Nonprofits Archive

Women Get Foot in AEDC's Minority-Business Door

by Kyle Massey 1/22/2018 12:00 am

The Division of Minority & Women-Owned Business Enterprise has certified 13 women-owned businesses over three months.

Women-Owned Businesses: Arkansas Ranks 23rd in Growth

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/22/2018 12:00 am

Arkansas had an estimated 80,400 women-owned businesses in 2017, employing 55,700 workers and generating sales of about $9.5 billion.

Pulaski County Medical Society Elects Qureshi as President (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/22/2018 12:00 am

Dr. Amir Qureshi has been elected president of the Pulaski County Medical Society for 2018.

Mary Gunter Takes Interim Leadership Role at Arkansas Tech (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/22/2018 12:00 am

Mary B. Gunter took office as interim chief of staff in the office of the president at Arkansas Tech University effective Jan. 2.

Northwest Arkansas Businesses Focusing on Inclusion

by Marty Cook 1/22/2018 12:00 am

Northwest Arkansas business executives and academic leaders say there is no longer any question that the area's population is growing more diverse.

U.S. Marshals Museum to Be Named for Foundation's Leaders

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/17/2018 10:29 am

The United States Marshals Museum in Fort Smith announced Tuesday that it will name its future facility in honor of Mary Carleton and Robert A. Young III.

Legislators to Quiz UAMS Over Baptist Partnership

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/15/2018 12:00 am

Members of the Legislature's Joint Performance Review Committee have questions about the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences' contract for emergency room and orthopedic services at Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway.

Razorback Foundation Braces for Tax Impact

by Marty Cook 1/15/2018 12:00 am

One provision of the tax bill that President Donald Trump signed into law in December eliminates the deductions for contributions to university athletic foundations.

Time to Talk About Harassment (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 1/15/2018 12:00 am

The recent flood of women who have begun speaking out about behavior that ranges from inappropriate to criminal creates a lightning-rod topic for organizational leaders.

Mohammad Abrar Alam Regarded for Biosciences Work (A-State Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/15/2018 12:00 am

Mohammad Abrar Alam, assistant professor of chemistry at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, was recently recognized by the Arkansas Biosciences Institute with its New Investigator of the Year award for 2017.

Scott Durham New Board Chairman for St. Bernards Foundation (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/15/2018 12:00 am

Scott Durham, senior vice president and branch manager for Wells Fargo Advisors in Jonesboro, is the new chairman of the board of directors of the St. Bernards Foundation

Windgate Foundation Donates $1.3M To Arkansas A+ Schools

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/10/2018 01:16 pm

The Windgate Foundation in Siloam Springs recently awarded the College of Education & Health Professions at the University of Arkansas a $1.3 million grant.

McKuin Takes New Public Radio Job, With Same Commute

by Kyle Massey 1/9/2018 11:10 am

Vanessa McKuin, who helped get Arkansas Public Media off the ground by managing business side of the regional journalism collaborative, has become development director for University of Arkansas at Little Rock public radio.

Nature Conservancy Buys County Land

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/8/2018 12:00 pm

The Nature Conservancy, a Washington-based nonprofit with offices in Little Rock and Fayetteville, recently purchased 378 acres in Pulaski County in two separate transactions.

Sidney Moncrief, Ron Watson Team to Teach Career Readiness

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 1/8/2018 11:11 am

Had2 of Little Rock and Sidney Moncrief, a former University of Arkansas Razorback basketball All-Star and NBA basketball player, have teamed up on a new career readiness initiative for Arkansas.

$8M Donated to Arkansas Children's Northwest

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/8/2018 08:54 am

The Arkansas Children's Foundation announced Saturday that the Willard & Pat Walker Charitable Foundation has donated $8 million to the Arkansas Children's Northwest hospital in Springdale.

Arkansas Children's Northwest Readies for Debut

by Marty Cook 1/8/2018 12:00 am

Construction on the $167 million, 233,000-SF hospital in Springdale is complete and ready to open its outpatient clinics on Tuesday.

Overtime Suit Adds to Home Care Wage Burden

by Mark Friedman 1/8/2018 12:00 am

The U.S. Department of Labor's regulations that increased minimum wage and overtime coverage to home health workers has resulted in the Arkansas Support Network Inc. owing $650,000 in back wages to employees who worked overnight shifts in clients' homes.

UA Little Rock Adds Rose, Andrews to Administration (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/8/2018 12:00 am

Holly Rose has been named executive director of development at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, and JR Andrews is UA-Little Rock's new director of planned giving.

$1.7M Donated to Arkansas Children's Northwest

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/5/2018 11:10 am

The Arkansas Children's Foundation announced this week that the Whitaker Family Foundation and businessman Sam Mathias have donated a combined $1.7 million to Arkansas Children's Northwest hospital.