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Honor, Awards, and Research

Program Honors:

The 50 Best College Financial Literacy Programs in 2020

Top 50 College Financial Literacy Programs of 2019

Financial Literacy Program Begins

Awards:

2020 Create@State Neil Griffin College of Business Dean’s Award for Undergraduate Poster Presentation – “Scarlet to Black: A Comprehensive Student-Led Approach to Financial Literacy” by Alexus Leonard and Melanie Ricker

Research Assistantships:

2020 Arkansas Bioscience Institute Undergraduate Research Assistantship – “Impact of prior proximity to fresh fruit and vegetables on consumption choices among college students” by Alexus Leonard. Research is currently still underway.

2020 Arkansas Biosciences Institute Undergraduate Research Scholar – “An analysis of Health Insurance Literacy Among First-Year College Students” by Megan Gray. Research is currently still underway.

Research Presentations and Acceptances:

2021 National Conference on Undergraduate Research "NCUR @ Home" (Online) – “Significance of familial education on college student’s financial literacy” by Alexus Leonard and Melanie Ricker (2021)

American Counsel on Consumer Interests Annual Conference (Arlington, VA) – “An analysis of the Financial Literacy and Financial Actions of College Students” by Philip Tew. * Conference moved to online due to COVID-19 (2020)

2020 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (Bozeman, MT) – “Significance of familial education on college student’s financial literacy” by Alexus Leonard and Melanie Ricker. * Conference cancelled due to COVID-19 (2020)

47th Annual Southwestern Finance Association Conference (San Antonio, TX) – “Financial Literacy, Financial Actions, and College Students – Do They Go Together?” by Dustin Ogden, Philip Tew, and Rachel Washam. *Conference cancelled due to COVID-19 (2020)

39th Annual Conference of the First Year Experience (Washington DC) – “Scarlet to Black: A Comprehensive Student-Led Approach to Financial Literacy” by Alexus Leonard and Melanie Ricker (2020)