New Dean Pope Moseley Sees Early Success at UAMS
Dr. Pope Moseley, the dean of the College of Medicine and executive vice chancellor at  UAMS.

New Dean Pope Moseley Sees Early Success at UAMS

On July 15, Dr. Pope Moseley became the dean of the College of Medicine and executive vice chancellor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. And he's already touting some successes.
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Emerging Leaders Initiative Sees First Graduation Class

The Emerging Leaders Initiative from the U.S. Small Business Administration, made its debut in Arkansas this fall and flew very much under the radar. It recently graduated its first class.
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Accounting Career Enrollment Reaches Record

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Jonesboro Students Get Microsoft Certifications

There are 25 Westside students who have received industry certification in Microsoft Office 2013, and six who are retesting for the certification.
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