by Max Brantley
Arkansas Baptist College is rolling out a new effort today to encourage minority entrepreneurs.
The Scott Ford Center for Entrepreneurship and Community Development will be housed in a new building at 16th and M.L. King. The effort will include a microlending program for businesses that might otherwise have a hard time obtaining credit.
Full release here. Ford, the former Alltel CEO, has made significant contributions to Arkansas Baptist in its recent revival under the leadership of Fitz Hill.