The University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana received a wonderful grant of $15,000 from the Hempstead County Economic Development Corporation, which helps students that are starting up new businesses or making improvements. Students in entrepreneurial studies will befit greatly from this grant.

Have you been thinking about starting a new business? Then taking the entrepreneurial classes might be the thing to check out.

According to a press release UAHT Chancellor Christine Hold said;

“COVID has changed how many people view work. We have witnessed many people losing or resigning from their jobs. In the aftermath, entrepreneurial opportunities have become more appealing.


Hempstead County Economic Development Corporation is doing its part in the community by trying to help people as they step out and create small businesses in our area through this $15,000 grant.

Entrepreneurship studies at the university are learning how to create a business model and operate that business as well.  The course also gives coaching to these students and a supportive environment.

 If you would like more information about this program at UAHT then please contact Akili Moses-Israel at 870-722-8102 or

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