Arkansas Department of Higher Education

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Name: Arkansas Department of Higher Education
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

CPI programs on UAM campuses to receive more funding

The Arkansas Career Pathways Initiative programs at the UAM Colleges of Technology at Crossett and McGehee may receive additional funding thanks to a national job-driven training action plan initiated by the WhiteHouse.The plan, which came out of a government-wide ... [Published Advance Monticellonian - 7 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

UAPB to restart RN–to-BSN nursing program

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is restarting its RN-to-BSN nursing program, according to a press release from the university.Last week, the university informed the Arkansas Department of Higher Education that it plans to reactivate the program ... [Published Pine Bluff Commercial News - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Arkansas Tech Gets Approval for Doctoral Programs

by Arkansas Business Staffon Monday, Jul. 28, 2014 12:02 pmArkansas Tech University will be able to offer doctoral programs for the first time, beginning next summer.The university was granted a change in role and scope Friday by the Arkansas Department ... [Published Arkansas Business - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Adult education may return to SEARK College

Adult education classes may be returning to Southeast Arkansas College, pending approval from state offices.The Southeast Arkansas College Board of Trustees approved a motion during a special meeting on Thursday to add five provisional staff positions ... [Published Pine Bluff Commercial News - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

ATU earns right to offer doctoral programs

There is a new option in Arkansas for individuals who wish to pursue higher education at the highest level.Arkansas Tech University was granted a change in role and scope by the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board on Friday, a measure that will ... [Published Russellville Courier - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 2 reports

Arkansas board approves plan for osteopathic medical school

LITTLE ROCK, AR (KAIT) – Arkansas State University has been given the final approval from the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board to bring an osteopathic medical school to Jonesboro. The board voted, with one vote against the project, to add ... [Published Kait 8 - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Solar Ovens May Stimulate Student Appetite for STEM

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. , July 21 -- The University of Arkansas-Little Rock issued the following news:For teachers concerned about lagging student enthusiasm for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields, perhaps the way to their brains is through ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Treasure hunt: The prize could be a college degree

The Arkansas Association of Two-Year Colleges has begun a search for people who've earned or almost earned associate's degrees but might not know it.Bill Stovall, executive director of the Association, said in a release that it believes 6,000 Arkansas ... [Published Arkansas Times - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Commentary: State should do better for scholarships

The Arkansas Department of Higher Education will use $1.6 million of the state's "rainy-day funds" to pay for a larger-than-usual number of Governor's Distinguished Scholarships this year.What a shame it is that our state government must resort to using ... [Published North West Arkansas Times - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Student Killed In Accident

The students and faculty of Central High School are in shock, trying to cope with the tragic death of a much-loved senior. The Class of 2006 at Central High was looking forward to graduating in the spring and starting a new chapter of their lives. Now, ... [Published Todaysthv.com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Sparks Puts $13.5M Toward Fort Smith Osteopathic Medical School

by Lee Hoganon Tuesday, Jul. 15, 2014 3:22 pmSparks Health System said Tuesday that it has released about $13.5 million to go toward the proposed osteopathic medical school in Fort Smith.The money is a portion of the escrowed funds from the sale of Sparks ... [Published Arkansas Business - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Southern Arkansas University's Marine Biology Program Begins This Fall

by Lee Hogan expects its marine biology degree to draw students from across the state and region to Magnolia.The degree was approved by the Arkansas Department of Higher Education in the spring, and is the only program of its kind in the state. The program ... [Published Arkansas Business - Jul 07 2014]

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"The opportunity to offer doctoral programs is a milestone in our continuing efforts to meet the educational needs of our constituents" John Watson, vice president for academic affairs, said in a news release
...Tim Hudson, chancellor of Arkansas State. "We're also proud that we can minimize the startup investment while maximizing the transformative impact on our university, community and state. We want to thank the HigherHigher Education Coordinating Board and Director Broadway and his staff, and we look forward to the next important step with the COCA board."
...will enable us to address the shortage of primary care physicians in the underserved Delta," Arkansas State-Jonesboro Chancellor Tim Hudson said. "We’re also proud that we can minimize the startup investment while maximizing the transformative impact on our university, community and state."
"This is a great project for teachers and their students because it demonstrates two of the three basic principles of passive solar design working simultaneously to accomplish a goal kids really relate to-making something delicious" said UALRTeach Assistant Director Michelle Buchanan

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CPI programs on UAM campuses to receive more fu... [Published Advance Monticellonian - 7 hours ago]
UAPB to restart RN–to-BSN nursing program [Published Pine Bluff Commercial News - Jul 29 2014]
Arkansas Tech Gets Approval for Doctoral Programs [Published Arkansas Business - Jul 29 2014]
Adult education may return to SEARK College [Published Pine Bluff Commercial News - Jul 29 2014]
ATU earns right to offer doctoral programs [Published Russellville Courier - Jul 28 2014]
Arkansas Higher Education Board Certifies New N... [Published Noodls - Jul 25 2014]
Arkansas board approves plan for osteopathic me... [Published Kait 8 - Jul 25 2014]
State Higher Ed Board OKs Osteopathic School at... [Published Arkansas Business - Jul 25 2014]
Solar Ovens May Stimulate Student Appetite for ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 22 2014]
Commentary: State should do better for scholars... [Published North West Arkansas Times - Jul 22 2014]
Treasure hunt: The prize could be a college degree [Published Arkansas Times - Jul 21 2014]
Student Killed In Accident [Published Todaysthv.com - Jul 21 2014]
Sparks Puts $13.5M Toward Fort Smith Osteopathi... [Published Arkansas Business - Jul 15 2014]
SAU launching online Ed. Leadership degrees [Published KTAL-TV - Jul 10 2014]
Justin Smith named ATU-Ozark chief business and... [Published The City Wire - Jul 07 2014]
Southern Arkansas University's Marine Biology P... [Published Arkansas Business - Jul 07 2014]
Georgia Hale named new provost at UAFS [Published The City Wire - Jul 02 2014]
Fort Smith Osteopathic School Picks Architect [Published Arkansas Business - Jun 30 2014]
Arkadelphia Board of Education informed on tur... [Published Siftings Herald - Jun 24 2014]
Arkadelphia High School students challenged at ... [Published Siftings Herald - Jun 24 2014]
Brown attends final meeting as president [Published Russellville Courier - Jun 23 2014]
Arkansas Lottery forced to tap reserves [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 19 2014]
SAU to begin Engineering program in Fall [Published Texarkana Gazette - Feb 13 2014]
Arkansas Performance Funding Measures Inspire O... [Published PRWeb - Oct 16 2013]
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