UA Little Rock Giving Day Set for March 19

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will launch its second UA Little Rock Giving Day on Thursday, March 19.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Giving Day Set for March 19”

Dr. Ann Bain, provost and executive vice chancellor of academic affairs, donated $20,000. Dr. Daryl Rice, associate vice chancellor for academic affairs, donated $5,000. The gifts will be used to create a new award that celebrates innovative student success initiatives.

University leaders’ gift to honor academic units helping students succeed

Two leaders of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have donated $25,000 to honor academic units who are going above and beyond the call of duty to support student success. Continue reading “University leaders’ gift to honor academic units helping students succeed”

Bowen Dean Theresa Beiner (center left) presents alum Wylie Cavin III (center right) with a plague naming the Dean's Conference Room in his offer. Also pictured are Christian O'Neal (left), vice chancellor for university advancement, and Wanda Hoover (right), Bowen's assistant dean of external relations. Photo by Tina Medlock.

UA Little Rock alum Wylie Cavin donates $269,000 for Bowen law school scholarships

A graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law is hoping his gift of nearly $270,000 will help other Arkansas law students complete their education. Continue reading “UA Little Rock alum Wylie Cavin donates $269,000 for Bowen law school scholarships”

Dr. Sara Tariq is the Guest of Honor at Taste of Little Rock 2020. The annual event supports UA Little Rock student scholarships. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

UA Little Rock to honor alum Sara Tariq at Taste of Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will honor alumnus Dr. Sara Tariq, associate dean for student affairs in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), during the 17th annual premier food event, Taste of Little Rock, on Tuesday, April 7. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to honor alum Sara Tariq at Taste of Little Rock”

UA Little Rock employees in the Office of Financial Aid receive tote bags after completing 100 percent participation in the Campus Campaign.

UA Little Rock faculty and staff exceed national fundraising average in Campus Campaign

More than 50 percent of faculty and staff members at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock contributed to the 2019 ALL IN Campus Campaign. Nationwide, just 25 percent of college employees give to their institutions. Continue reading “UA Little Rock faculty and staff exceed national fundraising average in Campus Campaign”

Now a graduate of UA Little Rock’s dance performance program, Mimms has opened a nonprofit modern dance troupe to bridge her two worlds. Mimms created the Listen With Your Eyes Dance Troupe to provide more opportunities for dance performers in Arkansas and to raise awareness about deaf and hard of hearing performers.

UA Little Rock alum creates dance troupe to inspire deaf, hard of hearing dancers

While growing up as a deaf child in an adopted family with hearing parents, Brandy Mimms felt conflicted about whether she belonged in the hearing world or the deaf world.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock alum creates dance troupe to inspire deaf, hard of hearing dancers”

Tandie Kenser was a senior business major at UA Little Rock who passed away from cancer in 2018 and will receive a posthumous degree during the fall 2019 commencement ceremony. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock to honor student who died of cancer with posthumous degree

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will honor a Benton student who passed away from cancer last year with a posthumous business degree during the university’s fall commencement ceremony on Dec. 14.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to honor student who died of cancer with posthumous degree”

Judy Williams

Retirement celebration for Judy Williams to be held Dec. 2

Judy Williams, associate vice chancellor of Communications and Marketing at UA Little Rock, has announced her retirement, effective in January. Her final day on campus will be Dec. 19.  Continue reading “Retirement celebration for Judy Williams to be held Dec. 2”

UA Little Rock grad helps veterans through VA fellowship

Ever since Robbin Cochran decided to become a social worker, she hoped to use her skills to help veterans as a tribute to her many relatives who have served this country.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock grad helps veterans through VA fellowship”