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High School Students Can Earn an Associate of Arts in General Education Degree 100% Online While Still in High School Through UA Hope-Texarkana

The University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana online Associate of Arts in General Education Degree is now available to all qualifying service area high school students. The AA online degree gives students at UAHT service area high schools the opportunity to graduate with their high school diploma and associate degree at the same time. High school students in the program pay a discounted tuition rate of only $50 per credit hour. Some area high schools even cover the tuition cost, and many high school students are eligible for the Arkansas Challenge Scholarship and Pell grant to pay for courses. Visit your high school counselor to see if these financial aid opportunities are available at your school and to discuss entrance requirements. Continue Reading →

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A&M-Texarkana Develops New Business Certificate Programs

TEXARKANA, Texas – Texas A&M University-Texarkana has developed a new set of certificate programs designed to provide new skill sets for people seeking new employment or change their overall career trajectory. The certificate programs cover a number of in-demand programs and are available to everyone. The business certificate programs officially launch in the summer and offer certifications in the areas of finance, human resource management, leadership and management, management information systems, supply chain management, and taxation. College credit hours earned as part of the certificate courses will be permanently transcripted and may be applied to a bachelor’s degree, unlike other certifications. Online and face-to-face options will exist, and the programs are designed to be attainable in 1-2 semesters. Even if someone has never attended college or they earned a degree years ago, these programs are designed as a catalyst to expand their career options.

Financial aid for these programs is possible as well. Continue Reading →

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Registration for Summer and Fall Classes is Underway now at U of A Hope-Texarkana

Registration for summer and fall classes at the University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana is open now. 

UAHT has the most affordable tuition and fees in the State of Arkansas. The College offers Bowie and Cass County residents the same affordable in-state tuition rate. Along with affordable tuition, UAHT offers a textbook rental program where students can rent college textbooks for only $20 per credit hour. The UAHT Foundation offers students over one hundred twenty privately funded scholarships. There are also numerous financial aid opportunities, institutional scholarships, and work-study programs available to students. Continue Reading →

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The 28th Annual U of A Hope-Texarkana Community Fish Fry Scheduled for April 22

The University of Arkansas at Hope will hold the 28th Annual UAHT Community Fish Fry on Thursday, April 22, from 4:30-7:00 p.m. The fish fry will be drive-through only this year and will be accessed through the main entrance to the Hope campus by the electronic sign. The cost is $10.00 per plate, and all proceeds will benefit the UAHT Foundation. Carry-out trays do not include a drink. As always, the fish fry will feature delicious fried catfish and Tyson chicken cooked by the Hope Lions Club. Tickets are for sale now at the UAHT Foundation Office located on the Hope campus. Continue Reading →

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U of A Hope-Texarkana Scholarship Recipient Announced

The University of Arkansas at Hope-Texarkana is proud to announce that Jenna Neely has been awarded the Bridge Scholarship to attend the College.  This award is $1,000 per academic year.  Neely is a graduate of Spring Hill High School. She is the daughter of Scott and Julie Neely. Jenna plans to study elementary education at UAHT. Registration for summer and fall classes at UAHT begins on April 6. To register, contact the Purtle Advising Center at 870-722-8124 or email Continue Reading →

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The University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana Names Four Finalists for Chancellor Interviews

A national search by the University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana Chancellor Search Committee has yielded four finalists for the position of chancellor at the College. The search generated a dynamic and talented group of applicants from twenty-two states and two countries. “The search committee is extremely pleased with the number and quality of candidates the chancellor search attracted,” said John Hollis, Search Committee Chair. “We are confident that the substantial interest of the candidates reflects the quality of the college.”

The four finalists include Dr. Timothy Cornelius, Mr. Brian Berry, Dr. Jeff Jochems, and Dr. Christine Holt. The candidates will visit the campus in April for official interviews and to address the community. Each candidate’s address to the community will be livestreamed at 3:45 p.m. on the UAHT Facebook page, YouTube channel, and Continue Reading →

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Dr. Brent Bennett and Dr. Allyson Hanson Scholarship Honoring Christus Trinity Clinic Established at UA Hope-Texarkana

Dr. Brent Bennett and Dr. Allyson Hanson recently established the Dr. Brent Bennett and Dr. Allyson Hanson Scholarship Honoring Christus Trinity Clinic at the University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana. The scholarship will be awarded annually in the amount of $750, with preference given to students seeking a degree in health professions. “We established this scholarship to help others become professionals in the rewarding field of healthcare,” said Dr. Bennett. “The profession needs more qualified people to meet industry demands. This scholarship is a way for our clinic to help train individuals in our community through our local college to meet the demand for more healthcare professionals. Continue Reading →

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Texarkana, TX- At Monday’s Texarkana College board meeting, trustees reviewed the statewide accountability report released this month by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) showing TC as continuing to rank in the top percentile for student graduation rates among all Texas community colleges. The 2021 data report shows TC students ranking fourth among 3-year completers, first among 4-year completers, and 21st among institutions whose students took 6-years to complete their degree or certificate. Dr. Jason Smith, TC President, said he is pleased to learn TC remains as one of the top five institutions in the state helping students save time and money as they press toward earning their higher education credentials. “For the sixth year in a row, TC ranks in the top five of all community colleges in the state in student completion rates, and I could not be prouder of our students, faculty and staff for maintaining this status,” said Smith. “The data report from the THECB compares all fifty publicly-funded community colleges on various metric points. Continue Reading →

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Hope Collegiate Academy Informational Meeting to be Held Tuesday, April 6

The University of Arkansas at Hope and the Hope Public School District will host a public informational meeting on Tuesday, April 6 at 6:00 p.m. in the Hope High School Auditorium for parents and guardians who have students interested in attending the Hope Collegiate Academy. The purpose of the meeting is to inform parents/guardians about the Collegiate Academy requirements, expectations, and application process. The academy is for students entering the 10th grade next school year. The Hope Collegiate Academy is a partnership between the Hope Public School District and the University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana. The goal of the academy is to provide students with a three-year curriculum that allows them the opportunity to complete a high school diploma and an associate degree simultaneously. Continue Reading →

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