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Appeals Court Upholds Arkansas’ Israel Boycott Pledge Law

The court found that the restriction is not an unconstitutional violation of free speech. read more >
Bart Hester
Government & Politics / Legal

Arkansas Times Sues Over No-Boycott Pledge for Vendors

An Arkansas newspaper is asking a federal judge to strike down a state law that requires government contractors to pledge to not boycott Israel or reduce their fees by 20 percent. read more >
Education / Government & Politics / Manufacturing

Expect More, Create Change

Programs take a hard look at developing valuable soft skills in future employees. read more >
Margaret A. Ellibee,  who played basketball at Iowa State, prizes teamwork as chancellor of the University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College.
Agriculture & Poultry / Construction / Education / Health Care / Manufacturing / Restaurants & Food / Tourism / Transportation

Slimmed-Down Pulaski Tech Fits UA SystemLock Icon

Pulaski Technical College had nearly 12,000 students in 2012 when Margaret A. Ellibee became its chief. Today it has about 6,000, and to Ellibee that’s a good thing. read more >
Students walk through the lobby of the student center at Northwest Arkansas Community College.
Business Services / Construction / Education / Manufacturing / Transportation

NWACC Builds Toward National Dreams

Northwest Arkansas Community College, now the largest two-year institution in the state after reporting enrollment of 7,761 in 2016, hopes to break ground on an auxiliary campus in Springdale and recently opened Brightwater: A Center for the Study of Food at a renovated Tyson Foods plant on Eighth Street in Bentonville. read more >
Tim Tarvin
Banking & Finance / Education / Government & Politics / Investments / Legal

Even in Bankruptcy, College Debt Stands

Generally, student loans aren’t discharged in bankruptcy, leaving borrowers with the debt after they’ve gone through the process. That could be a problem for the growing number of borrowers. read more >
Education

Rich Mountain Officially Joins UA System

Rich Mountain Community College of Mena said Friday that it officially joined the University of Arkansas System in a merger that was effective on Wednesday. read more >
Margaret Ellibee
Education / Government & Politics

Pulaski Tech Merges with UA System

Pulaski Technical College's merger with the University of Arkansas System is effective today, and the North Little Rock college has been renamed University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College, or UA-Pulaski Tech. read more >
William R. Bowes of UAMS
Education / Health Care

William R. Bowes Promoted at UAMS (Movers & Shakers)

William R. Bowes, chancellor of finance and chief financial officer of UAMS, has been promoted to senior vice chancellor for finance and administration at the university. read more >
Luis Arroyo, a graduate of the construction training program coordinated through Pulaski Technical College, is helping finish work on the Robinson Center in downtown Little Rock. He is flanked by Scott Belt, project supervisor with CDI Contractors, and Meredith Williams, a CDI intern who helps coordinate the training program.
Business Services / Construction / Education / Insurance / Small Business

Construction Contractors Team With Pulaski Tech with Free Training Class to Fill Spots

More companies are embracing the notion that on-the-job training is good business. Under that banner, members of the central Arkansas construction community are banding together to fill employment gaps in their ranks. read more >
Stacey Hogue of Pulaski Technical College, Cherri Arnold of Generations Bank, and Clinton Ryan of Signature Bank of Arkansas.
Banking & Finance / Business Services / Education

Stacey Hogue Promoted at Pulaski Tech (Movers & Shakers)

Stacey Hogue was recently named chief financial officer and vice president of finance at Pulaski Technical College, replacing Pat Palmer, who retired after 35 years of service. read more >
Clockwise from top left: Wayne Radke of Pulaski Technical College, Mihir of Arkansas Stater University, and Edward Serna of the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith.
Education

Ro Di Brezzo To Head Diversity Department at UA (Movers & Shakers)

Ro Di Brezzo, vice provost for faculty development and enhancement at the University of Arkansas, has been appointed interim vice provost for diversity and inclusion for one year. read more >
Margaret Ellibee
Education

Pulaski Tech Board Votes to Partner With UA System

The Pulaski Technical College board of trustees unanimously approved a motion to enter into a formal partnership with the University of Arkansas System at a special meeting on Wednesday. read more >
Education

Pulaski Tech Board to Vote on UA System Merger

The Pulaski Technical College board of trustees will vote Wednesday on a proposal to enter into a formal partnership with the University of Arkansas System. "Generally we've had very positive reception," PTC Associate Vice President Tim Jones said. "I think there are a lot of people that are on board." read more >
Education

Rich Mountain Community College Trustees Vote To Join UA System

The University of Arkansas Board of Trustees could give final approval May 25-26 to a merger with Rich Mountain Community College in Mena (Polk County). read more >
Donald Bobbitt
Education

Donald Bobbitt Talks to Pulaski Tech About Joining UA System

The Pulaski Technical College board of trustees and University of Arkansas System President Donald Bobbitt met Monday in a special meeting to discuss the possibility of the college joining the UA System. read more >
Margaret Ellibee
Education

UA Courts Pulaski Tech, Rich Mountain Community College

The University of Arkansas is in merger talks with both Pulaski Technical College in North Little Rock and Rich Mountain Community College in Mena. read more >
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‘Tone at the Top’ Deters Fraud (William Wyngaard Expert Commentary)

As role models, company leaders have an impact on the moral behavior of subordinates. When faced with an ethical dilemma, employees reduce the uncertainty of the dilemma by imitating their leaders’ behavior, which they observe daily. read more >
Pulaski Technical College celebrated the grand opening of its Center for Humanities and Arts on Feb. 2.
Education

Pulaski Technical College Debuts $30M Center for Humanities and Arts

Pulaski Technical College in North Little Rock held a grand opening celebration Tuesday for its new $30 million, 90,000-SF Center for Humanities and Arts. read more >
Pulaski Technical College Fine & Performing Arts/Humanities Building
Construction / Education

Pulaski Technical College to Unveil New $30M Facility

Pulaski Technical College will celebrate the completion of its new $30 million Center for Humanities and the Arts with a public grand opening celebration at 2 p.m. Tuesday at its main campus. read more >