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Applications Open for Sixth-Year of Award-Winning Healthcare Innovation Sprint

Conductor, UAMS, BioVentures, and Arkansas INBRE collaborate to host innovation sprint for undergraduate and graduate-level students around the state.   CONWAY—Conductor, BioVentures, UAMS, and Arkansas INBRE are collaborating for the sixth year to host a weeklong sprint for undergraduate and graduate students from across the state of Arkansas. Formerly known as the Health Science Entrepreneurship …

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Entrepreneurship Policy Framework

Organizations collaborate to release Entrepreneurship Policy Framework

Over 20 organizations across the state advocate for entrepreneurial policy CONWAY, AR – The Arkansas Entrepreneurship Policy Framework was released to advocate for Entrepreneurial policy change at the local, state, and national levels. Over 20 organizations across the state partnered to create the Policy Framework, which contains 56 recommendations for policymakers to lower barriers to …

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Women's Business Showcase

UCA Hosts Fourth Women’s Business Showcase

CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement, in partnership with the UCA Women’s Leadership Network (WLN), will host its fourth Women’s Business Showcase on Thursday, Sept. 29, from 6–8 p.m. in the McCastlain Hall ballroom on the UCA campus. “This annual event is an opportunity for women to promote their businesses …

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Ancil Lea Common Grounds

Veteran HealthTech sales professional Ancil Lea addresses success in new Common Grounds book

Conway, Arkansas — In Ancil Lea’s latest book, “Common Grounds 2: The Art of Relational Selling,” he teaches anyone — regardless of experience — the secrets of how to use relationship-based selling to win more clients and get closer to the people they care about. With over 34 years of sales experience, Lea has put …

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UCA News

UCA hosts 36th annual Community Development Institute

150 leaders from across the Midsouth attended five-day event CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas hosted the 36th annual Community Development Institute earlier this month. More than 150 community leaders from across the Midsouth region participated in the five-day training session which culminated in a graduation and award ceremony. President and CEO of the El Dorado-Union …

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The Conductor Makerspace

Conductor receives Rural LISC AT&T Digital Access Grant for UCA Makerspace

Computers will be available for use at Makerspace at no cost to community CONWAY, AR – Conductor announces today the organization will be able to provide more services to the community and college students through free access to computers and tablets. Made possible by a contribution from AT&T and with the help of LISC, Conductor …

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Creative Institute of Central Arkansas Student Showcase

Creative Institute of Central Arkansas Student Showcase Highlights Emerging Talent

Creative Institute Students Enter The Workforce CONWAY, Ark. (June 2, 2022) –  On May 1, 2022, the Creative Institute of Central Arkansas held its first student showcase at The MAX Event Venue in Downtown Conway, highlighting the talent and accomplishments of students who are nearing completion of the program. At the event, the students presented …

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