Tagged: arkansas tech university

Bentonville Tops February ATBI Ratings

by Sarah Campbell 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.

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.

Arkansas Tech Adding Two Degree Programs

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/20/2015 4:16 pm

Arkansas Tech University will develop new undergraduate degree programs in game & interactive media design and environmental science, following action by the Arkansas Tech Board of Trustees on Thursday.

9 Arkansas Colleges to Share $2M for Student Support

by Associated Press 7/22/2015 11:20 am

The Arkansas congressional delegation has announced that 9 colleges in the state will share $2 million for student support services programs.

2 Arkansas Universities Looking to Online Innovations

by Claudia Lauer, The Associated Press 7/22/2015 6:50 am

Two new online learning initiatives from Arkansas Tech University and the University of Arkansas System are hoping to recruit Arkansans who began college careers but fell short of earning a degree.

Hanna Norton Named Dean of Arkansas Tech's New eTech College

by Alexis Hosticka 7/15/2015 10:26 am

Arkansas Tech University in Russellville has named Hanna Norton dean of its new College of eTech, which aims to expand the university's degree programs online.

Arkansas Tech Issues Self-Imposed Penalties for Violations

by Associated Press 6/5/2015 7:45 am

Arkansas Tech University says it has self-imposed penalties and other sanctions due to housing rules violations it reported to the NCAA.

Collegiate Ag Programs Take Modern Turn

by Rick Fahr 6/1/2015 12:00 am

Even a generation ago, most “agriculture” students at colleges and universities studied the business concepts involved in operating a farm. They learned about depreciation and tax incentives. Those who followed expanded into the marketing arena, and those newly minted graduates introduced brokering and data-driven selling to the farm. Biotechnologists burst on the scene, and with them they brought genetically modified varieties of various crops.

Arkansas Tech University Approves Tuition Increase

by Associated Press 5/22/2015 7:43 am

Arkansas Tech University's Board of Trustees has approved a $158.9 million operating budget that includes a tuition increase for its main campus in Russellville.