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UCA Downtown Presents Art Exhibit On Human Connection by Kristen Spickard

By Darian Burks CONWAY — As part of its 100-year celebration, the University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement will hold an art reception for “In Common” by Kristen Spickard from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, April 4 at UCA Downtown, located at 1105 West Oak Street in downtown Conway. Spickard is a …

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Conductor, Local Entrepreneur Head to Capitol Hill for Entrepreneurial Advocacy Training Workshops and more

CONWAY, April 2–The Conductor, a public-private partnership between the University of Central Arkansas and Startup Junkie, today announced that it will be participating in advocacy training workshops and educational meetings with federal policymakers at the Kauffman Foundation’s Entrepreneurship Advocacy Trip in Washington, D.C. The trip, which is sponsored and facilitated by the Kauffman Foundation, creates …

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UCA To Welcome Bonnie Jo Campbell As Artist-in-residence

By Andrew Tucker, College of Fine Arts and Communication Office CONWAY — American novelist and short story writer Bonnie Jo Campbell will be an artist-in-residence at the University of Central Arkansas in April and will participate in a trio of events April 9 and 10 in Win Thompson Hall and the College of Business Auditorium. …

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Patrick Lewis volunteers to direct Heroes for Hope Race and Toad Suck Race to raise funding for kids

CONWAY, Ark. March. 14, 2018 – The Children’s Advocacy Alliance (CAA) plans for the biggest KidsFest to date and Heroes for Hope Race supporting abused and neglected children of Central Arkansas. CAA board member and Regions Vice President Commercial Banking Relationship Manager Patrick Lewis leads planning of 2019 Heroes for Hope Race. “Children never choose …

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Academy Award winner Kevin Willmott to be UCA Artist in Residence April 8

By Andrew Tucker, College of Fine Arts and Communication Office CONWAY— Kevin Willmott, a film director and screenwriter, who collaborated with Spike Lee in writing BlacKkKlansman, will host a screening of the film while on the University of Central Arkansas campus April 8th as an Artist in Residence. The film won an Oscar and a BAFTA …

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2019 Heroes for Hope Race is scheduled for April 6

Children’s Advocacy Alliance hosts race in honor of military members to raise funding for kids. CONWAY, Ark. March 28, 2019 – The Children’s Advocacy Alliance (CAA) celebrates its 11th annual Heroes for Hope Race to be held Saturday, April 6, 2019, at 3925 College Ave., Conway AR 72034. As the regional nonprofit provider of advocacy …

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UCA To Host Tournees French Film Festival April 2-18

CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas College of Liberal Arts, along with the Department of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures, and Cultures and the African and African-American Studies Program, will host the fourth annual UCA Tournées French Film Festival from April 2-18 in Burdick Hall, Room 205, on the UCA campus. The festival is comprised of …

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Young Professionals of Conway hosting 2nd Annual Crawfish Boil Jubilee for Deliver Hope

Updated March 27 Helping a Good Cause Never Tasted So Good Young Professionals of Conway hosting 2nd Annual Crawfish Boil Jubilee for Deliver Hope Conway, Ark. (Feb. 04, 2019) – The Young Professionals of Conway (YPC) will be hosting their 2nd Annual Crawfish Boil Jubilee on Saturday, May 11th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at …

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Mayumana To Bring Action-packed ‘Currents’ To Reynolds Performance Hall

CONWAY — Multicultural performance troupe, Mayumana, will bring its electrifying “Currents” show to Reynolds Performance Hall on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas at 7:30 p.m., Monday, April 1. The show is inspired by the historical battle of currents between Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla, in their last quest for finding energy sources …

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