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UA Little Rock to honor ‘Hidden Figure’ Raye Montague with 10th annual Fribourgh Award

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will celebrate the life and achievements of the late Dr. Raye Jean Jordan Montague at the 10th annual Fribourgh Awards Reception Thursday, Oct. 10. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to honor ‘Hidden Figure’ Raye Montague with 10th annual Fribourgh Award”

Chancellor Christina Drale (right) receives a t-shirt from Kristi Smith at BBQ at Bailey. Photo by Ben Krain.

BBQ at Bailey highlights affection for UA Little Rock and alumni support

UA Little Rock welcomed the fall semester with a BBQ picnic at the Bailey Alumni and Friends Center on Sept. 5. Students, faculty, staff, and alumni enjoyed a delicious meal catered by Whole Hog Café with dessert from Community Bakery. Continue reading “BBQ at Bailey highlights affection for UA Little Rock and alumni support”

Applications for Signature Experience Grants open Oct. 1

UA Little Rock sets fundraising record, endowment tops $80 million

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock raised $20 million in private gift support during the fiscal year that ended June 30, marking an 11% increase over the previous fiscal year. This also marked the largest fundraising year in the university’s history since receiving gifts for the Jack Stephens Center and the Windgate Center for Art and Design. Continue reading “UA Little Rock sets fundraising record, endowment tops $80 million”

Ben Bowers. Photo by Ben Krain.

Veteran, alum making a difference through Medicaid fraud investigations

A veteran and 2018 graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is helping to uncover Medicaid fraud as part of his journey to become a lawyer.  Continue reading “Veteran, alum making a difference through Medicaid fraud investigations”

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

UA Little Rock receives $21,000 for criminal justice scholarships in honor of John Boyeskie

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $21,000 gift to provide student scholarships in honor of the late John Boyeskie, a 1999 graduate of UA Little Rock.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock receives $21,000 for criminal justice scholarships in honor of John Boyeskie”

Ann Marie Lott (left), interpreter and transcriber coordinator for the Disability Resource Center, received the Staff Achievement Award for Personal Growth, while Wanda Hoover (right), assistant dean for external relations in the William H. Bowen School of Law, won the Staff Achievement Award for Community Service. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock honors Seamon, Lott, and Hoover as Staff Achievement Award winners

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Staff Senate honored three of its staff members for excellence in the areas of service to the university, community service, and personal growth. Each winner will receive a $1,000 prize. Continue reading “UA Little Rock honors Seamon, Lott, and Hoover as Staff Achievement Award winners”

Faculty and staff lead in giving to UA Little Rock

Faculty and staff at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have once again surpassed the national average for faculty and staff giving with the 2018 ALL IN Campus Campaign. Continue reading “Faculty and staff lead in giving to UA Little Rock”

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

Newlywed Game will raise funds for UA Little Rock Interpreter Education program

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is recreating “The Newlywed Game” to raise scholarship funds for students studying to become interpreters in UA Little Rock’s Interpreter Education program.  Continue reading “Newlywed Game will raise funds for UA Little Rock Interpreter Education program”

Bowen Law School graduate David Alan Bubbus created the successful hamburger restaurant chain David's Burgers. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

Law school degree a must have for David’s Burgers president Alan Bubbus

A law degree has been a lifesaver for entrepreneur David “Alan” Bubbus Jr., who continues to make his mark on the central Arkansas restaurant scene as president of David’s Burgers, an expanding burger franchise with 10 locations.  Continue reading “Law school degree a must have for David’s Burgers president Alan Bubbus”