November 14, 2019
– Guests: Dr. Lanita White, Assistant Professor at Pharmacy Practice and Assistant Dean for Student Affairs at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences | It’s time to get vaccinated! Flu season is here. This seasonal disease causes mild to severe illness and is easily spread. Each year in the United States 25-50 million infections are reported, more that 200,000 people are hospitalized and 23,600 die due to seasonal flu. To learn more or find your local health unit to administer the flu shot to you, visit www.flu.gov or www.healthon12th.uams.edu or call 501-614-2492.
– Guests: Dr. Charles McNulty, Superintendent of Pulaski County Special School District; Alisha Smith, Deputy Superintendent; and Tina Ward, Board Member | Pulaski County Special School District has strategies that provide the students with a 21st century skills foundation, and additional initiatives and expansions that help the students, community and staff move forward together, and achieve success. To learn about the initiatives PCSSD has in place, visit www.pcssd.org.
– Guests: Dr. Doze Butler, Dean/Director of the School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff; and Michael Jones, Transfer Coordinator at UAPB | University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is offering two new degree programs. The first engineering degree, Agricultural Engineering and a Hospitality and Tourism Management degree program will be offered in the Fall. UAPB has also launched a dual-degree program with Southeast Arkansas College. It is among the first in Arkansas to create a partnership to increase student success. The degree program is known as Associate to Bachelor’s or A2B. The program allows students to earn both an Associate degree at SEARK and a Bachelor’s degree at UAPB. For more information, visit www.uapb.edu.