This Fall, Mentor a Child for Course Credit
U of A students can earn course credit by being a Lunch Buddy mentor to a local elementary school student! Lunch Buddy mentors visit the school twice a week and sit with their mentees at the school lunch table. In this way, mentors help these children get along better with their peers. Lunch Buddy mentors receive three credit hours for being a consistent mentor and completing an end-of-term paper.
The instructor for this course is Tim Cavell, professor of psychological science. Mentors must participate in a screening interview and a brief training and agree to a criminal background check. Mentors must also have reliable transportation and a two-hour block twice a week during the school lunch period, roughly between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.
U of A students from any college and any classification (freshmen to senior) are eligible. For more information, please contact Ashley DeLong at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The university will continue to monitor the FY24 appropriations process and keep the campus community informed accordingly.
Candrilli will read from their work at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Home Economics Auditorium, room 0102, as the 2023-24 Walton Visiting Writer in Poetry.
The Bridge Fellows Program is designed to support graduate research on gender issues in any department or college for the spring semester.
Gavin Miller, an honors junior from Bryant who is studying public health and biology, has been selected as the Student Leader of the Month for August.
The U of A System Office has announced that eligible U of A employees will soon have access to Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection vaccines covered with no out-of-pocket expense through United Medical Resources.