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Education / Health Care

UA-PTC Foundation Names Melissa Hendricks Vice Chancellor of Advancement & Executive Director (Movers & Shakers)

She was previously director of the Centers for Youth & Families Foundation. read more >
Education / Health Care

Arkansas Tech Announces New Leadership (Movers & Shakers)

The university announced 4 new deans: Tim Carter, Tracy Cole, Sarah Gordon and John Jackson. read more >
Education / Health Care / Legal

Lauren Price Opens Foot & Ankle Clinic in Benton (Movers & Shakers)

Price earned a Bachelor of Science in biology from the University of Central Arkansas and a doctorate of podiatric medicine from Kent State University. read more >
Education / Energy

Shine Solar Adds School On the Job

With a $250,000 investment, Shine set up its own electrical school with video and conferencing equipment so employees could attend virtually. read more >
Stephanie Duffield
Education / Energy / Government & Politics

Stephanie Duffield Sworn in to ATU Board of Trustees (Movers & Shakers)

Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders appointed Duffield to her second five-year term on the ATU board. read more >
Summer DeProw
Education

Summer DeProw Named Chancellor of Pulaski Tech

DeProw, who currently serves as provost/vice chancellor for academic and student affairs, is expected to begin her new role on Jan. 1. read more >
Education / Public Companies / Retail

Amazon Offers Workers Free Classes at UA Little Rock and Pulaski Tech

The company's Career Choice program will cover full tuition for 180 accredited degree programs. read more >
UA-Pulaski Technical College board members Raymond Omar Long and Heather Nelson
Education

Pulaski Tech Names Long, Nelson to Board (Movers & Shakers)

The University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College has announces two appointments to its board of directors. read more >
University of Arkansas Pulaski Technical College Chancellor Margaret Ellibee 
Education / Government & Politics

Pulaski Tech Partners With National Guard for Cybersecurity, Aviation Programs

The programs will improve the state's labor pool and provide a recruiting pipeline for the military. read more >
Nonprofits

Windgate Foundation Gives $2.08M Grant to Pulaski Tech

The Windgate Foundation awards a $2.08 million grant to the University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College for scholarships. read more >
Summer DeProw

Summer DeProw Named UA-PTC Provost

Summer DeProw has been named provost of the University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College in North Little Rock, effective Sept. 7. read more >
Government & Politics / Media & Marketing

Appeals Court to Rehear Arkansas’ Israel Boycott Pledge Case

A federal appeals court says it will reconsider a panel's decision that Arkansas’ law requiring state contractors to pledge not to boycott Israel is unconstitutional. read more >

The Rogers Donate $100K For Diversity Initiatives at UA-PTC

Carolyn and Doyle “Rog” Rogers Jr. give $100,000 to launch the new CommUNITY Fund, which aims to enhance Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives at the University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College. read more >
Margaret A. Ellibee,  who played basketball at Iowa State, prizes teamwork as chancellor of the University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College.
Construction

UA-Pulaski Tech Gets $2.5M Grant for STEM Park

The U.S. Economic Development Administration awards a $2.5 million grant to the University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College to launch the first phase of its STEM Park project. read more >
William Ryan of UA Pulaski Tech in North Little Rock.
Agriculture & Poultry / Education

Moldenhauer Holds Director’s Role for Rice for UA Agriculture (Movers & Shakers)

Karen Moldenhauer, a professor and rice breeder, has been named interim director of the Rice Research & Extension Center at the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture in Stuttgart. read more >

UA-PTC Still Serving Veterans With No Internet Access, Home Computers

The University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College's TRIO Veterans Upward Bound program has adapted to best serve students without internet access and home computers during the coronavirus outbreak. read more >
Kevin Williams, president of Union Bank of Mena, and Jarrod Yarnell, CEO of Union Bankshares.
Banking & Finance / Business Services / Education / Government & Politics / Small Business

Williams, Yarnell Named to Top Slots for Union Bankshares (Movers & Shakers)

Kevin Williams has been appointed president of Union Bank of Mena, and Jarrod Yarnell has been named chief executive officer of Union Bankshares, the holding company for Union Bank and First National Bank of Paris. read more >
Joshua Ang Price
Nonprofits

Joshua Price Named UA-PTC Foundation Development Director

Joshua Ang Price has joined the University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College Foundation team as its director of development. read more >
Ashley Welch Hudson
Legal / Nonprofits

UA–Pulaski Tech Foundation Names Ashley Welch Hudson Board Chair

The University of Arkansas-Pulaski Tech Foundation has named Ashley Welch Hudson chairman of the its board of directors. read more >
Arkansas Times Publisher Alan Leveritt (file)
Government & Politics / Legal

Judge Lets Arkansas Law Against Israeli Boycotts Stand

A federal judge on Wednesday let stand an Arkansas law requiring state contractors to pledge not to boycott Israel, ruling that such a boycott is not protected by the First Amendment. read more >