The Arkansas Fellowship, a program designed to keep college and university graduates and future leaders in Arkansas, recently announced their class of 2017. The class includes two Hendrix graduates. According to Chairman Jamie Fugitt, new Fellows are:
- Logan Poe (UA) working at Dillards
- Jackson Fitzgibbon (Hendrix) working at Collective Bias
- Christian Wheeler (Hendrix) working at Corporate Insight Strategy
- Chris Gavin (UA) working at Slim Chickens
- Geneva Brock (Harding) working at TechAtlantis
- Nicole Nark (UA) working at Goodwill of AR
- Anna Conard (Hendrix) working at Apptegy
Previous Fellows with Conway connections include Brice Smith (Acxiom), Lauren McNeaill (Conway High School, 1st Simmons Bank), Travis Finch (Hendrix), Sreesh Reddy (Hendrix), Anna McCorquodale (Hendrix), Austin Rodgers (Hendrix), and Sarah Casey (Acxiom).
According to the website,
Lead by an executive director & non-profit board, The Arkansas Fellowship seeks to attract and retain Arkansas’s brightest entrepreneurial talent by partnering with the state’s leading universities and most ambitious companies. The Arkansas Fellowship offers a two-year fellowship program to a select group of graduating college seniors—focusing on developing the next generation of Arkansas’ entrepreneurs and business leaders.
In four years, the Fellowship has had over 40 Fellows who have participated in the program and over 20 Arkansas companies have partnered.
Companies wishing to partner with the Fellowship can learn more on their website: arkansasfellowship.org/mentor-companies.
Students can learn more about their program here: arkansasfellowship.org/fellows.
Colleges & Universities wishing to participate in the program can learn more here: arkansasfellowship.org/universities.
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