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Below you'll find a recent archive of news related to Career Services at the Sam M. Walton College of Business.

Dean Waller Holds Student Town Hall on Sept. 20

Dean Waller Holds Student Town Hall on Sept. 20

Walton College students: Got a question for Dean Matt Waller? Get your answers at a student town hall meeting with the dean Sept. 20 at 1:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Donald W. Reynolds Center for Enterprise Development (RCED 120).

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Spatz Named Employee of the Quarter

Spatz Named Employee of the Quarter

Casey Spatz, administrative support supervisor in the Department of Supply Chain Management, has been named employee of the first quarter by the Sam M. Walton College of Business.

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Going Global – Interning in India

Going Global – Interning in India

By Amanda Pipes Now more than ever students across university campuses are craving to go abroad. Fall, spring and summer sessions offered by the University of Arkansas are making some students’ dreams come true.

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Leadership Walton Forms Student Executive Committee

Leadership Walton Forms Student Executive Committee

A student executive committee has been formed this fall to help direct Leadership Walton, a career path management program in the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas.

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Walton College Holding Blockchain Hackathon in October

Walton College Holding Blockchain Hackathon in October

Even University of Arkansas students who don’t know a blockchain from a Lego brick can take part in next month’s Blockchain Hackathon.

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Class Teaches Students: Control Your Money or It’ll Control You

Class Teaches Students: Control Your Money or It’ll Control You

People sing about money. (Think the Beatles, Cindi Lauper, ABBA, Lady Gaga.) They talk about money. They dream about money. But not many ordinary, everyday people do much about money.

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Students Serve as 2017-18 Walton Ambassadors

Students Serve as 2017-18 Walton Ambassadors

Thirteen students have been named Sam M. Walton College of Business student ambassadors for 2017-18. Student ambassadors assist Walton’s Undergraduate Programs Office in recruiting students.

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Students: Win $15,000 in McMillon Innovation Studio Contest

Students: Win $15,000 in McMillon Innovation Studio Contest

University of Arkansas students who can slice and dice data to anticipate trends and help retailers and suppliers stay out in front of their customers can win $15,000 in the McMillon Innovation Studio’s second design contest.

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Walton College Launches ‘Walton Biz Talk’ Podcast

Walton College Launches ‘Walton Biz Talk’ Podcast

Interested in business communication? Entrepreneurship? Professionalization? Innovation? Have you ever wondered how to balance your career and passions? Do you ever ask yourself, what should I be doing in college and how will this knowledge transfer into the professional world?

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Adding Value, Gaining Experience

Adding Value, Gaining Experience

Scott Sims, an honors accounting and finance double major in Walton College, beams at everyone we pass in the Bentonville Sam’s Club, greeting the workers like old friends.

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Leadership Walton Application Deadline Is July 31

Leadership Walton Application Deadline Is July 31

Undergraduate business majors are encouraged to apply for membership in Leadership Walton, a professional development program offering a unique blend of academic, leadership and career development opportunities. 

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Greenway Supports Students, Two Colleges with Campaign Arkansas Gift

Greenway Supports Students, Two Colleges with Campaign Arkansas Gift

Greenway Equipment, Inc. of Weiner, is contributing $250,000 to the University of Arkansas to benefit students in the Walton College and the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences.

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Riddle Joins Walton Development Team

Riddle Joins Walton Development Team

Derrick Riddle has joined the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas as assistant director of development.

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Nominations Open for 2018 Arkansas Business Hall of Fame

Nominations Open for 2018 Arkansas Business Hall of Fame

The Arkansas Business Hall of Fame board is accepting nominations for the 2018 class of leaders who have made a lasting contribution to business and their communities.

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Researchers Pursue Interdisciplinary Breakthroughs in Big Data

Researchers Pursue Interdisciplinary Breakthroughs in Big Data

The deans of the College of Engineering, the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences and the Walton College convened a summit of more than 50 University of Arkansas data scientists and researchers to plot new directions that will produce breakthroughs in the field.

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Acxiom Creates Walton College Scholarship in Honor of Jones Family

Acxiom Creates Walton College Scholarship in Honor of Jones Family

Acxiom Corporation has contributed $100,000 to Campaign Arkansas to establish an endowed scholarship for the Office of Global Engagement in the Walton College.

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Accreditation Renewed for Walton College and Accounting

Accreditation Renewed for Walton College and Accounting

AACSB International — the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business — has extended the accreditation of both the Walton College and its Department of Accounting.

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Vanlue Named Employee of the Third Quarter

Vanlue Named Employee of the Third Quarter

Marrianna Vanlue, administrative support supervisor in the Technology Center, has been named employee of the third quarter by the Sam M. Walton College of Business.

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Three Alumni, Nearly 50 Students Recognized at Walton Awards Banquet

Three Alumni, Nearly 50 Students Recognized at Walton Awards Banquet

The Sam M. Walton College of Business recognized three exceptional alumni and nearly 50 students for outstanding achievement at its annual awards banquet.

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Sheets Named Director of Business Communication Lab

Sheets Named Director of Business Communication Lab

Ryan Sheets, new director of the Walton College’s Business Communication Lab, sees his job as more than correcting subject-verb agreement, rescuing essay topics that have veered off course or calming pre-presentation jitters.

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Talk Entrepreneurial Ideas with Startup Junkie at McMillon Innovation Studio

Talk Entrepreneurial Ideas with Startup Junkie at McMillon Innovation Studio

Startup Junkie, known globally for building startups and entrepreneurial communities, is setting up regular meetings at the McMillion Innovation Studio to hear student, faculty and staff ideas for innovative new businesses.

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J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc., U of A Create Supply Chain Innovation Center

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc., U of A Create Supply Chain Innovation Center

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. is making a $2.75 million investment in the University of Arkansas to create the J.B. Hunt Innovation Center of Excellence. The center will be a collaborative effort between the company, the College of Engineering and the Walton College to advance supply chain management efficiency through technology.

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Grox Industries to Compete in Rice Business Plan Competition

Grox Industries to Compete in Rice Business Plan Competition

Grox Industries will compete with some of the world’s top universities for more than $1 million in prizes at the 17th annual Rice Business Plan Competition at Rice University, April 6-8, 2017.

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Bear State Bank Supports Fleischer Spirit Scholars Program

Bear State Bank Supports Fleischer Spirit Scholars Program

Bear State Bank of Little Rock is making a gift of $50,000 to the Fleischer Spirit Scholars Program at the University of Arkansas. The program fosters commitment and entrepreneurial growth for Arkansas communities.

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Eight U of A Students to Be Selected to Attend Friedman Conference in Vermont

Eight U of A Students to Be Selected to Attend Friedman Conference in Vermont

Eight University of Arkansas students will be selected to attend a three-day conference in Vermont to learn about and discuss the political and economic free-market principles advanced by Nobel Laureate Milton Friedman.

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Walton College Faculty Awards Announced

Walton College Faculty Awards Announced

Dean Matt Waller announced the Walton College faculty awards for 2016-17.

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Dean Waller Named to State Transformation Advisory Board

Dean Waller Named to State Transformation Advisory Board

Matthew A. Waller, dean of the Walton College, has been named by Gov. Asa Hutchinson to a newly created board to identify efficiencies and cost-savings in Arkansas government.

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Jebaraj Named Employee of the Second Quarter by Walton College

Jebaraj Named Employee of the Second Quarter by Walton College

Mervin Jebaraj, assistant director in the Center for Business and Economic Research, has been named employee of the second quarter by the Sam M. Walton College of Business.

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Experts Set to Discuss Economy at 23rd Business Forecast Luncheon

Experts Set to Discuss Economy at 23rd Business Forecast Luncheon

A panel of experts will discuss the outlook for the regional, national and international economy at the 23rd annual Business Forecast luncheon.The event begins at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 27, at the John Q. Hammons Convention Center in the World Trade Center District in Rogers.

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Founder of Free To Choose Network to Speak Dec. 6

Founder of Free To Choose Network to Speak Dec. 6

Bob Chitester, founder and chairman of the board of the Free To Choose Network, will speak to students, faculty and staff of the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas on Tuesday, Dec. 6.

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Thanks for Giving

Thanks for Giving

This #GivingTuesday, we are saying thanks to those who have given to the Walton College.

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2017 Arkansas Business Hall of Fame Inductees Are Announced

2017 Arkansas Business Hall of Fame Inductees Are Announced

Four distinguished leaders in business and community service in Arkansas have been named as the 2017 class of inductees for the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame.

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Shapley Named Walton College Employee of the First Quarter

Shapley Named Walton College Employee of the First Quarter

Chris Shapley, facilities coordinator, has been named employee of the first quarter by the Sam M. Walton College of Business.

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Our Champions On The Breakfast of Champions

Our Champions On The Breakfast of Champions

This story might be called The Breakfast of Champions meets The College of Champions. But that would just be bragging on our part. But is it really bragging when we point out what epic employees Walton College students make? We don’t think so.

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EPIC Spotlight: Ross Lawrence

EPIC Spotlight: Ross Lawrence

Many fresh college graduates look for exciting careers in big cities like Chicago or New York. Ross Lawrence was one of them. With a bachelor’s degree in finance, he applied to more than 70 jobs in the Windy City and Big Apple. Then he decided he’d give Nevada, Missouri, a try. Ross Lawrence BSBA ’11 … Continue reading EPIC Spotlight: Ross Lawrence

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Net Impact Sustainability RSO to Hold First Fall Meeting

Net Impact Sustainability RSO to Hold First Fall Meeting

Net Impact will host its first meeting of the year at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, in Willard J. Walker Hall 403. The organization will hold a panel discussion with young professionals, all University of Arkansas alumni, who have incorporated sustainability and social responsibility into their careers.

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Small Business Center Offers ‘Ask the Tech Experts’

Small Business Center Offers ‘Ask the Tech Experts’

University of Arkansas researchers and entrepreneurs are invited to participate in “Ask the Tech Experts” on Tuesday, Sept. 13.

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Walton’s Career Center Preps Students for Career Readiness

Walton’s Career Center Preps Students for Career Readiness

This semester’s events will include Corporate Spotlight programs, as well as the new “Company of the Day” program.

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Instructors Ready for Business Freshmen

Instructors Ready for Business Freshmen

The Sam M. Walton College of Business really does love its freshman.

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Frito-Lay Executive to Speak at Walton College

Frito-Lay Executive to Speak at Walton College

Chris Turner, senior vice president of strategy for Frito-Lay North America, the convenient foods business unit of PepsiCo, will speak to University of Arkansas students on Friday, Sept. 2.

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Walton College Kicks Off Fall Semester with Music, Food, Fun

Walton College Kicks Off Fall Semester with Music, Food, Fun

The Sam M. Walton College of Business is hosting its 24th annual Walton College Block Party from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 24, on Shollmier Plaza, to welcome business students to campus.

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Students Encouraged to Apply to Join Leadership Walton

Students Encouraged to Apply to Join Leadership Walton

All undergraduate business majors are encouraged to apply for membership in Leadership Walton, a professional development program for undergraduate business students, offering a unique blend of academic, leadership and career development opportunities.

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Dean Waller Named ‘Rainmaker’ by DC Velocity

Dean Waller Named ‘Rainmaker’ by DC Velocity

Matthew A. Waller, dean of the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, is one of 9 supply chain and logistics professionals named as 2016 Rainmakers by DC Velocity.

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Clifton Named Walton College Employee of the Year

Clifton Named Walton College Employee of the Year

Rebecca Clifton, director of the Walton Conference Hub, has been named employee of the year by the Sam M. Walton College of Business.

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Nominations Now Open for 2017 Arkansas Business Hall of Fame

Nominations Now Open for 2017 Arkansas Business Hall of Fame

The selection committee for the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame is now accepting nominations for the 2017 class of inductees. The nomination deadline is July 15.

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Ellstrand, Williams Named Associate Deans

Ellstrand, Williams Named Associate Deans

Dean Matt Waller has completed his leadership team with the naming of an associate dean to lead academic programs and research and one for executive education and outreach in the Walton College.

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Images from Walton Commencement 2016

Images from Walton Commencement 2016

Here is our collection of images from Walton College Commencement 2016.

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Waller Selected as Dean of Sam M. Walton College of Business

Waller Selected as Dean of Sam M. Walton College of Business

University of Arkansas Provost Ashok Saxena announced Tuesday that Matthew A. Waller will become dean of the Sam M. Walton College of Business on May 1.

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Clifton Named Walton College Employee of the Third Quarter

Clifton Named Walton College Employee of the Third Quarter

Rebecca Clifton, director of the Walton Conference Hub, has been named employee of the third quarter by the Sam M. Walton College of Business.

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