Faculty, staff, and students from UA Little Rock ride the Tour de Rock in honor of Steve McClellan's brother, Bruce.

UA Little Rock employees ride Tour de Rock in honor of vice chancellor’s brother

Nine employees from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock rode nearly 550 miles in honor of a vice chancellor’s brother who is battling cancer.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock employees ride Tour de Rock in honor of vice chancellor’s brother”

University of Arkansas at Little Rock employees and students ride the 2018 Tour de Rock to raise money for CARTI in honor of Steve McClellan's brother, Bruce.

Cyclists wanted to ride Tour de Rock in support of vice chancellor’s brother

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Cycling Club is looking for 10 students, faculty, and staff members to ride the Tour de Rock on Saturday, June 1.  Continue reading “Cyclists wanted to ride Tour de Rock in support of vice chancellor’s brother”

Local entrepreneurs to share stories at Startup Small Talk event downtown

Anyone considering starting a business can hear first-hand about the life of a small business owner at Startup Small Talk, a free event on May 7 at 6 p.m. at UA Little Rock Downtown, 333 President Clinton Ave. Continue reading “Local entrepreneurs to share stories at Startup Small Talk event downtown”

a team of business students (Zach Cochran, bottom left, Noah Asher, center, and Abigail Resendiz, bottom right) from UA Little Rock have won second place at the international Ivey Business Plan Competition. The students collaborated with Arkansas Cardiology Interventional Cardiologist Dr. Dwight Christman, back left, Baptist Health Cardiovascular Nurse Anna Helm, center left, and Martial Tregeaud, back right, to commercialize a medical device invented by Chrisman to help cardiologists perform heart surgery with greater safety and efficiency. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock student entrepreneurs win $40,000 at e-Fest

After winning the undergraduate and innovation divisions at the Arkansas Governor’s Cup last week, a dream team of student entrepreneurs from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has continued their winning streak by taking home $40,000 at e-Fest 2019.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock student entrepreneurs win $40,000 at e-Fest”

a team of business students (Zach Cochran, bottom left, Noah Asher, center, and Abigail Resendiz, bottom right) from UA Little Rock have won second place at the international Ivey Business Plan Competition. The students collaborated with Arkansas Cardiology Interventional Cardiologist Dr. Dwight Christman, back left, Baptist Health Cardiovascular Nurse Anna Helm, center left, and Martial Tregeaud, back right, to commercialize a medical device invented by Chrisman to help cardiologists perform heart surgery with greater safety and efficiency. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock student entrepreneurs come out on top at Arkansas Governor’s Cup

A dream team of student entrepreneurs from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has won two of the top honors at the Arkansas Governor’s Cup Collegiate Business Plan Competition, a statewide business plan competition for college and graduate students sponsored by Arkansas Capital Corporation.   Continue reading “UA Little Rock student entrepreneurs come out on top at Arkansas Governor’s Cup”

ASBTDC helps small business clients get $90 million in capital funding in 2018

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC), based at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, continues to be an economic driver for the state. ASBTDC helped clients secure more than $90 million in capital funding and create 891 jobs in 2018.  Continue reading “ASBTDC helps small business clients get $90 million in capital funding in 2018”

ASBTDC plans week of activities to encourage entrepreneurship

Anyone at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock interested in exploring entrepreneurship can turn to the on-campus experts at the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center. Continue reading “ASBTDC plans week of activities to encourage entrepreneurship”

Laura Fine, ASBTDC state director, congratulates 2018 State Star Whitney Horton (left).

ASBTDC business consultant honored as State Star

Whitney Horton of the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center was recognized as a 2018 State Star at the 38th Annual America’s SBDC Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., Sept. 4-7.  Continue reading “ASBTDC business consultant honored as State Star”