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Clark selected as Interim Chancellor at UA Hope-Texarkana

University of Arkansas System President Dr. Donald R. Bobbitt has named Laura Clark interim chancellor of the University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana (UAHT). Clark, currently the vice chancellor for academic affairs at UAHT, will take over for departing current Chancellor Chris Thomason on July 6. Bobbitt announced in March that Thomason would join the University of Arkansas System administration as vice president for planning and development. The Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas publicly approved Bobbitt’s choice of Clark at its specially held board meeting on June 17. “As this campus prepares the search for a new chancellor, I’m committed to ensuring that faculty and staff will continue moving forward with the high standard of service and innovative culture that Chris Thomason had in place here for many years,” Clark said. Continue Reading →

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FREE COVID-19 Drive-thru Testing to be Held at Hempstead Hall This Saturday

The Hempstead County Health Unit will be providing free COVID-19 testing on Saturday, June 20, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in front of Hempstead Hall on the University of Arkansas Hope campus. Area residents are encouraged to attend this free drive-thru testing event if they are showing COVID-19 symptoms or not. A free meal will be provided to the first 150 attendees who are screened. 

“With the current rise in coronavirus patients in Arkansas, testing for the COVID-19 has been increased across the state. Hempstead Hall is here to serve the community in many ways, and we’re happy to partner with the Health Unit to bring free testing to Hempstead County. The sooner we can return to a healthy Arkansas, the sooner we can continue serving the area with family-friendly entertainment and community events,” said Amanda Lance, Director of Hempstead Hall & Workforce Development. Continue Reading →

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A&M-Texarkana Texas Offers State Bar Webinars on U.S. Founding

TEXARKANA, Texas – Texas A&M University-Texarkana is hosting Texas State Bar’s virtual workshops about the U.S. founding, June 29–30. The webinars are free and open to anyone. Participants will receive a certificate upon completion. As part of the State Bar’s professional development series, the “Founding Documents” covers how to teach about the U.S. founding.  The workshops review America’s prominent founding documents, history, and ideas. It provides participants the chance to work with well-established scholars to learn about the founding period. Continue Reading →

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A&M-Texarkana Announces Spring 2020 Honor Graduates

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TEXARKANA, Texas – Texas A&M University-Texarkana recently announced the 68 graduates from the spring 2020 semester who earned academic honors while attaining an undergraduate degree. Honor graduates are determined by grade point average and divided into three categories, Summa Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude, and Cum Laude. The spring 2020 Summa Cum Laude (GPA 3.9-4.0) graduates are Brayden Tanner Cook, Jordyn Makenzy Cook, Hanh Thi Doan, Addyson Paige Hill, Vallerie Elizabeth Klingbeil, Courtney Marie LeBrun, Denver Brooks Lockhart, Garrett Kahler Mason, and Dylan Michael Yowell. The spring 2020 Magna Cum Laude (GPA 3.75-3.89) graduates include Madison Brooke Beal, Brandon Allen Butler, Maggie Kilpatrick Currey, Stephanie Dachiel Gerdes, Maria Guadalupe Gomez-Martinez, Kyli Danielle Halford, Ty Brandon Hervey, Tina Marie Hock, Amy Lee Moore, Coda Renee Phillips, Amanda Rae Rotunno, Brookelyn Christina Cheek Shaw, Amber Lynn Thompson, Hoang Huy Dinh Tran, Jessica Michelle Williams, and Daniel Stuart Wood. The spring 2020 Cum Laude (GPA 3.5-3.74) graduates are Idialu Samuel Abhulimen, Nicholas Donald Barkman, Shelby Eugenie Nicole Bayer, Samantha Vivian Bell, Aleigh Kae Bessonett, Britney D. Boehm, Hailey René Bowman, Madison Layne Buley, Sachse, Goldie A. Burnett, Bogota, Ta’Mar JaShay Coby, Emily Paige Dennis, Cortney Page Eudy, Raquel M. Garcia, Christina Marie Graves, Molina Amarrette Gwin, Amanda C. Hargrave, Caitlin Denise Harris, Samantha Ann Henry, Majory Perrynz Herron, Okayla L. Johnson, Jacie Jo Keener, Mallory Janae Kosub, William B. Lee, Jr., Jeffrey Thomas Leonti, Kacey Ann Maines, Montana Wayne Moore, Sterling Pryce Noe, Rachel L. Perez, Rahnique Lajuanya Perry, Natalie Antonia Pineda, Essie-Elizabeth Alyssa Pippins, Maria Manuela Ramirez, Heather Renee Robinson, Alondra Rodriguez, Joey San Juan, Landon Rhyne Simmons, Jason Andrew Soule, Troy A. Squires, Rodessa, Kayla Stewart Torres, Jayme Taylor Danielle Vega, Elizabeth Ann Waltrip, Stephen Kyle York, and Darykca Yun. Continue Reading →

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High School Students Can Now Register for Fall Concurrent Classes at U of A Hope-Texarkana Online

Because of school closures due to COVID-19, high school students haven’t been able to register for concurrent classes in the traditional manner, so the University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana has set up an online registration method for potential students. Concurrent credit is an excellent way for high school students to earn both college credit and high school credit simultaneously. High school students can register for fall semester concurrent classes online at the following links:

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There is no cost to register. For more information, contact Dr. Ashli Dykes, Concurrent Credit Coordinator, at 870-722-8267 or Continue Reading →

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U of A Hope-Texarkana Scholarship Recipient Kathy Rogel

The University of Arkansas at Hope-Texarkana is proud to announce that Kathy Rogel has been awarded the Bridge Scholarship to attend the College.  This award is $1,000 per academic year.  Rogel is a graduate of Hope High School. She is the daughter of Juan and Lilli Rogel. Kathy plans to study general education at UAHT. Registration for summer and fall classes at UAHT is underway now. To register, contact the Purtle Advising Center at 870-722-8124 or email Continue Reading →

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