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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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UCA To Host Best-selling Author Michael Eric Dyson For Speakers Forum And Lecture

CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas will host Dr. Michael Eric Dyson for a speakers forum and keynote address on Monday, April 15, in McCastlain Ballroom on the UCA campus. Dyson’s appearance at UCA will begin at 2:15 p.m. in McCastlain Ballroom with the Alpha Kappa Delta Sociology Honors Society (AKD) Speakers Forum. The …

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UCA Downtown Presents Art Exhibit On Human Connection by Kristen Spickard

By Darian Burks CONWAY — As part of its 100-year celebration, the University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement will hold an art reception for “In Common” by Kristen Spickard from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, April 4 at UCA Downtown, located at 1105 West Oak Street in downtown Conway. Spickard is a …

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UCA To Welcome Bonnie Jo Campbell As Artist-in-residence

By Andrew Tucker, College of Fine Arts and Communication Office CONWAY — American novelist and short story writer Bonnie Jo Campbell will be an artist-in-residence at the University of Central Arkansas in April and will participate in a trio of events April 9 and 10 in Win Thompson Hall and the College of Business Auditorium. …

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Academy Award winner Kevin Willmott to be UCA Artist in Residence April 8

By Andrew Tucker, College of Fine Arts and Communication Office CONWAY— Kevin Willmott, a film director and screenwriter, who collaborated with Spike Lee in writing BlacKkKlansman, will host a screening of the film while on the University of Central Arkansas campus April 8th as an Artist in Residence. The film won an Oscar and a BAFTA …

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2019 Heroes for Hope Race is scheduled for April 6

Children’s Advocacy Alliance hosts race in honor of military members to raise funding for kids. CONWAY, Ark. March 28, 2019 – The Children’s Advocacy Alliance (CAA) celebrates its 11th annual Heroes for Hope Race to be held Saturday, April 6, 2019, at 3925 College Ave., Conway AR 72034. As the regional nonprofit provider of advocacy …

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UCA To Host Tournees French Film Festival April 2-18

CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas College of Liberal Arts, along with the Department of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures, and Cultures and the African and African-American Studies Program, will host the fourth annual UCA Tournées French Film Festival from April 2-18 in Burdick Hall, Room 205, on the UCA campus. The festival is comprised of …

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Mayumana To Bring Action-packed ‘Currents’ To Reynolds Performance Hall

CONWAY — Multicultural performance troupe, Mayumana, will bring its electrifying “Currents” show to Reynolds Performance Hall on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas at 7:30 p.m., Monday, April 1. The show is inspired by the historical battle of currents between Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla, in their last quest for finding energy sources …

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UCA to Present Inaugural Black History Month Art Show

By Darian Burks, Division of Outreach and Community Engagement CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement will celebrate Black History Month with an inaugural Black History Month Art Show from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, March 8, at UCA Downtown. Opening remarks begin at 5:30 p.m. This exhibit will feature …

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