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Ahmadzai Leading Economic Advancement for Canopy NWA
Ahmadzai Leading Economic Advancement for Canopy NWA

Khalid Ahmadzai ('17) first learned about the Clinton School of Public Service as an undergraduate at Arkansas State University Beebe. While attending a Speaker Series lecture in Little Rock, Ahmadzai said he realized that if he ever attended graduate school, he wanted it to be at a place like the Clinton School that allowed for practical, hands-on learning.

Alumni Spotlight: Shamim Okolloh ('12)
Alumni Spotlight: Shamim Okolloh ('12)

Shamim Okolloh, a 2012 graduate of the Clinton School of Public Service, joined Encore Bank in October 2021 as its Vice President, Community Outreach Officer.

Public Service Leadership: Kathryn Ling, CEO of Moonshot EdVentures
Public Service Leadership: Kathryn Ling, CEO of Moonshot EdVentures

Kathryn Ling, a 2020 graduate of the Clinton School of Public Service at the University of Arkansas, currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Moonshot EdVentures, a nonprofit in Denver, Colo., that supports a diverse pipeline of leaders to design and launch the learning environments of tomorrow.

Class of 2013 Grads Find Success through Documentary Filmmaking
Class of 2013 Grads Find Success through Documentary Filmmaking

Two Clinton School graduates from the Class of 2013 are making impacts in the world of documentary film. Maggie Carroll and Stephen Bailey continue to work on projects that educate and inspire through storytelling.

Alumni Q&A: Nate Looney ('12)
Alumni Q&A: Nate Looney ('12)

Nate Looney, a 2012 graduate of the Clinton School of Public Service, is a Senior Development Officer at Arkansas Children's Hospital. In addition to his Master of Public Service, Looney earned a concurrent juris doctor from the UA Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law.

Grimes Ready to Launch Riverside Actors Theatre
Grimes Ready to Launch Riverside Actors Theatre

Ben Grimes ('20) is set to launch the Riverside Actors Theatre, a unique theatre initiative in Central Arkansas that will focus its mission on outreach to address the needs of military veterans suffering with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other service-related challenges.

Tyler Announced as Director of Administration for the City of Fulton, Mo.
Tyler Announced as Director of Administration for the City of Fulton, Mo.

Renee Tyler ('20) has been named Director of Administration for the City of Fulton, Mo. Tyler officially begins her new position on April 18.

Murphy-Washington Working with African American Policy Forum
Murphy-Washington Working with African American Policy Forum

Shandrea Murphy-Washington ('20) is working as a Program Assistant with the African American Policy Forum, an innovative think tank that connects academics, activists, and policy-makers to promote efforts to dismantle structural inequality.

Trudell Joins Just Communities of Arkansas as CEO
Trudell Joins Just Communities of Arkansas as CEO

Hilary Trudell ('12) recently joined Just Communities of Arkansas as the nonprofit’s Chief Executive Officer.

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