Eight UA Little Rock students in the Intensive English Language Program debated the usefulness of robots on Tuesday, Nov. 21, as part of their classroom assignment. Their main challenge wasn’t the assigned topic or even their personal uneasiness with public speaking. It was the challenge of debating in their non-native language. Continue reading “IELP students debate to practice language skills”
Alumni and friends are invited to support the University of Arkansas at Little Rock during this year’s #GivingTuesday on Nov. 28. Continue reading “UA Little Rock joins global #GivingTuesday movement”
Eight students from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock recently presented their research at the Arkansas IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Conference in Fayetteville on Oct. 27-28, 2017. Continue reading “Science Scholars present research at state conference”
Ryan Miller has been hired as director of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Alumni Association.
Miller began his new position Thursday, Nov. 16. For the past two years, he has served as the associate director for student and young alumni outreach for the Arkansas Alumni Association at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.
During that time, Miller grew student alumni association membership to the highest record membership in the 20-year history of the organization by doubling membership from the previous year. He also developed and improved campus-wide events.
Prior to working with alumni, Miller was the assistant director of U of A Conference Services in the Walton College of Business and also a program coordinator for executive education within the Walton College of Business.
“Ryan has a passion for higher education in Arkansas and a wealth of experience in alumni relations,” said Andrea Angel, associate vice chancellor for alumni and development. “We are proud to have him as the director of the UA Little Rock Alumni Association and look forward to strengthening the connection of our alumni with their alma mater through Ryan’s leadership.”
Miller earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master of Education in Higher Education Leadership, both from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.
“The UA Little Rock Alumni Association is poised to create significant positive change on campus and throughout Central Arkansas, and I look forward to reconnecting our graduates to campus and showing them the new initiatives being made to strengthen our state,” Miller said.
“I am also very passionate about investing in current students to create a life-long connection – and allowing alumni to share their experiences to build a solid network of Trojans,” he said. “I look forward to joining the outstanding team at UA Little Rock and making an impact on this historic campus.”
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has renewed the contract of Trojans Athletics Director Chasse Conque in an agreement that keeps Conque with the Trojans through 2022. Continue reading “UA Little Rock athletics director signs five-year contract with Trojans”
Dr. Gary Geissler, a professor in the Department of Marketing and Advertising in UA Little Rock’s College of Business, received the Marketing Management Association’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Award. Continue reading “UA Little Rock marketing professor honored for teaching excellence”
Dr. Samuel Atcherson, a faculty member of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, was honored for his work with Arkansas Hands and Voices, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting families and their children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Continue reading “UA Little Rock faculty honored for advocacy work with deaf”
Trinity Kai of Little Rock, a 2017 graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Art and Design Department, recently won the grand prize in the Kennedy Center’s 2017 VSA Emerging Young Artists Competition with a photograph that will be part of a national traveling exhibit. Continue reading “UA Little Rock grad wins $20,000 prize for photo”