Edgell Joins The Conductor as Program Manager

Dylan Edgell, a second-year student at the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service, has been hired as a Program Manager at The Conductor in Conway, Ark. The Conductor is a public-private partnership with the University of Central Arkansas and Startup Junkie Consulting
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Clinton School Giving at Graduation to Collect Donations for “A Bridge to Work”

As part of the Clinton School’s ongoing commitment to public service and tradition of Giving at Graduation, the school will collect socks, checks, and cash for “A Bridge to Work,” at its 2019 Commencement Ceremony. This year’s commencement is set for Sunday, May 5 at 2 p.m. at the Sta
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Green Receives Distinguished Young Alumni Award from Philander Smith College

University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service graduate Thurman Green was announced as the recipient of the 2019 Distinguished Young Alumni Award at Philander Smith College’s National Alumni Association Convention banquet on Saturday. Green, who graduated from the Clinton Sch
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Zuccardi Named Vice Chair of Little Rock Sustainability Commission

Karen Zuccardi, a second-year student at the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service, has been named Vice Chair of the Little Rock Sustainability Commission. LRSC was established in 2008 as a Mayoral appointed task force. In September of 2018 the Board of Directors app
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Concurrent Law Students Taking on Law Clerkships in Spring and Summer

Several University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service students pursuing concurrent law degrees from the UA Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law are taking on clerkships, fellowships, and externships with law firms and judges this spring and summer. Below is a closer lo
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Clinton School Team Researching Donor Motivation for Ronald McDonald House Charities

A team of Clinton School students has spent the academic year working with Ronald McDonald House Charities of Arkansas, assisting the organization in its fundraising strategy by interviewing current and past donors – including corporations, foundations, and individuals – to discover t
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Hicks Named to Executive Leadership Team at The Capital Bank

University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service graduate Burt Hicks has been appointed Director, Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel for Capital Bancshares, Inc. and The Capital Bank. Hicks’ appointment was announced in conjunction with
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Mercer Named Executive Director of Local First Arkansas

Crystal C. Mercer has been announced as the Executive Director of Local First Arkansas (LFAR), a nonprofit dedicated to creating and supporting an alliance of locally owned, independent businesses. Last year, Mercer served as a voting member on the LFAR Board of Directors in a support
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Alumni Roundup – February 2019

Kristen Alexander (Class 11) is the editor of a new newsletter, “Brain Waves,” as part of the Arkansas Trauma Rehabilitation Program. Alexander is a Clinical Health Educator with ATRP. Chandle Carpenter (Class 2) is a Dyslexia Specialist with the Little Rock School District. Fernando
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Rutherford to Speak at Mayor’s Community Meeting

James L. Skip Rutherford III, Dean of the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service, will speak at the monthly Mayor’s Community Meeting in Batesville, Ark., on Thursday. The meeting will start at 5 p.m. at the Best Dam Steakhouse. Rutherford, a Batesville native, is a g
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