Washington Alums Celebrate Endowment

A group of UALR alumni from the 1990s gathered in the Washington home of former Donaghey Scholar Jeff Dutton recently to celebrate the endowment of the Stonewall Scholarship.

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Legendary Prof Dixon Dies

Richard B. Dixon, a legendary professor who joined Little Rock Junior College in 1953, died Monday, Oct. 29. He was 86.

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Trojans Fete Athletics Icon Betty Jo Stephens

UALR is throwing a birthday party for Trojan women sports pioneer and 2010 Alumni Association Presidents Award winner Betty Jo Stephens at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15. The party will be held before home game between the Trojans, the 2012 Sun Belt Conference Champion, and the Missouri State Lady Bears at Jack Stephens Center.

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Friends, Alums Offered Estate Planning Seminar

A free lunchtime seminar on estate planning for UALR friends and alumni will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at the UALR Bailey Alumni Center.

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4th Annual SpectacUALR Enjoys Record Success

The fourth annual SpectacUALR established a new record for giving by generating more than $200,000 in support of Trojan student-athletes. The fundraiser was the university’s largest recurring fundraiser.

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Art Friends Offer ‘6×6’ Creations

UALR Friends of the Arts (FOA) will host the fundraising event “6×6 ‘at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 in the Applied Design Studio in University Plaza, Suite 300.

Daughter of UALR Founder Dies

A memorial service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, for Carolyn Larson Harman, the 85-year-old daughter of John A. Larson, the founder and first president of Little Rock Junior College, UALR’s predecessor institution.

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Foundation Supports Re-Entry Students

The Bernard Osher Foundation of San Francisco has designated UALR as the only institution in Arkansas to administer the group’s Re-Entry Scholars Program, providing scholarships for former students to complete their degrees.

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Gala to Honor the Sotomoras April 28

UALR will honor Eileen and Dr. Ricardo Sotomora at the seventh annual Finale gala at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 28, in the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall in the Fine Arts Building. Each year, the gala marks the end-of-the-arts season to celebrate the arts in central Arkansas and is the premiere fundraising event for the university’s fine arts program.

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Support UALR with a Hot Dog, April 17

Come by the Office of Development from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, for a hot dog lunch from Hot Dog Mike. He is donating a portion of the day’s sales to the Campus Campaign and the Fund for UALR.