Education Archive

UAMS Regional Campuses Get $4.2M for Education, Recruitment

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/28/2017 09:37 am

The eight University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences regional campuses have been awarded a five-year, $4.2 million grant for professional education, faculty development and recruitment.

Angele Forrest Named President of Junior Achievement of Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/27/2017 10:01 am

Angele Forrest has been named president of Junior Achievement of Arkansas, the statewide nonprofit that promotes financial literacy among young people.

Delta Plastics Takes Over As Title Sponsor Of Governor's Cup

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 9/26/2017 01:58 pm

Delta Plastics of Little Rock succeeds the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation as the title sponsor of the Arkansas Governor's Cup Collegiate Business Plan Competition.

Vogelpohl Helps Create 'People of Action' Campaign for Rotary International

by Lydia McAllister 9/26/2017 11:31 am

Sharon Vogelpohl chaired on the Rotary International Branding Initiative, leading a committee of Rotarians from around the world in developing a branding campaign strategy for the international service organization that debuted at the Rotary International Convention in June.

UA To Hold Blockchain Hackathon Oct. 27-28

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/25/2017 04:27 pm

The University of Arkansas' Sam M. Walton College of Business will host its first blockchain hackathon from Oct. 27-28 at the new Brewer Family Entrepreneurship Hub off the Fayetteville square.

Bentonville Superintendent Sued for Throwing Away 'Chinese' Sign

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/25/2017 12:00 am

Jim Parsons is suing Bentonville School District Superintendent Debbie Jones for $76.

Pavilion Centre Visited By $9.8M Purchase (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 9/25/2017 12:00 am

Two LLC, led by Keith Ingram, bought the Pavilion Centre at 8315 Cantrell Road. The seller is Pavilion Centre LLC, led by Tad Krug, Tim Farrell and Jim Irwin.

20 in Their 20s: New Influentials of 2017 Take Courage, Drive and Heart to Every Corner of Arkansas

by Gwen Moritz 9/25/2017 12:00 am

This is the ninth year that Arkansas Business has sought out talented young leaders in our business and nonprofit community to introduce to readers in a feature called the New Influentials: 20 in Their 20s.

HuffPost Listens, and Violence Echoes

by Kyle Massey 9/25/2017 12:00 am

HuffPost came to Little Rock ready to listen, and the city gave the New York-based website an earful.

Kenneth James to Retire from AAIMS

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/21/2017 11:37 am

Kenneth James, president for the Arkansas Advanced Initiative for Math and Science, will retire from the organization on Dec. 31, the AAIMS announced Thursday.

Arkansas Children's Nutrition Center Gets $7.4M Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/21/2017 11:04 am

The Arkansas Children's Nutrition Center will receive $7.4 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture through its Agricultural Research Service.

Williams Baptist College to Be Renamed

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/21/2017 10:41 am

Williams Baptist College in Walnut Ridge announced Wednesday that, starting next fall, it will be known as Williams Baptist University.

UA System Names Gina Terry as CFO

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/20/2017 11:15 am

University of Arkansas System President Donald R. Bobbitt names longtime senior audit director Gina Terry as chief financial officer for the UA System.

Erin Beatty Hired by UA's General Counsel

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/20/2017 11:02 am

Erin L. Beatty has joined the University of Arkansas' Office of the General Counsel on the Fayetteville campus, following a nationwide search.

A-State Announces First Recipients of Vaughn Endowed Professorships

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/20/2017 10:18 am

Arkansas State University announced Tuesday that three veteran faculty members are the first recipients of $250,000 Vaughn Endowed Professorships.

Arkansas State Leases Land for Emergency Response Training

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 9/19/2017 10:53 am

Arkansas State University signs long-term lease agreements tied to its disaster preparedness training program with the cities of Imboden and Walnut Ridge.

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.