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”

Donald W Reynolds College of Business and Economic Development building.

UA Little Rock named Best Business School in Arkansas

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock College of Business has been honored as the best business school in Arkansas for 2018.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock named Best Business School in Arkansas”

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will honor Marcus Guinn, executive vice president and loan manager at Arvest Bank, as the College of Business Distinguished Alumnus of the Year, as well as Drew Holbert, principal and vice president of brokerage at Colliers International, as the Dean’s Award for Excellence winner at the 2018 College of Business Distinguished Alumni Luncheon on Oct. 17.

UA Little Rock College of Business to honor Guinn, Holbert as 2018 Distinguished Alumni

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will honor Marcus Guinn, executive vice president and loan manager at Arvest Bank, as the College of Business Distinguished Alumnus of the Year. The university will also honor Drew Holbert, principal and vice president of brokerage at Colliers International, as the Dean’s Award for Excellence winner at the 2018 College of Business Distinguished Alumni Luncheon on Oct. 17.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock College of Business to honor Guinn, Holbert as 2018 Distinguished Alumni”

Tandie Kenser, a senior business major at UA Little Rock who has been battling cancer, decided it's never too late to get a college education.

“Never too late” for a college education

When Tandie Kenser was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer seven years ago, doctors gave her a couple of years to live. She knew she was on borrowed time, and she had only one regret: never going to college. Continue reading ““Never too late” for a college education”

State Farm presents a check to UA Little Rock College of Business in the Business Skills Lab on January 24, 2018.

State Farm donates $68,000 to UA Little Rock College of Business skills lab

Students in the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s College of Business have a tremendous resource in the State Farm Business Skills Lab where they can work on improving their communication skills. Continue reading “State Farm donates $68,000 to UA Little Rock College of Business skills lab”

Beta Gamma Sigma honoree Earl Williams (right) meets with his former professor, Dr. Robert Culpepper.

Beta Gamma Sigma honors alumnus Earl Williams

Earl Williams, a 1978 graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, was honored as Beta Gamma Sigma’s Chapter Honoree Nov. 30 at the UA Little Rock College of Business Continue reading “Beta Gamma Sigma honors alumnus Earl Williams”

Rebecca McEachern (left) and Phyllis Rogers (right).

College of Business to honor Rogers, McEachern as Distinguished Alumni

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will honor Phyllis Rogers, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Delta Dental of Arkansas, as the College of Business Distinguished Alumni of the Year award winner.  Continue reading “College of Business to honor Rogers, McEachern as Distinguished Alumni”