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Bradbury Family Foundation Gives $300K For Free Enterprise Scholarships

by Sarah Campbell 3/16/2017 10:29 am

Arkansas State University announces a $300,000 gift from the Bradbury Family Foundation of Little Rock that will fund merit-based scholarships to six students each year who enroll in the new Bradbury Free Enterprise Scholars Program.

Fitz Hill Fights for Young People, Community in New Role

by Todd Traub 3/15/2017 09:15 am

Former Arkansas Baptist president Fitz Hill continues to help young African-Americans as the leader of the college's foundation.

Nominate by Friday for Arkansas Business 40 Under 40

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/14/2017 11:14 am

Arkansas Business is seeking nominations for its 40 Under 40 program, which recognizes 40 professionals under the age of 40 who excel in their profession and are leaving their mark on the Arkansas business and nonprofit community.

Time to Unplug? (Sonya Premeaux Commentary)

by Sonya Premeaux 3/6/2017 12:00 am

Cramming more work in a day through electronic devices may backfire.

Johnny Cash's Footsteps Lead Tourists Back in Time to Dyess

by Kyle Massey 3/6/2017 12:00 am

The legacy of American musician Johnny Cash attracts history buffs and music fans from dozens of countries and every state to his boyhood home in the Historic Dyess Colony, the largest agricultural resettlement of the Depression-era New Deal.

Heart of Arkansas United Way Names New CEO

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/28/2017 02:32 pm

Heart of Arkansas United Way says Lynn Pharr, a native Arkansan with 30 years of experience in nonprofit leadership, is its new president and CEO

Tyson Foods CEO to Headline Economic Development Lunch

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/27/2017 10:56 am

Tom Hayes, president and CEO of Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale, will headline the Arkansas Economic Development Foundation Luncheon on April 18 at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock.

In Northwest Arkansas, Health Care Industry Building On the Boom

by Marty Cook 2/27/2017 12:00 am

The health care industry is expanding to keep up with northwest Arkansas' growing population, and it's not just construction companies that are benefiting.

ASU Trustees Approve Operations Agreement for New Campus in Mexico

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/24/2017 03:49 pm

The Arkansas State University Board of Trustees on Friday approved an updated 10-year collaboration agreement with a nonprofit partner of A-State that is building a $100 million, 800,000-SF campus in Queretaro, Mexico.

Arkansas Children's Northwest to Get $350,000

by Lydia McAllister 2/21/2017 03:32 pm

Arkansas Children's Northwest received two more grants to support construction.

More Indictments Expected in Ecclesia Kickback Case

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/20/2017 12:00 am

Federal prosecutors may soon take more action in the kickback case involving former Rep. Micah Neal, who pleaded guilty to a federal felony in January.

Biggest Deals in Arkansas Rise 11 Percent in 2016

by Jan Cottingham 2/20/2017 12:00 am

Both the value and the volume of mergers and acquisitions in Arkansas rose last year, with the value increasing 11 percent to $9.8 billion and the volume rising 10 percent to 92.

Tiffani Foltz Brings Fundraising Focus to UAMS Myeloma Institute (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/20/2017 12:00 am

Tiffani Foltz has been named a director of development for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, where she will focus on fundraising activities for the Myeloma Institute.

Mathis, Arnold Named Top Executives at Arkansas Business of the Year Awards

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/17/2017 07:00 am

Rusty Mathis of Ben E. Keith Foods and Betsy Broyles Arnold of the Frank & Barbara Broyles Legacy Foundation win executive of the year awards at the 29th annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards.

Wildwood Park Names Bevan Keating Artistic Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/15/2017 03:00 pm

Bevan Keating is named artistic director of Wildwood Park for the Arts in Little Rock.

Teach For America Director: Kids Deserve an Equitable Education

by Sarah Campbell 2/15/2017 12:00 pm

Children from low-income homes have more needs but the same potential as those from middle-class or affluent homes and should receive an equitable education, Jared Henderson, executive director of Teach For America in Arkansas, says.

Museum of Discovery to Expand Girls in STEM Program

by Lydia McAllister 2/13/2017 07:00 am

The Museum of Discovery said last week that its Girls in STEM program will serve more girls in 2017 and expand to Jonesboro and Pine Bluff thanks to grants from Walmart, Best Buy and the Women's Foundation of Arkansas.

Arkansas Business Recognizes Finalists of 29th Annual Business of the Year Awards

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/13/2017 12:00 am

Since 1988, Arkansas Business has honored the state's top executives, small businesses and nonprofits with the annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards.

Arkansas Nonprofit News Network Aiming for Impact

by Kyle Massey 2/13/2017 12:00 am

In an era when “fake news” is a rallying cry and the Trump administration is attacking the press as a “failing” opposition party, Lindsay Millar has launched the Arkansas Nonprofit News Network as a “nonpartisan news project dedicated to producing journalism that matters to Arkansans.”

Comfort Inn & Suites Transaction Checks In at $3.9M (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 2/13/2017 12:00 am

Andy & Andrew Hotel Investments LLC, led by Ashok Desai, purchased the Comfort Inn & Suites at 3915 McCain Park Drive, backed with a five-year loan of $4 million from Arkansas Federal Credit Union of Jacksonville.

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