Tagged: sam m. walton college of business

Arvest Survey: Mortgage Debt Down, Savings Up in Arkansas

by Lee Hogan 12/16/2014 10:27 am

Arkansans reported less mortgage debt than their neighbors in Oklahoma and Missouri, according to the latest consumer sentiment survey from Arvest Bank.

Bordelon Gift to UA's Walton College Will Support Faculty Innovation

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/9/2014 9:45 am

University of Arkansas alumni Ann and Gene Bordelon have contributed $100,000 to establish the Faculty Innovation Endowed Fund for the benefit of the Sam M. Walton College of Business, the UA announced Tuesday.

Arkansans More Pessimistic About Finances, Feel Better About Major Household Purchases

by Lee Hogan 12/2/2014 10:40 am

Arkansans feel more pessimistic about their current and expected financial situation, but feel more optimistic about buying major household items, according to the latest consumer sentiment survey from Arvest Bank.

Trash Bag Alternative on Fayetteville Shelves

by Michelle Corbet 10/20/2014 12:00 am

Fayetteville’s grocery co-operative Ozark Natural Foods is now carrying a compostable substitute for the traditional plastic trash bag created by two University of Arkansas graduates.

UA to Offer First Start-to-Finish Online Bachelor's Degree

by Lee Hogan 6/10/2014 9:41 am

Starting this fall, the University of Arkansas will offer its first start-to-finish online bachelor's degree program. The degree will be a bachelor's in business administration from the Sam M. Walton College of Business.

McLarty Global Partners with Vital Voices Global

by Lee Hogan 5/14/2014 12:00 pm

The McLarty Global Fellows Program and Vital Voices Global Partnership announced a union this week that will provide fellowships for students of the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service, the Sam M. Walton College of Business and the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences.

Multifamily Vacancy Up, Development 'Hot' Along I-540 in Bentonville, Rogers

by Marty Cook 4/8/2014 10:15 am

Vacancy rates for multifamily housing in northwest Arkansas rose in the second half of 2013, according to a Skyline Report from Arvest Bank released Tuesday.

Faulkner, McLarty, Reed and Simmons Headed for UA Business Hall of Fame

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/6/2014 9:35 am

The Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas on Monday announced four new inductees to its Arkansas Business Hall of Fame.

UA Report: Northwest Arkansas Economy Outgrows Peer Regions

by Mark Carter 9/25/2013 10:37 am

The northwest Arkansas economy outgrew similar regions in 2011 and 2012, according to a report released Wednesday by the University of Arkansas.

UA Walton College of Business Dean Eli Jones Still Uses Sales Skills

by Chris Bahn 8/5/2013 12:00 am

Sales might no longer be a word included in Eli Jones’ title or official job description. But as dean of the University of Arkansas’ Walton College of Business, Jones continues to see selling as a big part of his duties.

University of Arkansas Seeking $30 Million On-Campus Hotel Project

by Chris Bahn 5/27/2013 12:00 am

University of Arkansas view a $30 million full-service hotel and conference center as a way to expand the school's executive education programs, especially in business.

UA Walton College, Brazilian Business School Reach Exchange Program Agreement

by Chris Bahn 3/5/2013 9:15 am

An agreement between the Walton College of Business and the Fucape Business School in Brazil will establish an exchange program for faculty and students.

Arkansas Economy Should Enjoy 'Steady Growth,' Kathy Deck Tells Forecast Luncheon

by Chris Bahn 2/8/2013 4:07 pm

Arkansas will enjoy steady economic growth in 2013, but is not likely to hit pre-recession levels, economists say.

Arkansas Business Hall of Fame 2013: Tommy Boyer

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/21/2013 12:00 am

The life of Thomas E. “Tommy” Boyer consists of many parts. Basketball star. Sales representative. Husband. Father. Entrepreneur. Philanthropist. Volunteer. Razorback.

Walton MBA Offers Value, Flexibility, Results

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/30/2012 12:00 am

Earning an MBA opens pathways to new opportunities in business. The Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas offers ways to win that MBA that are flexible while remaining a great value.

Walton College Engages the World, Programs Help Students and Business

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/30/2012 12:00 am

In a time when it is imperative for almost every business to think globally, the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas is actively engaging with the world. The diverse Walton College programs, through its Global Engagement Office and other intiatives, help businesses in other countries while opening up opportunities for University of Arkansas students to have enriching experiences all over the world.

2012 Arkansas Business Hall of Fame Celebrates 14th Induction

by Dan L. Worrell 1/30/2012 12:00 am

It is our great fortune at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas to host the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame celebration. Founded in 1999 to highlight the important and lasting contributions of Arkansas’ talented business leaders, the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame celebrates its 14th year.