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Toad Suck Daze

Toad Suck Daze festival makes $130K in contributions

Organizers say new attendees will be “blown away” by programming CONWAY, Ark. (April 9, 2019) – In less than one month, the 38th annual Toad Suck Daze festival will kick off in downtown Conway. Today, presenting sponsors Cherokee Nation Entertainment and First Arkansas Bank & Trust announced entertainment, expanded programming, and $130,000 in charitable contributions. …

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The Conductor

Conductor Receives Small Business Administration’s Regional Innovation Cluster Award

Conductor to expand reach to rural Arkansas regions, grow Conway team CONWAY, April 5— The Conductor, a public-private partnership between the University of Central Arkansas and Startup Junkie, today announced that it has been awarded the Small Business Administration’s Regional Innovation Cluster contract. The funding will enable the Conductor to bolster its offerings in the …

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UCA News

UCA To Host Best-selling Author Michael Eric Dyson For Speakers Forum And Lecture

CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas will host Dr. Michael Eric Dyson for a speakers forum and keynote address on Monday, April 15, in McCastlain Ballroom on the UCA campus. Dyson’s appearance at UCA will begin at 2:15 p.m. in McCastlain Ballroom with the Alpha Kappa Delta Sociology Honors Society (AKD) Speakers Forum. The …

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UCA News

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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The Conductor

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 News

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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UCA News

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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