Local links: CAT changes its name, Mallett signs a baby, and more

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Fayetteville Public Access Television executive director Anne Shelley speaks at the 30th anniversary celebration of the organization at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Fayetteville on Thursday, Jan. 27.

Changes at Community Access Television (CAT)
After 30 years of being a television-only organization, the city’s public access provider unveiled a new name and mission last Thursday at the Cosmopolitan Hotel. Executive director Anne Shelley announced the organization’s new name, Your Media, and its plans to offer production classes and services outside of the city’s television center. [NWAOnline]

Verizon Foundation makes donation to UA arts and sciences college
The Arkansas Traveler reports that the Verizon Foundation last week donated $84,039 to the UA’s Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences for research to educate 9th and 10th grade girls on dating violence, and for updates to the Lemke Journalism newsroom. [Arkansas Traveler]

Cox now offering Whole Home DVR and new program guide in Arkansas
A Facebook wall post on the Cox Arkansas fan page last week announced the availability of the Whole Home DVR and Trio Program Guide for Cox customers in Arkansas. [Cox, Facebook]

UA board OKs bonds for new Razorback football center
The UA Board of Trustees last week approved a plan to issue $35 million in bonds for a new football operations center in Fayetteville. All that’s left now is final approval during the April board meeting.
[Arkansas Business]

Ryan Mallett signs a baby
In case you missed the photo that’s been circulating on Twitter, Arkansas quarterback Ryan Mallett signed a baby over the weekend. No, seriously. ArkansasSports360 has more. [Yfrog, ArkansasSports360]