Langstons endow scholarship in UALR Department of Accounting

Ann Langston, Mark Langston, Alyssa Watson, Bonnie Miller

Ann Langston, Mark Langston, Alyssa Watson, Bonnie Miller

Little Rock, Ark. (April 23, 2015)–USAble Life Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Mark Langston and his wife, Ann, recently established an endowed scholarship at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s College of Business.

The Mark and Ann Langston Endowed Scholarship will benefit students enrolled in the Department of Accounting at UALR’s College of Business.

The Langston’s $25,000 gift will support undergraduate and graduate-level students pursuing or advancing an education in accounting. To qualify, the student must declare as an accounting major and have a minimum 3.0 grade point average.@Langston said he and his wife benefited from scholarships during their time as students.

“We have been blessed and now have the opportunity to give back to the next generation of students that will become the future business leaders in Arkansas and beyond,” he said.

“I am grateful to Mark and Ann for this generous gift in support of our students” said Dr. Jane Wayland, Stephen Harrow Smith Dean of Business. “This scholarship will ease the financial burden of attending college for so many of our accounting students.”

The College of Business will host its annual Private Scholarship Awards Ceremony at 6 p.m. Friday, May 1, in the atrium of the Donald W. Reynolds Center for Business and Economic Development.

For more information on this event or private philanthropy to the College of Business, contact Andrea Angel at alangel@ualr.edu or 501.569.3208.

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