Trojan Student-Athletes Register Record-Setting Semester

Facing a challenging semester unlike any they’d ever seen, Little Rock student-athletes thrived in the classroom, posting a department record 3.41 GPA during the spring 2020 semester. The cumulative department GPA for the Trojans is 3.36, setting another impressive record for Little Rock student-athletes. Continue reading “Trojan Student-Athletes Register Record-Setting Semester”

Katie Zakrzewski, UA Little Rock Student Government Association President (2019-2020) | Donaghey Scholars Committee Co-Chair | Anthropology Club President | Criminal Justice Society President | UA Little Rock College Republicans Vice President | CEO of Realist Review

Zakrzewski named 2020 Whitbeck Memorial Award winner

This year’s president of the Student Government Association not only captured the hearts and minds of the student body of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, but her impressive achievements during her UA Little Rock career also earned her the 2020 Edward L. Whitbeck Memorial Award.  Continue reading “Zakrzewski named 2020 Whitbeck Memorial Award winner”

Kendrick Raino

Facilities Management employee earns business degree 17 years after starting

A Facilities Management employee at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is excited about completing the business degree he began more than 15 years ago so he can get started on the next chapter of his academic life. Continue reading “Facilities Management employee earns business degree 17 years after starting”

Colleen Godley

Graduating UA Little Rock employee lands master’s degree and dream job

In 2011, Colleen Godley, of Cabot, faced the devastating loss of her job when the Conestoga Wood Specialities warehouse in Little Rock closed down. Continue reading “Graduating UA Little Rock employee lands master’s degree and dream job”

Graduating law student plans to expand nonprofit organization to mentor girls

Shaquika (Shay) Randolph is passionate about two things: people and helping children. Those interests have led her from Arkansas, through Georgia and Mississippi, and finally home—and to Bowen. Continue reading “Graduating law student plans to expand nonprofit organization to mentor girls”

Blake Hughes

Graduating Student Spotlight: Blake Hughes

Blake Hughes, a member of the Chancellor’s Leadership Corps (CLC), will graduate in May with a bachelor’s degree in marketing and advertising with a certificate in professional sales. He would like to start his own marketing consulting firm and eventually get his master’s degree in business administration. He also has a knack in placing first in statewide competitions. Continue reading “Graduating Student Spotlight: Blake Hughes”

Cedneshaja Jones

Graduating Student Spotlight: Cedneshaja Jones

Cedneshaja Jones, of Sherwood, will graduate this May with a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies. Jones describes her experience at UA Little Rock as an amazing and heartfelt journey. Continue reading “Graduating Student Spotlight: Cedneshaja Jones”

Merak Dyer and daughter Penelope

Graduating Student Spotlight: Merak Dyer

Meet Merak Dyer, of Conway, who will graduate this May with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering technology. Continue reading “Graduating Student Spotlight: Merak Dyer”

UA Little Rock graduate Leslie Oden and Dr. Joycelyn Elders, the former director of the Arkansas Department of Health and U.S. surgeon general under President Bill Clinton.

Graduating Student Spotlight: Leslie Oden

Meet Leslie Oden, a first-generation college student from Little Rock who enrolled at UA Little Rock to complete her degree after being away from college for several years. Oden will graduate this May with a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies. Continue reading “Graduating Student Spotlight: Leslie Oden”

Staff Senate Scholarship winners

Five staff members selected as recipients of Staff Senate Scholarship   

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Staff Senate has awarded $250 scholarships to five staff members who are pursuing their education and careers at UA Little Rock.  Continue reading “Five staff members selected as recipients of Staff Senate Scholarship   “