SEC Staff

Meet The Student Experience Center Staff!


Erinn Forbes, Coordinator for Student Involvement

Erinn is a native of Roanoke, Virginia. She attended the University of Alabama for her undergraduate studies, and graduated in May of 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies. She attended graduate school at the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education, and graduated with a Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration in May of 2017. She joined the Student Experience Center staff in August of 2017 as the Coordinator for Student Involvement. She is the staff advisor for the University Program Council, and supports UA Little Rock’s many diverse Registered Student Organizations. When she’s not at UA Little Rock, you can find Erinn visiting the patients at Arkansas Veterinary Emergency and Specialists, or catching a musical at the Orpheum Theatre in Memphis.

Office: 501.683.7027
Email: emforbes@ualr.edu


LaShawn Hayden, Administrative Specialist III

Office: 501.569.3308
Email: lmhayden@ualr.edu

 


Abby Howard, Assistant Director for Fraternity & Sorority Life

Abby is from Jacksonville, Illinois. She attended Eastern Illinois University for her undergraduate studies, and graduated in May of 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with a minor in Business Administration. Abby attended graduate school at Oklahoma State University, and graduated with a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership Studies with a focus in College Student Development in May of 2017.  She joined the Student Experience Center staff in August of 2017 as the Assistant Director for Fraternity & Sorority Life.  Abby advises the College Panhellenic Council (CPC), the Interfraternity Council (IFC), and the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC).  When she is not at UA Little Rock, Abby enjoys exploring the central Arkansas area for places to hike or eat and reading a good book at a local coffee shop.

Office: 501.569.3212
Email: axhoward2@ualr.edu


Brittany Richards, Graduate Assistant for Non-traditional Student Programs

Brittany, an Arkansas native, completed her undergraduate work right here at UA Little Rock and in May 2017 earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus in Digital Graphics, Studio Art, and Photography. Brittany is currently pursuing her Master’s in Education degree in Learning Systems Technology with plans to graduate August 2019. Brittany serves as the graduate assistant for Non-Traditional Student Programs and looks forward to creating and facilitating workshops and events that specifically address the needs of this growing population on our campus.

When not working in the Student Experience Center or doing homework, Brittany enjoys spending time with her husband and their two big dogs.

Office: 501.569.3308
Email: bkrutherford@ualr.edu 

 


Benny Scroggin, Graphic Artist

Office: 501.569.3308
Email: bmscroggin@ualr.edu

 

 


Karen Willson, Graduate Assistant for Leadership Programs

Karen was born and raised in Ripley, Oklahoma. She is a current Graduate Student at UA Little Rock and is pursuing a Master’s Degree in Applied Communication. She attended Northern Oklahoma College, where she received her Associate’s Degree in Business Administration in 2014, and Southeastern Oklahoma State University, where she completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational and Strategic Communication in 2016. She joined the Student Experience Center in the Fall of 2017 and works to design, establish, and promote leadership programs on campus. When she is not in class or at work, she enjoys exploring National Parks with her dog and putting together jigsaw puzzles.

Office: 501.683.7016
Email: kmwillson@ualr.edu