Students attend SLUFY during summer 2019 at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Registration opens for Summer Laureate University for Youth program

UA Little Rock’s Summer Laureate University for Youth (SLUFY) program is accepting applications for this upcoming summer. Their virtual classes will take place June 21-25 for students who have completed kindergarten and grades fifth through sixth, and July 19-23 for students who have completed grades one through four.  Continue reading “Registration opens for Summer Laureate University for Youth program”

The Staff Senate Professional Development Workshop will be held May 18 via Zoom.

Staff Senate Professional Development Committee hosts mental health workshop with Ken Clark

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Staff Senate is hosting a professional development workshop focusing on mental health and reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic. The event will take place via Zoom at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 18. Continue reading “Staff Senate Professional Development Committee hosts mental health workshop with Ken Clark”

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock recognizes nursing student Melissa Gargus in celebration of National Nurses Week May 6-12.

UA Little Rock celebrates National Nurses Week: Melissa Gargus

In celebration of National Nurses Week May 6-12, UA Little Rock is recognizing outstanding nursing students. Melissa Gargus, upcoming graduate and mother of three, said she made it through nursing school by remembering some words of encouragement from her nursing instructor. Continue reading “UA Little Rock celebrates National Nurses Week: Melissa Gargus”

Nursing student Hannah Havens (right) stands with her mentor and previous nursing instructor, Janet Fletcher (left), after winning the UA Little Rock Nursing School Bracket Challenge. This competition takes place the first two semesters of nursing school and consists of check offs and quizzes that students were required to pass with a 100 percent on their first attempt.

UA Little Rock celebrates National Nurses Week: Hannah Havens

In celebration of National Nurses Week, UA Little Rock is recognizing outstanding nursing students and upcoming graduates.

After pursuing her childhood dream of being a nurse, Hannah Havens will graduate this month with an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing degree. Continue reading “UA Little Rock celebrates National Nurses Week: Hannah Havens”

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock recognizes nursing student Jade Jones in celebration of National Nurses Week May 6-12.

UA Little Rock celebrates National Nurses Week: Jade Jones

In celebration of National Nurses Week May 6-12, UA Little Rock is recognizing outstanding nursing students and upcoming graduates.

For Jade Jones, the journey to a nursing career began with a front row seat in the world of nursing. She will graduate this month with an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing degree, leading her one step closer to her career as an ICU nurse. Continue reading “UA Little Rock celebrates National Nurses Week: Jade Jones”

Heba Sadaka

Sadaka receives Quality Matters certification for nursing course

Heba Sadaka, assistant professor of nursing at UA Little Rock, has achieved the Quality Matters (QM) course certification for Health Assessment I, NURS 3220. Continue reading “Sadaka receives Quality Matters certification for nursing course”

Tamiko Johnson

UA Little Rock Celebrates Social Work Month: Tamiko Johnson

UA Little Rock is recognizing outstanding social work students in celebration of Social Work Month this March. Graduate student Tamiko Johnson, from Benton, Arkansas, is set to graduate this upcoming May before launching her career as a social worker.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Celebrates Social Work Month: Tamiko Johnson”

LaKendra Mackey

UA Little Rock Social Work Month: LaKendra Mackey

UA Little Rock is recognizing outstanding social work students in celebration of Social Work Month this March. The next student to be featured in this installment is senior and first-generation college student LaKendra Mackey Continue reading “UA Little Rock Social Work Month: LaKendra Mackey”

Infinity Wallace

UA Little Rock Celebrates Social Work Month: Infinity Wallace

UA Little Rock is recognizing outstanding social work students in celebration of Social Work Month. Graduate student Infinity Wallace has been studying social work for the past four years, but said she feels like she has always been a social worker at heart, even before pursuing the degree.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Celebrates Social Work Month: Infinity Wallace”

Glendaliz Torres

UA Little Rock Celebrates Social Work Month: Glendaliz Torres

UA Little Rock is recognizing outstanding social work students in celebration of Social Work Month. After working in the field for over 20 years, sophomore Glendaliz Torres will become the first in her family to earn a degree.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Celebrates Social Work Month: Glendaliz Torres”