Ursin Named 2019 Edward L. Whitbeck Memorial Award Winner
A Donaghey Scholar who is passionate about preserving and sharing history through her work at museums has been chosen as this year's recipient of the Edward L. Whitbeck Memorial Award at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
Nicole Ursin, 21, of Batesville, has earned a 4.0 GPA while double majoring in anthropology and history with a minor in nonprofit leadership studies, all while working at nine different museums and historical organizations throughout her college career.
The Whitbeck Memorial Award is the single greatest distinction the university annually bestows on a graduating student through a competitive application process that comes with a $2,000 prize. Ursin will receive the award during a luncheon beginning at 11:30 a.m. Friday, May 10, at the Clinton Presidential Center Great Hall in Little Rock.