"Our alumni and friends are the foundation and strength of Henderson," Bailey-Brownlee said.
Thanks to a series of grants from the Arkansas Natural & Cultural Resources Council, Henderson's former dining hall is being transformed into a consolidated center for student services.
The historic home will be managed by the David Goodman family, who will operate it as an inn and event venue.
The Captain Henderson House will be managed by the David Goodman family of Arkadelphia pursuant to a lease agreement with Henderson State University. They will begin taking reservations after August 11.
The group observed and studied a variety of species, including sharks, manatees, sea turtles, many species of fish, coral, and other invertebrates.
“Henderson’s singular focus is student success, making college more affordable and developing pathways from kindergarten to college,” Gov. Asa Hutchinson said.
Three Henderson State University students, including Dawn Coffman, Jordan Jones, and Gabriella Tidwell, will be among the contestants vying to become the next Miss Arkansas.