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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.

Arkansas Tech, University of the Ozarks Ink Deal to Benefit International Students

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/26/2016 9:28 am

Arkansas Tech University President Robin E. Bowen and University of the Ozarks President Richard L. Dunsworth signed a memorandum of understanding to create an academic collaboration to benefit international students.

Bentonville Tops February ATBI Ratings

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 5/11/2016 10:55 am

For the ninth time in the 26-month history of the Arkansas Tech Business Index, Bentonville finished a month at No. 1, but 11 of the 19 cities on the ATBI saw their ratings drop from January.

Arkansas Tech Names Bernadette Hinkle CFO

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/28/2016 10:16 am

Arkansas Tech University of Russellville has selected Bernadette Hinkle as its next vice president for administration and finance, the university announced Thursday.

Arkansas Tech Receives $1.1M for Scholarships

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/20/2016 10:38 am

The late Nina and Thomas Sprick have made a series of gifts through their estate totaling $1.1 million in support of scholarships at Arkansas Tech University.

$15.1M Brown Hall at Arkansas Tech Opens Saturday

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/15/2016 8:00 am

Arkansas Tech University will host a dedication ceremony for the $15.1 million Dr. Robert Charles Brown and Jill Lestage Brown Hall on at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 16.

FNBC Bank Elevates Two at Ash Flat (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/11/2016 12:00 am

Julie Seat has been hired as manager of FNBC’s Ash Flat branch. Molly Carpenter has been promoted to vice president of marketing and public relations at FNBC Bank of Ash Flat.

Cogburn Estate Donates $369K to Arkansas Tech

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/4/2016 1:19 pm

The late Cecil O. Cogburn has made a $369,000 donation through his estate to the Arkansas Tech University Foundation in support of the nuclear engineering program at Arkansas Tech.

Most ATBI Cities See Improvement in November

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/10/2016 10:17 am

Fourteen of the 18 municipalities tracked by the Arkansas Tech Business Index saw their index ratings increase in November.

John Chambers III, Others Appointed to Arkansas Tech Board of Trustees

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/21/2016 4:25 pm

John Ed Chambers III of Danville was elected by his fellow trustees to serve as 2016 chairman of the Arkansas Tech University Board of Trustees during a meeting on Thursday.

Arkansas Tech Creating New Engineering, Computer Science Programs

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/18/2015 11:56 am

Students on the Russellville and Ozark campuses of Arkansas Tech University could soon have new educational opportunities in engineering and computer science following action by the institution’s board of trustees during its meeting on Thursday.

Patrick Hundley To Fill VP Role at Arkansas Tech on Interim Basis (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/9/2015 12:00 am

Patrick D. Hundley will serve as interim vice president for development at Arkansas Tech University at Russellville, succeeding Jayne Jones, who has accepted a new role as coordinator of special projects for the institution.

CFO at Arkansas Tech Announces Retirement

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2015 3:02 pm

David Moseley, senior vice president for administration and finance at Arkansas Tech University, has announced he will retire as of June 30, 2016.

Jeff Mott Steps In at Arkansas Tech (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/2/2015 12:00 am

Jeff Mott has joined Arkansas Tech University at Russellville as chief of staff to President Robin E. Bowen.

Arkansas Universities Expand Online Programs to Lure Students

by Marty Cook 10/19/2015 12:00 am

Universities across the state are expanding and strengthening their online degree programs in an attempt to attract some of the 300,000-plus potential students who can’t attend campus classes.

Arkansas Tech Welcomes First Class of Doctoral Students

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/10/2015 12:13 pm

Fourteen individuals have been selected as the first doctoral students in Arkansas Tech University history and are pursuing the doctor of education in school leadership degree.