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Latest news in Conway and for Conway Scene.

Volunteering

Tax volunteer needed to serve the community

As a tax volunteer, you’ll be assigned to work with a sponsoring organization such as Arkansas Asset Builders. Once you complete your training, you will begin volunteering at a location in your community.

Members of the Women’s Giving Circle with 2017-18 grantees.

UCA Women’s Giving Circle Awards 2017-18 Grants

The Women’s Giving Circle at the University of Central Arkansas awarded five grants that focus on development opportunities for women and girls during the annual Grant Awards Luncheon on Nov. 9.

Holiday Gifts

How about a guide for Holiday Gifts

Conway Scene will be hosting a Holiday Gift Guide for the year of 2017. We are going to invite small businesses, artisans, crafters, and more display their best holiday gift for 2017.

Arkansas Coding Academy Hosts Employer Info Meeting

In recognition of National Apprenticeship Week, the Arkansas Coding Academy at the University of Central Arkansas will host its first Employer Informational meeting and open house Thursday, Nov. 16 from 5-7 p.m. at UCA Downtown located at1105 West Oak Street in downtown, Conway. 

Kim Lane and Christina Madsen

Conductor Announces Global Entrepreneurship Week Lineup

Conductor Announces Global Entrepreneurship Week Lineup, Receives International Recognition from the Global Entrepreneurship Network. Lineup includes more than 16 events and 22 partners assembled to spur new businesses, strengthen existing businesses and inspire makers of all ages

UCA Fountain, Courtesy of UCA

20th Annual Veterans Day Celebration To Be Held At UCA

The University of Central Arkansas and city of Conway will host the 20th annual Veterans Day Celebration on Thursday, Nov. 9 at 1 p.m. on the lawn outside Old Main on the campus of UCA. The formal ceremony begins at 1:40 p.m. The rain location is McCastlain Ballroom.

UCA Fountain, Courtesy of UCA

Conductor To Donate Entrepreneur Kid Book Sets

The Conductor, a public-private partnership driving innovation and economic empowerment in Central Arkansas, is gifting a set of Entrepreneur Kid books to every elementary school in Faulkner County in a ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 2 at 1:30 p.m. in UCA’s Makerspace, Powered by the Conductor. Superintendents and principals from each of the 20 elementary schools in Faulkner County will receive the signed books during the event.

UCA Fountain, Courtesy of UCA

Registration Open For Fall Lessons In UCA Community School Of Music

Registration is open for fall music lessons at the University of Central Arkansas Community School of Music.

According to Smokey Emerson, Community School of Music director, for more than 26 years, the Community School of Music has offered exceptional musical training and instruction to children and adults in the Central Arkansas area. The faculty of the Community School consists primarily of UCA Music faculty and selected graduate and undergraduate students, along with adjunct instructors who are professional musicians and teachers.

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