Tagged: hendrix college

Conway Works on Plan for a New Downtown

by Mark Friedman 3/17/2014 12:00 am

What started as a way to solve a flooding issue in Conway has blossomed into a plan to create a new downtown, covering 28 blocks to be transformed into a mixed-use development that features small businesses, wide sidewalks, public parking, parks, lofts and apartments.

Hendrix College Names SMU Dean William Tsutsui New President

by Jan Cottingham 11/1/2013 10:15 am

William M. Tsutsui, dean of the Dedman College of Humanities & Sciences at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, has been named president of Hendrix College in Conway.

Hewlett-Packard, Nordex Take A Bite Out of Arkansas Jobs

by Chuck Bartels, The Associated Press 7/9/2013 07:19 am

Hewlett-Packard's announcement that it will lay off 500 workers in Conway dealt Arkansas a second blow in as many weeks from once-promising employers whose business models didn't work as expected.

Conway: Arkansas' Tech Job Magnet

by Luke Jones 4/15/2013 12:00 am

The recent movement of publicly traded Inuvo Inc. to Conway is the latest success story for the city's active push to draw in more technology jobs.

David Hinson of Hendrix College Called One of '20 Rising Star CIOs on Twitter'

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/18/2013 12:00 am

Vala Afshar, the chief marketing officer and chief customer officer of Enterasys Networks and a Huffington Post blogger recently opined about the most social chief information officers using Twitter.

J. Timothy Cloyd to Step Down as Hendrix College President

by Mark Carter 2/15/2013 10:43 am

J. Timothy Cloyd says he is stepping down after 12 years president of Hendrix College of Conway, but will stay at the school as a tenured full professor. Alumnus W. Ellis Arnold III will be acting president during a national search for Cloyd's successor.

National Science Foundation Gives Hendrix $400,000 Grant

by Kate Knable 1/28/2013 12:00 am

The National Science Foundation this month awarded a $415,515 grant to Hendrix College in Conway for a project overseen by Andrea Duina, a biology professor at the college.

Conway Comes Full Circle While Helping Environment

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/17/2012 12:00 am

Conway keeps finding ways to go green. The city was recognized last year by Arkansas Business as a City of Distinction for the automation of its recycling program. This year, in a testament to not resting on its laurels, the Faulkner County seat is being recognized again.

Conway Makes The Grade With Multiple Education Opportunities

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/17/2012 12:00 am

Home to nationally recognized public schools, three colleges and universities and thriving private schools, Conway is Arkansas's education capital.

Hendrix College's Real Estate Moves Bearing Fruit

by Kate Knable 11/26/2012 12:00 am

More than six years after the Hendrix College board of trustees approved plans to build The Village at Hendrix, the Conway college is seeing progress in its commitment both to “new urbanism” and a nonprofit/for-profit approach to real estate development.

Hendrix to Start $14M In Construction Projects

by Kate Knable 11/12/2012 12:00 am

Construction of an $8 million athletic complex and an approximately $6 million multiuse building should begin in the next few months at The Village at Hendrix. The Village is a for-profit development owned by and adjacent to Hendrix College of Conway.

Purple Cow Coming to Conway

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/12/2012 12:00 am

Hendrix College in Conway is moving forward early in 2013 with a multiuse building project adjacent to the campus and has named the first commercial tenants who have committed to the coming building on Steel Avenue, among them the Purple Cow.

Conway Good Fit for the Young As Well as Young at Heart

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/21/2011 12:00 am

Located 30 miles from Little Rock, Conway is the northwestern entryway into the metro region and is attracting relocating families and new businesses that appreciate its quality of life. The city of nearly 60,000 is home to three colleges, scenic lakes and parks, a thriving business community, and a number of cultural and recreational opportunities.