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Fueled by Education: Meet Rachel

Rachel has been part of the J.B. Hunt team for five years and during that time, she has been attending school to get her degree in Supply Chain Management.

January 24, 2023

Tomas Jandik

Faculty Spotlight: Tomas Jandik

Tomas’ research has centered around social networks and how they play a part in the world of finance, showing that one’s social connections can help close business contracts and negotiations.

January 23, 2023 | By Grant Schol

Justin Macedo

Alumni Spotlight: Justin Macedo

"My encouragement that I would give to aspiring business owners is this: you can do it. If you are currently employed, you can begin to think like an owner and own your role."

January 12, 2023 | By Grant Schol

Sarah Langham

Alumni Spotlight: Sarah Langham

Sarah is a partner in the Fayetteville office of HoganTaylor, which is one of the largest business advisory and public accounting firms in Arkansas and Oklahoma.

November 3, 2022 | By Grant Schol

Cash Acrey

Faculty Spotlight: Cash Acrey

Acrey is the director of the Master of Science in Finance program, which has a social impact focus. He is also the director for the Arkansas Impact Investing initiative, which promotes investing with a purpose.

November 2, 2022 | By Grant Schol

Anne Velliquette

Faculty Spotlight: Anne Velliquette

Anne studied here at Walton College and received her doctorate in marketing. She then left Fayetteville to teach at the The University of Utah for four years. She has been teaching at Walton College since 2014.

October 24, 2022 | By Grant Schol

Katie Terrell sitting at her desk in her office

Faculty Spotlight: Katie Terrell

Katie has gone from working retail to teaching English abroad to corporate business analytics and is now an award-winning faculty and author of an academic textbook.

September 22, 2022 | By Grant Schol

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Student Success Spotlight: Sammi Nelson

It’s a long way from Massachusetts. But when Sammi Nelson received a full gymnastics scholarship to the University of Arkansas, the offer was too good to refuse.

September 30, 2021

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Student Success Spotlight: Synetra Hughes

Hughes coordinates the office’s summer programs, such as the Business Leadership Academy for incoming college freshmen, Fleischer Scholars Program for 11th and 12th grade students and the Technology Awareness Program for students in the fifth to ninth grade.

August 26, 2021

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Student Success Spotlight: Sierra Hayes

Northwest Arkansas native Sierra Hayes is the face of Walton College for incoming students. She serves as the college's undergraduate recruiter for the Undergraduate Programs office.

July 7, 2021