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Argenta to Inspire STEM/STEAM Engagement with Innovative Solar Walk

November 28, 2023 — North Little Rock celebrates the inauguration of a solar walk surrounding the Innovation Hub and looks forward to illuminating the path toward becoming a beacon of STEAM education in the region. Click here to read the full press release.

The Innovation Hub to Host Make48 Season 7 Nationals

October 3, 2023 — Eight teams from all across the country are getting ready to face each other at the Make48’s season 7 national championship. The competition is set to happen at the Innovation Hub’s headquarters located in North Little Rock, Arkansas over the course of three days starting on Friday, November 10, 2023, and ending on Sunday, November 12, 2023. Click here to read the full press release.

The Innovation Hub Selected as Part of Microsoft’s National TechSpark Program

July 20, 2023 — The Innovation Hub and Microsoft to work together to ensure regional growth of the Hub’s workforce development program, Skills to Launch, and its Information Technology training track. Click here to read the full press release.

The Innovation Hub Secures Third Consecutive Grant to Support Workforce Development Efforts

June 29, 2023 — The PPG Foundation grants funding to continue Innovation Hub’s workforce development efforts through its Skills to Launch Program. Click here to read the full press release.

The Innovation Hub Awarded $99,789 to Provide Educational Experiences Around the 2024 Solar Eclipse

June 27, 2023 — The Simons Foundation has provided funding to the Innovation Hub to educate the youth community in Arkansas about the science behind the total solar eclipse set to happen on April 8, 2024. Click here to read the full press release.

Update to March 28 Announcement: Innovation Hub Internal Remodel Shifting to Phased Schedule

May 2, 2023 —Winrock will upgrade the Hub’s property through a phased construction schedule to include new office space to accommodate both Winrock headquarters and Hub staff while enhancing program offerings and member services. Click here to read the full press release.

The Innovation Hub Announces 2023 Innovation Challenge Winners

April 28, 2023 — The Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub to award prizes to the winning teams of their statewide virtual innovation competition. Click here to read the full press release.

The Hub to Undergo Internal Remodeling Beginning June 2023 and will Reopen in November 2023

March 28, 2023 —Winrock International will upgrade the Innovation Hub’s property to include new office space to accommodate both Winrock and Hub staff while enhancing program offerings and member services. Click here to read the full press release.

Pulaski Academy to Represent Arkansas at Make48’s National Competition

March 7, 2023 — A team from Pulaski Academy High School in Little Rock will head to Kansas City in March 2023 to represent the State of Arkansas at a 48-hour maker competition. Click here to read the full press release.

The Innovation Hub to Host Its First Statewide Innovation Challenge

January 13, 2023 — The Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub will challenge students across the State of Arkansas to become problem solvers and inventors through their first-ever statewide innovation competition in the spring of 2023. Click here to read the full press release.

IN THE NEWS

How to Raise Tech-Smart and Tech-Safe Kids by the Innovation Hub Staff

July 31, 2023 —The Innovation Hub director, Errin Stanger, senior education officer, Elizabeth Whitley, and communications manager, Claret Alcalá Collins, answered questions and shared their knowledge to help parents navigate the digital age and raise tech-smart kids. Click here to read the full article.

STEAM Summer Camps Planned

June 16, 2023 — Zoe Eagan, Innovation Hub’s Education Officer, to teach STEAM skills-building workshops in partnership with the Alex Foundation at the Hollywood Plantation at Tillar, property of the University of Arkansas at Monticello. Click here to read the full article.

2023 Summer Camps at St. Joseph Center of Arkansas

June 14, 2023 — The Innovation Hub 2023 Summer Camps were highlighted in the Arkansas Democrat Gazette’s Newspaper. Click here to view the page.

Hands-On Camp Experience

May 12, 2023 — The Innovation Hub and St. Joseph Center of Arkansas are joining forces to offer the most fun summer camps for children between the ages of 8 and 14 years old. Click here to watch the full interview.

Make 48 Arkansas Winners Headed to Nationals

March 17, 2023 — Pulaski Academy is headed to Make48 nationals in Kansas City after winning a competition based on the Trail of Tears memorial in North Little Rock. Click here to read the full article.

Arkansas Students Heading to National Competition

March 13, 2023 — The students will have 48 hours to create a prototype from scratch as they compete to win $10,000. Click here to read the full article.

Innovation Hub Highlight — NLR Proud Magazine 2023 Spring Issue

March 7, 2023 — The Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub has been highlighted on page 17 of the North Little Rock Proud Magazine 2023 Spring Issue. Click here to read the full article.

The Innovation Hub: A Wonderland of Inspiration

December 30, 2022 — Nichole Niemann visits The Innovation Hub in North Little Rock to check out Arkansas’ first makerspace for woodworking, pottery, painting, and everything in between. Click here to watch the full interview.

Power Women: Errin Stanger, Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub

December 13, 2022 — Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub Director, Errin Stanger, has been named one of the 2022 Arkansas Power Women by the Arkansas Money & Politics Magazine. Click here to read the full interview.

Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub at Winrock International hosts invention competition

October 10, 2022 — State enters contest for the first time through the Innovation Hub. Click here to read the full article.

The Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub is a proud affiliate of Winrock International.

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