Author: mdtirrel

My Transition Through Sports

Written by: Kaci Mack As a student athlete in high school, I knew the hardest transition of coming to the University of Arkansas was not playing sports every day. I knew intramurals was an option, but I had no idea it was as competitive as it is. I am apart of Kappa Kappa Gamma. Last year I was lucky enough to be put on our Kappa 1 team for basketball. That was my sport. I was so excited to be doing what I love again. We ended up coming in 2nd place. Then earlier this semester I was put...

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Experience in the Real World

Written by: Grace Hannon This semester, I am currently enrolled in a class called Survey of Exceptionality. This class is for Education majors and focuses on the skills and mindset needed for teaching students with disabilities. For this class, I am required to have 10 hours of volunteer service with adults who have disabilities. We are given a list of organizations around Northwest Arkansas that provides services fro people with disabilities. After doing some research, I chose Lifestyles. Lifestyles Incorporated is an organization based out of Fayetteville that “provides quality services for individuals with disabilities”. I have spent a...

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A Thank You to the University

Written by: Kaley Ferguson It is the holiday season, a time to be thankful, and this year I am most thankful for the University of Arkansas, my new home. As a senior in high school, I had an incredibly difficult time trying to figure out exactly where I would attend college until I visited the U of A. Now I can’t imagine being anywhere else. The University of Arkansas has so many opportunities for students to grow socially and academically. My greatest experiences so far here have been because of my involvement in my sorority, Pi Beta Phi. I...

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