Tagged: arkansas state university

A-State Resurrects College of Engineering & Computer Science

by Todd Traub 6/20/2018 10:24 am

In a reorganization favored by faculty and local business leaders, Arkansas State University is breaking apart the combined engineering, agriculture and technology programs and repositioning computer science with engineering.

Higher Learning Commission Renews A-State Accreditation

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/19/2018 9:50 am

Arkansas State University said this week that Higher Learning Commission had renewed the university's accreditation following a March review.

UA Little Rock Names Charles Baker Assistant Men's Basketball Coach (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/18/2018 12:00 am

Charles Baker has been hired as assistant coach for the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s basketball program.

In Jonesboro, Developers Turn Attention Back to Caraway

by Todd Traub 6/12/2018 8:00 am

Caraway Road had been relegated to the slow lane of development in Jonesboro in recent years. But change is underway for the once thriving thoroughfare running through the heart of the city.

Provost Family Sets Up $25K Endowment Fund at A-State

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/4/2018 10:48 am

The family of W.H. (Dude) and Peggy Provost have set up a $25,000 endowment fund at Arkansas State University to honor the lasting memory of the couple.

Medical Students to Serve Rural Arkansas in Mobile Clinic

by Associated Press 6/4/2018 10:21 am

An $828,748 federal grant will pay for a mobile medical clinic aimed at delivering health care to rural areas of the Delta region, New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University administrators said recently.

Rick Stripling Named Project Director at A-State (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/4/2018 12:00 am

Rick Stripling has taken on the role of project director for the college student personnel services master’s program at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro.

Osteopathic School At A-State Receives $828K Grant for Mobile Clinic

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/25/2018 1:15 pm

The New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University has been awarded a $828,748 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture to develop a mobile medical clinic.

Sustich Returns to Classroom; Risch to Lead Arkansas Biosciences Institute

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/21/2018 10:30 am

Andrew Sustich is returning to the classroom, stepping down from his administrative posts as Arkansas State University's associate vice chancellor for research and technology and as executive director of the Arkansas Biosciences Institute at A-State.

E.C. Barton & Co. Gets Big Man at Top

by Kyle Massey 5/21/2018 12:00 am

Steven H. Brimner, who stands 6-foot-7 and played college basketball in Montana, has been learning a new playbook since Jan. 1 as the new president and CEO of E.C. Barton & Co., the 102-store building materials chain based in Jonesboro. He also has some big sneakers to fill.

A-State Marks Construction Start for Red Wolf Convention Center

by Todd Traub 5/18/2018 10:30 am

After close to three years of financial and political challenges — and grappling with the presence of a competing project — the city welcomed the ceremonial start of construction on the Red Wolf Convention Center and Embassy Suites Hotel at Arkansas State University.

Online Programs Gain Users in Arkansas

by Marty Cook 5/7/2018 12:00 am

Michael Moore, chief academic and operating officer at eVersity, the University of Arkansas System’s online-only university, loves to show how the availability of online education can change lives.

Vice Chancellor, Provost to Retire From A-State

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/4/2018 2:50 pm

Lynita Cooksey says the upcoming academic year will be her last as vice chancellor and provost at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro.

A-State Names Temporary Dean of Business College

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/3/2018 1:05 pm

Arkansas State University recently announced that Jim Washam, associate dean of undergraduate programs, has been named acting dean of the Neil Griffin College of Business.

Jennifer Methvin Named Arkansas State University-Beebe Chancellor

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/1/2018 3:25 pm

Arkansas State University System President Charles L. Welch on April 20 named Jennifer Methvin as the next chancellor of Arkansas State University-Beebe.

Kapp Named UA Little Rock School of Social Work Director (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/30/2018 12:00 am

Kapp was previously the school’s interim dean and will oversee 16 faculty members and two academic programs within the school.

It's a Duck (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 4/23/2018 12:00 am

A recent editorial perfectly expresses our outrage at Arkansas State University’s effort to hide how public money is spent.

A-State Announces New $25,000 Scholarship For Pre-Med Students

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/19/2018 9:34 am

Arkansas State University in Jonesboro announced Thursday the establishment of a $25,000 Arkansas Family Health Foundation Pre-Med Scholarship for full-time upperclassmen with pre-med majors.

SPONSORED: 'Doctor Of Sales' Prescribes Individualized Approach

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/17/2018 10:41 am

Sales training can make a significant difference for a team.

SPONSORED: Wood Sales Leadership Center Teaches Art, Science Of Selling

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/10/2018 11:21 am

Rare program poised to turn out its first class of future salespeople at Arkansas State University.