Education Archive

Brian Berry Selected for UA Little Rock Commission (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/13/2017 12:00 am

Brian Berry will help lead reaccreditation efforts at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock as the new faculty co-chair of the Higher Learning Commission.

In an Online Era, Brown's Graduation Thrives on Face-to-Face Sales

by Graycen Colbert Bigger 11/8/2017 09:12 am

Brown's Graduation of Jonesboro, a family-owned company that supplies regalia to 75 area schools and about 10,000 students each year, is on the cusp of its 65th graduating class.

SPONSORED: Expect More, Demand Change

by 11/7/2017 10:06 am

Partnerships and initiatives identify skilled workers of the future in an effort to improve opportunities in Arkansas.

Arkansas Poll: Politics Steady, Most Support Overhaul of Campaign Finance

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/7/2017 09:22 am

Most Arkansans believe that the system of funding political campaigns in the U.S. should be "completely rebuilt," according to the 19th annual Arkansas Poll.

Slideshow: Lloyd McCracken Jr., Steve Nelson Receive Lifetime Honors at CFO Awards

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2017 10:21 am

Lloyd McCracken Jr., CFO of Fowler Foods Inc. of Jonesboro, and Steve Nelson, former vice president and controller of Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock, were honored with lifetime achievement awards at the Arkansas Business CFO of the Year luncheon.

Reputation vs. Revelation (Feedback)

by Cary Stockdell 11/6/2017 12:00 am

Cary Stockdell observes the outside reputation of Arkansas and the business climate in the state, in particular northwest Arkansas.

Rick Schaeffer Files Injunction Against Sale of His Home

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2017 12:00 am

Rick Schaeffer, the former University of Arkansas sports information director and basketball analyst, and his wife, Adelaide, have filed for a temporary restraining order in Washington County Circuit Court to prevent a bank from selling their home.

Lauren James Raises $1.16M in Stock Offering

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2017 12:00 am

Lauren James Enterprises Inc. of Fayetteville recently raised $1.16 million in a stock offering, according to its filing with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission.

Terra Vista Apartments Visited by $3.3M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 11/6/2017 12:00 am

An affiliate of Republic Funds of Toronto bought the 205-unit Terra Vista Apartments at 4811 Terra Vista Circle in Little Rock.

University of the Ozarks President Richard Dunsworth Lifts Enrollment with Tuition Locked Down

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2017 12:00 am

Richard Dunsworth has been president of the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville since 2013.

Sarah Riffle Named New Chief Development Officer at Arkansas Foodbank (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2017 12:00 am

Sarah Riffle has been promoted to chief development officer at Arkansas Foodbank in Little Rock, where she was previously the annual giving director.

Barbara Tyson, Foundation Give $1.5M to Pryor Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/2/2017 11:17 am

The David and Barbara Pryor Center for Arkansas Oral and Visual History said this week that it has received $1.5 million from Barbara A. Tyson and the Tyson Foods Foundation Inc.

SPONSORED: Wood Sales Leadership Center Teaches Art, Science Of Selling

by 11/1/2017 07:00 am

Rare program poised to turn out its first class of future salespeople at Arkansas State University.

UAMS Cancer Imaging Archive gets $8.3M NCI Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/31/2017 11:23 am

The National Cancer Institute gets an $8.3 million grant to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments to Boards, Commissions

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/31/2017 10:39 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announces appointments.

Wal-Mart's Marc Lore Blows Top Off Exec Compensation List

by Gwen Moritz 10/30/2017 12:00 am

The word “outlier” was invented to describe things like the top entry on this week's list of the highest-paid executives employed by public companies in Arkansas.

Poverty Rate Drops to 17.2 Percent in Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/30/2017 12:00 am

The official poverty rate in the United States stood at 12.7 percent in 2016. In Arkansas, the poverty rate stood at 17.2 percent.

You'd Better Shop Around (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 10/30/2017 12:00 am

It's time for colleges and nonprofits to stop taking TIAA's integrity for granted and to make TIAA stop taking their retirement accounts for granted.

Auto Parts Warehouse Hosts $3.6 Million Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 10/30/2017 12:00 am

River Mountain Investments bought the Ozark Automotive Distributors facility at 4350 Stockton Drive in North Little Rock.

Sherry Muir Makes Tenure in Joint UA/UAMS Program (NWA Health Movers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/30/2017 12:00 am

Sherry Muir has been appointed program director for the new occupational therapy doctoral program offerd by UAMS and the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.