Alverson joins Bumpers College as the Scholarship Program Coordinator

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Becky Alverson is Bumpers College’s Scholarship, Development, and External Relations Project Specialist.

Becky Alverson has been named Scholarship, Development and External Relations Project Specialist at the U of A’s Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences.

Alverson will implement, coordinate, direct, and maintain the Bumpers College scholarship program, including preparing new scholarship agreements, maintaining and monitoring existing scholarship agreements, and maintaining regular contact with donors and students.

Alverson has been on campus since 2017, working in college development as a specialist in matching gifts and complex gifts. In this position, she developed and expanded the corporate matching gift program, trained employees for gift services, processed and settled monthly gifts by direct debit and salary deduction, processed complex and planned gifts, processed daily payments, the accounting department supported databases and managed the monthly identification program .

“We’re excited to have Becky attend Bumpers College and play this key role in our workforce,” said Lona Robertson, Associate Dean and Professor. “With the application phase for a scholarship now open, this is a great time for them to jump in. We look forward to her getting in touch with our students and scholars. “

Prior to joining the U of A, she spent some time with the Alverson Insurance Agency in Fayetteville and worked as the Registrar’s Assistant at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville.

Alverson, who is from Camden, Arkansas, received her bachelor’s degrees in psychology and sociology from Southern Arkansas University in 1990.

Her first day at Bumpers College was Monday January 10th.

Bumpers College offers approximately 500 scholarships worth more than $ 1 million each year. More than 70 percent of the students who complete the application process receive at least one scholarship.

The application phase for the college’s scholarships for 2022-23 is now open. The application deadline is February 15th. Information on applying for a college scholarship can be found here.

About the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences: Bumpers College provides life changing opportunities to position and prepare graduates who will be leaders in food, family, environment, agriculture, sustainability and human quality of life. and who will be the first candidates from employers looking for leaders, innovators, policy makers and entrepreneurs. The college is named after Dale Bumpers, the former Arkansas governor and longtime US Senator who made the state known in both domestic and international agriculture. For more information about Bumpers College, please visit our website and follow us on Twitter at @BumpersCollege and Instagram at BumpersCollege.

About the University of Arkansas: As a flagship institution in Arkansas, the U of A offers internationally competitive education in more than 200 academic programs. Founded in 1871, the U of A contributes more than $ 2.2 billion to the Arkansas economy by providing new knowledge and skills, entrepreneurship and job development, discovery through research and creative activities, and training in professional disciplines. The Carnegie Foundation places the U of A in the top 3% of US colleges and universities with the highest research activity. US News & World Report the U of A is one of the best public universities in the country. See how the U of A works to create a better world on the Arkansas Research News.

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