Education Archive

UAMS Names Two Finalists for Chancellor

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/29/2017 10:34 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences on Thursday announced the selection of two finalists for chancellor.

SPONSORED: Advancing Technology Demands Cybersecurity Solutions

by 6/29/2017 08:00 am

Efforts are underway to develop more professionals and elevate public awareness to make systems safer.

Hot Springs Film Festival Names Jennifer Gerber Interim Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/28/2017 02:58 pm

The Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival on Wednesday named Jennifer Gerber interim executive director.

UAFS Taps Edward Serna to Lead Strategic Initiatives

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/28/2017 02:32 pm

The University of Arkansas-Fort Smith on Tuesday announced the promotion of Edward Serna to chief of staff and vice chancellor for strategic initiatives, effective July 1.

Study Finds Pay for Public College Presidents Up 5.3 Percent

by Associated Press 6/28/2017 08:52 am

Presidents of U.S. public colleges and universities saw their earnings climb by 5.3 percent last year, with several of them topping $1 million, according to an annual survey.

Fort Smith Medical School Announces Expansion Plans

by Marty Cook 6/27/2017 01:31 pm

The Arkansas Colleges of Health Education in Fort Smith says an anonymous $15 million donation will allow it to expand its osteopathic medical college campus and surrounding area.

UA-PTC Foundation Raises $2M For Arts Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/26/2017 02:26 pm

The UA-Pulaski Technical College Foundation has raised more than $2.5 million to furnish and equip its $30 million, 90,000-SF Center for Humanities and Arts that opened in January 2016.

UA Adds Pryor Center to Fulbright College

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/26/2017 11:43 am

The University of Arkansas on Monday announced that its David & Barbara Pryor Center for Arkansas Oral & Visual History is now officially a part of the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, again.

UA-Little Rock Names Director of Development, External Relations

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/26/2017 10:56 am

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock on Monday named Christopher Dickie director of development and external relations for its College of Education & Health Professions.

ASU-Beebe Names Director of Concurrent Enrollment

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/26/2017 10:47 am

Arkansas State University-Beebe last week named Tyler Bittle of Russellville director of concurrent enrollment.

Wendy Nembhard to Chair UAMS Epidemiology Department (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/26/2017 12:00 am

Wendy Nembhard has been named chair of the Department of Epidemiology in the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock.

Super Mover: Joel Gordon of the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/26/2017 12:00 am

Joel Gordon has been named the new executive director of the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub in North Little Rock.

Jeff Standridge On Why Companies Should Encourage Startups

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/26/2017 12:00 am

"A vibrant startup/innovation ecosystem is a great place for an established company to source talent," says Jeff Standridge, chief catalyst of The Conductor at UCA.

Workable Job Training (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 6/26/2017 12:00 am

As a state's problems go, low unemployment is a good one to have, but it does spell difficulty for Arkansas employers, particularly those seeking highly skilled workers.

To Gain Edge, Manufacturers Enlist Robots

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 6/26/2017 12:00 am

In Arkansas, where the May unemployment rate was a record-setting low of 3.4 percent, manufacturers aren't concerned about robots taking jobs. They're concerned about competing in a global marketplace.

In South Arkansas, Solar Power Is Hot

by Kyle Massey 6/23/2017 11:41 am

Storm clouds from Tropical Storm Cindy swirled overhead, but south Arkansas energy officials were all sunshine on Thursday as solar power dominated Ouachita Electric Cooperative's annual meeting.

Arkansas State University to Expand Football Stadium

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 6/23/2017 09:34 am

The Arkansas State Athletics Department announces details and artist renderings of its planned north endzone expansion project at Centennial Bank Stadium.

Arts Organization Gets Land Near Marshals Museum Site in Fort Smith

by Sam Hoisington 6/22/2017 02:45 pm

The Community School of the Arts, a nonprofit arts education group in Fort Smith, announced Thursday that a tract of land had been donated to the organization.

SPONSORED: Building a Sustainable Venture Ecosystem – The Long Game

by 6/22/2017 08:30 am

It is important that teachers, parents and students understand that there are viable career paths to entrepreneurship, and that established companies thrive when they have a steady flow of smart, innovative talent upon which to build.

Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments to Boards, Commissions

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/21/2017 11:11 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday announced the following appointments.