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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 […]

The eVersity Difference: We’ve Saved Our Students More Than $5.7 Million

The University of Arkansas System eVersity’s innovative business model has saved its students more than $5.7 million since classes launched in 2016. In a time when the average price of tuition and fees is continually on the rise and students are leaving college saddled with record amounts of debt, eVersity has proven itself as an […]

Wife, Mother of Three Proves College Degree Within Reach

Karen Demunn Schmarje remembers clearly what her father told her as she approached her high school graduation. “My dad was, ‘Hey, if you want to go to college that’s great, but I can’t pay for it,’” said Schmarje, senior manager of customer service and logistics at Tyson Foods in Springdale. “And, I think there was maybe some poor guidance at the high […]

No Fees at eVersity Totals $2.8 Million in Savings for Students

The University of Arkansas System eVersity has never charged student fees on top of its incredibly low tuition rate, saving its students more than $2.8 million in its first four years of operation. With the cost of attending college consistently on the rise, a big part of the growing burden on families is attributed to […]