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Arkansas Coding Academy Fall Demo Day

The Arkansas Coding Academy held Demo Day for graduates of Cohorts 6 and 7 on Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at UCA Downtown in Conway. Cohort 5 was a part-time class and finished at the same time as Cohort 6, according to Mary Condit, Director of the coding academy.

Members of the Women’s Giving Circle with 2017-18 grantees.

UCA Women’s Giving Circle Awards 2017-18 Grants

The Women’s Giving Circle at the University of Central Arkansas awarded five grants that focus on development opportunities for women and girls during the annual Grant Awards Luncheon on Nov. 9.

Arkansas Coding Academy Hosts Employer Info Meeting

In recognition of National Apprenticeship Week, the Arkansas Coding Academy at the University of Central Arkansas will host its first Employer Informational meeting and open house Thursday, Nov. 16 from 5-7 p.m. at UCA Downtown located at1105 West Oak Street in downtown, Conway. 

Kim Lane and Christina Madsen

Conductor Announces Global Entrepreneurship Week Lineup

Conductor Announces Global Entrepreneurship Week Lineup, Receives International Recognition from the Global Entrepreneurship Network. Lineup includes more than 16 events and 22 partners assembled to spur new businesses, strengthen existing businesses and inspire makers of all ages

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20th Annual Veterans Day Celebration To Be Held At UCA

The University of Central Arkansas and city of Conway will host the 20th annual Veterans Day Celebration on Thursday, Nov. 9 at 1 p.m. on the lawn outside Old Main on the campus of UCA. The formal ceremony begins at 1:40 p.m. The rain location is McCastlain Ballroom.

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.

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C.D. Wright Women Writers Conference Announces Inaugural Event At UCA

The C. D. Wright Women Writers Conference will host its inaugural event Nov. 3-4 at the University of Central Arkansas.

The conference is open to all, though it will cater to women and women-identifying writers from all genres and all experience levels, from journalism to mass-market books to literary endeavors and beyond. The conference’s goal is to provide a space for camaraderie, connection-making and inspiration.

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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