ASBTDC offers small business webinars

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center has several free webinars for business owners regarding tips and ideas on how to process the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Don Bolinger, UA Little Rock Theater Arts Department Costume Shop Manager, made hundreds of face masks of various prints and patterns to protect students from CoVid 19 when they return to campus.

UA Little Rock’s costume shop manager creates unique line of face masks

Students and faculty members in UA Little Rock’s Department of Theatre Arts and Dance began the fall semester with a fashion-forward surprise.

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The Association for Computing Machinery to Hold Electronic Charity Drive Sept. 19

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is stepping up to help students who need electronic equipment for classes by holding an electronic charity drive Saturday, Sept. 19.

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ASBTDC’s new Build Your Own Business initiative is for UA Little Rock students who plan to start a business, have an idea for a side business or startup company, or have research with commercial potential.

ASBTDC launches Build Your Own Business series for entrepreneurial college students

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC), based at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, is offering a new webinar series and free business consulting for college students with entrepreneurial ambitions.

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University District receives $76,500 match grant to boost affordable housing program

Several local banks have come together to support the University of Arkansas at Little Rock-based University District Development Corporation’s mission of providing affordable housing for those in the community.

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Braver Angels holds a workshop on how to have difficult political conversations.

UA Little Rock, Braver Angels to host workshop that teaches people how to hold difficult political conversations

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Department of Applied Communication and Braver Angels of Central Arkansas will hold a free online workshop to teach critical skills that will help people hold conversations that cross the political divide.

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UA Little Rock Chancellor Christy Drale participates in a press conference with Mayor Frank Scott and community developers announcing the city’s plans to revitalize an area of Asher Avenue near the university. Photo by Ben Krain.

City of Little Rock, UA Little Rock announce revitalization plans for Asher Avenue Corridor

Chancellor Christina Drale joined Little Rock Mayor Frank Scott Jr. at a Sept. 2 press conference at the Robinson Center to announce revitalization plans for the Asher Avenue corridor and the University Plaza shopping center.  Continue reading “City of Little Rock, UA Little Rock announce revitalization plans for Asher Avenue Corridor”

Dr. Anne Williamson

Williamson heads UA Little Rock’s School of Public Affairs

Dr. Anne Williamson, a nationwide expert in housing policy, has been selected as the new director of the School of Public Affairs at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

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Small business owner navigating business during pandemic with help from Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center

Dr. Marlow Ball, a veterinarian from Little Rock, spent a decade working in a variety of emergency clinics and private practices before she decided to strike out on her own. Three years ago, Marlow began making veterinarian house calls while still supplementing her income by picking up emergency relief work shifts.  Continue reading “Small business owner navigating business during pandemic with help from Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center”