Dean’s Science Council Members

  • Jerry Damerow, Chair
    Jerry and Sherri Damerow, longtime supporters of STEM education at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, will be honored during the eighth annual…  
  • Cheryl Avants
    In 2005, Cheryl Avants, clinical pharmacist for national accounts at Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield, went to great heights to provide an education for…  
  • Michael Bauer, Ph.D.
    Dr. Michael Bauer isn’t sure what direction his life might have taken if a University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor hadn’t taken a…  
  • Chad Fitz
    Chad Fitz ’90 ’92
    Growing up in the 1970s, Chad Fitz has fond childhood memories of visiting the planetarium at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. It’s…  
  • Joe Grant ’90
    Around his late 20s, Joe Grant went through what he called a “quarter life crisis.” Raised in Texarkana, AR, Joe had a Bachelor of Business…  
  • Dr. James Hendren
    Having served as CEO of four technology startup companies, Dr. James Hendren, chairman of the Venture Center, is well aware of the impact of…  
  • Prakash Jalihal
    Prakash Jalihal
    In 1988, Prakash Jalihal was surprised to run into a fellow Arkansan, Jerry Damerow, while working overseas in Jakarta, Indonesia. Twenty years later and…