Dr. Dionne Jackson, Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer, will be leaving Hendrix College after this spring. Dr. Jackson will be leaving in order to pursue a new career at AR Kids Read, a nonprofit organization … Continue reading Dr. Jackson to step down from Hendrix position
Dr. Toni Wall Jaudon Over break, I read Cal Newport’s Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World. While the book has its shortcomings, it offers some smart observations about how to guard one’s focus and attention from our … Continue reading What Do Professors Do Over Break?
This will be the first year the new social justice minor is offered to Hendrix students. According to the course catalog, the minor aims “to develop students’ capacities to be change agents for a wide range of social justice-related vocations, … Continue reading Hendrix introduces new minor
“We’ve heard of students who’ve shown up and didn’t understand they would need to purchase textbooks. We’ve had a student show up on move-in day without sheets for her bed because she didn’t know she needed to bring them. The … Continue reading New program provides support for first-generation Hendrix Students
What’s the best part of living in the Village? “That’s a hard question,” responded Rader Francis, sophomore resident in Market Square South. As a recipient of the Hendrix Aspire Scholarship, Francis was able to secure his single dorm in one of the Living and Learning Communities (LLC) along with thirteen of his fellow Aspire scholars. Francis emphasized the community aspect of the LLC: “It’s really nice just being able to walk out of my room and have people to hang out with or talk to” Cameron Thomas, one of Francis’s neighbors, also noted, “Here, you just know everyone.” Fourteen students … Continue reading Aspire Student Scholars