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Opportunities on the Horizon as UA System Acquires Kansas-Based Online Institution

MORRILTON, AR (August 11, 2021) — The Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas unanimously passed a resolution today to acquire Grantham University (Lenexa, KS), which will join the state’s premiere higher education system as a second fully online institution alongside eVersity. The deal is expected to get the necessary vote from Grantham University’s [Read More]

eVersity Course Design Team Wins Third-Straight International Award

A University of Arkansas System eVersity instructional designer and faculty member duo was recently honored with an international Blackboard Exemplary Course Program (ECP) Award for the third time in as many years. It is the third consecutive Blackboard course-design award — and fourth national award overall — received by eVersity since its launch as the [Read More]

Moore Elected to Serve as Vice Chair of WCET Executive Committee

Michael Moore, Ph.D., chief academic and operating officer at the University of Arkansas System eVersity, recently assumed the vice chairmanship of the national WCET Executive Committee, a cooperative organization that promotes educational technology strategies for the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE). Elected by his WCET colleagues, Moore is in his third year of [Read More]

National Distance Learning Week Day 5 – Innovative Distance Learning Saves Money

*This is part of a five-day series celebrating National Distance Learning Week Nov. 9-13. eVersity is doing a daily tribute featuring “Five Ways Distance Learning Changes Lives.” The University of Arkansas System eVersity’s innovative business model within providing a 100 percent-online learning experience has helped save its students more than $6 million since classes launched [Read More]

National Distance Learning Week Day 4 – Online by Design

*This is part of a five-day series celebrating National Distance Learning Week Nov. 9-13. eVersity is doing a daily tribute featuring “Five Ways Distance Learning Changes Lives.” In today’s climate, the term “online learning” is getting tossed around without much meaning or context quite frequently. But what most people don’t understand is the major difference [Read More]

National Distance Learning Week Day 3 – eVersity is On Your Schedule

*This is part of a five-day series celebrating National Distance Learning Week Nov. 9-13. eVersity is doing a daily tribute featuring “Five Ways Distance Learning Changes Lives.” Don’t have time to finish the college degree that was once started? Think again, because high-quality distance learning allows the flexibility to fit coursework into busy lives. At [Read More]

National Distance Learning Week Day 2 – Accessibility is the Key

*This is part of a five-day series celebrating National Distance Learning Week Nov. 9-13. eVersity is doing a daily tribute featuring “Five Ways Distance Learning Changes Lives.” With more than 80 percent of the University of Arkansas System eVersity’s current student population between the nontraditional ages of 23-49, its hard-working students know a thing or [Read More]

National Distance Learning Week Day 1 – OER is in eVersity’s DNA

*This is part of a five-day series celebrating National Distance Learning Week Nov. 9-13. eVersity is doing a daily tribute featuring “Five Ways Distance Learning Changes Lives.” “No books, no fees” has become staple nomenclature around the staff and offices within the University of Arkansas System eVersity, which is one of the few institutions nationally [Read More]

Introducing the eVersity Alumni Association

The University of Arkansas System eVersity today launched the eVersity Alumni Association to help serve the many graduates who chose the 100 percent-online institution since its launch in fall 2015. “We admit, it’s not a fully developed concept just yet, but we want to involve graduates in the process of trying to make this something [Read More]

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 [Read More]

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