Tagged: university of arkansas at fort smith

Noble Impact To Screen Award-Winning Film, 'Most Likely to Succeed'

by Mark Carter 11/2/2015 12:00 am

Little Rock’s Noble Impact, the nonprofit that works in partnership with the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service to promote social-based student entrepreneurship, will screen the award-winning documentary “Most Likely to Succeed” in Fort Smith and Little Rock.

Arkansas Universities Expand Online Programs to Lure Students

by Marty Cook 10/19/2015 12:00 am

Universities across the state are expanding and strengthening their online degree programs in an attempt to attract some of the 300,000-plus potential students who can’t attend campus classes.

Rodney Parks Steps in as Senior Director at UAFS

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/14/2015 12:00 am

As senior director of major and planned gifts, Rodney Parks leads a staff of five at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith Foundation. He is responsible for growing the university’s donor base in the areas of planned giving, major gifts, annual giving and advancement services.

UAFS Promotes Elizabeth Underwood to Associate Vice Chancellor (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/17/2015 12:00 am

Elizabeth Underwood has been promoted to associate vice chancellor for government and university relations at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith. Before her promotion last month, Underwood served as UAFS’ executive director for government and community relations and also spent seven years as the university’s director of alumni affairs.

UAFS Names Two New Deans

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/14/2015 3:10 pm

The University of Arkansas at Fort Smith on Thursday announced the hiring of two deans to fill vacancies in two academic colleges.

Dave Robertson Named Director of UA-Fort Smith Center for Business & Professional Development

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/1/2014 12:00 am

In addition to his work as director at the Family Enterprise Center at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith, Dave Robertson has been named director of the UAFS Center for Business & Professional Development. The move follows the retirement of Pat Eller.

Georgia Hale Promoted at UA-Fort Smith (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/14/2014 12:00 am

Georgia Hale has been named provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs by the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith, where she was most recently associate provost. Hale joined UAFS in 2004 as associate dean of the College of Business, becoming dean of the College of Applied Science & Technology in 2009.

Georgia Hale Named UAFS Provost, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

by Lee Hogan 7/2/2014 9:34 am

The University of Arkansas at Fort Smith has tapped one of its own, Georgia Hale, as its next provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs.

Darrell Morrison Leaves Presidency of Business Officers Group

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/5/2014 12:00 am

Darrell Morrison, vice chancellor for finance and administration at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith, has stepped down as president of the Southern Association of College & University Business Officers.

Paul Beran: UA-Fort Smith Campus Plan Could Cost $200M

by Associated Press 1/3/2014 11:34 am

The chancellor at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith, Paul Beran, says the cost of implementing a campus master plan during the next 20 years could reach $200 million.

Winthrop Rockefeller Institute Names Marta Loyd Executive Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/18/2013 11:32 am

Winthrop Rockefeller Institute said Tuesday that it has hired Marta M. Loyd as the institute's next executive director.

UA-Fort Smith Grows With Ambition

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/16/2013 12:00 am

From its beginnings as a junior college with 34 students, UAFS has grown in the past decade to an enrollment of more than 7,000 full-time-equivalent students while serving nearly 20,000 students annually. The university’s 1,100 full- and part-time employees include 240 full-time faculty members and 600-plus full-time staff.

CDI Contractors to Build $15 Million Visual Arts Center at Fort Smith

by Lance Turner 9/20/2013 7:38 am

The University of Arkansas at Fort Smith said Tuesday CDI Contractors of Little Rock will be construction manager on a $15 million, 58,000-SF visual arts facility scheduled to open in fall 2015.

Kudos: UA Law School's Website Logs National Ranking

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/24/2013 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas School of Law’s website home page has been ranked third in the nation by the Georgetown University Law Center.

Arkansas Business College Deans Working to Match Curricula to Job Demands

by Lance Turner 1/21/2013 12:00 am

Business college deans in Arkansas are working together to survey economic development trends and pattern their respective colleges’ curricula to meet job demands in the state.