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Non-Profit Awards Supply Chain Students AWESOME Award

Katherine Thomas and Tessa Freberg, seniors in the Sam M. Walton College of Business, have been recognized as 2024 Excellence in Education Scholars by the national non-profit AWESOME (Achieving Women's Excellence in Supply Chain Operations, Management and Education).

06/24/2024 | By Meghan Perry

Event Highlight: 2023 Supply Chain Immersion Virtual Summit

The 2023 Immersion Summit, hosted by the J.B. Hunt Transport Department of Supply Chain Management in the Sam M. Walton College of Business, took place virtually last week from November 9th through 10th. The purpose of the summit was to connect a diverse grouping of university students and faculty from across the nation with the thriving supply chain ecosystem in Northwest Arkansas.

Friday, November 17, 2023 6:16:41 AM PST | By Nathan Bramwell


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.

01/23/2023 | By Grant Schol

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."

01/12/2023 | By Grant Schol

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.

11/03/2022 | By Grant Schol

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.

11/02/2022 | By Grant Schol

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.

10/24/2022 | By Grant Schol

Faculty Spotlight: Stephanie Thomas

Stephanie Thomas grew up in Shelbyville, TN just outside of Nashville and attended the University of Tennessee, Knoxville for undergrad and received her MBA there as well.

10/05/2022 | By Grant Schol

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.

09/22/2022 | By Grant Schol

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.


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.


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.


Student Success Spotlight: Trisha DuCote

As one of the career coaches for Walton Career Services, Trisha DuCote works with students from the time they put together their first résumé to negotiating a job offer – an event that is exciting for all, including DuCote.