U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker announced last week that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $7.5 million in Arkansas to finance projects that will create jobs, promote innovation, increase resiliency to natural disasters and accelerate long-term sustainable economic growth. The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton will receive $1.1 million to […]
Representative Tommy Thompson and West Central Arkansas Planning & Development District Director Dewayne Pratt presented a $25,000 check for the new Workforce Training Center to UACCM GIVE MEANING Campaign Chair Miles Lacy, UACCM Development Officer Morgan Zimmerman, and UACCM Foundation Board Chair Doug Cahill on Friday, August 18. The funds were awarded through the WCAPDD General Improvement Fund Grant Program.
Girl Lego builders can now use three female scientists as their protagonists in a new set so popular it is already out of stock.
Dakota Blazier had made a big decision. Friendly and fresh-faced, from a small town north of Indianapolis, he’d made up his mind: He wasn’t going to college.
“I discovered a long time ago,” he explained, “I’m not book smart. I don’t like sitting still, and I learn better when the problem is practical.” But he didn’t feel this limited his options—to the contrary. And he was executing a plan as purposeful as that of any of his high-school peers.
Pima Community College Chancellor Lee D. Lambert received the National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3) Founders Award for Vision and Leadership at an NC3 Leadership Summit and Train-the-Trainer event at Gateway Technical College’s Kenosha campus last week.