Students encouraged to write the new UALR fight song
November 19, 2014 – 2:40 pm | Comments Off

With more than 100 degrees, 60 graduate programs, and seven athletic teams, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock offers students a quality education and college experience. However, one element, common to other universities—a fight …

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Coleman family donates former dairy land to UALR
January 20, 2011 – 2:10 pm | Comments Off

The family behind Coleman Dairy recently donated 10 acres off of Asher Avenue to UALR. The area of the former dairy silo will be the future site of the university’s new sports complex.
The tract of …

Student first to win PRISM award for PR plan
November 20, 2010 – 4:21 pm | Comments Off
Student first to win PRISM award for PR plan

In September, a student from the school of mass communication became the first UALR student to win a PRISM award from the Arkansas chapter of the Public Relations Society of America.
Gabriella Corriere, junior strategic communications …

Study indicates cheating common at UALR
November 12, 2010 – 1:57 pm | 2 Comments

By Lisa Lakey, staff writer, and Sarah Beth Slinkard, contributing writer—Not everyone is doing it, but the majority admits they are.
In an informal survey conducted by mass communication students 57 percent of the anonymous participants …

Sorority hosts variety of weeklong events
November 12, 2010 – 1:46 pm | Comments Off
Sorority hosts variety of weeklong events

Sorority members of Zeta Phi Beta spent the week of Oct. 31 – Nov. 6 hosting a party, while encouraging students to be civic minded and mentoring students at an elementary school, among other activities.
Alexandria …

Credit or no credit an option for students
November 5, 2010 – 8:40 am | Comments Off

Early priority registration for the spring 2011 semester doesn’t begin until Nov. 19, but students across all disciplines are meeting with advisors to map their college career.
Seniors planning to graduate in May could discover

Scary movies inspire sorority with week of fright and fun
October 29, 2010 – 11:56 am | One Comment

Signs in the DSC read, “1, 2, SG Rho’s coming for you!” Sigma Gamma Rho, a National Pan-Hellenic Council sorority, was promoting “Nightmare on Sigma Street,” a week of fright-filled events, to benefit community and …

Halloween is half the price at Savers
October 29, 2010 – 11:33 am | Comments Off
Halloween is half the price at Savers

As Halloween parties creep nearer, those seeking last-minute costumes can find a haunting variety that fits even a college student’s budget at Savers.
The popular thrift stores, which are located on South Bowman in West Little …

Seniors gladly gallop to Gradfest
October 22, 2010 – 8:40 am | Comments Off
Seniors gladly gallop to Gradfest

UALR seniors gathered in the Donaghey Student Center Oct. 13-14 for Fall Gradfest 2010.  The Office of Educational and Student Services sponsored the two-day event.
Representatives from various departments

Gradfest gives glee to upcoming students
October 15, 2010 – 10:08 am | Comments Off
Gradfest gives glee to upcoming students

Some seniors will finally see the light at the end of the tunnel on Oct.13 and 14, as Fall Gradfest kicks off outside the bookstore in the Donaghey Student Center from 11 a.m. to 6 …

Pi Kappa Alpha goes pink
October 7, 2010 – 8:27 am | Comments Off
Pi Kappa Alpha goes pink

Thousands of women will walk the streets of downtown Little Rock Saturday, Oct. 16, in support of the Susan G. Komen Foundation’s Race for the Cure.
Members of the UALR chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha (Pikes) …

Symposium gears young journalists for future, changes in the industry
September 30, 2010 – 1:01 pm | Comments Off
Symposium gears young journalists for future, changes in the industry

UALR hosted 171 high school students representing eight Arkansas schools at the 2010 High School Journalism Symposium on Thursday, Sept. 23.
The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) and the UALR School of Mass Communication have collaborated …

3-D Movies: Craze or phase?
September 30, 2010 – 11:02 am | Comments Off

Nearly every avid moviegoer has seen one, be it “Avatar” or “Clash of the Titans.” For those who haven’t, more will be hitting the big screen within the next few months.  The 3-D movie craze …