The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is partnering with the Arkansas Center for Data Sciences (ACDS) to create an innovative new program that will strengthen educational pathways for computer science and cybersecurity majors at UA Little Rock while helping to fill the workforce gap for Arkansas employers.

UA Little Rock Partners with ACDS to Create Career Pathway for Computer Science Students

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is partnering with the Arkansas Center for Data Sciences (ACDS) to create an innovative new program that will strengthen educational pathways for computer science and cybersecurity majors at UA Little Rock while helping to fill the workforce gap for Arkansas employers. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Partners with ACDS to Create Career Pathway for Computer Science Students”

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UA Little Rock Graduate Secures Bright Future with New Role

A graduating University of Arkansas at Little Rock student is starting the next chapter of his life on a high note as he is graduating with a great position for the company he’s been interning with for the past year. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Graduate Secures Bright Future with New Role”

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UA Little Rock Graduate Gets Second Chance at Dream Career

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate is getting a second chance at his dream career in the field of computer science. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Graduate Gets Second Chance at Dream Career”

Philip Huff, left, and Sandra Leiterman, right, head the UA Little Rock CyberGym. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock Receives $800K NSA Grant to Expand Cybersecurity Education, Standardize National Curriculum Guidelines

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock, a leader in cybersecurity education, has received a nearly $800,000 grant from the National Security Agency (NSA) to expand a national cybersecurity education program for teachers, as well as develop a standardized curriculum to build pathways for cybersecurity education between high schools and colleges. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Receives $800K NSA Grant to Expand Cybersecurity Education, Standardize National Curriculum Guidelines”

Gov. Asa Hutchinson, right, presents Dr. Albert Baker, left, chair of the Department of Computer Science at UA Little Rock, and Dr. Erin Finzer, center, associate vice chancellor for academic affairs at UA Little Rock, with a certificate honoring their recent workforce development grant by the Arkansas Office of Skills Development.

UA Little Rock Awarded $1.96 Million Workforce Development Grant to Support a Regional Cyber Learning Network

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $1.96 million workforce development grant to fund further development of the Cyber Learning Network (CyberLearN) – a regional cyber-learning partnership with six other schools in the University of Arkansas System to address Arkansas’s talent gap in cybersecurity. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Awarded $1.96 Million Workforce Development Grant to Support a Regional Cyber Learning Network”

Philip Huff, left, and Sandra Leiterman, right, head the UA Little Rock CyberGym. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock Will Offer Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Education Through National Cybersecurity Teaching Academy

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $750,000 grant from the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity, located within the National Security Agency, and will be one of the first universities in the country to offer a graduate certificate in cybersecurity education through the National Cybersecurity Teaching Academy.
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UA Little Rock students hanging out on campus by Cooper Fountain. Photo by Ben Krain.

U.S. News and World Report Recognizes UA Little Rock for Social Mobility

Several academic programs at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have made the grade by earning a spot in U.S. News and World Report’s 2022 Best College Rankings. Continue reading “U.S. News and World Report Recognizes UA Little Rock for Social Mobility”

Cybersecurity Summit

UA Little Rock to host Cybersecurity Summit for junior high and high school students

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a virtual event for junior high and high school students who want to learn more about the rapidly growing field of cybersecurity.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host Cybersecurity Summit for junior high and high school students”

Computer Science, Information Science programs earn continued ABET accreditation at UA Little Rock

Two undergraduate programs at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Donaghey College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics earned reaccreditation this fall.

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Jan Springer

Springer named director of UA Little Rock Emerging Analytics Center

Dr. Jan P. Springer, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science, has been named the new director of the George W. Donaghey Emerging Analytics Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

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