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New Professor's Research on Concept Mapping Published in Top-Tier Journal
Kevin Roessger, who teaches about adult and lifelong learning, recently examined a teaching method known as "concept mapping," which helps students visually understand relationships between concepts.
U of A Doctoral Student Named to Athletics Post at Alabama A&M
Monica Jones, a doctoral student in the adult and lifelong learning program, was named associate athletic director and senior woman's administrator at Alabama A&M University.
U of A Graduate Student Selected for Fellowship to Promote Business Opportunities
The fellowship program recognizes 25 leaders — including Tim Lampkin of the U of A — who are seen as representing some of the most innovative local economic and community development solutions.
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Kicks Off Spring with Lecture on Black Music, Concert
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute offers nearly 90 courses this spring. The spring season starts with a lecture by Jeffrey Murdock, associate director of choral activities at the university.
Doctoral Student Chosen to Attend Harvard Kennedy School Program
Doctoral student Tim Lampkin of Clarksdale, Mississippi, is one of 41 representatives of the Delta Leadership Institute chosen to attend a continuing education program at the Harvard Kennedy School.
U of A Faculty, Staff, Students Present Research at National Association Meeting
University of Arkansas faculty and staff members and graduate students took part recently in the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education annual conference in Memphis.
U of A Student Named to Federal Reserve Bank Advisory Council
University of Arkansas graduate student Tim Lampkin has been appointed to the Community Development Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
Professor to Use Grant to Study Education's Effect on Prisoners
Kevin Roessger, assistant professor of adult and lifelong learning, has received an $80,000 grant to study the effect of education on recidivism and post-release employment of Arkansas prison inmates.
Faculty Members Explore Changing Services to Adult Learners
Kenda Grover and Michael Miller conducted a national study of adult education program offerings and focused on how these programs are funded, by whom, how they are evaluated, and their effectiveness.