Dr. Lenita Davis teaches a marketing class in the UA Little Rock College of Business.

UA Little Rock professors chair national conference on global sales

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor has led an international conference on global sales that is raising the profile of the university’s professional sales program.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock professors chair national conference on global sales”

Little Rock couple’s $37,000 gift endows business scholarship

University of Arkansas at Little Rock business and finance students can now look forward to an additional scholarship to help them complete their dream of finishing a college education, thanks to a generous gift from a community-minded Little Rock couple. Continue reading “Little Rock couple’s $37,000 gift endows business scholarship”

Donaghey Scholar Abigail Resendiz is graduating from the College of Business in the Spring. Abigail was awarded a full-scholarship from the European Union to study a dual master's degree in Global Markets and Economic Development in Scotland, Spain, and Germany for the next two years. Photo by Ben Krain.

Successful student entrepreneur to study global markets, economic development in Europe

Four years ago, Abigail Resendiz was anxiously waiting for her best friend, Ingrid Helgestad, to return a phone call so she could share the good news she was struggling to keep secret.  Continue reading “Successful student entrepreneur to study global markets, economic development in Europe”

UA Little Rock commencement set for May 11

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host three Spring 2019 commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 11, in the UA Little Rock Jack Stephens Center, located at South University Avenue and 28th Street. Continue reading “UA Little Rock commencement set for May 11”

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”

Jennifer Owens (right) presents Louis Scivally (left) with the Trojan Outstanding Academic Advisor Award during the Staff Awards Ceremony. Photo by Ben Krain.

Scivally named Trojan Outstanding Academic Advisor

A hard-working academic advisor in the College of Social Sciences and Communication with a passion for helping his students succeed has been named the winner of the inaugural Trojan Outstanding Academic Advisor Award.  Continue reading “Scivally named Trojan Outstanding Academic Advisor”

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”

Gilliam named 2019 Harper W. Boyd Professor of Excellence

Dr. David Gilliam, associate professor of marketing and coordinator of the International Business Program at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has been appointed the 2019 Harper W. Boyd Professor of Excellence.  Continue reading “Gilliam named 2019 Harper W. Boyd Professor of Excellence”

Claire Herman, a sophomore economics major from Bigelow, came out on top of the Sold in 60 Seconds competition on March 8, beating out nearly 50 other UA Little Rock students who participated in the event.

Sold in 60 Seconds competition highlights talented sales students

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student has won $1,000 by giving the best 60-second pitch about what she has to offer a company hiring a sales executive.  Continue reading “Sold in 60 Seconds competition highlights talented sales students”

Professor Ashvin Vibhakar, second from left, and three of his students, Alex Howell, left, Rita Chowdhury, center right, and Noah Asher, right, won third place in a Chartered Financial Analyst certification research competition. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

Business students take third place in financial competition analyzing Dillard’s, Inc.

A team of students from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock College of Business have placed third in the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Research Challenge on Feb. 23 at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee. Continue reading “Business students take third place in financial competition analyzing Dillard’s, Inc.”