Community Health Nursing in Ghana: Student Experience

Meet Ally Schaeffer Ally Schaeffer is a senior in the College of Education and Health Professions. She participated in the Community Health Nursing service-learning study abroad in Ghana this past summer. Ally got to spend 3 weeks in Ghana helping in 2 healthcare...

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Sydney & Kristen: “Be prepared to work on a trial-and-error basis, not everything you learn in the classroom will relate to the service learning experience.”

Sydney Marsh from Mt Vernon, MO and Kristen Pond from Plano, TX are U of A students majoring in Hospitality Innovation. In fall 2018, they joined Dr. Wang’s service learning course HESC 455V Special Topics: Festival Management and...

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Sloan & Allison: “Put your heart into it and be involved because this is what gives you experience for any future events you could possibly be a part of!”

Sloan Clay from Paris, TX and Allison McAfee from McKinney, TX are U of A students majoring in Hospitality. In fall 2018, they joined Dr. Wang’s service learning course HESC 455V Special Topics: Festival Management and Analysis. Here’s what they...

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Gordon, Xintong & Kristen: “Cherish the experience and perform at your best!”

Gordon Xiong from Wheaton, WO, Xintong Liu from Shandong, China, and Kristen Lee from Dallas, TX are U of A students majoring in Hospitality. In fall 2018, they joined Dr. Wang’s service learning course HESC 455V Special Topics: Festival Management and...

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Emilee, Betsy, and Molly: “Go in to the experience with an open mind and the more effort you put in to the class the better your experience will be.”

Emilee Hammond from Kansas City, MO, Betsy Webb from Memphis, TN, and Molly Harvie from Seattle, WA are U of A students majoring in Hospitality Management. In fall 2018, they joined Dr. Wang’s service learning course HESC 455V Special Topics:...

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Bobbi Thompson & Jackie Reagor: “Be open minded about the experience and fully engage to get the full experience!”

Bobbi Thompson from Bentonville, AR and Jackie Reagor from Dallas, TX are U of A students majoring in Marketing & Hospitality. In fall 2018, they joined Dr. Wang’s service learning course HESC 455V Special Topics: Festival Management and...

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Elizabeth Coffey: “So much valuable experience by getting to apply the knowledge you have learned in a real setting”

Meet Elizabeth Coffey (Ellie), graduate assistant in Rehabilitation, Human Resources, and Communication Disorders. She first took a service learning course class CDIS 5273 Language and Literacy with Dr. Lisa Bowers in spring 2018. She found that the service learning...

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Shelby Johnson: “The biggest benefits of service learning courses include the ability to invent and experience in clinics”

Meet Shelby Johnson, Biomedical Engineering student, from Paris, Arkansas. She took Dr. Jensen’s service learning course BMEG 470V: Clinical Needs Findings for the first time in fall 2018.  According to Shelby, this learning experience allows students to...

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Andre Figueroa: “Service learning helps improve my problem-solving skill”

Andre Figueroa from Cusco, Peru is currently a student of Biomedical engineering at the University of Arkansas. He took BMEG 3801 Clinical Observations and Needs Finding last semester with Dr. Hanna Jensen. It was his first time taking a service learning...

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