Category: Capital Chapter

Game Day Watch Party Page

We’ve only got 12 days left until the Arkansas Razorbacks take to the field at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium.

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Arkansas Alumni Association Now Has Pinterest and Instagram

Students, staff and friends of the University of Arkansas can find great ideas for how to be the best hog around by accessing a range of social media outlets.

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Hogs Care Week Kicks Off with Successful Launch Party

Hogs Care Week, a random act of kindness initiative, kicked off with a launch party Wednesday in the Union Ballroom.

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The Arkansas Alumni Association Announces Helpin' Like a Hog Program

In connection with the Arkansas Alumni Association’s volunteer engagement program, the Association is pleased to announce the creation of “Helpin’ Like a Hog.” Only a few weeks into the planning process, staff members have come together to create a program that will help to engage alumni who express an interest in community service.

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Shannon Riordan Attributes Family Guidance and University of Arkansas to her Successful Career

Growing up with a father who works in sales and a grandfather who worked in public relations, Shannon Riordan, a Little Rock native, knew her future career would include business. When deciding where she would attend college, she set her sights on the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas.

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The Arkansas Alumni Association Connects Alumni through Chapter Program

Since its founding in 1878, the Arkansas Alumni Association has stayed true to its mission—”to connect and serve the University of Arkansas family.” As new alumni form each year, it is the goal of the Association to maintain contact with those who wish to remain close to the university and show their support through donations, volunteerism, membership and chapter involvement.

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Dr. Michelle R. Smith Assumes Role of Director of Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities

Dr. Michelle R. Smith has assumed the role of director of the Arkansas Department of Health’s (ADH) Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities. Dr. Paul Halverson, director and state health officer, said, “We are extremely pleased to welcome Dr. Smith to the ADH family. She brings a great deal of expertise to public health in Arkansas. Since 1999, she was the program coordinator for the HIV/AIDS program with Jefferson Comprehensive Care Systems in Pine Bluff and provided support services to women, youth, adolescents, infants and families infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. She has also worked with the Arkansas Minority Health Commission, the Arkansas Minority HIV/AIDS Task Force and the National Minority AIDS Council. She has extensive training and understanding of day-to-day program activities and grant reporting and coordination. Addressing health disparities in our state is one of our strategic priorities, and Dr. Smith will be vital to these initiatives.”

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2010 Distinguished Alumni and Faculty Award Recipients Announced

The Arkansas Alumni Association proudly announces its 2010 award recipients, all of whom personify the University of Arkansas’ tradition of excellence through service and leadership. All 10 honorees were recognized during the 66th annual Alumni Awards Celebration on Oct. 29 at the Janelle Y. Hembree Alumni House.

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Nancy Philley Russ Gives Thanks to the Arkansas Alumni Association

Forty-nine years after graduating with her Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism, Nancy Philley Russ, an annual member of the Arkansas Alumni Association and member of the Capital Chapter, continues to view her alma mater with pride and appreciation. However, as she reflects on the years spent at the University of Arkansas and the people she has come to know, Russ acknowledges the important role that the Arkansas Alumni Association played in her academic career.

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