Author Luis Alberto Urrea Tuesday drew a crowd to the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall for the Sept. 19 kickoff of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Big Read program.
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An award-winning author hailed by NPR as a “master storyteller with a rock and roll heart” will discuss his celebrated novel at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock this month. Continue reading “Bestselling author kicks off September Big Read event at UA Little Rock”
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Ottenheimer Library has received $13,000 from the National Endowment of the Arts to create a community-wide reading program. Continue reading “Ottenheimer Library receives $13k grant to create community reading program”
A University of Arkansas at Little Rock alumnae with nearly 25 years experience in education was recently named the director of gifted programs for Little Rock School District. Continue reading “UA Little Rock grad Romona Cheneval named director of gifted programs for Little Rock School District”
The eighth annual Jazz and Juleps event raised more than $54,000 for audiology and speech pathology students at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Continue reading “Event raises nearly $55k for audiology and speech pathology students; recent grad gets unexpected surprise”
Teachers from Pulaski Heights Middle School are going back to school at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock to learn how to more effectively teach gifted and talented middle school students in mathematics and literacy. Continue reading “Collaboration to provide gifted and talented training for Pulaski Heights Middle School teachers”
An educator devoted to improving the lives of special education students in Little Rock will be the guest of honor at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock eighth annual Jazz & Juleps event. Continue reading “Cassandra Steele to be honored at 2017 Jazz & Juleps”
Nearly 1,400 at-risk children in the Little Rock School District will have access to dental care this year, thanks to a grant from America’s ToothFairy, a foundation dedicated to improving children’s oral health. Continue reading “Grant will fund dental care for nearly 1,400 Little Rock children”
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock and the Little Rock School District announced Trojan Pathway — a collaboration to make higher education more affordable and accessible.