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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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Renee Little

Five questions with Renee Little of Magnolia Consignment Store

Recently, I asked L. Renee Little of Magnolia’s Consignment to answer questions about her and her business’s story. Magnolia’s Consignment is located at 2323 Washington Ave. in Conway. The store has been around for almost 30 years.  According to Little, the store moved across the street from its original location to a bigger building in December …

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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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Streetside Creperie

Why Streetside Creperie Makes is making Conway a Better Place to Live

Though it’s in heart of downtown Conway, it’s all too easy to pass by Streetside Creperie without noticing. Located in a tiny brick building on Front Street, the homey breakfast restaurant seems like shouldn’t work: seating is limited,  the restaurant is closed by mid-afternoon, and the owners, Arkansas natives Lesley Waterson and Spencer Pearson, are …

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Shana Mullaney fitness instructor

This month we are featuring Shana Mullaney, fitness instructor extraordinaire in Conway. A couple of weeks ago, I asked the question on Facebook about favorite fitness instructors. The response blew me away. I got lots of replies and one lady kept coming up, Shana Mullaney As fate would have it, I met her earlier this year …

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YPC Pub Crawl

YPC Pub Crawl increases in numbers Friday night in downtown Conway

The Young Professionals of Conway held their second ever Pub Crawl on Friday night, July 27th in downtown Conway. The event was more of a walk rather than a crawl, which I am thankful for because I don’t think I could have crawled that far. Over 70 people participated in the event according to YPC …

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Young Professionals of Conway Pub Crawl

Five questions with Gage Jordan of Young Professionals of Conway

Friday night, the Young Professionals of Conway are hosting their second Pub Crawl. I asked a few questions to Gage Jordan to learn more about YPC and a pub crawl. Conway Scene: What is a Pub Crawl?   Jordan: A Pub Crawl is a social networking event that we put on every few months for …

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