NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATES

Masks are required as the campus is at red status.

Service Opportunities (Beta Alpha Psi)

BAP members and candidates are required to have a minimum of 6 service hours each semester (the more the better).

  • Dr. Watson needs help this week with Sam’s Wholesale, loading at the store and unloading at UCA College of Business. Contact Dr. Watson to volunteer (swatson@uca.edu).
  • Our next service meeting is Tuesday, November 16 at x-period (COB 206).
  • Please contact Connie McKnight (cmcknight@uca.edu, COB 204N, 501-450-5076) if you need additional opportunities for service.

Student Fulbright Grant Opportunities

Outstanding juniors and seniors interested in going abroad after graduation to do research, to begin a graduate program, or to teach English are encouraged to attend an informational meeting about Student Fulbright grant opportunities on Tuesday, November 9, at X period in the Farris Residence Hall Presentation Room. (Look for the single glass door facing the HPER Center.) [Read more…]

Fear the Strike Bowling Tournament

Fear the Strike Bowling Tournament (Accounting Club)

Wednesday, Nov 10 • Evening • Conway Family Bowl

It is very important that you attend if you signed up.  We have reserved a spot for you as well as paired you with an amazing accounting firm!  There are a few spots available to bowl with us.  Sign up today in COB 204 if you want to join us.

Must sign up through the accounting department – first come, first served.

Arkansas Fellowships

Arkansas Fellowship

Arkansas Fellows receive an annual salary of $40,000+ paid by the mentor company. Fellows have access to the host company’s senior leadership for mentoring and support, opportunities to build deep relationships with peers and business and community leaders, invitations to lectures with renowned speakers, civic engagement opportunities, a stipend for professional development, and a capstone Trip. Each year a select group of graduating college seniors become Arkansas Fellows. The Arkansas Fellowship mentor companies represent the most entrepreneurial, progressive, and successful high-growth companies in Arkansas. Mentor companies are committed to providing an environment where our state’s most promising graduates can be encouraged, challenged, and nurtured.

Apply now at https://www.arkansasfellowship.org/

PRMIA Risk Management Challenge – Student Teams Needed by Nov. 20

We have the opportunity to put together a team to compete in the PRMIA Risk Management Challenge. This is a case competition offering the ability to apply risk management concepts using knowledge, critical thinking skills, leadership and presentation abilities. One winning team will be chosen to win up to a $10,000 cash award.

The case study will be released in early December 2021. The team would need three or four members. The Insurance & Risk Management program will cover the $100 registration fee (if registered by December 1). After December 1 the fee will be $200.

This competition is for current students across the fields of finance, economics, mathematics, business or commerce, accounting, marketing, or insurance & risk management.

Please contact me no later than November 20, 2021 if you have any students who are interested. A brochure is attached.

 

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Cynthia L. Burleson, AIDA, MBA, CRM, CPCU, CIC, ACP

Lecturer/Director of the Center for Insurance & Risk Management   |   University of Central Arkansas

201 Donaghey Ave., COB115G | Conway, AR 72035

501-852-2360 | cburleson3@uca.edu | http://uca.edu/insurance

Acxiom Intern – Business Solutions Analyst

Acxiom Intern – Business Solutions Analyst – Conway

The Intern – Business Solutions Analyst partners with multiple areas of the business/IT to identify and develop continuous improvements that help resolve specific business problems with the Workday platform. This role will help with support for our end users, work closely with team members on projects and help with reporting in Workday.

Internship details:  [Read more…]

Senior Technology Analyst | Post Closes 11/7/21

The Arkansas Division of Higher Education (ADHE) has a job opening we are trying to fill on our technical team. Full details can be found at https://arcareers.arkansas.gov/.  I am building a really strong technical team of ten, which is the largest team we’ve ever had here at ADHE. Any questions can be sent to me at Sonia.hazelwood@adhe.edu.

SENIOR TECHNOLOGY ANALYST

Location:  Little Rock, AR, US, 72201  (This is NOT a remote/work from home job)

Category:  DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION (ADHE) located in downtown Little Rock

Starting Salary Range:  $57,755 – $66,418

Position Number: 22104437
Posting End Date: 11/07/2021

This position is primarily a software developer working with a senior-level experienced software developer to build SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) packages for the Arkansas Higher Education Information System (AHEIS). AHEIS is a mature data system holding over 27 years of data submitted to ADHE by all Arkansas colleges and universities. A desire to learn and willingness to improve one’s skillset is necessary. Maintaining good communication with team members and stakeholders is critical. Other skills include:

  • MSSQL T-SQL, stored procedures, indexes, joins, functions, data types
  • Knowledge of C# or similar language
  • Familiarity with Visual Studio and SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
  • SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) experience would be fantastic
  • A desire to work as a team and follow management’s lead

Landmark (Little Rock & more) • Accounting Staff (public accounting)

Landmark (Little Rock & more) • Accounting Staff (public accounting)

Landmark, with office in Little Rock, Fort Smith, Rogers, and Russellville, is looking for entry-level new hires for full-time positions after graduation. If you are interested in a career in public accounting, send your resume to Mike Pierce at mpierce@landmarkcpas.com

UStorage (Conway) • Part-time Bookkeeper (industry acct)

UStorage (Conway) • Part-time Bookkeeper (industry acct)

Amazing opportunity for a young accounting student (freshman/sophomore) to master the fundamentals of accounting. Train under current UCA intern Macy Dillard. Bookkeeping, inventory, payroll, payable, and more. Starting about 10 hours a week; can grow to more hours and a full-time job.

To apply: send resume to mdillard@cub.uca.edu.

Dassault Falcon Jet (Little Rock) • Accounting Interns (industry acct)

Dassault Falcon Jet (Little Rock) • Accounting Interns (industry acct)
Dassault Aviation, maker of Dassault Falcon business jets, is widely regarded as the world’s most technologically advanced aerospace company. Our Falcon business jets are renowned for their quality, performance and efficiency and represent over 50% of the company’s revenue. These two accounting internship position are related to airplanes. They are looking for an accounting major and the ideal candidate is minoring in Data Analytics. There are two jobs; apply for either one.

To Apply: https://www2.appone.com/Search/Search.aspx?ServerVar=dassaultfalconjet-littlerock.appone.com

>Select Category: Accounting/Finance

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