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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.

Barbara Ross-Lee: Arkansas Can Support 3 Medical Schools

by Sarah Campbell 3/7/2017 3:50 pm

Arkansas "absolutely, positively" needs doctors and can sustain three medical schools, Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee tells the Little Rock Rotary Club.

ASU Trustees Approve Operations Agreement for New Campus in Mexico

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/24/2017 3:49 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.

Pro-Trump Arkansas Resists Anti-Sanctuary Bill (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/13/2017 6:50 am

A legislative panel's rejection of an effort to cut off funding to so-called sanctuary campuses shows resistance by lawmakers to fully embrace the president's immigration rhetoric, even in a solidly red state.

Quality Pre-K Important for Workforce, Military (Hugh McDonald and Maj. Gen. William D. Wofford Commentary)

by Hugh McDonald and Maj. Gen. William D. Wofford 2/13/2017 12:00 am

As the former president and CEO of Entergy Arkansas and as the former adjutant general of the Arkansas National Guard, we know from personal experience that one of the keys to success in business and in the military is the ability to look over the horizon and anticipate future challenges and opportunities.

In Jonesboro, 2 Convention Center Projects Take Shape

by Todd Traub 2/7/2017 1:10 pm

After years of trying for one, the city now has two hotel and convention center facilities in various stages of development and construction, one near the interstate and one on the Arkansas State campus.

Shane Speights In as New Dean at Osteopathic School in Jonesboro (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/6/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Shane Speights has been hired as dean of the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) College of Osteopathic Medicine’s site at Arkansas State University at Jonesboro.

Momentum Jonesboro on Pace to Grow Jobs in Key Sectors

by Todd Traub 1/31/2017 6:00 am

Momentum Jonesboro, the economic development fundraising plan targeting job growth in northeast Arkansas, is on track to reach its $3.7 million goal.

$200K Grant Aims to Lure Doctors to Delta

by Mark Friedman 1/23/2017 12:00 am

To address the shortage of primary care physicians, the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University is using a grant to establish residencies in Delta-area hospitals.

Michael Bowman Steps In as Interim Assistant Dean at Arkansas State (NEA Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/23/2017 12:00 am

Michael Bowman will serve as interim assistant dean of the College of Liberal Arts & Communication at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. He is an assistant professor in creative media production at the university.

Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee Says Osteopathic School Will Fill Physician Shortages in Delta

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/9/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee is the vice president for health sciences and medical affairs and site dean at the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro.

Arkansas State University Campus in Mexico on Track to Open

by Associated Press 12/21/2016 7:00 am

Arkansas State University's $75 million campus in Queretaro, Mexico, is on track to open in the fall.

Arkansas State University System Chief Gets $10K Raise

by Associated Press 12/12/2016 7:14 am

The president of the Arkansas State University system is getting a $10,000 raise and a one-year contract extension.

A-State's Patricia Robertson Recognized by JBPW (Movers & Shakers)

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

Patricia Robertson, associate professor of business law at the College of Business at Arkansas State University, has been selected as Woman of the Year by the Jonesboro Business & Professional Women.

Accountants on Arkansas Campuses Find Numbers in Their Favor

by Marty Cook 11/28/2016 12:00 am

The chairman of the accounting department at Arkansas State University says there will always be a place for accountants in the business world, no matter how high-tech business becomes.

ASU's Holly Hall To Head Kappa Tau Alpha (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/14/2016 12:00 am

Holly Hallis the incoming vice president and president-elect of Kappa Tau Alpha, a national college honor society that recognizes academic excellence and promotes scholarship in journalism and mass communication.

Former ASU Chancellor Repays Reimbursement for Mexico Lodging

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/7/2016 1:44 pm

Former Arkansas State Chancellor Tim Hudson repaid the $1,671.92 he was reimbursed for lodging in Mexico after an internal audit revealed that the expense had already been covered.

ASU: More Than 1,000 Interested in Mexico Campus

by Associated Press 11/7/2016 7:13 am

Arkansas State University officials say more than 1,000 students have expressed interest in attending the school's Mexico campus when it opens for the fall 2017 semester.

Jonesboro Cancer Center Gets Okoye (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/7/2016 12:00 am

Dr. Christian Okoye has joined the Ben E. Owens Cancer Treatment Center at St. Bernards Healthcare in Jonesboro as a radiation oncologist.

Luter Family Gives $1M to ASU College of Business

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/14/2016 8:56 am

A northeast Arkansas banker and his wife have given $1 million to the Arkansas State University business college.

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