Featured Student Stories
Samia Ismail, a University of Arkansas honors student from Fort Smith, has been named as one of this year's 62 Harry S. Truman Scholars. Ismail, a junior majoring in biomedical engineering, will receive up to $30,000 for graduate study, as well as priority admission at premier graduate institutions, leadership training, career and graduate school counseling, and special internship opportunities within the federal government.
Jessica Loechler graduated May 2018 with a Business Economics and Marketing degree; now she's a new business account executive in Google’s Ann Arbor, Michigan, office, assisting new clients. "I know I have a product that can genuinely help people grow their businesses and improve their livelihoods," Jessica says.
A little more than 10 years ago, Meredith Green graduated from the University of Arkansas with a bachelor’s degree in nursing and began working as a floor nurse at Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville. Now, Green is senior vice president and chief nursing officer of the hospital that employs about 800 nurses.