AACSB International — the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business — has extended the accreditation of both the Walton College and its Department of Accounting. Continue reading Accreditation Renewed for Walton College and Accounting
The Lovelace Technologies team took top honors in the first entrepreneurial design contest sponsored by the McMillon Innovation Studio. Continue reading Lovelace Technologies Takes First McMillon Innovation Studio Entrepreneurial Design Contest
The lemonade stand is the teaching tool used by 37 Leadership Walton students as they help kids in Northwest Arkansas learn what it means to be entrepreneurs. Continue reading Leadership Walton Students Use Lemonade Stands to Teach Entrepreneurship
By Hayley Hammonds
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Stephanie Schuljak knew she wanted to help others. She tried majoring in kinesiology with the idea of going to medical school. Science, however, was not her thing. Continue reading EPIC Spotlight: Stephanie Schuljak
A panel of faculty and expert judges selected sophomore Laura Wasson, a dietetics and human nutrition major, as the winner in the first-ever Design Solution Challenge, a semester-long social entrepreneurship competition sponsored by the Social Innovation Hub and the Office of Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Continue reading Wasson Wins Social Innovation Hub’s Inaugural Competition
The Department of Supply Chain Management has announced its award winners for the 2016-17 academic year. Continue reading Supply Chain Management Announces 2017 Award Winners
Sigma Chi Mu Tau, the Supply Chain Management Honor Society founded by the Department of Supply Chain Management at the Sam M. Walton College of Business in 2016, has inducted 14 members into its second class.
The University of Arkansas initiates are:
Seniors: Chu Chen, Katherine Gavin, Alissa Gardner, Macy Roe and Sarah McGuire.
Juniors: Kate Barger, Shane Canady, Garrison Coker, Ryan Edwards, Emma Fields, Taylor Hunt, Cristina Perez-Espinoza, Sadie Wallner and Ryan Walter.
The two co-presidents, chosen from the junior class, are Hunt and McGregor.
Membership is extended to supply chain management juniors and seniors as well as educators and professionals who have shown dedication and contributions to the supply chain management profession. Sigma Chi Mu Tau recognizes academic merit and encourages leadership, ethical behavior and commitment to high standards in the pursuit of supply chain management excellence.
Membership is open to students majoring in supply chain management who have taken at least one upper level supply chain course. Invitations are sent to students based on rank in class. Juniors must rank in the top 10 percent of their class and seniors must ranking in the top 20 percent of their class.
Invitations are extended once during a student’s academic career.
The organization is accepting university memberships as well for future chapters. Contact faculty adviser Carole Shook at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The University of Arkansas chapter of the American Marketing Association won the Exemplary Collegiate Chapter Performance for Communications and the Fundraising Award at the organization’s 39th Annual International Collegiate Conference in New Orleans. Continue reading American Marketing Association Chapter Wins Awards at International Collegiate Conference
University of Arkansas teams took first place in the undergraduate division and swept all three places in the graduate division at the 2017 Donald W. Reynolds Governor’s Cup Collegiate Business Plan Competition on April 11 . Continue reading Startup Teams Take Top Honors at Governor’s Cup