Education Archive

UA's Pryor Center Names William Schwab Executive Director

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 1/15/2019 09:31 am

The David and Barbara Pryor Center for Arkansas Oral and Visual History at the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences has named William Schwab as its new executive director.

Debt Deferment Brings Relief To Arkansas Baptist, Philander Smith

by George Waldon 1/14/2019 12:00 am

Two small private colleges in Little Rock started 2019 with a welcome dose of financial relief courtesy of Uncle Sam.

Assault Claims Grow Costly for Colleges

by Mark Friedman 1/14/2019 12:00 am

A former student recently filed a federal lawsuit alleging Southern Arkansas University mishandled her sexual assault complaint.

Bailey Named Assistant Commissioner at Education Department (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/14/2019 12:00 am

Suzanne Bailey has been appointed as the new assistant commissioner for educator effectiveness and licensure at the Arkansas Department of Education in Little Rock.

CTEH's Cory Davis Finishes Harvard Program (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/14/2019 12:00 am

Cory Davis, senior vice president of CTEH in North Little Rock, has graduated from the Owner & President Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Arkansas Tech Receives $750K to Help Students Pay for Child Care

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/11/2019 10:00 am

Arkansas Tech University has received a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education's Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) program.

Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame to Add 5 Members

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/8/2019 10:41 am

The Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame will induct five people whose leadership and service have brought distinction to the state's largest business sector.

UA Little Rock, UAMS Announce New 2+2 Degree Plans

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/8/2019 10:03 am

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences recently signed a series of 2+2 agreements that outline pathways for students to transfer to UAMS and complete a bachelor of science degree there.

Barnett Ranked on Top 40 Under 40 Accounting Professionals List (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/7/2019 12:00 am

Mark Barnett Jr. has been recognized as one of the Top 40 Under 40 Accounting Professionals by CPA Practice Advisor.

The Year in Executive Q&A: 2018

by Gwen Moritz 1/7/2019 12:00 am

We asked 51 Arkansas business leaders to weigh in on challenge and success throughout 2018.

A-State's Agribusiness Conference Set For Feb. 13

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/4/2019 10:55 am

This year's Agribusiness Conference at Arkansas State University, to be held Feb. 13, will mark its 25th year of providing timely information and agricultural policy education to farmers, agribusiness professionals, students and educators across the Mid-South.

Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs to Expand in 2019

by Associated Press 12/26/2018 06:49 am

Expansion plans by the Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs include groundbreaking on a 7,000-square-foot free-standing exhibition hall within a few months.

Walmart Heirs' Money Influences Black Charter Schools Debate

by Sally Ho, The Associated Press 12/26/2018 06:46 am

Amid fierce debate over whether charter schools are good for black students, the heirs to the Walmart company fortune have been working to make inroads with advocates and influential leaders in the black community.

Top 10 Arkansas Business Stories That Defined 2018

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2018 12:00 am

These are the top 10 news stories that defined 2018 in Arkansas' business world.

Arkansas Business Year in Review: Best & Worst of 2018

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2018 12:00 am

High times and low moments were both enjoyed by Arkansas readers in 2018.

Best Quotes of 2018: 'What NYC and the Delta Have in Common'

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2018 12:00 am

They said it, we only quoted them. Here are some of the best things said in 201.

Doctors, Lawyers and Lauren James Big Online Draws in 2018

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 12/24/2018 12:00 am

A March 19 follow-up to a Whispers column item about the firing of CARTI'S highest-paid oncologist was the most-read story of the year on ArkansasBusiness.com. The Whisper item itself, which was published just hours earlier, was a close second.

Christmas 2018 by the Numbers

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2018 12:00 am

Holiday figures for the shopping season show slight bumps over last year.

Forming the Coaching Habit in 2019 (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 12/24/2018 12:00 am

Somewhere between telling your direct reports what to do and taking the action item yourself is the territory of the leader as coach.

Arkansas Business Year in Review: Notable Deaths in 2018

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2018 12:00 am

The notable Arkansans, former and current, who died in 2018 ranged from business owners to newspaper publishers to educators to philanthropists.