Admissions Counselors

Matt Hargis

Matt Hargis

Senior Associate Director for Recruitment

Email: mhargis@uark.edu

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.


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.


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.


Megan Garland

Megan Garland

Admissions Counselor

Email: megang@uark.edu

Northwest Arkansas

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


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.


Daniel Webster

Daniel Webster

Admissions Counselor

Email: dnwebste@uark.edu

Northeast Arkansas

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.


Jessica Williams

Jessica Williams

Senior Assistant Director

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.

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.


Kimberly Clark

Kimberly Clark

Senior Assistant Director

Email: kkclark@uark.edu

Illinois, California, Northeastern USA, Western USA

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Kimberly Clark is the Senior Assistant Director of Admissions for Illinois, California, the Northeastern United States, and the Western United States. She is originally from Michigan and graduated from Central Michigan University with a Bachelor of Arts in Sports Management. She also earned a Master of Science in College Student Personnel Services and Administration from the University of Central Arkansas. She is a regional recruiter working out of the Chicago area.


Jaecy Bradford

Jaecy Bradford

Admissions Counselor

Email: jbrad@uark.edu

Kansas, Missouri

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Jaecy Bradford is the admissions counselor for Kansas and Missouri. She is originally from Garden City, Kansas and graduated from Pittsburg State University with a Bachelor of Science in General Studies. She also earned a Master of Education in Higher Education with a concentration in Student Affairs from the University of Arkansas. She is a regional recruiter based in the greater Kansas City metro.


Brock Daniels

Brock Daniels

Admissions Counselor

Email: bcdaniel@uark.edu

Oklahoma

Brock Daniels is the Admissions Counselor for the state of Oklahoma. 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.


Brooke Reynolds

Brooke Reynolds

Admissions Counselor

Email: blreyn@uark.edu

Louisiana

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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

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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.


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Kaelynn Delawder

Admissions Counselor

Email: kadelawd@uark.edu

College of Education and Health Professions

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Kaelynn Delawder is the Coordinator for Student Recruitment for the College of Education and Health Professions. She is originally from Woodbridge, Virginia and graduated from the University of Arkansas in 2020 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a minor in Criminal Justice.


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.


Zach Meyer

Zach Meyer

Admissions Counselor

Email: zmeyer@uark.edu

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences

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Zach Meyer is the admissions counselor for Fulbright College. He is from Fayetteville, Arkansas, and graduated from the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor of Arts in English. Zach is pursuing a Master of Arts in English Literature.


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

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.


Teresa Simpson

Teresa Simpson

Admissions Counselor

Email: tksimpso@uark.edu

Transfer Central

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Teresa Simpson is an admissions counselor for Transfer Central. Teresa is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Slippery Rock University with her Bachelor of Arts in Professional Spanish with a minor in Gender Studies as well as her Master of Arts in Student Affairs in Higher Education.