Corporate representatives speak to students

Corporate representatives came to UCA to speak to students in communication and public relations classes at Thompson Hall as part of the annual “Exploring Your Career Field Day” on Friday, April 5.

Over 50 students heard from company representatives who spoke about what is expected of students who apply for professional positions offered in the various corporations after graduation.

The annual event, sponsored by the Office of Career Services at UCA, allows corporate representatives to make presentations to students.

Corporate representatives make presentations to students

Corporate representatives make presentations to students

“Many of our faculty actively participated in this important event,” said Dr. James Hikins, Department of Communication chair. “I’m very pleased and impressed by how many of our students were so well prepared with incisive written questions for the panel participants.”

Representatives present at the event include Victor Werley from MidSouth Financial Group, Brooke Hicks from Windstream, Valarie Lane from Hewlett Packard, Adrienne Roberts from Robert Half International, Diane Bayles from the FBI, Clay Spears from Arkansas Blue Cross and Daimary Batiz from FIS.

For more information about the event, contact Ron Tangye, adjunct instructor of communication, at; Director of Career Services Kathy Rice-Clayborn,; or Dr. Hikins at

– Paige Murphy