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Harrison Student Receives 3-D Printed Hand

by Associated Press 4/20/2015 7:01 am

A third-grader at Forest Heights Elementary School, Cameron Little was born without a left hand. That changed when, with dozens of family, friends and well-wishers looking on, Cameron got a hand, courtesy of his classmates and the students in the Harrison Junior High Environmental and Spatial Technology (EAST) class.

EAST Initiative Unveils New West Little Rock Digs

by Mark Carter 2/12/2015 4:08 pm

EAST Initiative unveiled its new west Little Rock location on Thursday afternoon. The nonprofit partners with schools to provide project-based, service-oriented programs with a focus on high-end technology.

WR Foundation Awards $35k to EAST Initiative, Innovation Hub for Entrepreneurship

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/4/2015 10:43 am

The matching grant will complement a recent $35,000 donation from AT&T and assist with the procurement and setup of technology and equipment to be used in the EAST Initiative's STEAM Lab at the Hub's Argenta Innovation Center in downtown North Little Rock.

Innovate 2 Educate Event Allows Students to Solve Problems

by Mark Carter 11/24/2014 8:09 am

Students from eStem Public Charter High School in downtown Little Rock spent Friday morning pitching startup ideas designed to innovate the current educational model.

AT&T Gives $35,000 for EAST Initiative Partnership with Innovation Hub

by Mark Carter 9/11/2014 8:01 am

AT&T on Wednesday announced a $35,000 donation to the EAST Initiative as part of its partnership with the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub.

Greenbrier Space Balloon Launchers Among Innovation Center's Targeted Users

by Mark Carter 12/5/2013 9:59 am

EAST students at Greenbrier High School are among those who stand to benefit from a DRA grant that will speed the opening of the Launch Pad maker space in the Argenta Innovation Center.

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