Education Archive

Saline Memorial Adds Two to Medical Staff (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/18/2017 12:00 am

Dr. John Brizzolara and Dr. Teryn Driver have joined the Saline Memorial Hospital team.

Erin Finzer Promoted at UA Little Rock (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/18/2017 12:00 am

Erin Finzer has been named interim associate vice chancellor for academic affairs-continuous improvement at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock effective Sept. 1.

Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments to Boards, Commissions

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/15/2017 03:11 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced appointments to boards and commissions.

Arkansas Unemployment Rate Rises to 3.5 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/15/2017 10:00 am

Arkansas' unemployment rate in August increased one-tenth of a percentage point to 3.5 percent.

Albert Braunfisch to Lead Hendrix College Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/13/2017 01:21 pm

Hendrix College of Conway said Wednesday that Albert Braunfisch of Little Rock has been named to a five-year term as chair of the private liberal arts college's board of trustees.

Kathleen Lawson to Lead Economics Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/12/2017 03:12 pm

Economics Arkansas, a nonprofit educational organization that promotes economic and financial literacy, said Tuesday that Kathleen Lawson will be its new executive director effective Oct. 2.

Universities Report Record-Breaking 11th Day Counts

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 9/11/2017 10:57 am

Seven Arkansas universities reported record-breaking enrollment this week, though the University of Arkansas also said its growth had slowed.

Brandon Kemp Accepts Interim Position at A-State (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/11/2017 12:00 am

Brandon Kemp has been named interim associate dean of the College of Agriculture, Engineering & Technology at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro and will lead the engineering programs for the 2017-18 academic year.

Joel Hargis Joins Nolan Caddell Reynolds (NWA Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/11/2017 12:00 am

Joel G. Hargis has been hired to lead the bankruptcy and consumer advocacy practice of the Nolan Caddell Reynolds law firm in Fort Smith.

Erica Goss Goes to NLRCVB (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/11/2017 12:00 am

Erica Goss has joined the North Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau as sales manager.

Solar Power Generating More Electric Power Jobs

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/11/2017 12:00 am

Solar power now employs the largest share of workers in the electric power generation sector in the United States, according to a report from the U.S. Department of Energy.

For Center for Toxicology & Environmental Health, Disasters Mean Business

by Mark Friedman 9/11/2017 12:00 am

Founded in 1997, CTEH of North Little Rock got its start dealing with chemical spills from train derailments, but now includes services such as risk assessment, crisis management and training.

No Catch: Lower Electric Bills Pay for High-Efficiency Retrofits

by Kyle Massey 9/11/2017 12:00 am

OECC's PAYS program — for Pay As You Save — has erased the doubts of landlords and homeowners alike, retrofitting close to 300 homes at a cost of $1.5 million since April 2016.

Hideaway Serves Up $3.2M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 9/11/2017 12:00 am

A 6,705-SF pizzeria in North Little Rock tipped the scales at $3.23 million.

Finding Your Inner 'Line Leader' (Erin Parker Commentary)

by Erin Parker 9/11/2017 12:00 am

As leaders develop, there are three characteristics that often define the great ones: authenticity, self-awareness and enthusiasm.

UA Professor Receives $3.2M In Grants for Energy Projects

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/7/2017 11:50 am

A University of Arkansas professor has received $3.2 million from the U.S. Department of Energy for projects that will accelerate the development of a new class of efficient, lightweight and reliable power converters.

CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs to Invest $1.6M in Nursing Programs

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/6/2017 02:24 pm

CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs announces strategic partnerships with National Park College and Henderson State University to focus on training nurses and enriching the schools' nursing programs.

Report: Arkansas Schools Have High Chronic Absenteeism Rates

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/6/2017 01:08 pm

Attendance Works and the Everyone Graduates Center released an analysis Friday that shows 50 Arkansas public schools have chronic absenteeism rates of 30 percent or more.

UA Team Awarded $2.4M To Develop Energy-Efficient Fertilizer

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/6/2017 11:21 am

University of Arkansas researchers and researchers from two other institutions have received a $2.4 million National Science Foundation grant to develop a chemical process that converts nitrogen and phosphorous from wastewater into commercial fertilizer.

SPONSORED: The Maker Movement: Why It Matters

by 9/6/2017 09:17 am

Unique spaces around the nation, including Arkansas, provide a platform for creativity and innovation.

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