In fall of 2018, Estefani Leyva, of Hope, Arkansas, arrived on the University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana (UAHT) campus to explore the possibility of attaining her General Education Development Certificate (GED) with plans of becoming a pre-k teacher. “I made the bad decision of dropping out of high school my senior year,” said Leyva in a press release.
Over the summer, the University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana (UAHT) has worked hard to upgrade the efficiency, accessibility, and visual appeal of the college book program. According to the press release, Students can now access book rentals directly through the new addition to the Rapert Library Complex.
Registration for fall classes at the University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana (UAHT) is open now through August 23, 2019. The college will hold extended hours registration on August 19 and 20 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on the Hope and Texarkana campuses. Classes begin on Wednesday, August 21, 2019.
The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville recently announced the new Arkansas Transfer Achievement Scholarship program that reduces tuition rates for students who graduate with associate’s degrees from any of the two-year colleges in the University of Arkansas System and then transfer to the Fayetteville campus.
After weeks filled with campaigning, voting, and a leadership orientation, the newly-elected officers of the Student Government Association (SGA) for the University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana have been officially sworn-in.
James Hayes was born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. He owns and operates the James Hayes Art Glass Company in Pine Bluff. After receiving an art degree from Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas, in 1988, he searched for a new medium to express his artistic talent.
Mikki Curtis, a 2008 graduate of Hope High School, has been named the Interim Dean of the Hope Collegiate & Professions Academy High School Pilot at the University of Arkansas at Hope. She will begin her duties on July 1.
The University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana Fine Arts Club recently collected enough donations to supply thirty-one care packages to troops in Iraq. Also, more than $650 was donated to pay for postage to ship the packages. Farmer’s Bank & Trust of Hope, Arkansas, was especially helpful with this project, providing nearly half of the total donated items.
Mary White, Director of Student Support Services at the University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana, was recently honored for 20 years of TRiO Student Support Services at the Southwest Association of Student Assistance Programs (SWASAP) Conference in Baton Rouge, LA.
The 2017 U of A Hope-Texarkana Outstanding Alum of the Year, Christopher Smith, was recognized at the Annual Arkansas Community College’s Conference in Little Rock, Arkansas, on October 17. Chris is a 2006 graduate of Hope High School and a 2008 graduate of the University of Arkansas Community College at Hope, where he obtained an Associate of Arts degree.
The University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana welcomed 1,541 students this fall, the second highest enrollment in the fifty-year history of the college, just 16 students shy of the record. The enrollment increase is the result of growth in many areas of both the Hope and Texarkana campuses.