Ms. Louise Hughes joined UACCB in 2005 as Director of Student Development and oversees the testing center and counseling and career services. She also serves as the director of the Strengthening Institutions Title III grant. She has worked in higher education since and has a M.S. degree in Vocational Education from the University of Kentucky. She also has a B.S. degree in Botany from Arkansas State University at Jonesboro and a background in horticulture. She is passionate about helping adults realize their potential and getting beyond barriers to succeed in education and life.