Leslye Shellam, left, daughter of L. Dickson Flake, talks with UA Little Rock business student Stephen Malec, right, and Elizabeth Small, center, primary instructor for the UA Little Rock Real Estate program. Malec is the first student to receive the new L. Dickson Flake Endowed Scholarship. Photo by Ben Krain.

Colliers Arkansas $25,000 Donation Points to Industry Support of Real Estate Program at UA Little Rock

Colliers Arkansas has made a $25,000 donation for a University of Arkansas at Little Rock scholarship established in honor of Colliers Arkansas Co-Founder L. Dickson Flake. Continue reading “Colliers Arkansas $25,000 Donation Points to Industry Support of Real Estate Program at UA Little Rock”

ASBTDC Continues Build Your Own Business Series for Student Entrepreneurs

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center is continuing its BYOB, or Build Your Own Business, initiative for University of Arkansas at Little Rock students this semester.

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The event, “The Making of a Leader: An Open Discussion with Prominent Black Community Leaders,” will take place Wednesday, Feb. 24, from 6-7 p.m. via Zoom. The event will feature Mayor Frank Scott Jr., Sen. Joyce Elliott, and Jannie Cotton, a mental health policy leader and advocate.

UA Little Rock to hold virtual conversation with Mayor Scott, Sen. Elliott, and Jannie Cotton

As a celebration of Black History Month, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Student Government Association will hold a virtual conversation with prominent Black leaders in Arkansas.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to hold virtual conversation with Mayor Scott, Sen. Elliott, and Jannie Cotton”

Dr. Charles Bolton

Professor Emeritus Bolton wins 2020 Booker Worthen Literacy Prize

Dr. Charles Bolton, a professor emeritus of history at UA Little Rock, has won the 2020 Booker Worthen Literary Prize for his book, “Fugitivism: Escaping Slavery in the Lower Mississippi Valley, 1820-1860.” Continue reading “Professor Emeritus Bolton wins 2020 Booker Worthen Literacy Prize”

UALR sign at the entrance on S. University Dr near University Plaza on January 28, 2016.

UA Little Rock Announces New Partnership to Bolster Marketing Efforts

After undergoing the competitive bid request for proposal (RFP) process, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has chosen MHP/Team SI, a TraDigital™ marketing agency headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas, as its agency of record (AOR). This partnership will further strengthen the university’s marketing and communications endeavors as it seeks to fulfill its mission of improving students’ lives and enhancing its communities. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Announces New Partnership to Bolster Marketing Efforts”

Desiree Taggard

Taggard Receives Young Professional in Procurement Award

Desiree Taggard, director of Procurement Services at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has received the 2020 Young Professional in Procurement Award from the National Association of Educational Procurement (NAEP). Continue reading “Taggard Receives Young Professional in Procurement Award”