Education Archive

St. Bernards Adds Justin Yancey to Medical Team (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/9/2016 12:00 am

Dr. Justin Yancey has joined the medical staff of St. Bernards Healthcare as a pediatric hospitalist.

Susan Harriman To Lead ForwARd Arkansas (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/9/2016 12:00 am

Susan Bonesteel Harriman has been named executive director of ForwARd Arkansas, a partnership of the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation, Walton Family Foundation and Arkansas Board of Education that aims to improve public education in Arkansas.

Blackwell Architects Wins 2016 National Design Award

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/6/2016 11:02 am

Marlon Blackwell Architects of Fayetteville has received a 2016 National Design Award from Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

A New Infrastructure of Thinking (U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford Commentary)

by U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford 5/6/2016 10:43 am

The future economy will have different benchmarks critical to sustaining schools, businesses and our towns.

Pulaski Tech Board to Vote on UA System Merger

by Alexis Hosticka 5/6/2016 10:39 am

The Pulaski Technical College board of trustees will vote Wednesday on a proposal to enter into a formal partnership with the University of Arkansas System. "Generally we've had very positive reception," PTC Associate Vice President Tim Jones said. "I think there are a lot of people that are on board."

US Employment, Earnings Gains Rose in March

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/2/2016 12:00 am

The U.S. economy continued to rebound in March, as private-sector employment and average hourly earnings rose.

Realtor Chris Polychron Recognized by UA Walton College of Business (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/2/2016 12:00 am

Chris Polychron of Hot Springs, who served as president of the National Association of Realtors in 2015, has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from his alma mater, the Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.

Bradley Sheriff Shoots High at UA-Fort Smith (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/2/2016 12:00 am

Bradley Sheriff has been named vice chancellor for finance and administration at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith effective May 9.

ASU Appoints Carl Cates to Lead Newly Structured College

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/29/2016 10:23 am

Arkansas State University appointed Carl Cates of Valdosta State University to be the first dean of a newly structured college that combines colleges of Fine Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences and Media & Communication.

Rich Mountain Community College Trustees Vote To Join UA System

by Sarah Campbell 4/28/2016 11:16 am

The University of Arkansas Board of Trustees could give final approval May 25-26 to a merger with Rich Mountain Community College in Mena (Polk County).

JBU Gets $3M From Windgate Foundation for Renovation to Dorms

by Alexis Hosticka 4/28/2016 10:30 am

John Brown University announced Thursday a $3 million lead challenge grant from the Windgate Foundation to fund the $6 million renovation of Mayfield Residence Hall.

Arkansas Tech Names Bernadette Hinkle CFO

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/28/2016 10:16 am

Arkansas Tech University of Russellville has selected Bernadette Hinkle as its next vice president for administration and finance, the university announced Thursday.

UA Narrows Candidates for UALR Chancellor to 3

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/28/2016 09:32 am

University of Arkansas System President Donald R. Bobbitt said Thursday that he and a committee have narrowed their search for a new chancellor in Little Rock to three.

Innovation Hub's Second Maker Faire Is May 7

by Sarah Campbell 4/27/2016 02:34 pm

The Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub is expecting an even larger crowd than last year's 3,000-plus for its second annual North Little Rock Mini Maker Faire.

UA Appoints Michael Miller Dean of Education, Health Professions

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/27/2016 10:56 am

Michael T. Miller has been named dean of the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas for a two-year term, beginning July 1.

Jackson, Jones, Moncrief Get Junior Achievement Awards

by Alexis Hosticka 4/26/2016 02:15 pm

Junior Achievement of Arkansas honored athletes-turned-businessmen Keith Jackson, Stephen Jones and Sidney Moncrief with the Legacy Award at its annual Legacy Award Business Luncheon on Tuesday.

UA Names Matthew Waller Dean of Walton Business College

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/26/2016 11:40 am

The University of Arkansas said Tuesday that Matthew Waller will become dean of the Sam M. Walton College of Business on May 1. Waller, 51, has been interim dean since April.

Wal-Mart Reveals $1.9M Paid to UA in FY 2015

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

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. revealed in its proxy statement last week that it paid about $1.9 million to the University of Arkansas in the retailer's fiscal year that ended Jan. 31.

Health Care Construction Spending in Arkansas Is Climbing

by Mark Friedman 4/25/2016 12:00 am

Spending on health care-related construction projects in Arkansas nearly doubled in 2015 compared with the previous year.

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.