The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s premier student recruitment event,Discover Day, will offer two chances forprospective students and parents to explore everything UA Little Rock has to offer.
Discover Day events will be held on Friday, Oct. 19, and Friday, Nov. 2.
Check-in begins at 9 a.m. in the Jack Stephens Center, and the event will end around 2 p.m. This free open house includes information sessions, campus activities hosted by student organizations, guided tours, a campus picnic, social media contests, and free UA Little Rock goodies.
Participating students will visit an academic college of their choice, meet with current UA Little Rock students, and experience campus housing and dining.
Additionally, students will have a chance to win six scholarships at both events. A $1,000 scholarship will be given during the welcome session that begins at 10 a.m. in the Jack Stephens Center.Students also will have the chance to win one of five $250 scholarships by following the event at @ualradmissions on Snapchat and sending UA Little Rock a photo with #DiscoverLR. Scholarships will be given for the best pictures in the following categories: Best Trojan Spirit, Most Creative, Best Use of Prop, Best Selfie with Filter, and Best Overall.
A special filter has been created by 2012 UA Little Rock graduate Cyrene Quiamco and will be available on Snapchat during the Discover Day events. Formerly a web designer for Verizon Wireless, Quiamco has made a career for herself on Snapchat. Quiamco, who goes by the handle CyreneQon all her social media accounts, created www.the11thsecond.com, a website that showcases the work of Snapchat artists, giving their creations an extended “11th second” in the spotlight. Cosmopolitan magazine named her one of the “Internet’s most fascinating”people.
Applications fees for UA Little Rock will be waived for all who apply for admission during Discover days.