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A photo of Marietta Candler
January 31, 2019

July will mark 25 years of service for Marietta Candler at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville, and she said she can never see herself doing anything else.

A photo of the UACCB administration, board of visitors members, elected officials, and architects breaking ground at the site of the new workforce training center.
January 31, 2019

Despite the chilly, windy weather, a crowd of community business leaders and campus faculty and staff gathered on the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville campus to break ground on the new workforce training center Jan. 17 on the northeast corner of campus.

Scotty Brewer works on a project during an AC/DC electrical class at UACCB. According to the 2018 Arkansas Economic Security Report, UACCB graduates in the electrical/electronics equipment installation and repair category had a 92 percent employment rate in 2016 and 2017, including both full-time and part-time employees, within the first year after graduation.
January 31, 2019

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that installation, maintenance, and repair occupations will grow 7 percent between 2016-2026, which will result in approximately 388,200 new jobs.

A photo of the musical group m-pact
November 30, 2018

The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville and First Community Bank are proud to present the a capella vocal group m-pact in concert December 14 at 7 p.m. in the Independence Hall auditorium. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The group will present “White Christmas,” a special holiday performance....

A photo of Ricki Gilbert
November 30, 2018

When the opportunity to intern with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service presented itself this summer, Ricki Gilbert rolled up her sleeves and dug right in.