Wendell Scales Jr.

Scales Leads New Social Justice Initiative for Arkansas Lighthouse Academies

Wendell Scales Jr., a 2019 graduate of UA Little Rock, is leading a first-of-its-kind initiative to bring social justice courses to the Arkansas Lighthouse Academies’ five charter schools.  Continue reading “Scales Leads New Social Justice Initiative for Arkansas Lighthouse Academies”

Members of 100 Black Men of Greater Little Rock, UA Little Rock, Leadership Greater Little Rock Class XXXV, Ambitious Girls, Inc., Central Arkansas Water, and the Arkansas National Guard meet with students participating in the H20 Leadership Institute during a July 16 mentoring lunch at the Jack Stephens Center at UA Little Rock.

UA Little Rock Partners with 100 Black Men of Greater Little Rock and Community Partners for Summer STEM Program for Teens

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock partnered with 100 Black Men of Greater Little Rock, Ambitious Girls, Inc., Central Arkansas Water, and the Arkansas National Guard to host a weeklong summer environmental STEM (Summer, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) program for teens. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Partners with 100 Black Men of Greater Little Rock and Community Partners for Summer STEM Program for Teens”

Gerald Ganz Jr. is UA Little Rock's new vice chancellor of finance and administration.

UA Little Rock Names Ganz as New Vice Chancellor of Finance and Administration

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has selected Gerald “Jerry” Ganz Jr. as the university’s new vice chancellor of finance and administration, effective Aug. 23. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Names Ganz as New Vice Chancellor of Finance and Administration”

Dr. Ann Robinson.

Robinson Awarded A. Harry Passow International Award for Leadership in Gifted Education

Dr. Ann Robinson, distinguished professor of education at UA Little Rock, has been honored for her dedication to serving and advocating for gifted children around the world.  Continue reading “Robinson Awarded A. Harry Passow International Award for Leadership in Gifted Education”

Mario Wallace

Wallace to Lead Business Systems and Strategies Series for Entrepreneurs of Color

Dr. Mario Wallace will lead “Small Business Strategies for Success,” a new online series hosted by the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center in partnership with Remix Ideas and Hope Credit Union. Continue reading “Wallace to Lead Business Systems and Strategies Series for Entrepreneurs of Color”

An Olympian and American record holder in the mile and high school mile, Alan Webb has joined the Little Rock staff as an associate head cross country and assistant track coach going into the 2019-20 season.

Webb is Finding The Joy in Running Again Through Marathons

UA Little Rock Assistant Track and Cross Country Coach Alan Webb is most famously known for setting the American record in the mile, but now the former Olympian is taking on a new challenge in life and is running with it – literally.
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Dr. April Chatham-Carpenter

Chatham-Carpenter to Moderate Discussion on Teaching Race in Public Schools

Braver Angels of Arkansas is seeking participants for a new workshop coming to Arkansas to discuss teaching about race in public schools.  Continue reading “Chatham-Carpenter to Moderate Discussion on Teaching Race in Public Schools”

Dr. Missy Collins, a dentist at Arkansas Children's Hospital, discusses dental health with a group of children at the Future Smiles Dental Clinic.

UA Little Rock Children International receives $10,000 grant from Delta Dental of Arkansas

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Children International has received a $10,000 grant from the Delta Dental of Arkansas Foundation to provide dental treatment to children in the Little Rock School District. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Children International receives $10,000 grant from Delta Dental of Arkansas”