Nonprofits Archive

A Question of UA Priorities (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 9/19/2016 12:00 am

Somewhere, somehow, higher education in this country veered off track. University advancement departments now seem to exist to raise money to fund more university advancement efforts.

Nick McCarthy Makes Move to Media & More (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/19/2016 12:00 am

Nick McCarthy has been hired as an account services coordinator at Media & More Consulting of Little Rock. McCarthy will be responsible for branding and media strategies.

Structural Work, Other Items Add $360K to Tech Park Cost

by Sarah Campbell 9/15/2016 10:19 am

Renovations to the future home of the Little Rock Tech Park could cost nearly $360,000 more than expected and its opening may be delayed, the park's director says.

Rep's New Director Plans to Bring Artistic and Managerial Skills to Table

by Alexis Hosticka 9/13/2016 10:02 am

Arkansas Business talks to John Miller-Stephany, the new producing artistic director at the Arkansas Repertory Theatre, about his experience, what drew him down South and the unique business challenges of running a theater.

Meet 20 In Their 20s: The New Influentials Class of 2016

by Gwen Moritz 9/12/2016 12:00 am

Twenty of Arkansas' young leaders show the energy and ambition and adventurous spirit that is obvious in our state's business legends, even decades after they were in their 20s. We're proud to introduce these New Influentials and to consider all the potential they offer our state in the decades to come.

TEDx Coming Back to Little Rock (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 9/12/2016 12:00 am

You may not agree with what you hear at a TEDx conference, but you will learn something new. You may not get the full picture — since speakers are given 18 minutes — but you will be escorted into territory occupied by that speaker that is likely to be new, controversial and challenging.

Susan Okroglic Promoted at CSI in Morrilton (Movers & Shakers)

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

Susan Okroglic has been promoted to president and CEO at Community Service Inc. in Morrilton. She has been with CSI for 14 years and was previously operations and clinical director.

ARA Names Two Scholars, Two Fellows

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/8/2016 01:24 pm

The Arkansas Research Alliance, the University of Arkansas for Medical Science and Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Thursday announced two new ARA scholars and two new ARA fellows.

OK Foods to Give 500K Pounds of Chicken to Food Bank

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/8/2016 10:34 am

OK Foods Inc. of Fort Smith announces what it describes as a strategic long-term partnership with the River Valley Regional Food Bank in Fort Smith.

Arkansas Children's Names Chanda Cashen Chacón COO

by Alexis Hosticka 9/7/2016 01:14 pm

Arkansas Children's President and CEO Marcy Doderer, announces the appointment of Chanda Cashen Chacón as its new executive vice president and chief operating officer. "The first 90-day plan is about learning and listening to people," Cashen Chacón said.

ARVets To Hold Inaugural Conference Thursday

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/7/2016 09:16 am

ARVets will hold its inaugural Employing AR Veterans Human Resources Conference at the Clinton Presidential Library from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday.

Arkansas Philanthropist Pat Walker Dies at 97

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/6/2016 09:57 am

Pat Walker, a philanthropist and co-founder of the Willard & Pat Walker Charitable Foundation, died Friday at her home in Springdale. She was 97.

Slideshow: 9 Inductees Honored at Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame

by Gwen Moritz 9/5/2016 12:00 am

Eight women and a congregation of Catholic nuns were the second class of inductees honored by the Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame at a banquet in Little Rock on Aug. 25.

Community Coordinators Move Up at UCA (Movers & Shakers)

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

Shelby Fiegel has been promoted to assistant director at the Center for Community & Economic Development at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway, where she was previously a project coordinator.

White River Medical System Adds Three to Medical Team (Movers & Shakers)

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

Dr. Anitsira Collado, Dr. Joaquin Duarte and Dr. Mahiry Romero-Salinas have been hired as physicians at White River Health System of Batesville.

Midtown Center in Little Rock Attracts $6.2M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 9/5/2016 12:00 am

Leek Farms LLC, led by Lynn Leek, bought the 105 N. Rodney Parham Road project, home to Mid-Towne Antique Mall, Light Innovations and The Tile Shop.

UAMS Awards New Distinguished Endowed Chair in Oncology

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/2/2016 11:52 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences on Friday announced that the J. Thomas May Distinguished Endowed Chair in Oncology has been awarded to internationally recognized radiation effects expert Dr. Martin Hauer-Jensen.

AARP Arkansas Names New State President

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/1/2016 04:11 pm

AARP Arkansas on Thursday announced that Charlie Wagener, who lives near Beebe, has been selected as its new state president, the organization's highest volunteer position.

2nd Challenge Filed to Arkansas Lawsuit Limits Measure

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 9/1/2016 01:38 pm

Opponents have asked Arkansas' highest court to block votes for an initiative to limit damages awarded in medical lawsuits, the second challenge filed against the proposed ballot measure.

Urban League Report Examines Hispanics, African Americans in Arkansas

by Sarah Campbell 9/1/2016 11:34 am

The Urban League of the State of Arkansas releases its first yearly report examining the "State of African Americans and Hispanics in Arkansas."