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By: Northwest Arkansas Community College News

July 11, 2024

“Each day, our college community breaks new barriers by introducing new ideas, programs, ways of learning, and so much more,” said Dr. Dennis C. Rittle, NWACC president. “We aspire to be a hub for innovation serving our community and students, and we believed it was vital our brand represented that….

By: Talk Business & Politics

July 10, 2024

Business Real Estate News: 102-room hotel sold; Cottage Lane funding for Bella Vista development project; commercial property sold near The Momentary; D Street dwelling changed hands; Minnesota-based AVI Systems leased building in Bentonville…

By: Talk Business & Politics

July 9, 2024

Developers recently broke ground on Medlin Park, a $36.1 million for-sale condominium project…6.4-acre project site is at 2303 Medlin Lane, north of Avid Hotel…Bill Burckart, owner of Burckart Construction in Bentonville…is leading the 10-building development, including 120 condo units for sale….

By: Talk Business & Politics

July 7, 2024

Generation Z, the youngest age demographic of consumers (18 to 27 years), is the first digitally native generation. According to research from SheerID, it represents around 2 billion global consumers and wields $450 billion in spending power. One metric that separates this younger generation is their insistence on exclusive offers. …

By: Talk Business & Politics

July 5, 2024

“I know that sounds ambitious, but we know we can do it. And we have a plan in place,” Crozier said. “In 2016, we were a $56 billion business; today, we are nearing $100 billion. We will continue to deepen our digital engagement with members and suppliers while delivering disruptive values for our loyal members.”…

By: Talk Business & Politics

July 5, 2024

Northwest Technical Institute in Springdale has launched an eight-week program to equip students with skills in trail development, environmental stewardship and outdoor safety. Steve Schneider, who has more than 30 years of global experience in trail design and construction, will lead the Modern Trail Education program….

By: Talk Business & Politics

July 5, 2024

Sarah Goforth, the former executive director of the University of Arkansas Office of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (OEI), has joined the National Science Foundation (NSF) as a program director in the Regional Innovation Engines program…NSF director Sethuraman Panchanathan said it is one of the largest investments in place-based research and development in U.S. history….

By: Talk Business & Politics

July 5, 2024

“Along with the increases that were given in Fall 2023, and with the resulting increases in employee benefit costs as a result of compensation increases, the total investment in this project is just under $4 million in less than 12 months and that is astounding,” said Catherin Doner, NWACC’s interim vice president of finance & administration….

By: Talk Business & Politics

July 5, 2024

Ryan Cork, executive director of the Northwest Arkansas Council’s healthcare transformation division since 2021, is headed to a new role in the region…Before joining the Northwest Arkansas Council, Cork spent the previous nine years working for the Cleveland Clinic. He served in several leadership positions, including jobs in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, and other Middle Eastern and North African countries….

By: Talk Business & Politics

July 5, 2024

Coffee, hair care and artificial intelligence (AI) are businesses that are part of the first cohort of a PenFed Foundation veteran entrepreneurial accelerator program based in Bentonville. It’s the first time the national nonprofit centered the program in Northwest Arkansas. The six-week program brings veteran-owned companies from across the country…

By: City of Bentonville News

July 3, 2024

Government Finance Officers Association is pleased to announce that City of Bentonville, Arkansas received GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award…reflects the commitment of the governing body and staff to meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting. In order to receive the budget award, the entity had to satisfy nationally recognized guidelines for effective budget presentation….

By: Axios NW Arkansas

July 3, 2024

It’s fitting that Graham Cobb named his new venture Paceline Strategies: He’s used to working with groups facing headwinds to achieve what individuals seldom can….