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JBU Opens $6M Health Education Building

by Alexis Hosticka 8/15/2016 11:00 am

John Brown University celebrated the opening of its new $6 million, 20,000-SF Health Education Building with a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday morning.

Hobby Lobby Gives $200K for JBU Nursing Program

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/31/2016 3:27 pm

John Brown University announced Tuesday a $200,000 donation from Hobby Lobby toward the university’s new bachelor of science in nursing program.

JBU Gets $3M From Windgate Foundation for Renovation to Dorms

by Alexis Hosticka 4/28/2016 10:30 am

John Brown University announced Thursday a $3 million lead challenge grant from the Windgate Foundation to fund the $6 million renovation of Mayfield Residence Hall.

John Brown University Gets $1M Gift for Archaeological Site

by Associated Press 3/22/2016 1:07 pm

John Brown University says it has received a $1 million gift to help fund an archaeological project in Jordan.

JBU Collaborates with South Korean University

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/29/2016 8:58 am

John Brown University will sign a memorandum of understanding with Handong Global University of South Korea on Friday in Simmons Great Hall at JBU’s campus in Siloam Springs.

JBU Gets $1.5M 'Challenge Grant' for Construction, Fundraising

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/24/2015 9:56 am

John Brown University has been awarded a $1.5 million challenge grant from the Mabee Foundation of Tulsa to support construction and fundraising projects on campus, the private Siloam Springs school announced Thursday.

JBU Breaks Ground on $6M Health Sciences Building

by Alexis Hosticka 8/17/2015 10:01 am

John Brown University broke ground Monday on a $6 million Health Sciences Building scheduled to be complete by fall 2016.

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.

John Brown University Names Lucas Roebuck Chief Communications Officer

by Alexis Hosticka 6/16/2015 3:43 pm

John Brown University has promoted Lucas Roebuck to chief communications officer and director of government affairs. Roebuck, 40, served six years as the director of university communications at JBU.

John Brown University Endowment Tops $100M for First Time

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/30/2015 4:25 pm

John Brown University of Siloam Springs said this week that its endowment has exceeded $100 million for the first time in its 96-year history.

Arkansas State, Harding Teams Take Top Awards at DWR Governor's Cup

by Mark Carter 4/22/2015 2:54 pm

Teams from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro and Harding University in Searcy took top honors at the 2015 Donald W. Reynolds Governor's Cup collegiate business-plan competition awards.

JBU Announces $125M Campaign, $5M in Donations

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/21/2015 2:28 pm

John Brown University of Siloam Springs on Wednesday announced about $5 million in new gifts toward a $125 million fundraising campaign the university is calling "Campaign for the Next Century: A Hope and Future."

John Brown University Receives Federal Grant for Water Purification in Guatemala

by Associated Press 10/16/2014 11:18 am

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a $14,520 grant to John Brown University for a drinking water disinfection project in Guatemala.

University of Arkansas Teams Win 8 of 10 Governor's Cup Awards

by Mark Carter 4/9/2014 3:39 pm

Teams from the University of Arkansas won eight of the 10 awards presented Wednesday at the 2014 Donald W. Reynolds Governor's Cup collegiate business plan competition.

JBU Dedicates Donald G. Soderquist College of Business

by Lee Hogan 2/26/2014 10:59 am

JBU students, faculty, staff and guests gathered Wednesday for the dedication of the Donald G. Soderquist College of Business.

JBU's Undergraduate Rates Rise 3.4 Percent in 2014-15

by Lee Hogan 2/19/2014 11:12 am

An increase in undergraduate rates at John Brown University will raise student costs $1,060 in the 2014-15 academic year.

John Brown University Nursing Program Receives $6M Gift

by Associated Press 10/3/2013 3:27 pm

John Brown University says it's received a $6 million gift for its new nursing education facility and an endowment for the university's new nursing program. JBU was approved last month by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing to begin recruiting students to start in fall 2014.

Kudos: John Brown Renames Business College in Honor of Don Soderquist

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/23/2013 12:00 am

• John Brown University at Siloam Springs recently announced that its college of business has been renamed in honor of retired Wal-Mart Stores Inc. executive Don Soderquist. The university also announced a $2 million endowment for the Donald G. Soderquist College of Business, which includes a $1 million gift from the Soderquist Family Foundation and a $1 million matching gift by an anonymous donor.

JBU Moving Toward Offering Nursing Degree

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/12/2013 1:56 pm

John Brown University of Siloam Springs said this week that it is taking steps to create a nursing program that will offer a bachelor of science degree.

John Brown University’s ‘Zero Landfill’ Initiative Paying Off

by Chris Bahn 7/15/2013 12:00 am

A year ago, Steve Brankle, director of facility services and sustainability at JBU, built support for the program around projections he calculated and anecdotes he could relay from other schools and businesses. Now, Brnakle says the effort to cut waste continues to gain support and see success.


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