Director of Training, Corporate Development and Academic Outreach
Tara Dryer holds a doctorate degree in higher education and oversees the Global Campus Rogers facility. She has a passion for learning, education, and community. Actively engaged in the Adopt-a-Classroom, the local Chambers of Commerce and the Bella Vista Property Owners Association, Tara is continually giving back to the communities in which she works and lives.
Assistant Director of Workforce Readiness
Mark Berkowick completed his Bachelors of Economics and Masters of Education at the University of Oklahoma. Mark has worked in higher education for the past 10 years with experience in intercollegiate athletics, student life, student affairs, and student support. He advises students enrolled in the IT Readiness program and assists with recruiting and development initiatives for IT Readiness at the Global Campus. Before moving to Northwest Arkansas, Mark lived in Norman, OK where he worked for the University of Oklahoma Athletic Department.
Registration and Information Specialist
Claudia Cochrane has served the University for over 30 years in the capacity of Registration and Information Specialist, and assists individuals in registering and paying for their Global Campus classes. She enjoys Razorback basketball and baseball, and has spent over 50 years exhibiting Afghan Hounds and Wirehair Dachshunds in AKC and UKC licensed dog shows.
Conference Services and Professional Development Programs
Erin Morgan holds both a Bachelors of Business Management and a Masters of Higher Education from the University of Arkansas. She administers the professional development programs and assists Global Campus clients with their conference service needs. In her free time, Erin organizes an outdoor activity group for over 600 members, enjoys kayaking, and volunteers at her local animal shelter.
Podcast Coordinator, Professional Development Programs
Loray Moser has 20 years' experience expanding across both education and industry. She is noted for her advocacy in supporting women in analytical career fields. Loray is well published and her work has been presented at both educational and business conferences domestically and internationally. She has been noted to have a special connection with her audience and an authentic, yet humorous, approach to problem solving in today's challenging business environment. She is a member of the US Women's Chamber of Commerce and Network of Executive Women. Loray created Glen Ivy League as a support for business owners and entrepreneurs. She spent several years working with the Supply Chain Management Research Center at the Sam M. Walton College of Business, and has recently joined the team at the University of Arkansas' Global Campus where she will serve to support and enhance professional development programs.
Program Coordinator, Professional Development Programs
Heather Sprandel is a proud alumnae of the University of Arkansas where she received her doctorate in workforce development and a master's degree in adult education. Heather has worked at the University of Arkansas for over eighteen years and in a variety of roles. In addition to her position with the Global Campus specializing in workforce training and program development, Heather also works as an adjunct faculty member at the Sam M. Walton College of Business. Furthermore, she, with her husband, Joe, are the owners of a small business that was started and currently operates in the great state of Arkansas. Heather has previously served as Director of the Walton College Career Center, and also worked in both public and private school systems as a high school instructor in Chicago, Illinois. Heather is the proud mother of one, Alexander, who is a fifth grader in the Arkansas Virtual Academy.