The Cherokee Nation is reducing back-to-school stress by providing $150 in clothing assistance to K-12 students regardless of residency or income. Applications open July 20.
2019 Arkansas Teacher of the Year Stacy McAdoo is the new state director for Teach Plus Arkansas, a nonprofit empowering teachers to lead improvements in education policy and practice.
Magnolia native Jeff Flanigan is the new principal of George Jr. High in Springdale. He assumes his new role July 1.
Arkansas Baptist College is providing 500 students the chance to attend the 2021 fall semester debt free. The initiative is supported through state and federal funding.
Sociology professor David Briscoe is the first University of Arkansas at Little Rock faculty member appointed the honorific title of university professor.
Arkansas native Solomon Bozeman has been named the next head coach of the men’s basketball program at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
Angela Mosley-Monts has been named associate vice chancellor for diversity, equity and inclusion at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. She assumes her new role today.
UA Chancellor Steinmetz has requested the relocation of Sen. Fulbright’s statue, but says his name can remain with the College of Arts and Sciences. The Black Student Caucus says that isn’t enough.
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff’s six-year graduation rate reached a record high of 40 percent for the 2020-2021 academic year.
Arkansas State University has selected Perdeta Bush as its new director of Title IX and Institutional Equity.
Philander Smith College is being awarded a $2.5 million grant to develop the HBCU Center of Excellence in Digital Education and Rural Workforce Development.
A two-year grant from the Windgate Foundation will support a University of Arkansas Pine Bluff program preparing students to become educators.
University of Arkansas System President Donald Bobbitt is recommending Christine Holt as the next chancellor at the University of Arkansas Community College at Hope-Texarkana.
Philander Smith College made a surprise announcement during commencement ceremonies that it would close out graduates outstanding balances for graduates.
Mia Martin is the first student to earn degrees from both the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and the U of A in Fayetteville as part of a four-year dual-degree program with an emphasis in poultry science.
Two University of Arkansas at Little Rock criminal justice professors have received a grant to fund a three-year program to study anti-Muslim sentiment and Muslim hate crimes in Arkansas.
A committee is recommending the removal of the names of a former Senator and governor from the UA Fayetteville campus due to their lack of support for civil rights.
Saracen Casino Resort and the Quapaw Nation are pledging $100,000 to the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff in support of its Student-Athlete Academic Center.
The Senate Education Committee has approved a bill that would permit DACA recipients to become licensed teachers in the state of Arkansas.
Legislation that would allow bilingual education in schools is one of two bills impacting immigrants approved by the House yesterday.
The House Education Committee approved House Bill 1451, which would allow districts to adopt approved bilingual and dual immersion programs.