Evans Honored by Harvard (Movers & Shakers) | Arkansas Business News

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Harold J. Evans of the University of Arkansas System

Harold J. Evans, vice president of law and research in the Office of the General Counsel of the System at the University of Arkansas, has received the Miller-Hunn Schools & Scholarship Award from Harvard University. He was recognized for his years of helping recruit and interview applicants for Harvard, his alma mater.

Stacy Smith, Sonja Wright-McMurray, and Teletha Leonard of the Arkansas Department of Education

Stacy Smith, Sonja Wright-McMurray, and Teletha Leonard of the Arkansas Department of Education

Stacy Smith, Sonja Wright-McMurray, and Teletha Leonard have been named to the Arkansas Department of Education team.

Smith has been named assistant commissioner for the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

Wright-McMurray has been named Senior Associate Director of the Careers and Technical Education Department.

Leonard will act as ADE’s HR manager.

Bill Allison

Bill Allison was selected to lead the workforce at National Park College in Hot Springs.

Allison was appointed as vice president of the college on December 1. Most recently, he was employed at Northwest Florida State College, where he served as the director of human resource development, continuing education and adult education.

Alison Wish joined the University of Central Arkansas at Conway as the director of the Arkansas Coding Academy. Wish has more than 20 years of information technology experience, most recently as Senior Manager of Delivery for Acxiom.

Doug Voss of the University of Central Arkansas at Conway

Doug Voss of the University of Central Arkansas at Conway

Doug Voss, director of the Center for Logistics Education, Development and Research at the University of Central Arkansas at Conway, has been appointed to the Research Advisory Committee of the American Transportation Research Institute. Voss was appointed the Scott E. Bennett Arkansas Highway Commission Endowed Chair in Motor Carrier Management in 2015.

Mary Poling, Interactive Communication Information Technology Coordinator at the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service, was recently named Extension Service’s 2020 Employee of the Year.

Other Extension Service employees to be honored include Andrea Price, community administration, professional and economic development employee, who received the Early Career Award; Terrell Davis of Pike County, chair of the Early Career Award-County Extension Faculty; Matt Fryer, Agriculture and Natural Resources Soil Health Instructor, Early Career Award-State Extension Faculty; Emily Smith, Community, Professional, and Economic Development Program Assistant, Early Career Award Program Engineer / Associate; and Karen Watt DiCicco, Digital and Information Technology Innovation Manager, Early Career Award Project / Program Administrator.

See more from Movers & Shakers this week and submit your own announcement at ArkansasBusiness.com/Movers.

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