Kristen Raney (Class 9) will start the Ph.D. program in business administration with a management concentration at Arizona State University in the fall. Raney has worked as as assistant director of MBA Programs at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, since December 2015, where she has been instrumental in implementing the Clinton School’s concurrent MPS-MBA degree program.
Zack Huffman (Class 12) has been announced as the new director of development with Teach For America Greater Delta – Arkansas.
Evan Brown (Class 11) is now working at Heifer International as a Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning (MEL) Field Analytics Lead.
Ashley Brooke Moses (Class 10) and Eric Rietschier celebrated the birth of their daughter, Althea Cole Rietschier.
Jay Thompson (Class 3) has worked for City Year, an organization dedicated to helping students and schools succeed, for 14 years. Thompson has served as a Regional Vice President for City Year since November 2014.
Marsha Scullark (Class 11) is pursuing her interests in public health and policy in a position with the American Lung Association. As a Health Promotions Specialist for the American Lung Association in Arkansas, Scullark provides technical assistance with policy writing in addition to providing education and resources on tobacco cessation products.
Tatiana Riddle Hendrix (Class 9) currently works in Washington, D.C., as a Program Officer focusing on combating wildlife trafficking for the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). Hendrix’s position with USFWS, which she calls her “dream job,” is the latest stop in a life’s worth of interest in wildlife conservation.
Alumni in the News
The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette recently took a look at the opening of ScholarMade Achievement Place, where Clinton School graduate Derrick Rainey (Class 6) will serve as director of Ivy Hill Academy of Scholarship for grades K-2.
The Miami Herald offered a look at a United States operation that included work from Clinton School graduate Fernando Cutz (Class 6), who spent last year working at the White House. Cutz was recently announced as Acting Deputy Chief of Staff for USAID, and was previously senior director at the National Security Council.
The Jackson Free Press profiles the work of Jordan Butler (Class 10) as a project leader with Refill Cafe, a nonprofit workforce development cafe opening in Jackson, Miss.
The Honors College Path Program at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, led by Clinton School graduate Xochitl Delgado-Solorzano (Class 11), announced 22 new students for its program in July.