Admissions Counselors

Matt Hargis

Matt Hargis

Senior Associate Director for Recruitment

Email: mhargis@uark.edu

Interim: Kansas, Missouri

Matt Hargis is the Senior Associate Director for Recruitment, heading up the campus visit program. He is originally from Texarkana, Texas, and he graduated from the University of Arkansas in 2002. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with a marketing major.


Kristen Davidson

Kristen Davidson

Tour Coordinator

Email: kparnell@uark.edu

Kristen Davidson is the Tour Coordinator and the advisor for the Student Ambassador program. She is from Fayetteville, Arkansas, and she is currently working on her undergraduate degree from the University of Arkansas.

In-State Admissions

Rafael Arciga Garcia

Rafael Arciga Garcia

Assistant Dean for Diversity Recruitment

Email: rarciga@uark.edu

Northwest Arkansas

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Rafael Arciga Garcia is an admissions counselor for Northwest Arkansas, and the Assistant Dean for Diversity Recruitment. Rafael is originally from Mexico, but he came to Arkansas at the age of fourteen. Rafael graduated from the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations.


Jessica Williams

Jessica Williams

Associate Director for Arkansas Recruitment

Email: jesswill@uark.edu

Northwest Arkansas

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Jessica Williams is the Northwest Arkansas Senior Assistant Director of Recruitment, as well as the admissions counselor for the Accelerate Student Achievement Program (ASAP). She is originally from El Dorado, Kansas. She graduated from St. Lawrence University in New York with a Bachelor of Arts in Global Studies, and earned a Master in Higher Education at the University of Arkansas in 2018.


Hailey Canada

Hailey Canada

Admissions Counselor

Email: hmcanada@uark.edu

Central Arkansas

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Hailey Canada is the Admissions Counselor for Central and Northeast Arkansas. She is originally from the Ozark, Arkansas area, and graduated from County Line High School. She attended Arkansas Tech University, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism/Public Relations and Master of Science in College Student Personnel. Hailey is a regional recruiter based in Conway, Arkansas.


Brock Daniels

Brock Daniels

Admissions Counselor

Email: bcdaniel@uark.edu

Northwest Arkansas

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Brock Daniels is an Admissions Counselor for Northwest Arkansas. He is originally from the Central Arkansas area, and graduated from Greenbrier High School. Brock attended the University of Arkansas where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Poultry Science, a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Business, and a Masters of Science in Agricultural Economics.


Alex Dowell

Alex Dowell

Assistant Director for New Student Orientation & Recruitment

Email: dowell@uark.edu

State-wide

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Alex Dowell is the Assistant Director for New Student Orientation. Originally from Springfield, Missouri, he graduated from Drury University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in History and Secondary Education and a minor in Global Studies.


Radeanna Garcia

Radeanna Garcia

Admissions Counselor

Email: rigarcia@uark.edu

Central and Southeast Arkansas

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Radeanna Garcia is the regional admissions counselor for Central Arkansas. She is originally from Hope, AR but now resides in Bryant, Arkansas. She graduated from Henderson State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Services. She also earned a Master of Science in College Student Personnel from Arkansas Tech University.


Kobe Jackson

Kobe Jackson

Admissions Counselor

Email: jkj020@uark.edu

Southwest Arkansas

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Kobe Jackson is an Admission Counselor for Southwest Arkansas. He originally is from El Dorado, Arkansas. He graduated from the University of Arkansas spring of 2021 with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry.


Daniel Webster

Daniel Webster

Admissions Counselor

Email: dnwebste@uark.edu

Northeast Arkansas

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Daniel Webster is an Admissions Counselor for Northeast Arkansas and a recruiter for the Accelerate Student Achievement Program (ASAP). He is originally from Marion, Arkansas. He graduated with Latin honors from the University of Arkansas in 2021 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Sociology, and Criminology.

Out-of-State Admissions

Jennifer Fowler

Jennifer Fowler

Associate Director for National Recruitment

Email: fowlerj@uark.edu

Dallas (Collin, Dallas, and Rockwall counties), East & West Texas

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Jennifer Fowler is the Associate Director for National Recruitment. She is originally from Jasper, Arkansas, and she graduated from the University of Arkansas in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with a major in accounting. She currently resides in Dallas as a regional recruiter for the University of Arkansas, particularly serving the Dallas area (Collin, Dallas, and Rockwall counties) and North Texas.


Brooke Reynolds

Brooke Reynolds

Admissions Counselor

Email: blreyn@uark.edu

Louisiana; Interim: Fort Worth, South & Central Texas, Colorado

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Brooke Reynolds is the admissions counselor for Louisiana. She is originally from Baton Rouge, Louisiana where she graduated from Louisiana State University in 2016 receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree in English. In May 2019 she received her Master of Education with a concentration in Adult and Lifelong Learning from the University of Arkansas. She is a regional recruiter based out of South Louisiana.


Emil William Scheiderer

Emil William Scheiderer

Admissions Counselor

Email: ewscheid@uark.edu

Tennessee and Southeastern USA; Interim: Illinois, California, Northeastern USA, Western USA

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Emil William Scheiderer IV is the admissions counselor for Tennessee and the Southeastern United States. He is originally from Stuttgart, Arkansas, and he graduated from the University of Arkansas in 2017. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in both Spanish and German.

Specialized Recruitment

Rafael Arciga Garcia

Rafael Arciga Garcia

Assistant Dean for Diversity Recruitment

Email: rarciga@uark.edu

Diversity Counselor

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Rafael Arciga Garcia is the Associate Director for Diversity Recruitment. Rafael is originally from Mexico, but he came to Arkansas at the age of fourteen. Rafael graduated from the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations.


Megan Garland

Megan Garland

Admissions Counselor

Email: megang@uark.edu

Walton College of Business

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Megan Garland is an admissions counselor for the Walton College of Business. Originally from Poplar Bluff, Missouri, Megan graduated from Belmont University, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Social Entrepreneurship.


Sarah Holmes

Sarah Holmes

Coordinator for New Student Orientation

Email: sarahh@uark.edu

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Sarah Holmes is the Coordinator for New Student Orientation. She is originally from Wichita, Kansas, but graduated from the University of Arkansas in 2017, where she received a Bachelor of Arts Anthropology and minored in Political Science.


Rachelle Prince

Rachelle Prince

Assistant Director

Email: raprince@uark.edu

Recruitment Communication

Rachelle Prince is an assistant director for recruitment and communications. She is originally from Lincoln, Arkansas. She graduated from the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville, Arkansas, with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Philosophy.


Riley Wilson

Riley Wilson

Admissions Counselor

Email: rileywil@uark.edu

Diversity Counselor

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Riley Wilson is an admissions counselor for Diversity Recruitment. Originally from Hot Springs, Arkansas, he graduated from Ouachita Baptist University in 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology.


Sara Wood

Sara Wood

Admissions Counselor

Email: sjw026@uark.edu

Global Campus

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Sara Wood is an admissions counselor for Global Campus. Though she is originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, she calls Arkansas home and graduated high school in Huntsville, Arkansas. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Sociology from Columbus State University in Columbus, Georgia.

Transfer Recruitment

Chad Cox

Chad Cox

Associate Director of Transfer Central

Email: chadc@uark.edu

Transfer Central, National Merit Scholars

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Originally from Walnut Ridge, Arkansas, Chad Cox is Associate Director of Transfer Central. He also oversees the Transitions Academic Program (TAP) and the recruitment of National Merit Scholars. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre from University of the Ozarks and a Master of Science in Operations Management from the University of Arkansas.


Olga Murcia

Olga Murcia

Admissions Counselor

Email: omurcia@uark.edu

Transfer Central

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Olga Murcia is an admissions counselor for Transfer Central. Olga is originally from Santa Rosa, California and graduated high school in Springdale, Arkansas. She graduated from the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies.


Addison Sottile

Addison Sottile

Admissions Counselor

Email: aesottil@uark.edu

Transfer Central

Addison Sottile is an admissions counselor for Transfer Central. Addison is originally from Saint Louis, Missouri and graduated from Ursuline Academy High School. She is a graduate of the University of Arkansas, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Human Environmental Science.