Education Archive

Four Nursing Homes Add Up to $29M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 12/19/2016 12:00 am

Affiliates of Kotel Management of Wood-Ridge, New Jersey, bought four Little Rock-area nursing home properties from affiliates of AdCare Property Holdings LLC of Atlanta.

Pulaski Tech Foundation Appoints New Board Chairman (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/19/2016 12:00 am

Dan Oberste has been appointed chairman of the board of the Pulaski Technical College Foundation, and Oscar David Washington Jr. is the board's newest member.

ATU Hires Barnes & Noble College to Manage Bookstores

by Sarah Campbell 12/15/2016 03:32 pm

Arkansas Tech University enters an agreement with Barnes & Noble College to manage on-campus bookstores in Russellville and Ozark.

UALR, LRSD Announce Trojan Pathway Agreement

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/13/2016 04:13 pm

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock announces the "Trojan Pathway" agreement with the Little Rock School District that aims to help students enroll at UALR.

Chancellor Joseph Steinmetz Outlines 8 UA Priorities

by Sarah Campbell 12/13/2016 03:53 pm

University of Arkansas Chancellor Joseph Steinmetz has eight priorities for the university's future, and the planned $160 million stadium expansion on the Fayetteville campus isn't one of them.

Laura Fine Named State Director of UALR ASBTDC

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/13/2016 11:27 am

Laura Fine has been named state director of the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Rivera, Waller Join Harding University Board of Trustees

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/13/2016 11:20 am

Harding University of Searcy names two new members of its board of trustees: Errica Rivera and Rodney Waller.

UCA Opens Healthcare Center, Unveils Donor Wall

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

The University of Central Arkansas hosted a grand opening for the Nabholz Center for Healthcare Simulation and unveiled a donor wall in the Doyne Health Sciences Building on Friday.

UALR Receives $60K for Scholarships

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/12/2016 09:01 am

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock says friends and colleagues of the late Michael Allen Lasiter have donated $60,000 to establish an endowed scholarship bearing his name.

Ad Agencies Ponder Lottery Numbers

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

Scoring tabulations have left some puzzled Little Rock advertising professionals trying to get the Office of State Procurement's math to add up.

Two UAMS Instructors Recognized by American Academy of Nursing (Movers & Shakers)

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

Patricia A. Cowan, dean of the College of Nursing at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and Debra Jeffs, adjunct assistant professor in the College of Nursing, were inducted Oct. 22 as Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing in Little Rock.

A-State President Chuck Welch Gains Seat on National Board (Movers & Shakers)

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

Charles “Chuck” Welch, president of the Arkansas State University System, based in Little Rock, has been elected to the board of the American Association of State Colleges & Universities for 2017.

Kinco CEO Doug Wasson Hammers Home Need for New Craftsmen in Construction

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

Doug Wasson has served as president and CEO of Kinco Constructors since 2001. The company ranked eighth among Arkansas general contractors with 2015 revenue of $66.6 million.

UALR Receives $80K Donation for Scholarships

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/8/2016 01:34 pm

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock announced Thursday that the Nabholz Charitable Foundation recently donated $80,000 for scholarships.

The Overtime Exemption Rules Are On Hold — What Do You Do Now? (Stuart Jackson Commentary)

by Stuart Jackson 12/8/2016 08:23 am

Attorney Stuart Jackson assesses the recent court injunction of the new federal overtime rule and says companies should consider continuing their plans to comply with it.

Arkansas School for Math, Science & Arts Gets $300K Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/7/2016 04:20 pm

The Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences & the Arts in Hot Springs gets a $300,000 grant from the Oaklawn Foundation for construction of a $4.5 million, 20,000-SF Creativity and Innovation Complex.

Charles Morgan Gives UCA $300K for Science, Tech Faculty

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/7/2016 02:57 pm

Former Acxiom Corp. CEO Charles Morgan gives $300,000 to the University of Central Arkansas.

Arkansas Arts Center Picks Studio Gang to Design Expansion, Renovation

by Sarah Campbell 12/6/2016 03:45 pm

The Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock selects Studio Gang of Chicago and New York as the design architect for a $46 million museum expansion and renovation.

UCA Gets $300K to Support Student Research

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/6/2016 11:32 am

The University of Central Arkansas in Conway gets $300,000 from Southwestern Energy Company to support undergraduate and graduate student research through a new endowed fund that bears the utility's name.

Lyon College Names W. Joseph King President

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/5/2016 02:52 pm

Lyon College of Batesville announced Monday that its board of trustees selected W. Joseph King as its next president starting July 1.