Tagged: arkansas tech university

Hall to Head Henderson's Marketing; Taggard Promoted at UA Little Rock (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/19/2018 12:00 am

Tina Hall has been named executive director of marketing and communications at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia. Desiree Taggard has been promoted to director of procurement for the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Hutchinson Makes Appointments to SAU, Tech Boards of Trustees (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/5/2018 12:00 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson appoints Monty Harrington to the Southern Arkansas University board of trustees and Stephanie Duffield to the Arkansas Tech University board.

Normans Donate $500K For ATU Scholarships

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/2/2018 12:24 pm

Robert and Sandra Norman of Tulsa, Oklahoma, donated $500,000 to the Arkansas Tech University Foundation to endow scholarships for business data analytics, management and marketing students in the ATU College of Business.

ATU, Mexican University Announce Partnership

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/1/2018 3:23 pm

Arkansas Tech University in Russellville and Universidad Tecnologica de Matamoros of Mexico have entered into an agreement that establishes a formal educational partnership between the two universities.

ATU Faculty Member Named to National Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/29/2018 9:34 am

Melinda Wilkins, professor and director of the health information management and health informatics programs at Arkansas Tech University, has become the first Arkansas resident elected to the American Health Information Management Association's board of directors.

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.

ATU Names Mary Gunter Chief of Staff

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/4/2018 9:37 am

Arkansas Tech University in Russellville announced Thursday that Mary Gunter, a faculty member since 1998, has been promoted to interim chief of staff.

ATU Names C. Blake Bedsole VP of Enrollment Management

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/20/2017 12:56 pm

Arkansas Tech University in Russellville announced Monday the hiring of C. Blake Bedsole as vice president for enrollment management, effective Jan. 2 and contingent upon approval by the ATU Board of Trustees.

ATU Receives $1.3M Grant to Support Veterans

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 10/9/2017 10:58 am

Arkansas Tech University announced Monday that it has received a $1.3 million, five-year U.S. Department of Education grant to enhance its support for veterans of the U.S. Armed Services.

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.

Pay Escalates for Top College Administrators in Arkansas

by Mark Friedman 8/7/2017 12:00 am

Between fiscal 2012 and fiscal 2017, a more typical compensation increase for Arkansas university administrators was between 10 and 20 percent.

Chicago Ad Firm Experiences Tech Difficulties After Legislative Rejection

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/24/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas lawmakers, unimpressed with Arkansas Tech's out-of-state choice for marketing, rejected the deal last week when the Legislative Council’s Review Subcommittee declined to “review” the contract.

Fisher, Warnick Take Tech Promotions (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/17/2017 12:00 am

Bryan Fisher and Jason Warnick have been promoted and Bob Freeman has been hired at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville.

Arkansas Tech's Sandra Cheffer Leaves Ozark for New Role in Russellville (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/10/2017 12:00 am

Sandra Cheffer has moved from the Ozark campus of Arkansas Tech University to the main campus in Russellville, where she will serve as the director of budget and financial reporting.

Atkins Chronicle’s Obituary, 123 Years in the Making

by Kyle Massey 7/10/2017 12:00 am

Billy Reeder thought he was rescuing the Atkins Chronicle when he took it over at the end of May. A month later, he was shuttering the 123-year-old weekly newspaper, the oldest operating business in the Pope County town.

ATU to Offer New Cybersecurity Degrees

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/16/2017 8:47 am

Arkansas Tech University on Friday announced that it will offer two new cybersecurity degrees this fall, a bachelor's degree and an associate's degree.

Arkansas Senate Panel Backs Bill Requiring Colleges to Allow Guns

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/16/2017 6:55 am

An Arkansas Senate panel on Wednesday advanced legislation requiring colleges and universities to allow concealed handguns on campus, rejecting a proposal to make employees who want to be armed undergo additional training.

Arkansas Tech Offers New Online MBA Degree

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/30/2017 9:28 am

Arkansas Tech University announced on Friday that those seeking a master’s degree in business administration will have a new, entirely online and innovative way to obtain it.

ATU Hires Barnes & Noble College to Manage Bookstores

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 12/15/2016 3:32 pm

Arkansas Tech University enters an agreement with Barnes & Noble College to manage on-campus bookstores in Russellville and Ozark.

Gaming, Interactive Media Degrees Add to State's Focus on Technology Education

by Alexis Crowe 10/25/2016 1:51 pm

It's the lazy college student cliché: sitting in a dorm room playing video games until 2:30 a.m. But for some students, video games have a new, more productive role.