Education Archive

Former ASU Chancellor Repays Reimbursement for Mexico Lodging

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/7/2016 01:44 pm

Former Arkansas State Chancellor Tim Hudson repaid the $1,671.92 he was reimbursed for lodging in Mexico after an internal audit revealed that the expense had already been covered.

Little Rest Between Arkansas Election, Session (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/7/2016 07:20 am

Arkansas lawmakers who were hoping for a break after a contentious campaign season are in for a rude awakening the morning after Tuesday's general election.

ASU: More Than 1,000 Interested in Mexico Campus

by Associated Press 11/7/2016 07:13 am

Arkansas State University officials say more than 1,000 students have expressed interest in attending the school's Mexico campus when it opens for the fall 2017 semester.

Jenny Dodson Named New Director of UALR Student Experience Center (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/7/2016 12:00 am

Jenny Dodson has been promoted to director of the Student Experience Center, formerly known as the Office of Campus Life, at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Jonesboro Cancer Center Gets Okoye (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/7/2016 12:00 am

Dr. Christian Okoye has joined the Ben E. Owens Cancer Treatment Center at St. Bernards Healthcare in Jonesboro as a radiation oncologist.

Phil Baldwin, Susan Miller Receive Lifetime Honors at CFO Awards

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/3/2016 11:38 am

Phil Baldwin, president and CEO of Citizens Bank of Batesville, and Susan M. Miller, a partner at BKD LLP of Little Rock, receive lifetime achievement honors at the Arkansas Business CFO of the Year Awards.

UCA Names Houston Davis As Next President

by Alexis Crowe 11/3/2016 09:26 am

The University of Central Arkansas selects Houston D. Davis as its 11th president.

Walton Family Foundation Gives NWACC $2M for Springdale Campus

by Marty Cook 10/31/2016 04:12 pm

The Walton Family Foundation has donated $2 million to Northwest Arkansas Community College in Bentonville to help fund the construction of the college's Springdale campus.

At 5, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Transforms Bentonville

by Jan Cottingham 10/31/2016 12:00 am

There are any number of ways to try to gauge the impact — economic and otherwise — Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has had on Bentonville, on Arkansas and beyond since its opening Nov. 11, 2011.

Young Chefs Offers Classes In Rogers

by Jan Cottingham 10/31/2016 12:00 am

A Rogers couple, Mary and Alfonso Vidal, are opening a Young Chefs Academy, which offers cooking classes to children, in December. It's the first Young Chefs Academy in Arkansas.

Sarah Worley Added to Northwest Health Medical Team (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/31/2016 12:00 am

Dr. Sarah Worley, an internal medicine physician, has joined Northwest Health, practicing at Northwest Health Medical Plaza-East Side in Springdale.

Kerry Mix Moves Up at ASU-Beebe (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/31/2016 12:00 am

Dr. Kerry Mix has been named vice chancellor of academics at Arkansas State University-Beebe.

US Marshals Museum Aims for Opening Date in 2019

by Sarah Campbell 10/27/2016 03:46 pm

The U.S. Marshals Museum plans to open on Sept. 24, 2019, and it has launched a $60 million fundraising campaign to pay for the 50,000-SF museum on the banks of the Arkansas River in Fort Smith.

Gaming, Interactive Media Degrees Add to State's Focus on Technology Education

by Alexis Crowe 10/25/2016 01:51 pm

It's the lazy college student cliché: sitting in a dorm room playing video games until 2:30 a.m. But for some students, video games have a new, more productive role.

Ross Family Gives $1M to Baptist Preparatory School

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/25/2016 01:39 pm

Mark and Dianne Ross have given $1 million to The Baptist Preparatory School of Little Rock, officials said Tuesday.

SPONSORED: Uncle T's: A Neighborhood Mainstay For 50 Years And Counting

by 10/24/2016 11:00 am

History books may devote more pages to nearby Little Rock Central High School, but in the day-to-day life of the neighborhood it's hard to imagine any landmark around here ranking higher than Uncle T's Deli Market.

Jacksonville Valero Valued in $1.2M Transaction

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/24/2016 12:00 am

This week's quartet of multimillion-dollar Pulaski County real estate transactions consists of a west Little Rock home, a Jacksonville convenience store, a Sherwood commercial site and a North Little Rock day care.

Companies Relying on Training Programs To Supply Candidates

by Marty Cook 10/24/2016 12:00 am

Tech, health care and manufacturing executives say they have all run into the same sort of problem: finding employable candidates for the open jobs they have.

Online Recruitment Works If Done Correctly, Experts Say

by Sarah Campbell 10/24/2016 12:00 am

Automated job-match programs — like Monster, Indeed, Glassdoor, Career Builder, Dice and the state-run Arkansas JobLink — are still useful, but experts say employers have to use them smartly to get the best results.

Signs of the Times (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 10/24/2016 12:00 am

Most of us who have been in the workplace for a while have encountered the most frustrating kind of co-worker: the one whose hard skills are good, or good enough, but whose soft skills create tension.