Opportunities for Alumni

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COB Alum Ebony Mitchell Crowned Miss Arkansas 2022

Ebony Mitchell, who earned a BBA in Marketing from UCA in 2019, has been crowned Miss Arkansas 2022. Winning this competition against 44 other Arkansans tops her previous titles of Miss UCA and Miss Dogwood.

Credit: Miss Arkansas Pageant

“So many of these professors who have prestigious backgrounds in whatever field they work in are willing to work with you and help you become the best version of yourself,” Mitchell said of her student experience in a 2019 interview.

With this win, Mitchell reportedly won a $30,000 scholarship and over $75,000 in other awards and gifts. Her social impact is “A Responsible Digital You,” a platform which she will promote as she travels the state supporting the Miss Arkansas and Miss America organizations.

Mitchell currently works as a marketing specialist for Conway Regional Health Systems and will represent the state of Arkansas at the Miss America event in Connecticut.

Emerging Risks in a New World – Register by March 12

2022 Risk Manager in Residence Program
University of Central Arkansas
March 14, 2022
Subject: Emerging Risks in a New World
Preparing for new and emerging risks can be a full time job for any professional. Technology, nature, terrorism, pandemic, human and economic developments are rapidly changing the risk environment in which businesses operate. This exciting and entertaining presentation will identify those emerging risks that could have a significant impact on your business, organization, or your career. Being aware of these trends will prepare you for knowing what “could” happen rather than “what” did happen.
Cynthia Burleson, Dr. Yiling Deng, and Dr. Stephen Yao, faculty in the Center for Insurance & Risk Management Studies at the University of Central Arkansas invite you to participate in UCA’s 14th annual Risk Manager on Campus luncheon at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, March 14, 2022, at UCA’s Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center. The luncheon speaker will be Mr. Lance Ewing, VP Enterprise Risk Management & Operations, San Manuel Band of Mission Indians. See more information about our speaker below!
There is no charge to attend this luncheon, however, we must know how many will be attending. Please register by March 12, 2022.
Please click the following link to RSVP:

2022 Risk Manager on Campus Program
University of Central Arkansas
March 14, 2022
Lance Ewing
VP Enterprise Risk Management & Operations
San Manuel Band of Mission Indians

A little more about our speaker!!
Mr. Ewing has extensive experience in the field of risk management and insurance. He currently serves as the VP of Enterprise Risk Management and Operations for the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians. Previously Lance was EVP of Global Risk Management for Cotton Holdings and, prior to that, VP and Industry Practice Group Leader at AIG.
Before this Lance served in senior risk management capacities for Ceasars Entertainment, GES Exposition Services/VIAD and for the City of Philadelphia School District. He also worked for insurance companies including Lumbermen’s Underwriting Alliance, Pennsylvania Hospital Insurance Company (PHICO) and New York Lumberman’s Insurance Trust in risk management and risk control capacities. He was also President of three Captive Insurance Companies.
In 2003-2004 Lance was National President for the Risk & Insurance Management Society (RIMS) and was also the Chief Risk Officer. He teaches risk management as a faculty member for the National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research. He serves on the University of Mississippi Business School (Risk Management) Advisory Board, where an endowment was created “Ewing Endowment for Business Excellence in Risk Management and Insurance”.
You don’t want to miss this event!!

For More Information:
Contact Cynthia Burleson: (501) 852-2360 | cburleson3@uca.edu

UCA Hosts Annual Day of Giving – When You Give, We Grow

Join thousands of Bears around the world as we make a difference on UCA Day of Giving 2022. From the expansion of academic programs to the addition of new facilities, UCA is growing — and your gift makes it possible.

You can give to one fund or multiple funds, and every dollar makes a difference.

COB Enhancement Fund | The College of Business is continuously improving its technology, its curriculum, and opportunities for students from scholarships to hands-on experiences within the business community. If you give to this fund, you’ll be part of making COB even better for current and future students and faculty.

Accounting Enhancement Fund | Giving to this fund means your gift goes straight to the College of Business Accounting Department. Your gift will:

  • Help our accounting majors be successful through tutoring and professional development opportunities
  • Build curriculum and hosting programs that inspire diverse students to pursue a career in accounting
  • Develop learning activities that make the study of accounting an enjoyable community activity

Computer Information Systems and Analytics Fund | Formerly called Management Information Systems, the Computer Information Systems and Analytics department gives students experience with technology and data analysis. Giving to this fund helps the department continue to teach a business foundation and give students experience with the latest technological advances.

Economics and Finance Enhancement Fund | Alumni and friends of the EFIRM department may choose this fund to help students discover the best way to use available resources to meet the needs and desires of individuals, nations, corporations, and nonprofits.

Marketing and Management Enhancement Fund | Funds given to Marketing and Management support their mission by:

  • providing an innovative and relevant curriculum that is refined through interaction with the business community
  • enhancing the learning experience by emphasizing information technologies and collaborations with faculty and students
  • encouraging professional involvement of students and faculty and continuing research efforts
  • promoting lifelong learning, integrity, and ethical behavior

Whether you give a little or a lot, your dollars make a difference. You give, we grow. On March 10, let’s grow together.

First Service Bank Job Fair – March 24

First Service Bank is currently recruiting for several positions and will be hosting a Job Fair at the Faulkner County Library in Conway on March 24th?

Learn more about the job fair.

To view open job postings and to apply for open positions, candidates are to go online to:  https://firstservicebank.com/about/careers.

Remote Digital Marketing Internship (MBA Only) • Apply by April 8

Epic Games  – Larkspur, California, United States

Role Description

At the core of Epic’s success are talented, passionate people. Epic prides itself on creating a collaborative, welcoming, and creative environment. Whether it’s building award-winning games or crafting engine technology that enables others to make visually stunning interactive experiences, we’re always innovating.
Being Epic means being a part of a team that continually strives to do right by our community and users. We’re constantly innovating to raise the bar of engine and game development.
Epic Games Unreal Engine Digital Marketing Team is looking for a smart, creative Digital Marketing Intern to join them for Summer 2022. Our Interns are given challenging projects over the work term, and are provided with a meaningful experience with high expectations for performance. If you want to build something Epic, this is the opportunity for you!

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Blockchain Developer • Apply by April 30

Urban Array – Full time positions available in Chicago, San Francisco, New York City, Philadelphia, Austin, Detroit

Role Description

Urban Array is a tech-enabled nonprofit that is building a digital value exhange and sharing system to help lift under-resourced communities out of poverty.
NOTE: If you are interested in Crypto trading, scams, or faulty economic schemes… this is NOT the opportunity for you. We are using this technology to create more equitable economic outcomes for those left behind. Research us before you apply.
A ton of experience is NOT required, just a passion to use these tools and a desire to help others.

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Scholarships for Women in Accounting • Apply by April 30

Various Scholarships • Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting

Apply by April 30

The following scholarships are accepting applications at http://efwa.org/scholarships_undergraduate.php or http://efwa.org/scholarships_graduate.php.

Scholarship For
Women In Transition This scholarship is designated for a woman who is the primary source of support for her family and is enrolling as an incoming freshman to earn a Bachelors degree in Accounting. It is awarded for up to $16,000 over four years as determined by the Board of Trustees and will be renewed annually upon completion of satisfactory course work as evidenced by a 3.0 GPA.
Women In Need This scholarship is for a woman who is the primary source of support for her family and is completing her sophomore year of academic pursuit to earn a Bachelors degree in Accounting. It is awarded in the amount of $2,000 per year for two years and will be renewed for the second year upon completion of satisfactory course work as evidenced by a 3.0 GPA.
Institute of Management Accountants IMA is funding two one-year undergraduate and one graduate scholarships in the amount of $2,000 each for women who are working toward a Bachelors degree in Accounting. In addition to the cash award, scholarship recipients will receive a complimentary one-year student membership to the IMA (a $39 value), the CMA exam entrance fee (a $250 value), as well as the exam registration fee (valued at $415 per part). The CMA exam entrance and registration fees have a two year time limit and are non-transferrable.
Michele L. McDonald Memorial An annual scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $1,000 for the purpose of earning a degree in Accounting, with preference being given to a woman returning to college from the work force or after raising children.
Moss Adams Foundation This annual scholarship in the amount of $1,000 for women who wish to earn a Bachelors degree in Accounting is available to minority women, or women returning to school as current or re-entry juniors or seniors, or women pursuing their fifth year requirement through either general studies or within a graduate program.

Assistant Buyer • Dillard’s • Apply by March 22

All Business Administration & Management, Sport Business & Marketing, Supply Chain Management, Family & Consumer Science, Finance & Financial Management, Entrepreneurship, Economics, Accounting, Mathematics, Marketing, and General Studies majors with 2.75+GPA. Apply on handshake:


UCA Accountant 1-Financial Accounting • Apply ASAP

The Accountant I is responsible for analyzing financial information and preparing reports related to the financial activities of an organization. This position is governed by Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), state and federal laws, and institution policy. Salary is $33,000 plus benefits.

To Apply: https://jobs.uca.edu/postings/9823

Assistant National Bank Examiner • Apply by Feb 24

As a full-time assistant bank examiner, you help theOffice of the Comptroller of the Currency achieve its mission by ensuring that banks operate in a safe and sound manner, provide fair access to financial services, treat customers fairly, and comply with applicable laws and regulations. The OCC offers competitive salaries under a performance-based pay plan. The entry-level examiner starting salary is $54,000 per year plus additional geographical pay which ranges from 1.83% to 41.46%.

For more info, visit https://uca.joinhandshake.com/jobs/5939037/share_preview

To apply, http://www.occ.gov/ANBECareer