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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

Stephanie Thomas

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.

October 5, 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

Leah Smith

Smith Receives AACSRE Emerging Fellowship for Signage Research

The Academic Advisory Council for Signage Research and Education announced that Leah Smith, assistant professor of marketing in the Walton College, will receive an Emerging Fellows award of $10,000 to examine the effects of sensational spelling in on-premise signage and branding.

July 6, 2022