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NIL Collectives Boost Student Athlete EarningsLock Icon

While critics worry about the ruination of college sports, advocates say collectives offer a real chance for student-athletes playing college sports to maximize the earnings for their name, image and likeness, something the NCAA began to allow in 2021. read more >
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A-State Seminar Offers Free Tax Help for Small Businesses

Business owners and entrepreneurs will get confidential guidance in areas including business planning, financial analysis, market research, loan packaging, growth and expansion, marketing and profitability. read more >
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UA Little Rock Professor Receives Ann F. Isaacs Founder’s Memorial Award (Movers & Shakers)

Ann Robinson, a distinguished professor at UA Little Rock, has been named the winner of the 2023 NAGC Ann F. Isaacs Founder’s Memorial Award.  Crystal Rose has been named to […] read more >

Lane Schmidt Joins A-State as Administrative Chief of Staff

Schmidt was previously the chief of staff and executive director of communication for the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences. read more >
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Lyon Keeps Sights Set on Heifer HQ

Lyon's deal to buy the Heifer International HQ in Little Rock fell through last month, however the college still plans to move forward plan to put dental and veterinary schools at the downtown property. read more >
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Ag Department Licenses State’s 4th Meat Processor

The state Department of Agriculture says Williams Baptist University in Walnut Ridge is the fourth meat processing facility licensed by the Arkansas Meat Inspection Program. read more >
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Arkansas Universities Announce Tuition-Free Programs Amidst ‘Last Dollar’ Scholarship TrendLock Icon

Some of Arkansas’ biggest universities are offering scholarships to make tuition essentially free for some students. read more >

UA, North Arkansas College to Develop Data Science Talent Pool

The University of Arkansas and North Arkansas College have agreed to align their respective data science curricula. read more >
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Donna Csunyo Promoted to COO at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Arkansas (Movers & Shakers)

She previously served as its programs director. read more >
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Rodney Abston & Wesley Bland Honored as Distinguished UALR Alumni (Movers & Shakers)

Abston has been named the Distinguished Alumnus of the Year, and Bland will receive the Dean’s Award for Excellence. read more >
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2 Hired at UA Little Rock (Movers & Shakers)

Nikolas Doshier has been hired as assistant professor of music, and Chanell Smith has been named the university’s director of health services. read more >
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Ashley Bennett Named Director of Institutional Development at ASMSA (Movers & Shakers)

She recently served as associate director of development at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. read more >
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Nikesha Nesbitt Named Dean of the University College at ASU (Movers & Shakers)

She had been serving as interim dean since the university’s spring semester. read more >
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Arkansas Graveler, a 336-Mile Cycling Event, Planned to Start in 2024

About 400 touring and recreational cyclists from across the country are expected to participate next year, providing an economic boost at each stop along the route. read more >

Nikesha Nesbitt Named Dean of University College at A-State

Nesbitt was previously associate dean of University College. Past roles include program director for integrative studies, associate director of undergraduate studies, instructor and adviser. read more >
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2 Promoted at iProv LLC (Movers & Shakers)

Patrick Laughlin has been promoted to CEO, and Sarah Olds has been promoted to vice president of product. read more >
Education / Health Care

Number of Osteopathic Residents in State Growing with New Medical Schools

Arkansas has 160 more doctors in residency than it did just a few years ago thanks to the creation of two osteopathic medical schools in the past decade. read more >
Education / Health Care

In Praise of Pragmatism (Editorial)

Educational institutions in Arkansas are working to provide solutions to real problems. read more >
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2 Hired at Cromwell Architects Engineers (Movers & Shakers)

Jamison Mosley will serve as a graphic designer, and Jason Neal joins as a technical writer. read more >
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State Panel Approves A-State Plan for Veterinary College

The university in Jonesboro plans to utilize existing space on campus, some of which will be renovated, while it determines whether a new building is read more >