UA Little Rock has been awarded a federal grant worth more than $581,000 from the U.S. Department of Education that will help pay child care expenses for low-income students. Pictured, from left to right, are three of the UA Little Rock employees responsible for researching and writing the Child Care Access Means Parents in School grant: Heather Reed, Dr. Daryl Rice, and Cassie Jo Gehring. Photo by Angie Faller.

U.S. Department of Education Awards UA Little Rock $581K Grant to Provide Child Care Funding for Low-Income Students

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has been awarded a federal grant worth more than $581,000 from the U.S. Department of Education that will help pay child care expenses for low-income students to help them complete their college education. Continue reading “U.S. Department of Education Awards UA Little Rock $581K Grant to Provide Child Care Funding for Low-Income Students”

Amy Moorehead, owner of Nexus Coffee, is one of the women entrepreneurs speaking in an upcoming ASBTDC panel.

ASBTDC to Present Panel Discussion of Local Women Entrepreneurs

In celebration of Women Entrepreneurship Week, the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC), based at UA Little Rock, is presenting a panel discussion featuring female business owners from central Arkansas who will share their wisdom.

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Maddie Becker

Transfer Student Spotlight on Maddie Becker

UA Little Rock is highlighting some of its outstanding transfer students in celebration of National Transfer Student Week, Oct. 18-22.

Maddie Becker is a senior mass communication major and intern at KUAR who transferred to UA Little Rock from ASU Beebe. Continue reading “Transfer Student Spotlight on Maddie Becker”

UA Little Rock students and staff take free lamps, power strips and LED light bulbs during an Earth Day event give-away sponsored by the Committee on Sustainability.

UA Little Rock to Host Sustainability Day on Oct. 21

The UA Little Rock campus community is invited to celebrate Sustainability Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21, in the Chi Omega Courtyard Plaza in front of Ottenheimer Library.

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Thomas Bunton in IT Services

UA Little Rock to Host Cybersecurity Panel Discussion Oct. 21

In celebration of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will hold a panel discussion with the top cybersecurity experts at the university. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to Host Cybersecurity Panel Discussion Oct. 21”

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

Maria Elkhattabi Receives LULAC Scholarship

Marie Elkhattabi is one of the 17 UA Little Rock students who has been awarded a scholarship from the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) and is being honored during Hispanic Heritage Month.

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A rendering by WER Architects/Planners of the finished Learning Commons project in Ottenheimer Library.

Renovations Will Bring Reinvigorated Learning Spaces to Support Student Success at UA Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has two ongoing renovation projects this fall that will bring together academic student support centers and student success programs into two dynamic learning spaces. Continue reading “Renovations Will Bring Reinvigorated Learning Spaces to Support Student Success at UA Little Rock”