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UCA Brings Rise Above Traveling Exhibit to Campus

CONWAY−The University of Central Arkansas will host the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail Squadron Rise Above Traveling Exhibit on the campus from Oct. 3-7. Admission is free. The Rise Above Traveling Exhibit is a mobile movie theater that tours the country to educate and inspire people of all ages with the history and lessons …

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‘The Water About Us’ Brings Conway Community Together Oct. 1-6

CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas will present a series of free events aimed at bringing attention to the importance of water, with an underwater concert as the feature event. The event series, “The Water About Us,” will be performed on the UCA campus Oct. 1-6. The underwater concert titled the “Aqurld Waves at the Water About Us,” …

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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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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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Conway Scene Internship

Interns for Conway Scene in the Fall 2018 needed

Are you a college student looking for experience in the local media publishing industry? Are you good at writing stories and interviews? Are you organized and able to create a social media calendar? Are you comfortable with using WordPress and social media? These are the things that Conway Scene is looking for. Conway Scene is …

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UCA raises record amount, Coding Academy to relocate

UCA raised a record amount of money in 2018. The Division of Advancement hit several goals. A press release reads as follows: CONWAY–The University of Central Arkansas raised a record total of $10,252,463 for 2017-18, which is a 66 percent increase over last year’s total. The total also surpassed two previous fundraising goals the university’s …

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Author Jamille Rogers Thomas, Susan Blue and the book illustrator, Monica Garcia

Jamille Rogers Thomas Releases Children’s Book

Jamille Rogers Thomas releases  Be Kind. Be Brave. Be a Hero.  Using kindness to overcome adversity is definitely what the world could use more of these days.  Arkansas author, Jamille Rogers Thomas, recently released a new children’s book entitled:  Be Kind. Be Brave. Be a Hero.  The story walks through the young life of an African-American male baby boomer; …

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Arkansas Shakespeare's performance of Music Man

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre To Present Sensory-friendly Performance Of ‘much Ado About Nothing’

CONWAY—Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre will hold a sensory-friendly performance of “Much Ado About Nothing” 2 p.m. July 5 at Reynolds Performance Hall on the University of Central Arkansas campus. The family-friendly adaptation runs June 28 through July 7. Working in conjunction with UCA’s occupational therapy department, Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre designed the July 5 performance to be …

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Conductor Events

Southern Bloodline Apparel wins Collegiate Venture Competition

Student-run company will receive $10,000 award in worldwide competition CONWAY—The Conductor today announced that Southern Bloodline Apparel is the winner of the $10,000 first-place prize in the Collegiate Venture Competition, a competition created by the Conductor to celebrate successful, post-revenue companies run by college students or recent college graduates. In its first year, the competition …

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