Carrie and Chris Phillips

Phillips Family Supports UA Little Rock Graduate Students with $25K Gift

After earning graduate degrees while working full time, a Conway couple has made a generous donation to support part-time graduate students at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Continue reading “Phillips Family Supports UA Little Rock Graduate Students with $25K Gift”

Wendell Scales Jr.

UA Little Rock Alum Wendell Scales Competes for $1 Million Yass Prize

UA Little Rock alumnus Wendell Scales Jr., deputy director of innovation at Arkansas Lighthouse Charter Schools, is competing for the biggest award in American education on behalf of his employer that would fund a program designed to expand student mindsets on what it means to have a career in agriculture. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Alum Wendell Scales Competes for $1 Million Yass Prize”

The left hand photo shows Betsy Hug Hollingsworth working as a medical technologist at St. Vincent Infirmary, while the right hand photo shows Beth Bevill Hollingsworth in her yearbook photo from Little Rock Junior College.

Hollingsworth-Hug Scholarship Will Support Working Students at UA Little Rock

UA Little Rock is starting a new scholarship to help students working to support themselves through college, thanks to the generosity of a family that is committed to supporting education.  Continue reading “Hollingsworth-Hug Scholarship Will Support Working Students at UA Little Rock”

The UA Little Rock Dance Team dances with Coach Darrell Walker at BBQ at Bailey.

UA Little Rock Celebrates Centennial Campaign Start at BBQ @ Bailey

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock community had many reasons to celebrate during the annual BBQ @ Bailey event on Oct. 14. The annual university picnic brought together employees, students, alumni, and community supporters to enjoy food, fun, and camaraderie. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Celebrates Centennial Campaign Start at BBQ @ Bailey”

Dr. Yupo Chan

Chan Family Marks Professor’s Legacy with $6.75 Million Gift to Benefit UA Little Rock Engineering Programs

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $6.75 million gift from the family of a beloved engineering professor who was responsible for establishing some of the university’s first engineering programs. Continue reading “Chan Family Marks Professor’s Legacy with $6.75 Million Gift to Benefit UA Little Rock Engineering Programs”

UA Little Rock students and staff participate in the annual BBQ at Bailey’s back-to-school picnic.

BBQ @ Bailey Celebration Will Include Launch of Centennial Campaign

A special edition of BBQ @ Bailey is planned for Friday, Oct. 14. The annual tailgating-style event will include the formal campus announcement of the Centennial Campaign, a major fundraising effort that will impact the university for years to come. Continue reading “BBQ @ Bailey Celebration Will Include Launch of Centennial Campaign”

UA Little Rock studio art major Caleb LeFevre, left, was awarded the Linda Blaine Flake Endowed Art Scholarship by philanthropist Lesley Shallom during an event at the Windgate Center for Art + Design in celebration of World Art Day. Shellam is holding one of LeFevre's charcoal art works.

UA Little Rock to Host Arts and Business Panel Discussion

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is working to connect the arts and business through an upcoming panel discussion. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to Host Arts and Business Panel Discussion”

UA Little Rock alumni Mayor Frank Scott Jr., Dr. Sara Tariq, and the Hon. Annabelle Imber Tuck gathered in the Jack Stephens Center to participate in a Sept. 1 "Together Little Rock" panel with UA Little Rock students who studied abroad in Spain over the summer. Photo by Angie Faller.

Community Leaders Share Experiences with Improving Religious Tolerance in Arkansas

Three Little Rock community leaders and UA Little Rock alumni shared their efforts to promote religious tolerance in Arkansas during a Sept. 1 community event.  Continue reading “Community Leaders Share Experiences with Improving Religious Tolerance in Arkansas”

Dr. Rebecca Glazier leads a group of students in the Islam and Migration in Contemporary and Historical Spain course on a study abroad trip in Spain.

UA Little Rock Students, Community Members to Discuss Study Abroad Trip to Spain and Religious Tolerance Efforts in Aug. 31 Panel

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a free community panel where students will share their experiences studying abroad in Spain and prominent community members will discuss efforts to promote religious tolerance in Arkansas and their experiences with prejudice.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Students, Community Members to Discuss Study Abroad Trip to Spain and Religious Tolerance Efforts in Aug. 31 Panel”