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Education, Public Service Anchor eVersity Grad’s Career

Joe Traylor’s inspiration to complete his college degree — a journey years in the making — starts with a story he likes to tell about his father, Al. “He was a radiographer, he did X-rays and CT scans and MRIs,” Traylor said. “He got his training in the Air Force and he was able to […]

At eVersity, It’s Never Too Late to Fulfill a Dream

Mary Butler, of Bryant, has been chasing her college degree for decades. And while she still has work ahead of her to finally realize that dream at the University of Arkansas System eVersity, the 49-year-old will tell you that dreams don’t have an expiration date. “It’s all just in your mind,” she said. “You don’t […]

Student Finds His Stride – And His Degree – at eVersity 

As a law enforcement professional, Brandon Dehart is used to staying light on his feet, prepared for anything and everything his job can throw at him. But when it came to higher education, the Van Buren native kept falling into the same old ruts where college felt like too much to handle.  “It was just so hard […]

And the Survey Says? Students Love eVersity

An annual survey of University of Arkansas System eVersity students confirms that the state’s only 100 percent-online institution is accomplishing its mission of providing a high-quality, accessible and affordable option for earning associate and bachelor’s degrees. An overwhelming 97 percent of eVersity students report that they are overall satisfied with their entire experience at the […]

Unstoppable: Determination Pays off for eVersity Student

Every student at the University of Arkansas System eVersity has a story of perseverance. Amy Fendley’s tale ranks among the best of them. The Oklahoma native and business manager for the Arkadelphia Human Development Center started her march toward a degree four decades ago, never losing sight of the prize. “I knew I was smart […]

Mother and Son Push Each Other to Complete Degrees

Most graduates who earn their degrees through the University of Arkansas System eVersity cite some person in their lives cheering them on to graduation. Mother-son tandem Tracy and Gunner Kendrick are no exception. But what does set these two apart is they do more than encourage one another to pass – their deep-seated competitive streak […]

Open Letter to UA System Faculty, Staff and Students

Faculty, staff and students of the University of Arkansas System eVersity are aware of the many benefits of its affiliation with the state’s premier educational system. While the Covid-19 pandemic has – and continues to – have an effect on many UA System institutions, divisions and units, everyone at eVersity is fortunate that the 100 […]

Stay Informed. Stay Healthy. Stay Motivated.

OPEN LETTER TO STUDENTS MARCH 13, 2020 Being suddenly faced with so much uncertainty in our lives — school cancellations, work suspensions, health concerns, paychecks — due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we want to remain the steady, positive force in your life that’s making things better for you. By design, we’re already prepared to carry […]

Random Work Encounter Leads to Earning College Degree 

Claudia Seay, project manager for the women and infants service line at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), always wanted a career in health care, so it’s ironic that real-world medical issues nearly kept her from completing the education necessary to realize her dream.  “I had completed some college and it got interrupted,” she said. “My father-in-law got […]

eVersity Receives Another International Blackboard Exemplary Course Award

A University of Arkansas System eVersity instructional design and faculty duo were one of a small handful of educators worldwide recently honored with an international Blackboard Exemplary Course Program (ECP) Award. Ramesh Muthukumarana, senior instructional designer at eVersity, and Caitlin Howe, an eVersity faculty member, teamed up to win the award. This is the second […]

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