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AAEA board member and Entegrity partner Matt Bell speaks at an industry event at the Arkansas State Capitol celebrating the state's push for serious energy efficiency programs. 
Energy / Government & Politics

State Energy Efficiency Push Hailed by AAEA, Entegrity, Johnson Controls

Gov. Asa Hutchinson won praise from the industry for an executive order aimed at eliminating unnecessary consumption. read more >
Brett Powell
Education / Government & Politics

Brett Powell Named Director of the State Department of Higher Education

The Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board on Friday named Brett Powell the new director of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education. read more >
Education / Government & Politics

Arkansas Higher Education Department to Interview Final 3 Candidates for Director

The Arkansas Department of Higher Education has scheduled interviews with the three remaining candidates for the director's position. read more >
Shane Broadway
Education / Government & Politics

ASU Hires Shane Broadway As VP for Governmental Relations

The Arkansas State University System hires Shane Broadway, the director of the state Department of Higher Education, as vice president of governmental relations. read more >
Shane Broadway
Education

Arkansas’ Higher Education Enrollment Down 1 Percent

The number of students enrolled in higher education is down 1 percent from a year ago, according to enrollment numbers on the 11th day of classes. read more >
Education / Health Care

Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board Certifies NYIT for Medical School in Jonesboro

The Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board certified the New York Institute of Technology for an osteopathic medical school site on the Arkansas State University campus in Jonesboro. read more >
Shane Broadway
Education / Government & Politics

Enrollment Down in Arkansas, But Graduates Increase at Colleges, Universities

Enrollment dropped last fall at almost all of Arkansas’ 22 two-year colleges and half of the four-year universities, a trend attributed mainly to improvements in the overall economy. read more >
Shane Broadway
Education / Government & Politics

Board Names Shane Broadway Department of Higher Education Director

The Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board has voted to lift the interim tag from its department director's title. read more >
Inside the new $16 million Pulaski Technical College Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Institute in Little Rock.
Education / Restaurants & Food

Photos: Inside the $16M Pulaski Technical College Culinary Arts, Hospitality Center

Pulaski Technical College opens the doors to its new $16 million Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Institute in Little Rock. Here's a look inside. read more >
Education

Public University Enrollment in Arkansas Down 2 Percent

The Arkansas Department of Higher Education says average enrollment at the state's 33 public colleges and universities was down 2 percent from last fall, driven by a 6 percent drop in two-year college enrollment. read more >
Education / Government & Politics

Here’s the 20 People Applying to Be Your Next Director of the Department of Higher Education

Twenty people have applied to be the next director of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education. Here's a list of them. read more >
Education / Government & Politics

Arkansas Plans to Award More 2-Year Degrees

Arkansas education officials are putting a plan in action that will award associates degrees to people who transferred to a university from a two-year college and have amassed enough credits for a diploma. read more >
Education / Government & Politics

Mike Beebe Asks for $1.1M for Health Education Aid

Gov. Mike Beebe on Wednesday asked to use $1.1 million from a state reserve fund to make up for a shortfall in a program that helps students pursuing medical degrees that Arkansas schools don't offer pay for tuition at schools in other states. read more >
Banking & Finance / Education / Government & Politics / Investments / Retail

Cuts in Lottery Scholarships Challenge Arkansas Colleges

While the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery seeks to compensate for slumping sales, the state’s colleges and universities are struggling to help incoming freshmen compensate for a decrease of $2,500 in their lottery-funded scholarships. read more >
Bishop Woosley, director of the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery.
Education / Government & Politics

Lottery Unchanged in Session, not Scholarships

No changes were made to the structure of the Arkansas Lottery this legislative session, but one is in store for college students, as lottery-funded scholarship amounts are moving to a tiered structure. read more >
Shane Broadway
Education / Government & Politics

State Senate OKs New Requirements for Higher Education Chief

The Arkansas Senate has approved legislation that would remove a requirement that the state's higher education director have background as a college administrator or teacher. It's a change that could allow the interim director to keep the job permanently. read more >
Shane Broadway
Education / Government & Politics

Arkansas Lottery Gets Powerball Boost, But Sales Continue to Lag

Arkansas lottery organizers say the lottery revenues received a multi-million dollar boost from the recent $588 million Powerball jackpot. But it remains uncertain whether sales can be picked up enough for the lottery to reach its projected budget. read more >
Bishop Woosley, director of the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery.
Education / Government & Politics / Retail

Bishop Woosley: Drought, Gas Prices Cause Drop in Lottery Ticket Sales

Legislators were told Tuesday that lottery-funded scholarship amounts could take a dive for future recipients as the state-run gambling operation isn't pulling in as much money as expected. read more >