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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 Finance Association (AFA)

AFA is an organization devoted to the study and promotion of knowledge about financial economics. The purpose of AFA is to provide for the mutual association of persons with an interest in finance; to improve public understanding of financial problems; to provide for the exchange of financial ideas; and to encourage the study of finance in colleges and universities.

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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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Advice & News

January 14, 2019

Many state colleges and universities were once tuition-free. Now, tuition costs at both public and private schools continue to grow, causing increasing concern for students and their families. Completing college has many benefits, including strong correlations to employment, income, and health. We must find ways to make college affordable to more people by creating more scholarships, making changes in the college cost structure, and finding ways to reduce tuition and total costs.

December 21, 2018

Is fostering a workplace environment in which apologies and reconciliation are commonplace something to aspire to, or is it a silly notion? Why are apologies so difficult, and what constitutes a genuine apology? Daniel B. Griffith explores these questions, reminds us that genuine apologies and responses to them take their own time and course, and shares how leaders and employers can foster environments and circumstances that allow time and space for reconciliation to occur.

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.