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A photo of Laney Brock and Mariah Younger
February 28, 2019

It would be hard to believe watching the two interact today, but Laney Brock and Mariah Younger weren’t always best friends. The pair didn’t develop a friendship until their junior year at Batesville High School when they took on a History Day project researching the West Memphis Three case. 

A photo of Dr. Rob Johnstone presenting to the UACCB board of visitors about Guided Pathways.
January 31, 2019

Dr. Rob Johnstone, founder and president of the National Center for Inquiry and Improvement, told the board of visitors at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville that the college was making impressive strides in its efforts to prepare to launch the Guided Pathways model this fall.

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.