Tagged: sam m. walton college of business

Banking on Success (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 5/23/2016 12:00 am

You don’t know what you don’t know, and if you’ve never been exposed to a particular career or seen someone who looks like you in a position of influence, it’s hard to imagine entering that field or wielding that influence.

New Walton College Dean Matt Waller Confronts E-Commerce Revolution

by Jan Cottingham 5/16/2016 12:00 am

Matt Waller is the new dean of the Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, after having served as interim dean since June 1.

Walton College of Business Scholarship Reaches Out to ‘Underrepresented’

by Jan Cottingham 5/16/2016 12:00 am

Among the items on his to-do list as dean, Matt Waller said, is ensuring the success of the Fleischer Scholars Program, a scholarship program that seeks to draw students from “underrepresented” parts of Arkansas to the Walton College of Business.

UA Names Matthew Waller Dean of Walton Business College

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/26/2016 11:40 am

The University of Arkansas said Tuesday that Matthew Waller will become dean of the Sam M. Walton College of Business on May 1. Waller, 51, has been interim dean since April.

University of Arkansas Business Hall of Fame

by Arvest Bank 3/31/2016 12:00 am

The Sam M. Walton College of Business hosted the Business Hall of Fame Dinner at the Statehouse Convention Center. The event featured dinner and a program that honored William T. Dillard II, George K. Mitchell, Winthrop Rockefeller and Patricia P. Upton.

Bill Dillard III to Moderate UA Business Forecast Luncheon

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/15/2015 9:29 am

Regional, national and international experts will discuss the economic outlook for Arkansas, the nation and the world at the 22nd annual Business Forecast luncheon.

Arvest Survey: Low Gas Prices Help Arkansans Increase Savings

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/15/2015 9:00 am

Arkansas consumers increased their savings rates between March and September thanks to lower gas prices, and they expect to take on more auto loans and credit card debt in the next six months.

Survey: Arkansans Optimistic About Personal Finance, Buying Conditions

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/24/2015 9:00 am

Arkansans remain optimistic, slightly less so than in March, about their personal financial situations, according to the second phase of the Fall 2015 Arvest Consumer Sentiment Survey released Tuesday.

Skyline Reports Shows Building Permit Values Decreasing in NWA

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/29/2015 11:00 am

In northwest Arkansas, the number of building permits increased significantly compared to last year, but the value of the permits decreased from their average values in 2014.

Scott Ford, CEO of Westrock, to Speak at UA

by Alexis Hosticka 9/10/2015 9:34 am

Scott Ford, CEO of Westrock Group LLC, will speak to the Logistics of Capitalism class at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas on Sept. 15.

Arvest Survey: Arkansans Making Major Household Purchases

by Alexis Hosticka 6/23/2015 10:25 am

Arkansas consumers have more student loans but are carefully paying bills and making large purchases, according to the third installment of the spring 2015 Arvest Consumer Sentiment Survey. The survey said that 24 percent of Arkansas respondents plan to make a major household purchase in the next six months.

Doug McMillon: How I Knew It Was Time to Raise Pay at Wal-Mart

by Marty Cook 6/11/2015 2:01 pm

Doug McMillon, CEO of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville, said a visit he took to a store in Denver helped him decide the company needed to raise worker pay.

Arvest Survey: More Arkansans Expect 'Good Times' for Businesses

by Alexis Hosticka 6/2/2015 10:22 am

Arkansans were more optimistic in March than six months prior regarding personal finances, and many expect "good times" for businesses over the next five years, according to the latest Arvest Consumer Sentiment Survey.

Arkansas Business Hall of Fame Seeks Nominations

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/21/2015 11:01 am

The selection committee for the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame is now accepting nominations for the 2016 class of inductees.

Arvest Survey Shows Rising Consumer Sentiment in Arkansas

by Lance Turner 5/12/2015 9:00 am

Rising optimism among Arkansas couples with no children and the unemployed helped drive an increase in consumer sentiment this year, according to the Spring 2015 Arvest Consumer Sentiment Survey.

Doug McMillon to Speak at Walton College Conference on Retail

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/7/2015 9:33 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. CEO Doug McMillon will be among the speakers at the 15th annual Emerging Trends in Retailing conference on June 11 at the Northwest Arkansas Convention Center in Springdale.

UA Business Hall of Fame

by Staff 3/31/2015 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas Business Hall of Fame Dinner was held at the Statehouse Convention Center. Hosted by the Sam M. Walton College of Business, the event featured dinner and a program that honored Millie Ward and Stephen LaFrance Sr., among others.

UA Walton College Dean Eli Jones to Join Texas A&M

by Marty Cook 3/10/2015 10:27 am

Eli Jones has been named the dean of Texas A&M’s Mays Business School and will start July 1.

Nelsons Give $100K to UA Walton College of Business

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/2/2015 12:17 pm

Steven Nelson and his wife, Deborah, of Little Rock have given $100,000 to support accounting faculty in the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas.

UA, UALR Forecasters See More Improvement in Arkansas' Economy in 2015

by Mark Friedman 12/22/2014 12:00 am

Arkansas’ leading economists say the state should have an improved economy next year. One of the highlights: the unemployment rate is expected to continue to drop to 5.5 percent by the end of 2015 and then slip to 5.3 percent in 2016.

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