Tagged: university of arkansas at little rock

UALR Provost Zulma Toro Leaving for New Post

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/20/2016 11:37 am

After serving as the University of Arkansas at Little Rock provost and executive vice chancellor for almost four years, Zulma Toro has been named president of Central Connecticut State University

UALR Starts Construction on $20.3M Arts Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/11/2016 11:58 am

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock begins work on its new $20.3 million, 64,600-SF Windgate Center of Art & Design, set to open on Jan. 8, 2018, the first day of the 2018 spring semester.

State Attorney General Gives UALR $1M for Legal Clinic

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/7/2016 10:25 am

The Arkansas Attorney General’s Office has given a $1 million grant to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law to create a Business Innovation Clinic, UALR announced Friday.

Nick McCarthy Makes Move to Media & More (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/19/2016 12:00 am

Nick McCarthy has been hired as an account services coordinator at Media & More Consulting of Little Rock. McCarthy will be responsible for branding and media strategies.

Community Coordinators Move Up at UCA (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/5/2016 12:00 am

Shelby Fiegel has been promoted to assistant director at the Center for Community & Economic Development at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway, where she was previously a project coordinator.

Tom Clifton Named Interim Dean at UALR

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/26/2016 11:23 am

Tom Clifton has been named the interim dean of the College of Arts, Letters and Sciences at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Sandra Robertson Greenwood To Retire from UALR (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/22/2016 12:00 am

Sandra Robertson Greenwood will retire as director of budget and strategic initiatives for the University of Arkansas at Little Rock on Sept. 20, her 70th birthday.

Central Baptist College Promotes Two (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/15/2016 12:00 am

J.D. Gray and Amy Reed have been named director of development and annual fund officer at Central Baptist College in Conway.

Dr. Bettye Caldwell: Education Visionary

by Dwain Hebda 8/15/2016 12:00 am

Baylor graduate with masters from the University of Iowa and doctorate from Washington University, St. Louis … former director of Children’s Center at Syracuse University … collaborative enrichment program with Dr. Julius Richmond at Syracuse became the foundation for Head Start … principal of Kramer School in Little Rock … longtime faculty member at UALR becoming distinguished professor of early childhood education and distinguished professor emeritus … Ladies Home Journal Woman of the Year, 1978.

UCA Hires Joycelin Randle To Handle Development (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/8/2016 12:00 am

Joycelin Randle has joined the Division of Advancement at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway as executive director of development.

Jazz & Juleps

by Arvest Bank 7/27/2016 12:00 am

The seventh annual Jazz & Juleps fundraiser benefiting UALR’s Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology was held at Pleasant Valley Country Club. Lynn Coates and her daughter Caroline Coates-Nelson were honored for their many contributions to the development of resources for families of children born deaf or hard of hearing.

KUAR's Startup Arkansas Public Media Aims High

by Kyle Massey 7/18/2016 12:00 am

Bobby Ampezzan and Vanessa McKuin are leading a new multimedia startup based at KUAR-FM in Little Rock, funded by a grant of $287,300 from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

Benny Gooden Named to Exec Position at Arkansas Colleges of Health Education (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/18/2016 12:00 am

Gooden recently retired as superintendent of the Fort Smith School District, a role he held for 30 years. He has also served in public relations for 50 years as a teacher and building/central office administrator.

Big Shoes (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 7/11/2016 12:00 am

Harry Truman said “It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.” Example: Joel Anderson, who has just retired from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock after 45 years there, the last 13 of them as chancellor.

EStem Goes East With Warehouse Buy

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/20/2016 12:00 am

A Shall Avenue property has been purchased by eStem Public Charter Schools as a future location for its new elementary and middle school in Little Rock.

UALR Professor Nitin Agarwal Fights Terrorists

by Sarah Campbell 6/20/2016 12:00 am

Propaganda from "Deviant groups" like ISIS is being disseminated more quickly than would have been possible with traditional methods, according to Nitin Agarwal of UALR.

UALR Professor Demos Robotic Cane in Washington

by Sarah Campbell 6/7/2016 2:09 pm

University of Arkansas at Little Rock researcher Cang Ye and his students demonstrated their Co-robotic Cane during the Congressional Robotics Caucus at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C.

Businesses in Arkansas Confront Shooter Scenario

by Kyle Massey 6/6/2016 12:00 am

Many Arkansas businesses and institutions now have reaction plans for mass shootings, and some training goes beyond the federal government’s basic run-and-hide recommendations.

Jana Rucker Named Harding University VP (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/6/2016 12:00 am

Jana Rucker, a Florida marketing executive, will become Harding University’s vice president for communication, a newly created position in the president’s cabinet.

Best Buddies Program Promotes Inclusive Friendships in Arkansas Schools

by Kerri Jackson Case 6/1/2016 12:00 am

Best Buddies works with middle school through college students, offering training to students who want to be a buddy to a student with a disability.