? Are you good at writing stories and interviews? Are you organized and able to create a social media calendar? Are you comfortable with using WordPress and social media? These are the things that Conway Scene is looking for. Conway Scene is …

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UCA raises record amount, Coding Academy to relocate

UCA raised a record amount of money in 2018. The Division of Advancement hit several goals. A press release reads as follows: CONWAY–The University of Central Arkansas raised a record total of $10,252,463 for 2017-18, which is a 66 percent increase over last year’s total. The total also surpassed two previous fundraising goals the university’s …

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