International education association recognizes staff achievements

Several University of Arkansas at Little Rock staff recently earned communications awards from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, an international association of education institutions.


Christian O’Neal, associate vice chancellor for Alumni and Development

In addition, Associate Vice Chancellor for Alumni and Development Christian O’Neal, who leads the UALR Alumni Association, was re-elected state director for District IV of CASE. The district represents 2,904 members from 261 higher education institutions in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.

“CASE is the standard bearer for public support of education, and I’m thrilled to be asked by my Arkansas colleagues to serve in a leadership role for the organization,”  O’Neal said.


Meaghan Milliorn, UALR social and digital content strategist

UALR Vice Chancellor for Advancement Bob Denman earned the CASE Crystal Apple Award for outstanding teaching, a sign that he has “shared his or her expertise generously.” The award is given to those judged to be “stellar speakers” at 10 or more different CASE conferences.

Meaghan Milliorn, UALR social and digital content strategist

UALR campaigns also earned two Silver Awards during the recent CASE District IV Conference in Houston.

The first award was given in the category of Social Media Campaign for the “Discover UALR” initiative, submitted by the Department of Digital Strategy. The second award was given in the Diversity Program category for “10 Years of Research: Annual Racial Attitudes in Pulaski County Conference,” submitted by the Office of Communications.

CASE provides its members resource development, training programs, and marketing services in the areas of alumni relations, communications, and philanthropy.

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