Special Events

At the University of Arkansas, friends and alumni are always creating reasons to recognize and celebrate achievements of excellence. Special Events plans and coordinates receptions, dedications, lunches and dinners to commemorate outstanding accomplishments.  If you have received an invitation to a university event and would like to respond or need more information, please contact our office.


Melissa Banks
Director of Special Events
(479) 575-5104

Trisha Higinbothom
Assistant Director of Special Events
(479) 575-5104

Lee Ann Lawson
Administrative Assistant II
(479) 575-5104