University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service
Clinton School of Public Service was the first program to integrate field service into its degree curriculum as an academic credit. The classroom can be an orphanage in Tanzania, the student union in Little Rock Rivermarket, or greenhouses in Peru. 25% of the MPS degree curriculum comes from direct field service learning.Learn More About Our Community Impact Become A Field Service Partner
Hours of Field Service
Since the school opened its doors in 2005, Clinton School students have combined to total more than 450,000 hours of non-classroom work – equaling nearly 55 years of civic engagement.
Clinton School students have impacted nearly 50 percent of the State Department’s 195 recognized independent states.
The Clinton School Speaker Series not only enhances the education of Clinton School students, but also provides a venue for the public to engage in intellectual discussions on the issues of the day.
Clinton School graduates enjoy careers in a variety of professions in public and private sectors. The school educates and prepares professionals in public service who understand, engage, and transform complex systems to ensure equity, challenge oppression, and affect positive social change.Our Graduate Profiles
The mission of the Center on Community Philanthropy is to explore the concept of philanthropy as the kind of giving and sharing from within that is characteristic of positive change and long-lasting development in impoverished communities.Advancing Racial Equity Scholars In Residence View Publications
The Center on Community Philanthropy is a leader in promoting issues and concepts that illustrate its philosophy that community-based philanthropy is a powerful tool in social, economic, and political change.
The Center’s research analyzes the emergence of philanthropy in communities of color, communities of deprivation, and communities of multicultural “citizenship” by improving access to useful knowledge about giving and social change philanthropy.
The Center on Community Philanthropy works to strategically convene local residents, institutional representatives, and thought leaders in seminars, symposiums, and forums for debate.