Exhibitors

Archway Systems

Archway Systems provides Microstation, Solid Edge and VersaCAD software products to the EAST schools, colleges and commercial users. These products are professional computer aided design packages used by engineers designing anything like buildings, roads, manufactured parts and goods. We not only sell products but support and train in these products. Archway Systems has been in business since 1990. Using these products in EAST projects gives EAST students a leg up on competition when applying to colleges or looking for work in the field because of the experience they get when having to design in a professional software product. Archway Systems has been a partner with EAST for over 8 years.


Arkansas Department of Human Services

http://www.ar-dhsjobs.com

The Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS) is the largest state agency with more than 7,500 employees working in all 75 counties. Every county has at least one local office where citizens can apply for any of the services the department offers. Some counties, depending on their size, have more than one office. DHS employees work in 10 major divisions and five support offices to provide services to citizens of the state. DHS provides services to more than 700,000 Arkansans each year. DHS is involved in virtually every facet of life in the state. DHS staff oversees the regulation of nursing home and childcare facilities. DHS is also responsible for finding adoptive families for foster children, protecting abused and neglected children, funding the home-delivery of meals for the elderly and operating the juvenile justice system. DHS oversees services to blind Arkansans and helps develop volunteer programs, which have a profound impact at the community level. The department also protects elderly Arkansans from abuse and neglect and operates human development centers across the state, which serve the developmentally disabled. DHS also provides mental health services to nearly 60,000 people each year through its system of community mental health care centers.


netTrekker

http://www.nettrekker.com

netTrekker Search (available statewide!) has over 300,000 engaging educator-selected digital resources, aligned to Arkansas state standards. netTrekker search includes a unique set of personalized learning tools to make the content effective for every learner!


Online Technologies, Inc.

www.onltech.com

Online Technologies, Inc., headquartered in Little Rock since 1985, specializes in providing professional quality audio-visual equipment, design, installation and integration services. Whether in a boardroom, classroom, public space or private resident, our team of experts can provide the right solution to all your audio-visual communication needs!


University of Arkansas at Monticello

Situated in the pine forests of Southeast Arkansas on the edge of the rich Mississippi Delta, the School of Forest Resources is ideally located to serve the state's natural resources educational needs. Our School is located on the campus of the University of Arkansas at Monticello, and supports the tripartite mission of the Arkansas Forest Resources Center, a University of Arkansas Center of Excellence, through the delivery of academic programs focused on natural resources. For more information visit www.afrc.uamont.edu/sfr.


Hot Springs Documentary Film Institute

www.hsdfi.org

The Hot Springs Documentary Film Institute remains the only film institute in the United States dedicated solely to the documentary film genre. Each year with the help of over 600 dedicated volunteers, board, and staff members, the institute presents the annual Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, a multi-cultural and intergenerational event. The festival tracks tenths of thousands of visitors making it one of the largest tourist attractions in Arkansas. The Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival provides the institute with the catalyst for further development, digitization, distribution of documentaries and film education initiative for training film industry professionals.


Criminal Justice Institute

www.arsafeschools.com

The Dropout Prevention Resource Database and Toolkit Project is a part of the Safe School Initiative Division at the Criminal Justice Institute in Little Rock and is funded through a Winthropt Rockefeller Foundation Grant. The Project assist schools & communities in improving their graduation rates.


NWACC

nwacc.edu

NorthWest Arkansas is a two-year community college located in Bentonville Arkansas.


University of Arkansas at Little Rock, College of Engineering & Infomation Technology

UALR's College of Engineering & Information Technology (EIT) has more than 900 students taking classes leading to degrees in applied science, computer science, construction engineering, systems engineering, information science, engineering technology, and construction management.


UALR College of Mass Communication

http://www.ualr.edu/masscomm/

The UALR School of Mass Communication teaches its students the conceptual and practical skills they will need to use modern communication technology to communicate with a wide variety of audiences across several kinds of media including video, audio, text and graphics using distribution channels as traditional as newspapers, radio and television and as innovative as YouTube,Vimeo, Twitter and Facebook.


ITT Technical Institute

itt-tech.edu

ITT Technical Institute provides accredited, technology-oriented undergraduate degree programs to help students develop skills and knowledge they can use to pursue career opportunities in a variety of fields. It owns and operates more than 125 ITT Technical Institutes and serves more than 80,000 students at its campuses in 38 states and online. Headquartered in Carmel, IN, it has been actively involved in the higher education community since 1969.


University of Arkansas - College of Engineering

http://changeyourworld.uark.edu

At the University of Arkansas College of Engineering, we put you first. From the time you arrive for your campus tour until the moment you walk across the stage to claim your hard-earned degree, we are about you. Students First is the mantra of the College of Engineering and the university as a whole. We want to provide you with the social and academic support that you need for a successful college career. We work to eliminate the challenges students typically face in completing an engineering degree. In our Freshman Engineering Program, for example, we'll guide you through your first year with mentoring and advising services to help you choose a concentration, keep up with your classwork, and begin to think about your future career. Our faculty and staff provide excellent academic service with patient, positive, and helpful attitudes. When you're a member of our engineering family, we'll go the extra mile to guide you on your journey to your successful career in engineering. Many of our current students say they value the close relationships they're formed with their professors, who are always available to answer questions, help solve a problem or just chat about life. In short, student-centeredness permeates everything we do. It guides every decision we make. It motivates us to continuously ask ourselves how we can serve you better, and then to act upon that task. To find out more about our program go to, http://changeyourworld.uark.edu. Your future starts here at the YOU of A!


UALR College of Business

www.ualr.edu/cob

For the UALR College of Business, teaching, research, and service are the core foundations we build to serve our students, the business community, and industry in the state of Arkansas.Our goal is to prepare men and women for careers of leadership and service in private and public business. We also provide applied research, information services, and continuing management and labor education services to the private and public sectors in support of the economic development of the state, the enhancement of the practice of management, and the effectiveness and efficiency in the work place.


UALR College of Science & Mathematics

http://ualr.edu/csam/

CSAM is the home of instruction and research in the many fields of science, mathematics, health science and nursing. Our goals are to enhance the educational opportunities for undergraduates and graduate students, to enhance science and mathematics education in Arkansas, to expand research opportunities for faculty and students, and to strengthen our many partnerships with schools, corporations and government in order to improve the economic strength of our region.


Arkansas State University

www.astate.edu

Arkansas State University educates leaders, enhances intellectual growth and enriches lives.


Lyon College

www.lyon.edu

Lyon is more than just a college. It’s a community distinguished by its academic curriculum, unique Honor and Social Systems and award-winning professors. As one of the premier liberal arts colleges in the South, Lyon strives to create a learning environment that is not only academically challenging, but one that is indicative of building character and integrity. Lyon believes the character built by our students is just as important, if not more important, throughout life than the degree that is earned. The picturesque 136-acre campus is 90 miles northeast of Little Rock. Student activities include more than 40 clubs; five national Greek organizations; an active Campus Ministry; a regulation Disc Golf Course; ready access to outstanding camping, canoeing, caving, rock-climbing, and hiking locations; and a distinctive Scottish Heritage program.


Pulaski Technical College

www.pulaskitech.edu

Pulaski Technical College, the state's largest two-year college, serves the educational needs of central Arkansas through more than 90 occupational/technical degree and certificate programs, a university-transfer curriculum and specialized programs for business and industry.


Southern Arkansas University Tech

http://www.sautech.edu

Southern Arkansas University Tech is a two-year comprehensive college located in Camden, AR. SAU Tech emphasizing technical education and is committed to providing quality educational programs delivered through various technologies and methodologies to meet the educational needs of its students. SAU Tech accomplishes its mission through providing hands-on programs such as Computer Information Technology and Multimedia Technology, which includes Film/Video, Graphic Design, and Web Design and Development, and Computer Information Technology. SAU Tech also provides affordable student housing. Call us at 870.574.4712 to schedule a tour!


University of Central Arkansas

Located in Conway, Arkansas, the University of Central Arkansas is a four year public institution. We offer 81 Undergraduate degrees and 42 Graduate degrees, and currently have close to 11,500 enrolled students. UCA is one of the best and most affordable options for higher education in the South. The university ranks 17th out of 69 public universities in the category of “Top Public Schools” among regional universities in the South. Overall, UCA ranks 47th out of 121 private and public institutions in the South. The University of Central Arkansas ranks 23rd among the top 25 "Most Desirable Large Schools" in the Fall 2010 Kaplan/Newsweek "Finding the Right College for You" guide.


Arkansas Tech University

http://www.atu.edu

Arkansas Tech University, a state-supported institution of higher education, is dedicated to nurturing scholastic development, integrity, and professionalism. The University offers a wide range of traditional and innovative programs which provide a solid educational foundation for life-long learning to a diverse community of learners.