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Featured Institution

University of Central Arkansas

201 Donaghey Ave, Conway, AR 72035
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By Jljgates [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], from Wikimedia Commons

The University of Central Arkansas aspires to be a premier learner-focused public comprehensive university, a nationally recognized leader for its continuous record of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, scholarly and creative endeavors, and engagement with local, national, and global communities. UCA is committed to excellence through the delivery of outstanding undergraduate and graduate education that remains current and responsive to the diverse needs of those it serves.

Student Enrollment

10,016

Type

Public , Four or more years

Featured Associations

American String Teachers Association (ASTA)

ASTA is a membership organization for string and orchestra teachers and players, helping them to develop and refine their careers. ASTA provides a vast array of services, including its National Orchestra Festival, an award-winning scholarly journal, job postings, local and national events, and access to a vibrant and sharing string community.

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National Association of American Veterans (NAAV)

NAAV assists the severely wounded warriors, especially single parent service members, military caregivers, disabled veterans and their families by helping them access their benefits, improving communications and coordination for veterans and collaborating among health agencies, medical professional, organizations, educational organization and the general public.

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Advice & News

December 12, 2018

When it comes to interviewing for a job, preparation is key, but you should be careful not to overdo it. You want to do just enough research so that you know what to expect, can speak intelligently, and wow your interviewers with a few key facts about the college or university. However, don't do so much research that you sound as though you're reciting their marketing materials. Do you know the other keys to a successful interview? Find out the basics in this interview guide.

December 7, 2018

Experience with service-learning and community engagement is an increasingly important characteristic that employers and search committees look for in job candidates. Getting involved with the community is important for students, institutions, and society. Service-learning not only increases student understanding of course material and personal development, but can also help colleges and universities reverse the decreasing public confidence in higher education.

October 23, 2018

A course syllabus, while simple to create, is critical for students' engagement in and completion of a course, especially first-year students who aren't yet accustomed to college/university-level work. This tool can be a road map to success if the course instructor properly communicates, continually shares, and reviews it throughout the semester. So, why is the syllabus critical for success and what topics should you cover when reviewing it with your class?