SLUFY celebrates 40th anniversary 

The gifted and talented kids attending UA Little Rock’s Summer Laureate University for Youth (SLUFY) are doing the cool things they don’t get to do in a typical school classroom. They’ve designed roller coasters and mixed potions. They’ve built caves, launched rockets, solved mysteries, broken codes, created art, and even cracked a few eggs in their quest to design a safe car. And while they’re having lots of fun, they’ve also learned a thing or two.   Continue reading “SLUFY celebrates 40th anniversary “

UA Little Rock sets fundraising record, endowment tops $80 million

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock raised $20 million in private gift support during the fiscal year that ended June 30, marking an 11% increase over the previous fiscal year. This also marked the largest fundraising year in the university’s history since receiving gifts for the Jack Stephens Center and the Windgate Center for Art and Design. Continue reading “UA Little Rock sets fundraising record, endowment tops $80 million”

UA Little Rock hires art outreach specialist

Andrea M. “AnDi” Tompkins has been hired as the inaugural Windgate Center of Art and Design art outreach specialist. Continue reading “UA Little Rock hires art outreach specialist”

Rotary Club donates $1,000 to Trojan Food Pantry

The UA Little Rock’s Trojan Food Pantry will be better stocked this fall thanks to a $1,000 cash donation from the Rotary Club of Little Rock Midtowne chapter. Continue reading “Rotary Club donates $1,000 to Trojan Food Pantry”

Texas couple celebrates wedding anniversary with $25,000 gift to UA Little Rock

UA Little Rock alumnus Patrick Rhode and his wife Leslie decided to do something different for their 23rd wedding anniversary earlier this year. Instead of giving gifts to each other, they chose to give the gift of scholarships to students at UA Little Rock’s School of Mass Communication, one of four Arkansas universities from which Patrick and Leslie received degrees.

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UA Little Rock instructor honored for service to deaf community

Jami Hollingsworth, a senior instructor in the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s School of Counseling, Human Performance, and Rehabilitation, was recently honored for her longtime community service by the Arkansas Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf. Continue reading “UA Little Rock instructor honored for service to deaf community”

UA Little Rock’s Hadden recognized as industry Pacesetter

Ian Hadden, director of Energy Management Services at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has been named a 2019 Pacesetter for the educational facilities management industry. Continue reading “UA Little Rock’s Hadden recognized as industry Pacesetter”

UA Little Rock names interim vice chancellor of student affairs

Dr. William “Cody” Decker has been named interim vice chancellor of student affairs at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock names interim vice chancellor of student affairs”

KUAR named Best Radio Station

KUAR has once again been named Best Radio Station in the Arkansas Times annual Best of Arkansas Awards. Continue reading “KUAR named Best Radio Station”

New lease, improvement projects planned for UA Little Rock student center

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock and eStem High School have reached a lease agreement that provides eStem with an alternative space for its high school students to dine and relax instead of in the Donaghey Student Center. Continue reading “New lease, improvement projects planned for UA Little Rock student center”