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eVersity Wins National Award for Course Design

Faculty-Instructional Design Duo Recognized for Developing a Technology-Rich, Engaging, and Pedagogically Sound Course The University of Arkansas System eVersity has won another national award for its innovative online course design through Blackboard’s Exemplary Course Program (ECP), which recognizes faculty and course designers from universities around the world who develop engaging courses that represent the best […]

Determined Student to Graduate on Hybrid of eVersity, Regular Classwork

Math classes have been Rebecca Winkler’s collegiate nemesis. As successful as she’s been in her other studies at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, math was another story. “I’ve been trying to pass math for four years and I could not do it,” she said. With each attempt, Winkler started to decipher that testing was […]

eVersity Reaching Students Wherever They Are

One false narrative of online coursework is the way it tends to isolate students and prohibit group interaction. But according to University of Arkansas System eVersity instructor Caitlin Howe, those problems are minimized through the 100 percent-online institution’s structure and mode of communication. “If you’re in the classroom you have more teacher-student interaction. That can […]

Degree Caps eVersity Grad’s 14-Year Journey

As a child with parents in the military, Natalie Undernehr is used to adapting to change. After high school, she had to adapt to working full-time to pay for her education. After marrying, she adapted to being a stepmother and later, a mother. She worked hard to incorporate these life changes into a full-time professional […]

Military Mom Chose eVersity for Flexibility

As an 18-year veteran of the United States Air Force and Air National Guard and a mother of three, Stephanie Bates’ schedule is hectic. In fact, keeping up with her many responsibilities made it next to impossible for her to finish her degree. “I went through several universities as a traditional student,” she said. “That […]

eVersity Grad is a Study in Perseverance

Nothing worthwhile in life is gained without some measure of determination, as Sherika Williams has demonstrated in her quest to earn her college degree. “I’ve been wanting to finish my degree for some time now,” she said. “I knew I didn’t have that much financial aid. I was also working, being a single parent and […]

Facebook Leads to Student Finally Earning A Degree

Cynthia DuVall-Bonebright’s path to completing her degree started in an unconventional spot – social media. “It took me, obviously, quite a while to get my degree,” said the Rogers native. “I got online one day and I first saw eVersity on Facebook, and then I did some research. I called one of the advisors. Everything […]

Long Road Toward College Degree Comes to an End

Josette Boons’ path to a college degree is a story of perseverance, determination and a will to do whatever it took to finish her education. Boons began her remarkable journey with one year of college in 1986. That didn’t work out, so she took some time off before attending respiratory therapy school, right down to […]

Distance Learning Done Right at eVersity

Sunni Davis, Ph.D., has been a passionate advocate for distance learning for the past 20 years. She said the University of Arkansas System eVersity gets things right when it comes to methodology and support for students. “Those are two things that are outstanding about eVersity,” she said. “They have developed a curriculum that addresses the […]

eVersity Fills Education Gap for Many Students

Crystal Sims is a pioneer in her family. Not only is she a first-generation college student and graduate, she’s become an educator herself. Today, she’s Division Chair of General Education and University Transfer at Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas (CCCUA). But the farther the Lexa native gets into her own educational journey, […]

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