Education Archive

Brian Wintle Accepts Position with Crist Engineers (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/10/2018 12:00 am

Brian Wintle has joined Crist Engineers in Little Rock as a project manager.

Lawrence Greiten Shows Heart for UAMS, ACH (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/10/2018 12:00 am

Dr. Lawrence Greiten has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine as a cardiothoracic surgeon and will practice at Arkansas Children's Hospital's Heart Center.

AEDI Finds Family Income, Poverty Trends 'Hopeful'

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 12/7/2018 11:48 am

Average and median family incomes rose for 2013-2017, compared with 2008-2013, according to the American Community Survey released by the Arkansas Economic Development Institute.

Program Restores Grants For Inmates Pursuing Degrees

by Todd Traub 12/5/2018 02:11 pm

A federal program, whose Arkansas participants include Shorter College in Little Rock and Arkansas State University-Newport, provides need-based Pell Grants to state and federal prisoners through college partnerships.

Springdale School District Allows Paper to Post Banned Article

by Hannah Grabenstein, The Associated Press 12/4/2018 04:43 pm

An Arkansas school district that ordered a student newspaper to take down an investigative report now says the article can be re-published on its website.

Cami Jones Gives UA $1M for Three Endowments

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/4/2018 09:44 am

University of Arkansas alumna Jean Cameron "Cami" Jones, youngest daughter of Fay and Gus Jones, is donating $1 million to the Fay Jones School of Architecture & Design and University Libraries at UA.

Hutchinson: No Mandate for Armed Presence at K-12 Schools

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 12/4/2018 07:18 am

Arkansas' Republican governor said Monday that he doesn't believe the state needs to require schools to have an armed presence on campus but said districts should be able to apply for state facilities funding to pay for security upgrades.

Har-ber High School Suspends Student-Run Newspaper

by Hannah Grabenstein, The Associated Press 12/4/2018 06:58 am

The school district of a northwest Arkansas high school that suspended its student newspaper after it published an article alleging improper transfers by football players said Monday that district administrators are "reviewing the issue."

Fayetteville Man's Gift to Fund A-State Scholarships

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/3/2018 11:47 am

Jim Smalley of Fayetteville has named Arkansas State University the beneficiary of one of his retirement savings funds, currently valued at $1.3 million, through his will.

Woo Pigs: Flirty Hogs Have a TV Teammate

by Kyle Massey 12/3/2018 12:00 am

D.J. Williams, the former star tight end for the Arkansas Razorbacks now at KARK-TV in Little Rock, found himself on opposing teams as the football season wound down, torn between his “Razorback family” and Channel 4's news audience.

Marsha Moffitt Looking for Future CPAs Down for the Count

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/3/2018 12:00 am

Marsha Moffitt, the chief of the Arkansas Society of CPAs, says more guidance is needed from the IRS on last year's tax laws overhaul.

UCA Names Tapley New Deputy Police Chief (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/3/2018 12:00 am

William Tapley is the new deputy police chief at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway.

Walton College Dean to Receive Whitney M. Young Award

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/27/2018 11:10 am

Matthew A. Waller, dean of the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, will receive the Whitney M. Young Award from the Urban League of the State of Arkansas.

Arkansas Business Concludes 2018 Executive Leadership Academy, Sets 2019 Dates

by Chris Bahn 11/26/2018 12:52 pm

Leaders from a mix of business, nonprofit and policy sectors concluded the Arkansas Business Executive Leadership Academy on Oct. 26.

Consolidated Pipe Bags Frito-Lay Site

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/26/2018 12:00 am

A distribution warehouse, three houses and an office building form an all-Little Rock lineup of million-dollar real estate transactions.

NWA Population Tide Pours Into Bedroom Communities

by Marty Cook 11/26/2018 12:00 am

Towns off the beaten path add people and tax dollars with easier travel and housing.

Cammie Hambrice Sells Magnolia's Central Smell of Success

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/26/2018 12:00 am

Cammie Hambrice, the Magnolia economic developer, touts the region's low-cost living even as she wishes her town had a four-lane highway.

Mission of New Program at SAU: Incubating Poultry Managers

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/26/2018 12:00 am

A $100K grant and new facilities at Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia offer a workforce pipeline for a big Arkansas industry.

'Hey Boss — You're Fired!' (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 11/26/2018 12:00 am

The fired boss is more and more left out of the loop, not consulted, worked around and occasionally even publicly challenged by his direct reports. And the worst part is, the more he is ignored by the organization that reports to him, the more he grasps for control.

UA Little Rock Hires Sterling Randle in Athletics (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/26/2018 12:00 am

Sterling Randle is the new associate director of communications for Little Rock athletics at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.