Photo by BENJAMIN KRAIN --03/26/18--Graduate student Nora Bouzihay brought the Human Library project to the UALR campus. Bouzihay is from Morocco and studied in Dubai.

Bouzihay is making mark at Arkansas State University

UA Little Rock Doctoral Student Nora Bouzihay is now serving as the assistant director of multicultural affairs at Arkansas State University. Continue reading “Bouzihay is making mark at Arkansas State University”

Cassie Gehring. Photo by Ben Krain.

First-Generation Graduate Cassie Gehring is Giving Back to the Community

Graduate Cassie Gehring is ending the spring semester on several high notes. Not only is she the first person in her family to earn a graduate degree, but Gehring has recently been promoted and is writing a grant proposal that could help single parents at UA Little Rock afford childcare.  Continue reading “First-Generation Graduate Cassie Gehring is Giving Back to the Community”

Dr. Moira Maguire celebrates the launch of her book in Ireland in 2010.

UA Little Rock Receives $40,000 Donation to Create Dr. Moira Maguire Student Support Fund for History Students

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $40,000 donation to create a student support fund in honor of Dr. Moira Maguire, a history professor who worked at UA Little Rock for 15 years and had a reputation of going above and beyond to help students succeed.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Receives $40,000 Donation to Create Dr. Moira Maguire Student Support Fund for History Students”

Audra McAnally opened her vinyl record store, Retro Rose, in Benton.

UA Little Rock Alum Opens Vinyl Store in Benton

Audra McAnally has been out of school for less than three years, but the 25-year old entrepreneur has already opened her second business – a stylish throwback to the popular era of vinyl stores called Retro Rose Continue reading “UA Little Rock Alum Opens Vinyl Store in Benton”

UA Little Rock Alumni Share Secrets to Success in Couple’s First Book

Drs. Stanley and Jessica Ellis, both 2011 graduates of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, share a love of life, education, and mentoring that they are now sharing with the world through their first book, “Winning is Planned: A Guide for Young Men Who Plan Their Greatness.”  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Alumni Share Secrets to Success in Couple’s First Book”

UA Little Rock's 2021 Giving Day is March 18.

Trojan Community Raises Nearly $168k during UA Little Rock Giving Day 2021

Friends and supporters of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock came together for the university’s 2021 Giving Day that raised almost $168,000 for scholarships, student-athletes, diversity and inclusion initiatives, UA Little Rock Public Radio, emergency support for students affected by COVID-19, and more.  Continue reading “Trojan Community Raises Nearly $168k during UA Little Rock Giving Day 2021”

Kristi Smith

Women to Watch at UA Little Rock: Kristi Smith

In celebration of Women’s History Month, UA Little Rock is profiling women in leadership positions who are making a difference at UA Little Rock and in the community. The next Woman to Watch at UA Little Rock of 2021 is Kristi Smith, senior director of alumni and development.  Continue reading “Women to Watch at UA Little Rock: Kristi Smith”

UA Little Rock's 2021 Giving Day is March 18.

Show Your Support for UA Little Rock on March 18

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will hold Giving Day 2021 on Thursday, March 18, to encourage friends of the university, employees, alumni, and students to come together to make a difference at UA Little Rock.  Continue reading “Show Your Support for UA Little Rock on March 18”