Representatives from the University of Arkansas and NorthWest Arkansas Community College on Thursday (May 28) signed a memorandum of understanding that allows the transfer of courses in child advocacy to transfer to UA.
• Post among the bidders for Hostess
Hostess is drawing a number of potential suitors including Post Foods who reportedly entered a nonbinding bid for the snack-cake maker this week. Hostess is worth an estimated $2 billion.
Sparks Regional Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award and made the “Target: Stroke Honor Roll.”
Former Wal-Mart executive Duncan Mac Naughton will join Crossmark’s board of directors, according to an internal announcement circulated at the retail marketing and merchandising firm that works closely with Wal-Mart and other retailers.
Dr. Evelyn Jorgenson, president of NorthWest Arkansas Community College, and Dr. Alan Marble, president of Missouri Southern University in Joplin, recently signed an agreement that will facilitate transfer students taking honors courses at the respective colleges.
The Walton Arts Center announced a $500,000 gift from Tyson Foods on the heels of like funding from J.B. Hunt Transport last week which is designated for the $23 million fundraising campaign by the nonprofit.
Wal-Mart Stores said it is expanding its veterans hiring promise to provide 250,000 jobs to qualified veterans by 2020. The retailer says it has hired more than 92,000 veterans since the Veterans Welcome Home Commitment was launched two years ago on Memorial Day.
Five Arkansas companies received the 2015 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Global Trade during an awards luncheon held today at the Governor’s Mansion. The award honors companies for their leadership in exporting goods and services throughout the world.