Dr. Nitin Agarwal

UA Little Rock researchers help identify COVID-19 misinformation and myths in new public website

A research team at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is working to warn the public about the dangerous spread of misinformation and scams surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Charis Won

Charis Won Named 2020 Kevin A. Crass Heart of a Trojan Award Winner

Little Rock senior swimmer Charis Won has been named the winner of the 2020 Kevin A. Crass Heart of a Trojan Award. The award, initiated in 2017, is given annually to a Little Rock senior student-athlete based on community service, leadership, and dedication to their team. Continue reading “Charis Won Named 2020 Kevin A. Crass Heart of a Trojan Award Winner”

Kristi Smith

Smith named to UA System Task Force on Racial Equity

Kristi Smith, senior director of development and interim director of the UA Little Rock Alumni Association, has been named to the University of Arkansas System Task Force on Racial Equity.  Continue reading “Smith named to UA System Task Force on Racial Equity”

Terry Richard-Trevino (left) and John DiPippa (right)

DiPippa, Trevino-Richard chosen for Little Rock committee conducting independent review of LRPD

Two members of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock community have been selected for a committee responsible for conducting an independent review of the Little Rock Police Department.

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UA Little Rock students recieved $5.6 million in scholarship money from Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Funds

UA Little Rock Increases Transformational Scholarship Opportunities for Students for Fall Semester

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has set an Aug. 1 deadline for new and continuing students to access new need-based scholarship funds made possible by the May 21 announcement of an unprecedented gift of $25 million from an anonymous donor, the largest single gift in the 93-year history of the institution.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Increases Transformational Scholarship Opportunities for Students for Fall Semester”

2019 Little Rock Golf Shamble at Pleasant Valley Country Club

2020 Little Rock Golf Shamble Set For August 31

The sixth annual Little Rock Golf Shamble will take place Monday, Aug. 31, with the event once again returning to Pleasant Valley Country Club. The annual event has become a staple activity for the department, helping raise funds for Trojan golf student-athletes. Continue reading “2020 Little Rock Golf Shamble Set For August 31”

Hank Kelley and Whitney Burgess

UA Little Rock School of Business honors Kelley, Burgess as Distinguished Alumni

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will honor two accomplished Little Rock business professionals at the School of Business Distinguished Alumni Luncheon on Oct. 16.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock School of Business honors Kelley, Burgess as Distinguished Alumni”

Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center

ASBTDC continues to host small business webinars

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center, based at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, is offering several no-cost webinars to help business owners respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. 

Created in response to COVID-19, the “Keep Calm and Small Business On” webinar series began March 19. Recordings of past programs in the series are available on YouTube at tinyurl.com/vtnk4ns. Links to register for each program are available at asbtdc.org/asbtdc-events.

The upcoming webinars include: 

  • “Time Management Strategies to Control the Busy of Life” – 2 p.m. June 23 
    Do you feel overwhelmed? Like you haven’t got any work done? In this webinar, learn tips on how to improve your time management and daily productivity. Speaker: Allyson Lewis, CEO, and director of corporate training and leadership development
  • “Small Talk: Human Resources” – 6 p.m. June 23  
    Local human resources professionals will focus on three common HR-related topics that businesses struggle with.s. Speakers: Glenda Caton of Caton Consulting; Dr. Karen Leonard of UA Little Rock College of Business; and Audrina Lange of U.S Department of Labor.
  • “Building a Resilient Supply Chain.” – 10 a.m., July 1 

Learn tips and strategies your small business can implement to avoid major disruption to your supply chain. Speaker: Dr. Naeem Bajwa, Department of Management, UA Little Rock

The center’s statewide network of offices are operating virtually and offering to consult by phone, email, or videoconference. To sign up, go to asbtdc.ecenterdirect.com/signup or call 1-800-862-2040.