ARKANSAS CODING ACADEMY CONTINUES TRAINING EFFORTS

The University of Central Arkansas announces 20 new Java developers completed the most recent Arkansas Coding Academy boot camp and part-time classes. As part of their training program, the participants debuted their final projects and portfolios to local employers and the community during Demo Day on the campus of UCA. The Arkansas Coding Academy, which is part of the UCA Division of … [Read more...]

UCA HOSTS CONWAY CONVERSATIONS

UCA will host “Conway Conversations” where citizens of Conway come together as a community amid differences to identify issues and concerns and participate in constructive dialogue with one another. This event will take place at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 1 at UCA Downtown located at 1l05 West Oak Street in downtown Conway. Dr. Angela Webster, associate vice president for Institutional Div … [Read more...]

UCA STUDENTS GEAR UP FOR THE BIG EVENT

The University of Central Arkansas Big Event will take place on Saturday, March 11 throughout Conway. Each year, UCA students organize The Big Event where students, faculty and staff come together to give back to the Conway community through volunteer service. This event, which takes place each spring semester, is an opportunity for students to serve the community that supports them year rou … [Read more...]

UCA DOWNTOWN CELEBRATES FIRST YEAR

The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement will host a celebration to commemorate the one-year anniversary of  UCA Downtown on Friday, Jan. 27 from 4–7 p.m. at 1105 West Oak Street in downtown Conway. At 5 p.m., President Houston Davis will make welcoming remarks to the public. The one-year celebration offers live entertainment, door prizes and re … [Read more...]

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...]