LEGISLATIVE PANEL AT UCA

The University of Central Arkansas hosted a panel with several members of the Arkansas State Legislature as part of the two-part Community and Economic Development Training Series. The first session was help Friday, Dec. 9. Panelists provided information on building effective relationships with legislative officials to the approximate 60 officials who attended the training session. Amy … [Read more...]

UCA HOSTS COOKIES WITH SANTA

The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement will host Cookies with Santa before the Conway Christmas parade on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 4-6 p.m. at UCA Downtown, 1105 West Oak Street. This is an event the entire family will enjoy. This event is free and open to the public. Julie’s Sweet Shoppe and Bakery will provide cookies and icing for cookie decorating f … [Read more...]

UCA HOSTS TRAINING SERIES FOR ELECTED OFFICIALS

The University of Central Arkansas Center for Community and Economic Development is partnering with the Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC) to provide a training series that will focus primarily on Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) training and certification. The first training will be held December 8 and 9 in the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center on the UCA campus. Amy … [Read more...]

COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS HOSTS PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES

The University of Central Arkansas College of Liberal Arts will host “Exploring Our World,” a series of public lectures facilitated by university faculty and Conway government officials. This marks the fifth year the College of Liberal Arts has hosted the free public lecture series. All events will be held at the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center on the UCA campus or at UCA Downtown, 1105 Wes … [Read more...]

Gov. Hutchinson opens 30th annual CDI

Elected officials, development professionals, and non-profit leaders convened at the University of Central Arkansas Monday to participate in the Community Development Institute (CDI) on the campus. This is the 30th annual CDI, which runs from August 1-5. To commemorate three decades of educating community leaders, Gov.Asa Hutchinson opened the session with special remarks. “I look out here an … [Read more...]

Governor to Open 30th Annual CDI

Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson will open the 30th Annual Community Development Institute (CDI) with a special proclamation beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, August 1 at the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center on the University of Central Arkansas campus. Elected officials, development professionals and nonprofit leaders will convene at UCA on August 1-5 to commemorate three decades of educating … [Read more...]

Arkansas Coding Academy announced

The University of Central Arkansas announced on Tuesday the establishment of its new Arkansas Coding Academy (ACA), which will provide turnkey education and training opportunities to individuals seeking new careers in information technology. The new academy is part of UCA’s Division of Outreach and Community Engagement, which is the university’s noncredit, continuing education and outreach uni … [Read more...]

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis adds Whitehead to Advisory Council

Amy Whitehead, director of UCA’s Center for Community and Economic Development (CCED), has been named to the Community Development Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. The St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank serves the Eighth Federal Reserve District which consists of Arkansas and portions of six other states: Missouri, Mississippi, Tennessee, Kentucky, Indiana and I … [Read more...]

UCA offers free domestic violence workshop

The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement has partnered with the Unseen Homeless Campaign of Conway to offer a continuing education workshop on domestic violence to individuals who serve or work with victims or survivors of domestic abuse. By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to recognize the signs of domestic violence, build confidence f … [Read more...]

Kris Allen added to TEDxUCAbears line up

Conway, AR – TEDxUniversityOfCentralArkansas has announced that platinum-selling, singer-songwriter and winner of American Idol Season 8 Kris Allen has been added to the line-up for TEDxUniversityOfCentralArkansas. Allen will perform on Friday, March 4 at the University of Central Arkansas on the Ida Waldran stage in Old Main during the TEDx event. Tickets to TEDxUniversityOfCentralArkansas can … [Read more...]