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UA Little Rock features work of graduating art students

Finalists for Staff Achievement Awards announced The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Staff Senate has announced the finalists for the 2018 Staff Achievement Awards. A $1,000 cash award is given to the top employee in each of three categories: Ben Fry Service to UA Little Rock, community service, and personal growth. The winners will be announced at the Staff Awards Ceremony at 10 a.m. Friday, April 20, in the Engineering and Information Technology Building Auditorium. “The staff members are a vital part of the success of UA Little Rock,” said Staff Senate President Richard Harper. “The Staff Achievement Award winners underscore UA Little Rock’s commitment to serving the university and community through hard work. Our staff’s dedication to these principles continues to amaze me.” The winners of the Staff Senate Scholarship and Jerry Crittenden Employee Book Scholarship will also be announced. Staff members who are celebrating work anniversaries, have graduated in the past year, and retiring will also be recognized. Members of the university and community are encouraged to attend the awards ceremony and reception to celebrate the achievements of UA Little Rock staff members and to wear UA Little Rock colors and apparel to show school spirit. For more information, contact Angie Faller at 501-907-9320 or The finalists include: Ben fry Service to UA Little Rock • Tom Coffin, senior visualization and operations manager, Emerging Analytics Center • Terry Harrison, higher education program coordinator, William H. Bowen School of Law • William Wagner, operations manager, KLRE/KUAR Community Service • Tiffani McAdoo, grant implementation specialist, School of Social Work/MidSOUTH • Melody Muldrow, research associate, Graduate Institute of Technology • Virginia Oswalt, administrative specialist, Department of Earth Sciences Personal Growth • Erin Fehr, archivist, Sequoyah National Research Center • Marty Mayfield, fiscal support analyst, TRIO Student Support Services • Pamala Stanley, administrative assistant, Department of Systems Engineering

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will display the final artwork submitted by 11 of the university’s graduating art students from Nov. 22 to Dec. 10 in the Windgate Center of Art and Design Small Gallery.

A reception for the Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Art Capstone Exhibit will be held from 5-7 p.m. Nov. 22 in the lower lobby of the Windgate Center for Art and Design. Prior to the reception, Bachelor of Fine Art students Amanda Brown and Kelli Fix will show presentations of their work in Lecture Hall 101 from 4:30-5 p.m. 

Bachelor of Art students who will display their capstone projects include Brown, Dairies Covington, Julian Decker, Lauren Johnson, Carol Lee, Emilio Medina, Karmen Merritt, Tristan Stevens, Lauren Tidwell, and Gege Zhang. 

The exhibit is free and open to the public. The art gallery is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. It is closed on Sundays and university holidays.