University of Arkansas at Little Rock

UA Little Rock Sees Unprecedented Interest in Scholarships for Fall 2020

Due to an unprecedented demand in scholarships, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock announced the merit-based scholarship deadline has been extended for new students to Aug. 17. As of the original Aug. 1 deadline, a record-breaking number of more than 1,900 applications were received. These scholarships are made possible in part by the recent largest-ever anonymous donation to help students achieve a world-class education at UA Little Rock. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Sees Unprecedented Interest in Scholarships for Fall 2020”

Kristi Smith

Smith named to UA System Task Force on Racial Equity

Kristi Smith, senior director of development and interim director of the UA Little Rock Alumni Association, has been named to the University of Arkansas System Task Force on Racial Equity.  Continue reading “Smith named to UA System Task Force on Racial Equity”

Sisters Becca Bailey, left, who serves as Peach Layne’s director of logistics and operations, and Rachael Oberste, co-founder of Peach Layne, donated nearly 4,000 spray bottles of hand sanitizer to UA Little Rock. Photo by Ben Krain.

Peach Layne donates nearly 4,000 bottles of hand sanitizer to UA Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock received a helping hand from Peach Layne in the form of a large donation of hand sanitizer that will help keep the faculty, staff, and students healthy when they return to campus this fall.  Continue reading “Peach Layne donates nearly 4,000 bottles of hand sanitizer to UA Little Rock”

Chancellor Drale

UA Little Rock Receives Unprecedented $25 Million Gift for Scholarships and Student Success

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received the largest single gift in the institution’s 93-year history, announced during the May 21 meeting of the Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas. The $25 million gift from an anonymous donor will support the university’s strategic enrollment management plan and help UA Little Rock students achieve a world-class education.
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Mariam Bouzihay

UA Little Rock grad looks forward to career in tech industry, starting orphanage

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate is looking forward to a future in the tech industry, followed by fulfilling her lifelong goal of helping children.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock grad looks forward to career in tech industry, starting orphanage”

UA Little Rock community comes together to support students during COVID-19 pandemic

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock community has come together to help students facing critical financial needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock community comes together to support students during COVID-19 pandemic”

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 honor. 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”