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Apply Now for Scholarships at UA Hope-Texarkana

The University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana recognizes academic achievement by awarding three different institutional scholarships for current graduating high school seniors. UAHT offers the following institutional Scholarships:

Chancellor’s Scholarship

Minimum qualification: Composite score of 25 or higher on the ACTAnnual scholarship amount: $3,000

Honors Scholarship

Minimum qualification: ACT Composite score of 21Annual scholarship amount: $2,000

Bridge Scholarship

Minimum qualification: ACT Composite score of 19Annual scholarship amount: $1,000

Individuals who meet the criteria for the scholarships can download an application at http://www.uaht.edu/admissions/financial-aid/scholarships or by contacting the Director of Student Relations at 870-722-8228. The application priority deadline is April 15 of the year of high school graduation. For more information, please call 870-722-8228. Continue Reading →

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Apply Now for the U of A Hope Campus Licensed Practical Nursing Program

The application for admission to the Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program at the University of Arkansas-Hope campus is now open. Students can apply online at www.uaht.edu from March 1 to May 1, 2021. The LPN program is a full-time, 11-month, selective admission program leading to a Technical Certificate in Practical Nursing. The program prepares students for licensure through the National Council Licensing Examination (NCLEX-PN). The program meets the requirements for accreditation by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing. Continue Reading →

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UA Board Approves Arkansas’s First Solar Education Lab and Array at UA Hope-Texarkana

The University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana (UAHT) received approval from the University of Arkansas System Board of Trustees on Thursday, January 28, to install a one-megawatt solar array and solar learning lab on the Hope campus. A solar array is a collection of multiple solar panels that generate electricity as a system. The array will take up approximately seven acres on the south end of the campus. It will allow the college to become more environmentally friendly and save money by producing electricity for the college. A key component of this project is the installation of a smaller hands-on solar learning lab. Continue Reading →

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Apply for UAHT Foundation Scholarships by February 15 Deadline

Hope/Texarkana: The University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana Foundation provides over 120 privately funded scholarships to UAHT students in all areas of study. The deadline to apply for spring semester Foundation scholarships is Monday, February 15, 2021. To apply, visit https://uaht.awardspring.com/. For more information, call 870-722-8174 or email leigh.quillin@uaht.edu. Continue Reading →

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Register now for spring 2021 classes at U of A Hope-Texarkana

Registration for spring classes at the University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana is open now through January 12, 2021. The College will hold extended hours registration on January 7 and 8 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Classes begin on Wednesday, January 11, 2021. UAHT gives students options

Students can earn an Associate of Arts in General Education Degree 100% online. They can take on-campus classes to gain a degree or certificate in programs such as Industrial Maintenance, Diesel Technology, HVAC, Power Technologies, Industrial Electricity, and Welding to help get a good job fast. UAHT also offers in-demand health professions programs such as Nursing, EMT, Paramedic, and Funeral Services. Continue Reading →

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Entrepreneurial Leadership Course Available at UAHT

What is the “new normal” in business going to be starting in 2021? What businesses or services or professions are going to be recession-proof in the future? What can residents of Southwest Arkansas do to prepare themselves for the “new normal,” whatever that may be? These are all questions posed by University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana (UAHT) Business Instructor, George Smith. “These are crucial questions for existing businesses, businesses put on hold during the COVID-19 pandemic, and businesses that only exist in fledgling entrepreneurs’ creative minds,” Smith said. Continue Reading →

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Voice and Piano Lessons Offered at UA Hope

The University of Arkansas at Hope will offer voice and piano lessons this spring. The lessons, taught by Haley Patillo Thompson, can be scheduled on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Evening lessons may be available upon demand. Credit and non-credit lessons are available. For Credit Lessons:

Cost:  $346 for Hempstead County residents; $355 for all other counties

Contact:  Jan Whatley • 870.722.8236

Non-Credit Lessons:

Cost:  $350 flat fee 

Contact:  Akili Moses Israel • 870.722.8102

For more information, contact Jan Whatley at jan.whatley@uaht.edu or 870-722-8236. Continue Reading →

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Chris and Sondra Townsend Endowed Scholarship Established at UAHT

Pictured left to right:  Chris Townsend, Sondra Townsend, and Laura Clark (Interim Chancellor)

Chris and Sondra Townsend, of Texarkana, Arkansas, recently established the Chris and Sondra Townsend Endowed Scholarship at the University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana. “This year, on GivingTuesday, my husband Chris and I decided to give back to one of our respective alma maters, and I chose UAHT,” said Sondra. “Not only did I receive my first degree at UAHT, but I also worked at the college for twenty-four years before retiring. This college is basically where I grew up, so I wanted to give back to the place that gave so much to me over the years.”

The scholarship is designated for students seeking an Associate Degree in Business or General Education at UAHT. “I want to help students reach their goals the same way I was able to at UAHT,” Sondra said. Continue Reading →

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