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Park, Florick Publish Research in Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development
Park, Florick Publish Research in Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development

Assistant Professor Dr. Chul Hyun Park and Laura Florick ('22) have co-authored a research article, “A pilot study exploring the impacts of COVID-19 on small-scale direct-marketing farmers in Northwest Arkansas and their responses to the pandemic” for the Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development.

Clinton School Curriculum Helps Hicks as Co-Founder and President of Encore Bank
Clinton School Curriculum Helps Hicks as Co-Founder and President of Encore Bank

Burt Hicks, a 2013 graduate of the Clinton School of Public Service at the University of Arkansas, is the Co-Founder and President of Encore Bank.

Carpenter's Clinton School Experience Opens Doors to Doctor of Law and Policy
Carpenter's Clinton School Experience Opens Doors to Doctor of Law and Policy

Arkansas native Valerie Carpenter’s ('20) path in life wasn’t a direct one, but as she is quick to tell you, it’s not the road one travels so much as where it leads. It's one of the lasting lessons she learned during her two years at the Clinton School of Public Service.

Henager, Person, Wilcox Selected for Leadership Greater Little Rock
Henager, Person, Wilcox Selected for Leadership Greater Little Rock

Clinton School graduates Mollie Henager and Amie Wilcox, both members of the Class of 2018, and the Clinton School’s Director of Technology, Steve Person, have been announced as selections for the 38th Class of Leadership Greater Little Rock.

Broughton Named Assistant Director of the Center on Community Philanthropy
Broughton Named Assistant Director of the Center on Community Philanthropy

Kent Broughton has been named Assistant Director of the Center on Community Philanthropy at the Clinton School of Public Service.

Shoffner Recognized as Champion of Conservation by Garden & Gun
Shoffner Recognized as Champion of Conservation by Garden & Gun

Hallie Shoffner, who earned her Master of Public Service from the Clinton School of Public Service in 2011, has been recognized by Garden & Gun as a Champion of Conservation for her work as CEO of SFR Seed.

Alumni Spotlight: Xochitl Delgado Solorzano (’17)
Alumni Spotlight: Xochitl Delgado Solorzano (’17)

As Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for the Honors College at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Xochitl Delgado Solorzano ('17) develops and implements the Honors College’s vision for diversity, equity and inclusion to build a college community that embraces and uplifts the widest variety of experiences and insights.

Alumni Weekend Activities Begin October 14
Alumni Weekend Activities Begin October 14

The Clinton School of Public Service’s Alumni Weekend is set for October 14-15 and includes a Dean’s Reception, local public service projects, a keynote lecture, and BBQ.

Public Service Leadership: Marquita Little Numan (’09)
Public Service Leadership: Marquita Little Numan (’09)

Marquita Little Numan, a 2009 graduate of the Clinton School of Public Service, is Senior Policy Director for the Alliance for Early Success, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit that works with early childhood policy advocates at the state level to ensure that every child, birth through eight, has an equal opportunity to learn, grow, and succeed.