Nine teams of first-year 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 2020-21 academic year.
Katerina Noori and Aisosa Osaretin recently completed their International Public Service Projects with Canopy Northwest Arkansas, a nonprofit organization based in Fayetteville that works to support refugees who are resettling in the Northwest Arkansas community.
Michael Webb spent much of his summer working remotely with Women Political Leaders (WPL), a Brussels, Belgium-based organization that aims to increase the quantity and the influence of women in political leadership positions around the world.
J. Dillon Pitts recently completed his International Public Service Project with Vital Voices Global Partnership, an organization based in Washington, D.C., that searches the world for women leaders with daring visions for change and helps make those visions a reality.
Cody McKinney, a Clinton School student pursuing a concurrent law degree through the UA Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law, recently completed an internship with Human Rights Initiative of North Texas (HRI) as part of his International Public Service Project.
Abraham Kahasay is working with the Arkansas Peace and Justice Memorial Movement, conducting research to help the Little Rock-based organization begin implementing a Community Remembrance Project across Arkansas. The work is part of Kahasay’s International Public Service Project.
A group of students, faculty, and staff at the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service recently assisted in a virtual dialogue for Massachusetts healthcare workers regarding their experiences throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jacob McGuire is working with Partners in Knowledge as part of his International Public Service Project. McGuire, who recently completed his first year at the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service, is developing and implementing the burgeoning organization’s grant strategy.
Kate Jenkins, a native of Memphis, Tenn., who recently finished her first year of academic work at the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service, is partnering with LIV Lanseria on her International Public Service Project.
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.