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Mike Beebe Archives Headed to Arkansas State University

Mike Beebe Archives Headed to Arkansas State University
Gov. Mike Beebe stands in the living room of the V.C. Kays House.

Once he leaves office in January, eight years worth of papers, video, photographs and other memorabilia from Gov. Mike Beebe will make their way to Arkansas State University.
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UCA Gets $1.2M Grant for High School Science, Math Teachers Training

The University of Central Arkansas is the beneficiary of a $1.2 million National Science Foundation grant aimed at increasing the number of qualified high school science and mathematics teachers.
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Arkansas Tech to Offer MSBA Degree Online

Beginning with summer classes in 2015, Arkansas Tech University's Master of Science in Business Administration will be offered fully online after its board of trustees on Thursday approved the method.
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