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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, […]

Taking Care of Unfinished Business at eVersity

Kim Burnside is no stranger to college coursework. The 53-year-old has taken three previous runs at a bachelor’s degree but never quite found the right fit. “I actually started off in a brick and mortar school that’s not even here anymore to be a computer electronics person,” she said. “I was not cut out for […]

Student Success is Defining eVersity

Student success is becoming the hallmark of the state’s only fully accredited, 100 percent-online institution, as nearly 93 percent of students who chose to finish their degrees at the University of Arkansas System eVersity are passing their courses and more than 96 percent completing them. eVersity’s unique online teaching model makes use of high-quality faculty […]

CENTRAL ARKANSAS WATER JOINS eVERSITY ALLIANCE PROGRAM

Central Arkansas Water, the largest public drinking water system in the state, has a good understanding of the difference a quality education can make in the lives of its employees and families. Central Arkansas Water recently became the newest member of the University of Arkansas System eVersity’s alliance program. They see the state’s only 100 […]

City of North Little Rock Inks Educational Alliance with eVersity

The impact education can have on a community is profound, and Betty L Anderson, human resources director for the City of North Little Rock, understands the value it also brings to the workforce. Thanks to this understanding, municipal employees at Arkansas’s sixth-largest city now have streamlined and discounted access to the state’s only 100 percent-online […]

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