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Conductor Announces New STEAM Programming for Students, Community

Programming includes coding classes, electronic invention tools, engineering with computer chips and more CONWAY—The Conductor today announced a new slate of high-tech offerings that are designed to focus on the five elements of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) education. The new offerings will create opportunities for students and the community to learn the …

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Conductor Receives Kauffman Foundation’s 2019 Inclusion Open Grant

Grant will enable the Conductor to bring its growth program to rural Arkansans, hire Program Officers to deliver initiative in underserved areas CONWAY—The Conductor today announced that it has been awarded the 2019 Inclusion Open Grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. The Inclusion Open Grant was created by the Kauffman Foundation to find uncommon …

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Conductor Hires Director of Operations, Rural Director

Grace Rains and Tiffany Henry Join the Conductor as Director of Operations, Rural Director CONWAY—The Conductor today announced that Grace Rains and Tiffany Henry will join its leadership team as the Director of Operations and Rural Director, respectively. “The Director of Operations and the Rural Director are both pivotal additions to the Conductor team, and …

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Applications Are Now Open For Brand Camp 2019

Brand Camp: Marketing meets middle school for four fun days! CONWAY – This summer, middle school students will join the teams from Eric Rob & Isaac Advertising, the University of Central Arkansas’ University Marketing and Communications Department and the Conductor to create a campaign for the Arkansas Travelers! Brand Camp is open to incoming 5th-7th …

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Conductor CEO Kim Lane will represent the Conductor and Arkansas in Bahrain

Conductor CEO to Serve as U.S. Delegate, Speaker at 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Congress CONWAY— Kim Lane, CEO of the Conductor, has been invited to serve as a U.S. Delegate and speaker at the 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Congress in Manama, Bahrain from April 14-18. Presented by the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN), the Global Entrepreneurship Congress is …

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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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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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Conductor, Chambers and Community Partner to Empower Minority Entrepreneurs

CONWAY, Feb. 18 — The Conductor is teaming up with the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce, Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce and area sponsors to host Connect Conway: Minority Entrepreneur Night. The event was spurred by local community activist, Jimmy Warren, who was named the 2018 Outstanding Young Minority Professional, and who is passionate …

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The 10X Growth Accelerator is Now Accepting Applications for its Third Cohort

Conductor’s proven model is rapidly scaling Arkansas-based companies, creating new jobs in the state. Conway, Feb. 14–The Conductor today announced plans to launch the third cohort of its 10X Growth Accelerator, presented in partnership with the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, Metova and the University of Central Arkansas. The acclaimed accelerator has enabled dozens of Arkansas’ …

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Career Connections Will Connect College Students with Skills Training, Paid Internships

Conductor partners with Facebook to launch “Career Connections” program in Arkansas. CONWAY–Career Connections, a new Facebook initiative that connects emerging talent to training opportunities, local internships, and a network of professional mentors, is set to launch in Arkansas this spring. The Career Connections program will train Arkansas’ college students at a two-day Skills Summit, in …

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