Arkansans 21 and older, who do not have a high school diploma, can now finish school online for free through a new program from Graduation Alliance called the Arkansas Adult Diploma Program.
"This program is designed for working adults who need a flexible education option," Ron Klausner, CEO of Graduation Alliance, said in a press release. "Coursework can be completed anytime and anywhere, and learners receive support from teachers, a personal coach, and 24/7 tutors."
Graduation Alliance can offer this program for free through a state-funded initiative administered by the Arkansas Department of Education - Division of Career and Technical Education.
To qualify for the program, applicants must:
Be an Arkansas resident
Be 21 or older
Have access to a computer and the internet
Have completed at least some of 10th grade
Have not completed a GED or another high school equivalency diploma
Interested Arkansans can visit ArkansasDiploma.com or call 501-512-1417 for more information.
Maumelle’s Rachel Kerley was among 178 Mississippi State students inducted into the school’s National Society of Collegiate Scholars chapter.
Inductees are first- or second-year undergraduate students who have completed credits equivalent to one term of full-time study and hold a cumulative 3.4 GPA.
Mississippi State is in Starkville.
Maumelle’s Geneva Millikan was among over 680 students who earned named scholarships at Baldwin Wallace University this past fall.
Millikan, a graduate of Maumelle High School majoring in acting (BFA), earned the Emma Louise Gerhard Scholarship.
Baldwin Wallace University is in Berea, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland.
The following North of the River students achieved the Dean's List at Belmont University for the Fall 2023 semester. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours (exclusive of audit and pass/fail courses this semester) and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C (inclusive of audit, pass/fail courses and zero-credit courses).
Lindsay Compton of North Little Rock
Aidan Keach of Sherwood
Belmont’s drop-dead gorgeous campus is near downtown Nashville and has an enrollment of nearly 9,000.