Janelle, Luke, and Jason Cline

Bowen grad plans to utilize legal skills for JAG career

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law graduate has plans to put his legal skills to use in a career as a Judge Advocate General (JAG) officer.  Continue reading “Bowen grad plans to utilize legal skills for JAG career”

Ra'phael Davis

UA Little Rock grad plans to transform the world through transitional justice, conflict research

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate wants to make the world a better place by becoming a scholar in transitional justice and peace building in countries affected by conflict and civil war.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock grad plans to transform the world through transitional justice, conflict research”

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”

From left, UA Little Rock professors and student researchers Gerald Driskill, Jessica Olson, Jasmine Pugh, Kaylyn Hager, and Rebecca Glazier are researching how partnerships between churches and nonprofit organizations can provide services to the community. Photo by Ben Krain.

Little Rock Congregations Study seeks to benefit, connect congregations through new survey

When Rebecca Glazier first began the Little Rock Congregations Study in 2012, her goal was to learn about faith-based community engagement and to provide her students with an opportunity to learn outside the classroom. In 2020, her goal is to use the results to make a difference in the community by bringing together congregations and nonprofits who want to tackle Little Rock’s biggest problems.  Continue reading “Little Rock Congregations Study seeks to benefit, connect congregations through new survey”

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”

Geneva Galloway, administrative specialist III for the Donaghey Scholars Program received the Ben Fry Service to UA Little Rock Award. Additionally, Eileen Devereux Dailey, business consultant at the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center, was named the winner of the Staff Achievement Award for Community Service, while Colleen Godley, ERP business analyst and developer in Information Technology Services is the winner of the Staff Achievement Award for Personal Growth.

Galloway, Dailey, Godley selected as 2020 Staff Achievement Award Winners

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Staff Senate honored three of its staff members for excellence in the areas of service to the university, community service, and personal growth.  Continue reading “Galloway, Dailey, Godley selected as 2020 Staff Achievement Award Winners”