Centers and Community Outreach

The College of Business, Health, and Human Services is proud to support and partner with numerous centers and programs.

Arkansas Economic Development Institute
AEDI is one of the few university-based economic development units in the United States that offers neutral, credible research, and technical assistance whose sole focus is to support and enhance its state’s economic development activities. AEDI offers assistance in data and analysis; economic forecast and impact, and community economic development assistance.

Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center
The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center is a statewide economic development program based at UA Little Rock. Through its network of offices, ASBTDC works with all types of for-profit businesses, from home-based to high-tech. Clients receive one-to-one confidential consulting and cutting-edge market research at no charge, or they can expand their expertise by participating in low or no-cost events.

MidSOUTH is the community service unit of the UA Little Rock School of Social Work. MidSOUTH provides leadership, training, and product support in the areas of addiction, child welfare, technology, distance learning, and organizational development.