Education Archive

Arkansas State University Names Kelly Damphousse as Chancellor

by Lance Turner and Todd Traub 5/17/2017 10:37 am

Arkansas State University names Kelly Damphousse, dean of the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, as its new chancellor.

Employee Compensation: Federal vs. Private Sector

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/15/2017 12:00 am

Federal civilian workers earned, on average, 17 percent more in total compensation — wages and benefits — than their counterparts in the private sector during 2011-15, according to the Congressional Budget Office.

UAMS Physcians Honored (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/15/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Dan Rahn and Dr. Robert Hopkins Jr. of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock have been awarded Mastership in the American College of Physicians, the national organization of internists.

Susan Gatto Takes Seat on Conway Regional Health Foundation Board (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/15/2017 12:00 am

Susan L. Gatto has joined the Conway Regional Health Foundation board of directors. She is the director of the University of Central Arkansas School of Nursing in Conway.

WLR Office Building Attracts $3.2M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 5/15/2017 12:00 am

Normandy Place LLC, led by Max Mehlburger, purchased the Markham Executive Center at 10201 W. Markham St. The seller is Security Plan Life Insurance Co. of Donaldsonville, Louisiana.

'We Believe In Democracy' (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 5/15/2017 12:00 am

Voters in the Little Rock School District made their voices heard Tuesday: No taxation without representation.

UAFS Chancellor Paul Beran: Patience, Innovation Best for Workforce's Relationship with Education

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/15/2017 12:00 am

In 2006, Paul Beran was appointed as the second chancellor of the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith.

Help a Kid Out (Archie Zimmer Feedback)

by Archie Zimmer 5/15/2017 12:00 am

Hello! I am a fourth-grade student in North Carolina. In fourth grade, we do state reports and I have chosen your state! I am very excited to learn more about the great state of Arkansas as I work on my report.

SAU Names New Business School Dean

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 5/9/2017 03:26 pm

Southern Arkansas University has hired Robin Sronce to be dean of the David F. Rankin College of Business, effective July 5.

2 UAMS Cancer Researchers Get $1.6M

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/9/2017 11:36 am

Two cancer researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences have each received a four-year grant of $791,000 to support their work.

Governor Makes Appointments to Boards, Commissions

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/9/2017 10:46 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Monday announced the following appointments.

The Best of Times (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 5/8/2017 12:00 am

Possibly because they've been awash in material goods their whole lives, the millennials seem less materialistic, and I admire that. But in so many other ways, I'm grateful to have entered adulthood when I did and sympathetic to the millennials who blame us for handing them a raw deal.

St. Bernards Medical Center Tops Jonesboro's Construction Projects List

by Mark Friedman 5/8/2017 12:00 am

Construction projects are flourishing in Jonesboro, despite the financial woes plaguing one of its largest commercial ventures.

Jason Morrison Made Chancellor at SAU Tech (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/8/2017 12:00 am

Jason Morrison has been hired as chancellor of Southern Arkansas University Tech in Camden.

RevUnit Grows By Putting People First

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 5/8/2017 12:00 am

There is more to technology than the tech itself; the people behind it matter, and they drive growth. That's what Michael Paladino, co-founder and chief technology officer of RevUnit in Bentonville, said he believes and puts into practice at the northwest Arkansas business.

Tyson Foods Provides Grant for Egg Farm in Haiti

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/3/2017 09:54 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale gives $341,000 to OneEgg, a nonprofit that delivers eggs to children in developing countries.

SPONSORED: Five Ways to Make Employees Better Health Care Consumers

by 5/2/2017 07:00 am

Proactive steps can create workers who are informed and engaged in improving their own wellness.

SAU To Pilot BOGO Tuition Program

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/1/2017 01:09 pm

Southern Arkansas University announces that its education college will offer a "Buy One, Get One Tuition-Free" program to students this fall.

NASA's Chief Medical Officer To Give Osteopathic Keynote June 17

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/1/2017 01:03 pm

The Arkansas Osteopathic Medical Association says J.D. Polk, NASA's chief health and medical officer, will deliver a keynote address on June 17 during its four-day 32nd Annual State Convention.

Ryan Watley Named CEO of Go Forward Pine Bluff

by Lance Turner 5/1/2017 11:05 am

Ryan Watley is named CEO-elect of Go Forward Pine Bluff, a volunteer group backed by Simmons First National Corp. that aims to stop the city's population decline and bolster its tax base.

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