UA – Pulaski Tech Foundation names Joshua Ang Price as Director of Development
Joshua Ang Price has joined the UA-PTC Foundation team as the new Director of Development. Price comes to the college with experience in both the public and private sectors and formerly served on the UA-PTC Foundation Board of Directors.
Price has an extensive background in public service, fundraising, marketing, public relations and non-profit management, and currently serves as an appointed member of the advisory board for Pulaski County Youth Services and the Metroplan Regional Advisory Committee on Economic Vitality. He has worked with local and statewide charitable organizations including Youth Home, Opera in The Rock, the Quapaw Quarter Association, Startup Grind Central Arkansas (powered by Google), The Little Rock Zoo, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arkansas, and the Timmons Arts Foundation. Price also formerly served with the Delta Regional Authority, an independent federal agency with the mission to improve workforce training, economic opportunities, and public infrastructure across an eight-state region along the Mississippi River, including Arkansas.
"Joshua will be a tremendous asset to the team and institution. His professional experience combined with his passion for education and community advancement is exactly what we need to keep UA-PTC moving forward as we become more viable than ever in training our workforce," said Shannon Boshears, Vice Chancellor of Advancement and Executive Director of UA-PTC Foundation.
“I am incredibly excited to be part of the UA-PTC family and am looking forward to working with the Foundation team to expand their existing programs and establish a pipeline of success for Arkansas students,” said Price. “UA-PTC’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Park venture will be an important contribution to the development of Arkansas’s STEM programs, modern workforce, and health care professionals that are vital to the growth of our state’s economy.”
UA-PTC’s new STEM Park project will consist of a complete remodel of the existing Science building and include a new two-story addition at one end of the current structure. All equipment and labs will be upgraded with state-of-the-art technology. A sky bridge will be constructed to join the Science building with the current Business/IT building resulting in a robust, innovative and all-encompassing learning environment for UA-PTC’s students.For more information on the STEM Park initiative, contact Shannon Boshears at (501) 812-2221 or [email protected].
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