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A-State’s Jeong Recognized for Mechanical Engineering (Movers & Shakers)

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Kwangkook “David” Jeong of Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. ()

Kwangkook “David” Jeong has been elected as a fellow at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Jeong has worked as an instructor at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro since 2010 and was recently promoted to full professor of mechanical engineering by the board of trustees.

Black River Technical College, a community college with campuses in Pocahontas and Paragould in northeast Arkansas, has received approval from the Higher Learning Commision to offer an associate of science degree in business.

Bret Carroll, the chief executive officer of Conway Corp., has been elected to a three-year term on the board of directors of the American Public Power Association. Carroll joined Conway Corp. in 1998 and has served as its CEO since 2017.

Jason Hansen has been named to the board of directors of the Arkansas Cable Telecommunications Association. Hansen is a chief technology officer at Conway Corp. The board consists of seven members who represent cable systems serving approximately four out of every five cable subscribers in the state.

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Bret Carroll and Jason Hansen of Conway Corp. ()

Shane Moore, Dylan Metheny and Cheryl Hearne of Edafio Technology Partners have recently received recognition for their professional expertise.

Moore, who works as a senior systems engineer, was selected by VMware, which is headquartered in California, for its VMware vExpert award.

Metheny, a cloud system engineer, has obtained the highest certificate on the Microsoft 365 platform, the security administration certificate.

Hearne, a senior cybersecurity consultant, received the certified information systems security professional certification from the International Information Systems Certification Consortium.

Hearne works out of the North Little Rock location, while both Moore and Metheny work out of the Rogers location.

See more of this week’s Movers & Shakers, and submit your own announcement at ArkansasBusiness.com/Movers.

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