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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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Applications Are Now Open For Brand Camp 2018!

Brand Camp: It’s marketing meets middle school for four fun days! This summer, middle school students will join the teams from Eric Rob & Isaac Advertising and the University of Central Arkansas’ University Relations & Creative Services Department to create a campaign for a delicious new menu item for Tacos 4 Life! Brand Camp is open …

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UCA Women's Showcase

First Women’s Business Showcase encourages women to reach for greatness

“You can be a business owner and we are here to help you.” That was the message from the Women’s Leadership Network, UCA Outreach, Conductor, the Arkansas Center for Research in Economics, and the Arkansas Economic Development Commission at the first ever Women’s Business Showcase on Wednesday, February 28 on the campus of the University …

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Conductor Events

The Conductor to host national collegiate venture competition

The Conductor, a public-private partnership with the University of Central Arkansas, announced plans to host a National Collegiate Venture Competition that will award student entrepreneurs a total of $15,000 in cash prizes.

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Conductor To Donate Entrepreneur Kid Book Sets

The Conductor, a public-private partnership driving innovation and economic empowerment in Central Arkansas, is gifting a set of Entrepreneur Kid books to every elementary school in Faulkner County in a ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 2 at 1:30 p.m. in UCA’s Makerspace, Powered by the Conductor. Superintendents and principals from each of the 20 elementary schools in Faulkner County will receive the signed books during the event.

Startup Grind with Gina Radke

Startup Grind with Gina Radke

Gina Radke Chief Executive Officer of Galley Support Innovations was the guest at Startup Grind Central Arkansas on Thursday, August 24 at The Makerspace at UCA.

Conductor Chief Operating Officer and Startup Grind Central Arkansas founder Kim Lane hosts the events each month with a member of the business community in Conway.

Kim Lane visits with the media about the launch of the Makerspace

UCA Launches Makerspace At The Shoppes At Donaghey

The University of Central Arkansas community welcomed the UCA Makerspace Powered by the Conductor at a launch event Tuesday morning.

The UCA Makerspace Powered by the Conductor is a place for students and community members to make, design and dream. It is a collaborative, interdisciplinary workspace with tools to prototype concepts, make new things, and take ideas to the next level.

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The Conductor, Junior Achievement of Arkansas Partner to Create Opportunities for Youth Entrepreneurs

CONWAY, ARK (MARCH 3, 2017): The Conductor and Junior Achievement of Arkansas today announced a partnership to create programming that will equip K-12 students with expertise in entrepreneurship, innovative thinking, financial literacy and intrapersonal skills, and will catalyze multi-generational collisions among students, mentors and collegiate faculty members. All of the programming offered by the partnership …

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