Alverson Joins Bumpers College as Scholarship Program Coordinator

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Becky Alverson is Bumpers College’s Projects Specialist for Scholarships, Development and External Relations.

Becky Alverson has been appointed Project Specialist for Fellowships, Development and External Relations at the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences at the University of A.

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

Alverson has been on campus since 2017, working in university development as a specialist in matching giveaways and intricate giveaways. In this role, she developed and developed the corporate matching gift program, trained gift department staff, processed and balanced monthly gifts made by bank draft and payroll deduction, processed complex and planned gifts. , processed daily filings, assisted the records department in maintaining databases and managed the monthly license plate program.

“We are delighted that Becky is joining Bumpers College and taking on this key role on our staff,” said Lona Robertson, Associate Dean and Professor. “With the scholarship application period now open, this is the perfect time for her to get started. We look forward to seeing her connect with our students and scholarship donors. “

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

Alverson, originally from Camden, Arkansas, received his BA in Psychology and Sociology from Southern Arkansas University in 1990.

His first day with Bumpers College was Monday, January 10.

Bumpers College offers approximately 500 scholarships worth over $ 1 million annually. Over 70 percent of students who complete the application process receive at least one scholarship.

The college scholarship application period for 2022-2023 is now open. The deadline to apply is February 15th. The information on the college scholarship application is 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 businesses associated with food, family, environment, agriculture, sustainability and quality of life. human life; and who will be the prime candidates for employers looking for leaders, innovators, policy makers and entrepreneurs. The college is named after Dale Bumpers, a former governor of Arkansas and a long-time U.S. senator who made the state a major player in national and international agriculture. For more information on Bumpers College, visit our website, and follow us on Twitter at @ Bumpers College and Instagram at BumperCollege.

About the University of Arkansas: As Arkansas’ flagship institution, the U of A offers internationally competitive education in over 200 academic programs. Founded in 1871, the U of A contributes to more than $ 2.2 billion for the economy of Arkansas through the teaching of new knowledge and skills, entrepreneurship and job development, discovery through research and creative activity while providing training in professional disciplines. The Carnegie Foundation ranks the U of A among the top 3% of colleges and universities in the United States with the highest level of research activity. American News and World Report ranks the U of A among the best public universities in the country. Find out how the U of A is working to build a better world at Arkansas Research News.

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