Education Archive

ATU, Mexican University Announce Partnership

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/1/2018 03:23 pm

Arkansas Tech University in Russellville and Universidad Tecnologica de Matamoros of Mexico have entered into an agreement that establishes a formal educational partnership between the two universities.

Trucking Association Announces Technician Scholarships

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/29/2018 10:37 am

The Arkansas Trucking Association announced Monday that it is accepting applications for a new scholarship for students interested in pursuing a career as a medium and heavy duty truck technician.

ATU Faculty Member Named to National Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/29/2018 09:34 am

Melinda Wilkins, professor and director of the health information management and health informatics programs at Arkansas Tech University, has become the first Arkansas resident elected to the American Health Information Management Association's board of directors.

The Conductor To Host Startup Competition

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/29/2018 09:13 am

The Conductor announced Friday its plans to host a National Collegiate Venture Competition that will award student entrepreneurs a total of $15,000 in cash prizes.

Governed Vs. Governors (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 1/29/2018 12:00 am

At a time when the free press is attacked daily by a man whose oath to uphold the Constitution of the United States seems as sacred as his marriage vows, the story of newspapers taking existential risks to tell the truth worked on me like a tonic.

Chef Michael Kuefner Finding Groove at The Grove

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/29/2018 12:00 am

The Grove Comedy Club is scheduled to reopen next month in a remodeled complex in Lowell.

Winrock Announces Health Tech Accelerator

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 1/29/2018 12:00 am

Winrock International, Arkansas Heart Hospital, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and BioVentures at UAMS recently announced that they are teaming to support a new accelerator for health care technology startups called Health InnovatAR.

Brown Engineers Gets Grant for STEM Education

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 1/29/2018 12:00 am

The National Science Foundation recently awarded a one-year, $225,000 Small Business Innovation Research grant to Brown Engineers LLC of Little Rock to develop a water engineering computer simulation.

Little Rock Warehouse Draws $4.5M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 1/29/2018 12:00 am

An affiliate of Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc. of San Diego, sold the Port Distribution Center at 6001 Lindsey Road to three buyers.

Arkansas Signs Mike Anderson to Extension Through 2021-22 Season

by Associated Press 1/26/2018 07:53 pm

Arkansas has signed basketball coach Mike Anderson to a two-year extension through the 2021-22 season.

UCA Receives $102K For Scholarships

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/24/2018 04:33 pm

The University of Central Arkansas in Conway has receives a pledge of $102,000 from the Baxley Foundation to support student scholarships.

The Conductor Announces New 10x Cyber Accelerator

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/24/2018 04:20 pm

The Conductor announces a new partnership with Metova Inc., the Arkansas Economic Development Commission and Startup Junkie to launch the 10x Cyber Accelerator.

Some Northeast Arkansas Cities See Record Growth in 2017

by Graycen Colbert Bigger 1/24/2018 02:45 pm

Communities in northeast Arkansas saw record growth in 2017, including sales tax revenue and employment gains across the region.

Arkansas' December Unemployment Rate Steady at 3.7 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/23/2018 09:47 am

Arkansas' December unemployment rate held steady at 3.7 percent.

Former UA Star, NFL Player Joins Sage Partners

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/22/2018 09:47 am

Zach Hocker, a former University of Arkansas and NFL player, has joined Sage Partners as an associate of its brokerage division.

Must Be Present to Win (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 1/22/2018 12:00 am

There's a lot of truth in the observation that women tend to set higher standards for themselves — and it's a darn good thing, because they will be held to higher standards.

It's About Power (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 1/22/2018 12:00 am

Setting clear boundaries and educating the workforce about those boundaries can help employers avoid costly legal claims.

Women Get Foot in AEDC's Minority-Business Door

by Kyle Massey 1/22/2018 12:00 am

The Division of Minority & Women-Owned Business Enterprise has certified 13 women-owned businesses over three months.

Women-Owned Businesses: Arkansas Ranks 23rd in Growth

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/22/2018 12:00 am

Arkansas had an estimated 80,400 women-owned businesses in 2017, employing 55,700 workers and generating sales of about $9.5 billion.

Mary Gunter Takes Interim Leadership Role at Arkansas Tech (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/22/2018 12:00 am

Mary B. Gunter took office as interim chief of staff in the office of the president at Arkansas Tech University effective Jan. 2.