Staff

Suzanne McCray

Suzanne McCray

Director of the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards

Phone: (479) 575-3771
Email: smccray@uark.edu

Suzanne McCray serves as the Vice Provost for Enrollment Management and the Dean of Admissions. She is also the Director of the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards. She received a bachelor's (1974) and a master's degree in English (1980) from the University of Arkansas. In 1985-1986, McCray served as a co-director of the Anglo-American Library at the University of Cluj in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. In 1990 she received a doctorate in English from the University of Tennessee. She has advised hundreds of students including Goldwater, Truman, Marshall, Rhodes, Gates Cambridge, Madison, Udall Scholars, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellows, and others.

She has been an active member of the National Association of Fellowships Advisors, serving as its president from 2003-2005. She has edited four collections of essays for fellowships advisors: Beyond Winning: National Scholarship Competitions and the Student Experience (University of Arkansas Press, 2005); Serving Students and the Public Good through Nationally Competitive Scholarships (University of Arkansas Press, 2001); Leading the Way: Student Engagement and Nationally Competitive Awards (University of Arkansas Press, 2009); All In: Expanding Access Through Nationally Competitive Awards (University of Arkansas Press, 2013).

Jeremy Burns

Jonathan Langley

Assistant Director of the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards

Phone: (479) 575-2716
Email: jtlangl@uark.edu

Jonathan Langley serves as Assistant Director for the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards. He primarily helps students seeking STEM scholarships and research opportunities, such as the Goldwater Scholarship, the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, and NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates. In addition, he assists applicants for the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant and Study/Research Grants. Jonathan graduated from the University of Arkansas in 2009 with a bachelor's in English and French and again in 2011 with a master's in French studies. While a student, he worked for four years in the university's Quality Writing Center, first as an undergraduate peer tutor, then as a graduate tutor. For the 2011-12 academic year, he was a lecturer of English at Université du Maine in Le Mans, France. Before joining ONCA, Jonathan was an admissions counselor and academic advisor for the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences.

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