Education Archive

UAMS' Mabry Named ACS Officer; Lee Joins Jones Eye Institute (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/11/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Charles D. Mabry, an associate professor of surgery at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock and medical director of physician practice management at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff, is the new first vice president of the American College of Surgeons.

UA Hires Chad Morris as New Football Coach

by Kurt Voigt, The Associated Press 12/6/2017 01:58 pm

Arkansas has hired Chad Morris of SMU as its new football coach.

UAMS Names New Genetic Counseling Department Chair

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/6/2017 10:21 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences announced Wednesday that Noelle Danylchuk, a certified genetic counselor at its Northwest Regional Campus in Fayetteville, has been appointed chair of the Department of Genetic Counseling in the College of Health Professions at UAMS.

UA Hires Houston's Hunter Yurachek as Athletic Director

by Kurt Voigt, The Associated Press 12/5/2017 06:50 am

Arkansas ended its nearly three-week search for an athletic director Monday by naming Houston's Hunter Yurachek as the replacement for Jeff Long.

Surgeon Logan Lynch Starts at St. Bernards (NEA Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/4/2017 12:00 am

Lynch completed an internship and residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, where he spent the last year as administrative chief resident of general surgery.

Jim Fram Takes Committee Seat at International Economic Development Council (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/4/2017 12:00 am

Jim Fram has been appointed to the Accredited Economic Development Organization Advisory Committee by the International Economic Development Council.

Fed Board Member, State Economic Forecaster Assess Economy

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 12/1/2017 10:53 am

James Bullard, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, fielded questions Friday about President Donald Trump's pick to head the Federal Reserve Board, the GOP tax plan and the future of banking regulations.

Massey Family Donates $2M for UA Scholarships

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/30/2017 09:23 am

The Massey Family Charitable Foundation has donated $2 million to the Advance Arkansas scholarship initiative at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.

2 Firms to Help UA in Search for Football Coach, Athletics Director

by Associated Press 11/28/2017 03:31 pm

The University of Arkansas said Tuesday that it will use two firms to help it in its search for a new athletics director and head football coach.

UAMS Researchers Receive $200K for Projects

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/28/2017 10:25 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Translational Research Institute has approved awards for four researchers totaling $200,000.

Generic Drug Manufacturer to Invest $31.3M in Fayetteville Plant

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/27/2017 03:20 pm

OurPharma of Fayetteville plans to invest $31.3 million in a Fayetteville facility that will develop lower-cost alternatives to generic drugs.

UA Little Rock To Hold CPA Training Dec. 13

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/27/2017 12:15 pm

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a continuing professional education event for certified public accountants from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Dec. 13 at Dickinson Hall on campus.

SPONSORED: Expect More, Partner for Change

by 11/27/2017 08:00 am

Project Future Story partnership supports students as they gain skills and education employers desire.

Bayou Meto Land, Slim Chickens Sold in Recent Seven-Digit Deals

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/27/2017 12:00 am

Agri land in Lonoke County, day care centers and a restaurant in Conway along with a car wash and undeveloped property in Saline County provide a six-pack of big-bucks transactions this week.

Ross Whipple Branches Out, Logs Time Away from Boardroom

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/27/2017 12:00 am

Ross Whipple manages more than 120,000 acres of Arkansas timberland as chairman of the Ross Foundation and president of Horizon Timber Services Inc.

A-State Convention Center Project Offered Tax Rebate

by Graycen Colbert Bigger 11/21/2017 10:29 am

The Jonesboro Advertising & Promotion Commission voted Friday to support the long-awaited $60 million Arkansas State University Hotel & Convention Center project.

UAPB Dismisses Coach After Another Losing Football Season

by Associated Press 11/21/2017 08:52 am

Arkansas-Pine Bluff said Monday that it will not renew the contract for football coach Monte Coleman after five consecutive losing seasons.

ASU Trustees Approve Lease For $29M North End Zone Project

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/20/2017 01:02 pm

The Arkansas State University Board of Trustees in a special meeting Monday approved a lease that will kick-start the $29 million north end zone expansion project at Centennial Bank Stadium on the Jonesboro campus.

ATU Names C. Blake Bedsole VP of Enrollment Management

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/20/2017 12:56 pm

Arkansas Tech University in Russellville announced Monday the hiring of C. Blake Bedsole as vice president for enrollment management, effective Jan. 2 and contingent upon approval by the ATU Board of Trustees.

City of Jonesboro Hires Two (NEA Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/20/2017 12:00 am

Bill Reznicek has been hired as chief financial officer for the city of Jonesboro, where Tiffny Calloway has been hired as grants administrator.