Brandon Mathews ('15) entered the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service with a vested interest in food insecurity on college campuses.
In 2008, Julie West traveled to Kathmandu to work with Rural Education and Development (READ) Nepal for her International Public Service Project. She had no idea that a decade later her career would still be connected to the region.
University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service students have combined to complete more than 1,000 field service projects in Arkansas, across the United States, and around the world.
Eleven teams of students from the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service will complete public service projects in partnership with public agencies, community initiatives, academic ventures, and nonprofit organizations across Arkansas during the 2019-20 academic year.
Jerome Wilson recently completed his International Public Service Project with African Prisons Project, a nonprofit organization with the vision to empower changemakers within prisons by providing them with legal training and services.
Maya Tims recently completed her International Public Service Project with Junior Achievement Tanzania, one of the world’s largest youth-serving NGOs that prepares the young people of Tanzania for employment and entrepreneurship.
Corinne Kwapis recently completed her International Public Service Project with Women Political Leaders, an independent non-partisan foundation based in Brussels, Belgium, that serves as a global network of female politicians.
For her International Public Service Project, Allison Gent is working with Junior Achievement Tanzania, one of the world’s largest youth-serving NGOs that prepares the young people of Tanzania for employment and entrepreneurship.
Dr. Nichola Driver has been announced as the new Faculty Director for the Office of Community Engagement. Driver, who joined the Clinton School faculty in July 2018 as a professor for Field Research Methods and Program Evaluation, will provide leadership and strategic vision for the Office of Community Engagement.
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.