Education Archive

Middle Class, Cash Poor And Desperate (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 4/25/2016 12:00 am

A couple of smart, talented, outwardly successful guys fell into the fatal trap of believing that they deserved a lifestyle they simply couldn't afford.

John Goodson: No Role Model (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 4/25/2016 12:00 am

Judges and lawyers who pervert the judicial system for their enrichment undermine the public's faith in that system. They should not be board members of the state's university system.

Finding Your Marketplace Identity (Jim Karrh On Marketing)

by Jim Karrh 4/25/2016 12:00 am

The decisions involved in buying or selling the places where we live or work can be tightly wrapped in aspirations, hopes and anxiety.

UALR Recognizes Elaine Eubank, Paul Nolte (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/25/2016 12:00 am

Elaine Eubank, president and CEO of Easter Seals Arkansas, will receive the University of Arkansas at Little Rock's Distinguished Alumni Award for 2016 at a luncheon on May 13, and Paul Nolte, an entrepreneur in the election equipment industry, will receive the President's Award.

Baldwin & Shell CEO Scott Copas on the Tools to Building a Career in Construction

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/25/2016 12:00 am

Scott Copas began his career at Baldwin & Shell in 1977 as an estimator and rose through the ranks, becoming vice president in 1983, executive vice president in 1993 and chief operating officer in 2012. In January 2014, he was promoted to president and CEO.

Jacksonville Buildings to be Demolished Before $65M High School Construction

by Sarah Campbell 4/22/2016 04:51 pm

New Jacksonville North Pulaski School District will demolish old middle school buildings downtown in July or August. Bid opening for new high school and elementary school planned for next year.

UA Taps Donald Judges to Lead Global Campus

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/22/2016 02:44 pm

The University of Arkansas in Fayetteville appointed Donald Judges as the interim vice provost for distance education and the head of the Global Campus.

ASU Uses Unique Partnership to Expand into Mexico

by George Jared 4/22/2016 11:37 am

Red Wolves are not indigenous to central Mexico, but Arkansas State University plans to create new ones when it opens a new college campus in Queretaro, Mexico, in 2017.

Fort Smith Osteopathic College Gets Pre-Accreditation

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/21/2016 01:03 pm

The Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Smith received pre-accreditation from the American Osteopathic Association's Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation.

Arkansas Tech Receives $1.1M for Scholarships

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/20/2016 10:38 am

The late Nina and Thomas Sprick have made a series of gifts through their estate totaling $1.1 million in support of scholarships at Arkansas Tech University.

UA Teams Win Donald Reynolds Business Competition

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/20/2016 09:46 am

Drone Surveying Solutions, from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, won the undergraduate division of the 16th annual Donald W. Reynolds Collegiate Business Plan Competition.

Microsoft COO Kevin Turner to Speak at Northwest Arkansas Technology Summit

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/19/2016 10:17 am

Kevin Turner, the chief operating officer for Microsoft Corp. of Redmond, Washington, will be the keynote speaker at the 2nd annual Northwest Arkansas Technology Summit on Oct. 7 in Rogers.

UAFS Names Bradley Sheriff New Vice Chancellor

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/18/2016 03:13 pm

Bradley Sheriff has been named the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith's new vice chancellor for finance and administration.

University of Arkansas Cancels Fayetteville Hotel Plans

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/18/2016 12:00 am

A hotel and conference center planned by the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville is no longer on the to-do list.

‘He Was a Gentleman' (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 4/18/2016 12:00 am

Ray Thornton, who died last week at the age of 87, recalled an earlier era in Arkansas politics, when compromise wasn't considered treason, when people could be political foes but personal friends or, at least, friendly.

Executive Assistant Adjusts to New CEOs

by Marty Cook 4/18/2016 12:00 am

Executive assistants adapt to their employer's expectations – even when those expectations and duties change according to who's in the executive seat.

Nucor VP MaryEmily Slate Scraps Her Way to the Top of the Heap

by Kyle Massey 4/18/2016 12:00 am

At 51, MaryEmily Slate is a vice president and general manager for Nucor Steel Arkansas, overseeing more than 700 workers at two steel mills in Mississippi County.

A New Trojan Brand Under New Leadership

by Kyle Massey 4/18/2016 12:00 am

In helping make a new name for the Little Rock Trojans, former University of Arkansas at Little Rock basketball coach Chris Beard made a big name for himself.

Executive Recruiter Cameron Smith on Assessing Assistants

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/18/2016 12:00 am

Cameron Smith founded the executive recruitment firm Cameron Smith & Associates in 1992. The firm has gone on to become the top provider of executive talent to the almost 1,400 vendors doing business with Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

Marc Miller Ready To Step In as New Dean of HSU School of Business (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/18/2016 12:00 am

Henderson State University has named Marc Miller, executive director of economic development and professor of technology management at the Hull College of Business at Augusta University in Augusta, Georgia, as its new dean of the School of Business.