The University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) will be at the Texarkana campus on August 5 from 4-6 pm for a special registration event.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) will be at the Texarkana campus on August 5 from 4-6 pm for a special registration event.

UALR and UA Texarkana are collaborating to bring you convenient bachelor’s degree options.

You can:
• take upper-level business classes, *at a reduced rate, while staying at your local campus
• use the new classes as a springboard to your bachelor’s degree
be eligible to get credit toward your associate degree AND bachelor’s degree

For more information visit or call 866-956-8595.


UA Hope registers students for 4th Annual FREE Junior Ranger Explorer Summer Camp to be held August 4-6, 2015

The University of Arkansas at Hope has partnered with the National Park Service for the 4th consecutive year to offer a Junior Ranger Explorer Summer Camp August 4-6. The National Park Junior Ranger Explorer Camp connects young people to their national parks through many hands-on, guided, and self-guided activities.  Once again, National Park Service Rangers Tarona Armstrong and Christian Davis and UofA Hope Community Education Coordinator Nancy Kenworthy have developed an outstanding camp that is sure to be an educational and fun experience for all Junior Rangers.  The camp is open for boys and girls 10 – 13 years of age to register to attend this FREE summer camp.

On Tuesday, August 4, the campers will be issued their Junior Ranger Gear which includes t-shirt, backpack, journal, water-bottle, and their very own picture ID like real Junior Rangers.  Once they get their gear, campers will travel to Little Rock Central High School Historic Site, tour the William Jefferson Clinton Presidential Library, and enjoy lunch at Café 42. On Wednesday the students will visit the Hot Springs National Park and tour the President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace home in Hope. The campers will travel to the Texarkana area on Thursday to explore the Texarkana Museum of Discovery and Regional History Museum. Camp will conclude on Thursday, August 6, with a Junior Ranger graduation at 5:00p.m. in the Lecture Hall of the Science/Technology Building on the UofA Hope campus. Parents, friends, and the community are invited to attend.

REGISTRATION is limited to the first 36 participants to register. To register your student for this exciting camp, please pick up a registration form at the Technical and Industrial Building between 7:00am and 5:30pm Monday-Thursday, or print the registration form by clicking here. It is preferred that a parent or guardian of the enrolling camper return the completed form to Nancy Kenworthy at the Technical and Industrial Building on the UofA Hope Campus on Friday, July 17 from 12:00 noon until 2:00 pm.  If camp does not fill up within these 2 hours, registration will resume on Monday, July 20 at 7:30 am, and continue until all spots are filled.

For more information contact Nancy Kenworthy at 870-722-8102 or email her at

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Forklift Training

Only 5 spaces available!

Saturday, July 11

8 am-2 pm

Cost for the class is $59.00 upfront.

Technical and Industrial Building TI160

Instructor, Iry T. Rice, OSHA Industry Trainer


For more information or to register please contact:

Sequoiah Anderson, Administrative Specialist Industry Outreach and Continuing Education


U of A Hope to Host Founding Day Coffee on July 1

The University of Arkansas at Hope would like to invite the community to join in a founding day celebration coffee honoring J.W. Rowe on Wednesday, July 1, from 9:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. The coffee will also feature a brief ceremony and oa Hope-Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting at 10:00 a.m. at the front of the Administration Building.

Red River Vo-Tech broke ground on July 1, 1965, for the construction of the Administration building. The college has made many additions throughout 50 years of service, but has strived to keep the student focused approach that was a key element in the founding of the college. J.W. Rowe served as director of the College from 1965 until 1987. He will be in attendance to help celebrate this 50 years of service.

Tickets For Sammy Kershaw & Buddy Jewel Watermelon Festival Concert Available Now

Tickets for the 39th Annual Hope Watermelon Festival Concert featuring Sammy Kershaw are now available at Ticket Outlets and Online at  The Hope-Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the U of A Hope-Texarkana Foundation to bring headlining entertainer Sammy Kershaw to the 39th Annual Hope Watermelon Festival.   Buddy Jewell, “Nashville Star” winner and Gold record artist will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. to open for headliner Sammy Kershaw, who will take the stage at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 8th. Kershaw will be performing his number one hit “She Don’t Know She’s Beautiful” along with several of his 10 top ten hits.  Throughout his 20 plus years in country music he has had over 25 singles that have been in the top forty on the charts.

Jewell’s self-titled Columbia Records album released at #1 on the Billboard Top Country Album charts.  It was certified Gold and garnered two back-to-back top five hits with “Sweet Southern Comfort” and “Help Pour Out the Rain”.  Both tunes have certified 1 million radio plays.

For the first time, this year’s festival will also include a Friday night concert featuring the Beatle’s Tribute Band, Liverpool Legends.  The band will perform on the CMC Steel Products Stage in Legion Field at 7:30 p.m. Friday, August 7th.  Liverpool Legends Beatles Tribute band, is made up of four talented musicians and actors who were hand-picked by Louise Harrison – sister of the late George Harrison of The Beatles.  “Liverpool Legends Beatles Tribute Band presents the very best portrayal of The Beatles that I have ever seen,” says Harrison.  Headlining their own production in Branson since 2006, Liverpool Legends have been voted Best New Show, Best Band, and Best Overall Show.


Tickets are now available at:

BancorpSouth- Hope

Farmer’s Bank &Trust – Magnolia, Texarkana, and Hope

Cavender’s – Texarkana

Diamond Bank – Hope, Nashville

Hope Chamber of Commerce

Super 1 – Hope

Ivan Smith Furniture – Hope

U of A Hope Campus

Prescott Chamber of Commerce

Hope Fair Park Office


Advanced tickets for Saturday night will be $12 for adults and $6 for children ages 4-10. The day of show tickets will be $20.  Children’s tickets will be $6 day of the show.  A  Friday and Saturday Concert Combination General Admission Ticket or the “FAST” ticket can be bought for $15 and the Friday night Liverpool Legends tickets are $5.

Mark your calendars and stop by a ticket location to buy your concert tickets.  Tickets are also available online at

For more information about the concert, contact the UACCH Foundation at 870-722-8516.

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Georgia Pacific Makes Donation to U of A Hope-Texarkana Foundation

The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope –Texarkana Foundation is pleased to announce a recent donation to the Foundation by Georgia Pacific.  The donation will support a key element of the Foundation’s work by assisting with scholarships.  The Foundation would like to express a grateful thank you to this corporate partner for their continued support.


U of A Texarkana Adds Supply Chain Management to Career Technical Educational Programs

The University of Arkansas at Texarkana is ramping up its world class Career Technical programs to meet industry needs by adding the Supply Chain Management program in August. The Supply Chain Management (SCM) program is designed for entry-level employment in transportation, logistics, and warehousing.  Graduates will understand the responsibilities of managing goods from raw materials to final consumer.

The program encompasses three degree levels which include an Associates of Applied Science (AAS), a Technical Certificate (TC), or a Certificate of Proficiency (CP).  Students can pursue these degrees in a variety of class options that include traditional classes, online classes, and night classes to help accommodate students’ schedules.

The Interstate 30 corridor in Southwest Arkansas is a key transportation route used to connect businesses located all over the nation.  Area employers have expressed a need for employees who understand principles in transportation, logistics, and inventory management.  Recent surveys indicate an estimated 67-87 jobs in Supply Chain Management will be filled locally in the next 2-5 years, giving students a great opportunity to gain employment after completing this program.

The College is currently enrolling students for this program that will begin on the Texarkana campus on August 24th in the new Professions Building. Enroll today and gain the skills to begin a great career. To find out more information about the program and to register, please contact the Enrollment Management Department to speak with Katelyn Smith, Director of Student Relations, at 870-722-8228 or Presley Pennington, Enrollment Specialist, at 870-722-8172.