Non-Traditional Student Redefines Leadership

Erin Wooldridge received the 2016 Arkansas Alumni Association Non-Traditional Student Leadership Award at the Student Involvement Awards Ceremony held on April 13 at the University of Arkansas. This award is co-sponsored each year by Off Campus Connections and the Arkansas Alumni Association.

Erin Wooldridge
2016 Arkansas Alumni Association Non-traditional Student Leadership Award recipient Erin Wooldridge. [Photo by Debbie Blume]
A non-traditional student is defined as an undergraduate student with one or more of the following characteristics: 25 years or older, with dependents, married, returning to school after a period of time, G.E.D. instead of high school diploma, works full-time, financially independent, or part-time student. Along with academic eligibility, this award evaluates and acknowledges challenging personal situations or environment, leadership on and/or off campus (including family, community service, or career development), impactful academic experiences, and promise for the future.

Wooldridge is a senior majoring in general business in the Sam M. Walton College of Business.

Read the entire article at Arkansas Newswire.