Education Archive

Lindsay Burnett Named Executive Director of A-State Alumni Association (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/24/2017 12:00 am

Lindsay Burnett has been promoted from director of alumni relations to executive director of the A-State Alumni Association at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro.

Governor, Business Mark Phase One of A-State Innovation System

by Graycen Colbert Bigger 7/21/2017 11:40 am

Regional business leaders, government officials and Arkansas State University employees gathered in downtown Jonesboro this week to launch the Garage, the first phase of A-State Innovation System.

Arkansas Unemployment Rate Unchanged at 3.4 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/21/2017 10:41 am

Arkansas' unemployment rate held steady at 3.4 percent, the same record low set in May, but the rate is also down seven-tenths of a percentage point from June 2016.

Donald Judges Named Leader of UA's Global Campus

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/17/2017 01:26 pm

The University of Arkansas on Monday named Donald Judges vice provost for distance education and leader of the Global Campus, effective July 1.

UCA Professor Finds CDL Training Eye-Opening

by Marty Cook 7/17/2017 12:00 am

Doug Voss is not giving up his day job, and motorists on Arkansas highways can be thankful for that.

Football At UALR — Who Pays? (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 7/17/2017 12:00 am

There's a chance that school spirit will be lifted, student enrollment will increase and alumni and community members will be more engaged should the university start a football program, but it will almost certainly come at an increased cost to students.

Jerad Gardner of UAMS Honored by American Society for Clinical Pathology (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/17/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Jerad Gardner, an associate professor in the departments of pathology and dermatology in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, was recently named to the American Society for Clinical Pathology's 40 Under 40 list for 2017.

Fisher, Warnick Take Tech Promotions (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/17/2017 12:00 am

Bryan Fisher and Jason Warnick have been promoted and Bob Freeman has been hired at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville.

Arkansas State Names Gina Hogue Associate Dean

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/13/2017 02:44 pm

Arkansas State University names one of its longtime administrators, Gina Hogue, associate dean of the College of Liberal Arts & Communication.

UA Chancellor Steinmetz Named Presiding Co-Chair of Northwest Arkansas Council

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/13/2017 09:29 am

University of Arkansas Chancellor Joseph Steinmetz is the new presiding co-chair for the nonprofit Northwest Arkansas Council.

UAMS Names Tim Hill COO

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/12/2017 03:35 pm

Tim Hill, vice chancellor for regional campuses at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, has been named the system's chief operating officer.

UA Little Rock Teams with City, State Parks to Consider Football

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/12/2017 11:50 am

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock says it will conduct a feasibility study "to assess whether the university should consider adding a football and marching band program."

Building Named for Retiring UAMS Chancellor Dan Rahn

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/11/2017 01:39 pm

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences honored retiring Chancellor Dan Rahn on Tuesday by dedicating an education building on the north side of campus as the Daniel W. Rahn Interprofessional Education Building.

UCA Names Michael Hargis Interim Provost

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/10/2017 03:50 pm

The University of Central Arkansas announced that Michael Hargis, dean of the College of Business, will serve as interim provost, effective Aug. 1.

Hot Springs Sees Boom in Craft Beer Breweries

by Jan Cottingham 7/10/2017 12:00 am

Tapping into Hot Springs thermal culture, the craft brewing industry in Spa City is hot.

Arkansas Tech's Sandra Cheffer Leaves Ozark for New Role in Russellville (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/10/2017 12:00 am

Sandra Cheffer has moved from the Ozark campus of Arkansas Tech University to the main campus in Russellville, where she will serve as the director of budget and financial reporting.

Walton Arts Center Makes Staff Changes; Sparks Sees Staff Recognition (NWA Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/10/2017 12:00 am

Kyle May has been promoted and Thomas DeBari has been hired at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville.

5 Ways You Can Say It With Positive Language (Sarah Clements Expert Advice)

by Sarah Clements 7/10/2017 12:00 am

Have you ever considered how you ask a co-worker or customer to stop doing something? Do you ask in a positive or negative way? Consider restating your message using positive language.

Atkins Chronicle's Obituary, 123 Years in the Making

by Kyle Massey 7/10/2017 12:00 am

Billy Reeder thought he was rescuing the Atkins Chronicle when he took it over at the end of May. A month later, he was shuttering the 123-year-old weekly newspaper, the oldest operating business in the Pope County town.

Hospital Boom Creates Development Ripples Across Northwest Arkansas

by Marty Cook 7/3/2017 12:00 am

Development experts say that hospitals are a great magnet for other retail and residential projects, such as restaurants, service companies and apartments.

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