Tagged: jeff hankins

ASU Uses Unique Partnership to Expand into Mexico

by George Jared 4/22/2016 11:37 am

Red Wolves are not indigenous to central Mexico, but Arkansas State University plans to create new ones when it opens a new college campus in Queretaro, Mexico, in 2017.

Jonesboro A&P to Decide on 2 Convention Center Proposals

by George Jared 3/1/2016 11:21 am

Two competing groups are petitioning Jonesboro's advertising and promotion committee for incentives to build large hotels and convention centers.

Liquor Sales At Arkansas State Net $25,224

by Jan Cottingham 2/22/2016 12:00 am

Arkansas State University’s first alcohol sales netted the Red Wolves Foundation, the fundraising arm of the A-State athletic department, $25,224 last year.

Emails: Osteopathic Association Opposed Jonesboro Location

by Mark Friedman 8/31/2015 12:00 am

The Arkansas Osteopathic Medical Association spent more than a year opposing the establishment of an osteopathic medical school on the campus of Arkansas State University.

Plans for Osteopathic School on A-State Campus Rejected, Officials Will Try Again

by Lee Hogan 12/15/2014 9:46 pm

An accreditation commission has rejected an application by the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine to open a site at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. Organizers say they will apply again early next year.

ASU Board Names President's Home After Supporter

by Associated Press 12/7/2014 2:04 pm

The Arkansas State University Board of Trustees has named the home it provides the ASU System president in Little Rock in honor of a university supporter.

Top College Officials See Sizable Pay Raises

by Mark Friedman 10/20/2014 12:00 am

Arkansas Business reviewed the Administrator’s Compensation Survey reports filed with the state Department of Higher Education for the 2010 and 2014 fiscal years. In the four-year period, the number of six-figure employees included in the report increased from 460 to 703.

Former Editor Jennifer Pyron Remembers Launch of Special Family Magazine Five Years Ago

by Jennifer Pyron 6/25/2014 12:00 am

Longing for a community of other parents whose children had received a serious diagnosis, Jennifer Pyron pitched the concept of a bi-annual supplement full of first-person narratives about what life was like raising a child with special needs, a comprehensive directory of resources, programs, clinics, services, support groups – anything that would make life easier.

Another Osteopathic Medical School for Arkansas Under Consideration

by Mark Friedman 1/6/2014 12:00 am

The Fort Smith Regional Healthcare Foundation has been added to the list of organizations that want to open an osteopathic medical school in Arkansas. Arkansas State University at Jonesboro also has announced its intention of opening a school.

With ASU Already Weighing Options, Another Osteopathic School Could Be Coming

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/9/2013 12:00 am

We’re sure you know about Arkansas State University looking into starting an osteopathic medical school, but did you know there is talk of such a school being placed in Fort Smith — or another part of the state?

ASU Warns Bill Halter: Stop Using 'Arkansas Promise'

by Associated Press 5/15/2013 11:40 am

Arkansas State University is warning Bill Halter that it owns the trademark to the "Arkansas Promise Scholarship" and says the Democrat needs to stop using a similar phrase in his campaign for governor.

Jeff Hankins Named Vice President for Strategic Communications at ASU

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/19/2012 10:41 am

The Arkansas State University System has named Jeff Hankins vice president for strategic communications and economic development.

Jim Harris: A Flip Of A Switch, And Then We're Gone

by Jim Harris 11/2/2012 12:32 pm

As I try to conjure the right words, and to say it all within the confines of the average reader’s attention span, the clock ticks ever so closer to this site’s final moments. I look at that clock like the condemned prisoner, knowing that they’ll flip the switch at 11:59 p.m. They’ll flip the switch off, cutting the current, however; and I’m only sweating getting this in by afternoon deadline, and knowing I’ll have another day, at maybe another website, to ply my trade. The last time I went through this, they (you know who “they” are) cut the power to the computers before we at the Arkansas Gazette had a chance to say any last words. It’s the winds of October and now early November that ever remind me of those strange days in 1991.

JDRF Hosts VIP Reception

by Staff 11/1/2012 10:22 am

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and Jeff Hankins — chair of the 2012 Central Arkansas Walk to Cure Diabetes — hosted a reception for walk sponsors and JDRF board members. The VIP event was held in Loca Luna's party room.

Jeff Hankins Resigns As President, Publisher of Arkansas Business Publishing Group

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/22/2012 9:51 am

Olivia Farrell, chairman and CEO of Arkansas Business Publishing Group of Little Rock, announced today that Jeff Hankins, president and publisher, has submitted his resignation.

How Will Your Business' Bottom Line Be Impacted by Health Care Reform? (From the Publisher)

by Jeff Hankins 9/10/2012 12:00 am

How to provide quality health insurance to employees — and at an affordable price — has long been a serious challenge for Arkansas businesses. And now, with the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act, questions abound about how health care reform will affect businesses, their employees and individuals.

Will Employers Embrace Online Degrees? (Jeff Hankins Publisher's Note)

by Jeff Hankins 8/20/2012 12:00 am

The single biggest development in higher education is the explosive growth of online classes and degree programs. And as employers, we have to be open-minded about traditional vs. online degree programs.

Video: A $145 Million Surplus, Medicaid Expansion & A Deadline for Ballot Issues on 'Arkansas Week'

by Lance Turner 7/9/2012 2:21 pm

On "Arkansas Week" this week: the governor and legislators ponder what to do with a $145 million tax surplus, and a fight looms over Medicaid expansion in Arkansas.

Video: Joe Thompson, Jeff Hankins & the Health Care Ruling on 'Arkansas Week'

by Lance Turner 6/29/2012 3:00 pm

Video of this week "Arkansas Week," which centers on Thursday's landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling on health care reform. The episode begins with a 15-minute interview with Arkansas Surgeon General Dr. Joe Thompson.

Largest Private Companies: Arkansas' Unsung Heroes (Jeff Hankins Publisher's Note)

by Jeff Hankins 5/21/2012 12:00 am

Of the dozens of business lists that the Arkansas Business news and research team compiles each year, my favorite is this week's Largest 75 Private Companies.