Steve Foster

First-Generation Student Finds It’s Never Too Late For an Old Dog to Learn New Tricks at College

First-generation college student and entrepreneur Steve Foster has worn many different hats in his life – everything from a merchant marine to an owner of a liquor distribution company to a marketing consultant. Continue reading “First-Generation Student Finds It’s Never Too Late For an Old Dog to Learn New Tricks at College”

Chaney Callahan

First-Generation Student Spotlight: Chaney Callahan

In honor of First-Generation College Student Celebration Month, UA Little Rock is profiling some of its outstanding first-generation students. Continue reading “First-Generation Student Spotlight: Chaney Callahan”

UA Little Rock student Alyssa Fawbush competes on "Wheel of Fortune."

UA Little Rock Student to Compete During Wheel of Fortune’s College Week on Thanksgiving

The first week of school for Alyssa Fawbush, a senior double majoring in psychology and nursing at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has turned into the most eventful week of the college student’s life. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Student to Compete During Wheel of Fortune’s College Week on Thanksgiving”

Lawrence Whitman

Dean Whitman Named to Little Rock Tech Park Board

Dr. Lawrence Whitman, dean of the UA Little Rock College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), has joined the Little Rock Technology Park Board of Directors. Continue reading “Dean Whitman Named to Little Rock Tech Park Board”

A student pets a rescue dog during Rent-A-Puppy in 2021!

UA Little Rock to Host Rent-a-Puppy Nov. 17

Update: Rent-A-Puppy’s location has changed to the lawn in front of the Donaghey Student Center.

Calling all dog lovers! UA Little Rock will once again host Rent-a-Puppy Nov. 17. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to Host Rent-a-Puppy Nov. 17”

Heba Sadaka

Sadaka Honored with Arkansas’s Great 100 Nurses Award

Heba Sadaka, assistant professor of nursing at UA Little Rock and a nurse of 29 years, has been selected for Arkansas’s Great 100 Nurses Award! Continue reading “Sadaka Honored with Arkansas’s Great 100 Nurses Award”

Ariel Hudson-Montgomery

First-Generation Student Spotlight: Ariel Hudson-Montgomery

In honor of First-Generation College Student Celebration Month, UA Little Rock is profiling some of its outstanding first-generation students. Continue reading “First-Generation Student Spotlight: Ariel Hudson-Montgomery”

Photo of Jameice Flowers by Ben Krain.

Navy Veteran Plans to Give Back to Fellow Veterans Through Career in Social Work

A UA Little Rock student and U.S. Navy veteran is planning to help fellow veterans through a career in social work after Arkansas social workers helped her through one of the darkest times in her life. Continue reading “Navy Veteran Plans to Give Back to Fellow Veterans Through Career in Social Work”

UA Little Rock staff members, from left, Heather Reed, Ross Bradley, and Rosale Shahan participate in the Alumni Association's annual BBQ at Bailey’s event. The university tradition celebrates the return of students to campus with free food and fun at the Bailey Alumni & Friends Center. This year also launched the university’s Centennial Campaign.

UA Little Rock Accepting Applications, Donations for Helping Hands Drive

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Staff Senate is accepting donations for UA Little Rock families in need of a free holiday meal basket. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Accepting Applications, Donations for Helping Hands Drive”