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Conductor to host Global Entrepreneurship Week November 12-16 in 2018

The Conductor will be hosting Global Entrepreneurship in Conway next week, November 12-16 in 2018. Global Entrepreneurship Week is a celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. During one week each November, GEW inspires people everywhere through local, national and …

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UCA News

C.D. Wright Women Writers Conference At UCA Set For Nov. 9-10

The conference will take place Nov. 9-10 with headliners Allison Joseph and Megan Mayhew Bergman CONWAY — The C.D. Wright Women Writers Conference will host its second annual event Friday and Saturday, Nov. 9–10 on the University of Central Arkansas campus. The conference includes a Friday evening reading from Allison Joseph, author of numerous books …

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Conductor’s High School Startup Day Event to be Scaled Internationally through the Global Entrepreneurship Network

Student entrepreneurship initiative selected as an official event of the 2018 Global Entrepreneurship Week. CONWAY, AR (Oct. 24, 2018): The Conductor today announced that its High School Startup Day program, presented in partnership with Junior Achievement of Arkansas and the University of Central Arkansas, has been selected as an Official Event of the 2018 Global Entrepreneurship …

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Eight questions with young professional Jimmy Warren II

Jimmy Warren II has been someone I have watched the past few months who is very involved in our community.  He has hosted a couple of events where the community shared conversations.  He hosted Community Mixtapes, a discussion about diverse communities, in early September. It was at that meeting that he announced a partnership with …

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Jessica Jones

Jessica Jones dispels the idea of a starving artist in Conway

Living in or around Conway, it’s hard to miss the gorgeous murals suddenly appearing downtown. From Wunderhaus to Kings to the peacock outside Righteous Remedies (Formerly the Naked Hippy Cafe), there has been a wave of vibrant, original installations brightening up local businesses and street corners all over the city. Residents might be surprised to …

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Women's Leadership Network

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’s Consignment

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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