The Hope Kiwanis Club heard from Jill Bobo of the U of A Hope/Texarkana Foundation on Tuesday January 19th. Bobo also brought Amanda Condon, a non-traditional student from the college's Texarkana.campus. Bobo shared some information about the college. She noted the spring semester enrollment is up 5 % from last year. Bobo says that translates to at least 100 more students enrolled this year as opposed to last year. She also noted the college had a ribbon-cutting at their Texarkana campus scheduled for January 20th. Bobo talked about the new book rental program the college has instituted. She noted the "BBB" event this year is "Beads, Bags, and Bangles Brings It All Back" and is set for February 18th.