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Wednesday | The Miami Herald

Arkansas-Monticello names assistant baseball coach

UAM said Wednesday that Mark Jelks has been hired after spending the past two years as an assistant coach at Arkansas Tech.

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Related Topix: University of the Ozarks

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Log Cabin Democrat

Roundabout Aug. 19

Guest speaker: Tom Cotton, Congressman for the 4th Congressional District of Arkansas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Faulkner County, AR, Conway, AR

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Log Cabin Democrat

Attorneys Join Local Law Firm

Chapman is a native of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., and is a graduate of the University of Central Arkansas and the UALR Bowen School of Law.

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Related Topix: Horseshoe Bend, AR, Greenbrier, AR, Conway, AR, University of Arkansas Little Rock

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Log Cabin Democrat

UCA trustees considering retail on Donaghey Corridor

University of Central Arkansas President Tom Courtway on Friday presented the board of trustees with drawings of a proposed building that would provide upper classmen housing and retail space.

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Related Topix: Conway, AR

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Log Cabin Democrat

UCA Board to address sexual misconduct policy in meeting

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will consider a number of policy revisions during its meeting Friday morning at Wingo Hall.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Log Cabin Democrat

Conway Native recognized for outstanding graduate work at Auburn Montgomery

The Auburn Montgomery Alumni Association recently awarded Alycia Jeong, a native of Conway, a Graduate Study Merit Scholarship for her outstanding performance as a graduate student at the university.

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Related Topix: Conway, AR

Daily Record

Behind the News

The state Department of Higher Education reported recently that the 6-year graduation rate for first-time students enrolled in state-supported universities dropped back below the 40 percent level - from a high point of 40.8 percent in 2012 to 39.5 percent in 2013.

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Related Topix: Mike Beebe, US Governors, Arkansas, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, University of Arkansas Monticello

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Log Cabin Democrat

Community Development Institute concludes with awards ceremony

Over 100 community leaders from Arkansas and surrounding states participated in the 28th annual Community Development Institute at the University of Central Arkansas.

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Log Cabin Democrat

CBC Welcomes New Employees

Rhonda Shipp has joined the staff of Central Baptist College as Senior Accountant.

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Related Topix: Central Baptist College, Clinton, AR, Center Ridge, AR

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Log Cabin Democrat

Graduates of UCA and Hendrix named to the Clinton School of Public Service Class of 2016

The University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service will enroll 47 new students in its two year Master of Public Service program this fall.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR, Hot Springs, AR, Hendrix College

Log Cabin Democrat

UCA Summer Commencement Friday

The University of Central Arkansas will hold its Summer Commencement at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8, in the Jeff Farris Health and Physical Education Center on the campus.

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The Courier

College grads needed, but cost keeps climbing

Arkansas has had a slight setback in its attempt to produce more citizens with 4-year college degrees, a goal established by Gov. Mike Beebe in 2011, when he called for doubling the number of degree holders by 2025.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Mike Beebe, US Governors, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, University of Arkansas Monticello

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Log Cabin Democrat

UCA announces new Dietetic Internship Program

The University of Central Arkansas Dietetic Internship Program is collaborating with the Arkansas Coalition for Obesity Prevention's Growing Healthy Communities to provide health assessments in 20 Arkansas communities.

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The City Wire

NWACC history professor receives national honor

Dr. Jami Forrester, a professor of history at NorthWest Arkansas Community College, recently received the national 2014 History Award for Service.

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The Courier

Williams pushes for success in Pope County

Overseeing a district with more than 5,000 students, Randall Williams has devoted the past eight years to the Russellville School District .

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Related Topix: Pope County, AR, Education Etc., University of Arkansas, Dover, AR, Hector, AR

Sun Aug 03, 2014

NWAonline

6-year rate rises at 3 universities

The six-year graduation rate for first-time students enrolled in public Arkansas universities dropped from 40.8 percent to 39.5 percent in 2013, according to an Arkansas Department of Higher Education report.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Mike Beebe, US Governors, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, Conway, AR

NWAonline

Chance trucking career in top gear

It was not, at least initially, part of a career plan. Newton, who earned degrees in accounting and computer information systems, had her sights set on becoming a chief financial officer, and shortly before graduation met with a recruiter for a trucking company.

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Related Topix: Arkansas

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Log Cabin Democrat

Artisan finds outlet with leather work

Tim Brooks was an ordinary child with ordinary dreams. To be a fireman, to be an astronaut and even the occasional dream of being an engineer came to the young Brooks' mind.

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Related Topix: Russellville, AR, Interior Design, Arts, Conway, AR

Log Cabin Democrat

Local pharmacist looks back at 50 years

Duane Goode never dreamed of life as a revered pharmacist during his hardscrabble existence on the family's farm near Holland in Faulkner County.

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Related Topix: Faulkner County, AR, Arkansas, Greenbrier, AR, University of Arkansas Little Rock

Thu Jul 31, 2014

NWAonline

the Weekend Ten

Little Rock's chefs will trot out some of their best temptations during Little Rock Restaurant Month beginning Friday.

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Related Topix: Little Rock, AR, North Little Rock, AR, University of Arkansas Little Rock, Conway, AR

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