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Toni Alexander Named Dean of the UAFS College of Arts & Sciences (Movers & Shakers)

She previously was chair of the department of history and anthropology at Southeast Missouri State University.  read more >
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Frank Cuervo Named Director of Athletics at UA Little Rock (Super Mover)

He succeeds George Lee, who had been athletics director since 2019. read more >
Education / Health Care

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 >
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UA Little Rock to Announce New Freshman ScholarshipLock Icon

We’re told the University of Arkansas at Little Rock last week approved a “last dollar” scholarship, which would cover any remaining gaps in tuition payments and qualified fees for freshmen. 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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Harding Names New Deans for College of Pharmacy, College of Arts and Sciences (Movers & Shakers)

Harding University of Searcy has announced deans of two of its eight colleges. read more >
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Constance Meadors Hired as Associate Director of Arkansas Space Grant Consortium at UALR (Movers & Shakers)

She will be responsible for overseeing the planning of the Arkansas Space Grant Consortium, partnering with state agencies and programs during the 2024 solar eclipse that will put most of central Arkansas in the path of totality. 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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Mitchell Williams Selig Gates & Woodyard PLLC Hired 3 Attorneys (Movers & Shakers)

Allison Gladden and Kimberly Glover will join the Little Rock office, and Emily Runyon will join the Rogers office. 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 >
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Corey Alderdice Named Board President of the National Consortium of Secondary STEM Schools (Movers & Shakers)

He is the director of the Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences & the Arts. read more >

Ebony Mitchell Hired as Director of External Affairs at Arkansas Foodbank (Movers & Shakers)

Mitchell, previously Miss Arkansas, will oversee the organization’s marketing, communications and advocacy work. read more >

UA Little Rock Professor Arya Basu Named Senior Member of IEEE

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Professor Arya Basu joins the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in recognition of his professional accomplishments. read more >
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UAMS Professor to Receive Award from the Radiation Research Society (Movers & Shakers)

Michael Fry Award recognizes an individual early in their career who has made significant contributions in radiation research. read more >
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Camp Aldersgate Names Bobbi McDaniel Director of Development (Movers & Shakers)

McDaniel will lead major gifts, large fundraisers and donor relations and oversee development initiatives. read more >
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UALR Professors Receive Award from Little Rock Sustainability Commission (Movers & Shakers)

Rene Shroat-Lewis and Jessica Scott have received the Sustain the Rock Award. read more >
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UA Little Rock Professor Joins Arkansas Research Alliance Academy

Information science Professor Mary Yang will receive $75,000 to support her research while joining a cohort of seven other academics for interdisciplinary collaboration. read more >
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Jonathan Coleman Named Interim Assistant Vice Chancellor for Enrollment at UALR (Movers & Shakers)

Coleman is the director of financial aid and scholarships and will serve in both roles while a national search is conducted. read more >
Education

3 Arkansas Universities Receive $5M NSF Grant for Quantum Research

UALR, UAPB and UA Fayetteville will receive the funding over five-years; UAPB will lead efforts to create a quantum information science and engineering program. read more >