Education Archive

Bill Hayford Makes Move to Educational Benefits (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/2/2018 12:00 am

Bill Hayford has been hired as an account executive for Educational Benefits in Little Rock.

Lisa Thompson Promoted at Arkansas Department of Career Education (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/2/2018 12:00 am

Lisa Thompson has been named personnel manager of the Arkansas Department of Career Education in Little Rock.

Mainstream Adds 3 to Development Team (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/2/2018 12:00 am

Ben Meadors, Clay Acord and Daniel Tate have been hired as software developers for Mainstream Technologies in Little Rock.

Plans to Exempt Arkansas Stadiums From Gun Law OK'd

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/30/2018 02:35 pm

Concealed handguns won't be allowed at dozens of Arkansas college sports facilities, including the football stadiums for the Arkansas Razorbacks and the Arkansas State Red Wolves, after state police approved plans to exempt them from a law expanding where guns can be carried.

Harding Names New Trustee

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 3/30/2018 11:32 am

Harding University recently added Stephanie Howell to its board of trustees, and she will attend her first board meeting when it convenes again in May.

Plan Now for a 'Black Sky Event' (David Maxwell Commentary)

by David Maxwell 3/26/2018 12:00 am

The causes that would trigger a black sky event take the response and restoration to a new level. In a longer electrical outage, the cascading effects magnify.

Reform Occupational Licensing Rules (David Mitchell & Thomas Snyder Commentary)

by David Mitchell and Thomas Snyder 3/26/2018 12:00 am

Occupational licensing is a harsh regulation because it makes employment an illegal act without the state's permission.

Fayetteville Investor Pays $3.75M for Office Square (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 3/26/2018 12:00 am

A Fayetteville investor paid $3.75 million for a 41,800-SF office complex across the street from the Northwest Arkansas Mall on College Avenue.

UCA Climbs Aboard Blockchain Bandwagon

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 3/26/2018 12:00 am

Late last month, the University of Central Arkansas in Conway became the first college to join the Blockchain in Transport Alliance, an international trade organization that focuses on developing blockchain standards and education for the transportation industry.

Ashley Golleher Selected to Head Government Relations at Tech (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/26/2018 12:00 am

Ashley Golleher has been named director of government relations at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville.

Arkansas' February Unemployment Rises to 3.8 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/23/2018 10:14 am

The state Department of Workforce Services said Friday that Arkansas' civilian labor force declined by 1,794 from January, a result of 17 more Arkansans being unemployed and 1,811 dropping from the workforce.

A-State Makes MyCampus Portal More Secure

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/20/2018 01:15 pm

Another layer of data security has been added to Arkansas State University's MyCampus portal.

UAMS Professor Receives $11.3M Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/19/2018 10:33 am

A University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences professor has been awarded a $11.3 million federal grant to be distributed over five years that will fund the launch of a Center For Musculoskeletal Disease Research.

John Kirk Writing Winthrop Rockefeller Biography

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/19/2018 12:00 am

John Kirk is writing the first full-length biography of Arkansas Gov. Winthrop Rockefeller.

Retail Failures at UCA's Donaghey Hall Offer 'Lesson to Learn From'

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 3/19/2018 12:00 am

Four small retailers took a chance on a mixed-use experiment in Conway. The beneficiary of that learning experience will be food service giant Aramark.

ATU Announces New Government Relations Head

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/15/2018 08:37 am

Ashley Golleher took office as director of government relations at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville on March 1.

UCA Receives $390K From Conway Regional To Support Nursing Programs

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/14/2018 02:46 pm

The University of Central Arkansas and Conway Regional Health System announces a partnership to address a statewide nursing shortage.

Conductor Promotes Kim Lane to CEO

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/13/2018 11:02 am

The Conductor, a public-private partnership between the University of Central Arkansas and Startup Junkie Consulting, announced Monday the promotion of Kim Lane to CEO.

UCA Fundraisers Exceeds Goal, Net $434K

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/12/2018 01:24 pm

The University of Central Arkansas announced Friday that it has exceeded its goal for the fourth annual Day of Giving.

Hutchinson Announces Appointments to School Safety Commission

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/12/2018 11:31 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announces appointments to the Arkansas School Safety Commission, which will hold its first meeting on Tuesday.