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”

UA Little Rock students visit the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, Morocco, the largest mosque in Africa. Photo by Larry Rhodes.

UA Little Rock to share Moroccan adventures with community, honor Miguel Lopez

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a community event on Friday, Nov. 8, recounting the adventures of 17 students who competed at the International Model Arab League conference in Morocco in October.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to share Moroccan adventures with community, honor Miguel Lopez”

Sam Perroni

Bowen names classroom in honor of alum Sam Perroni

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law has renamed one of its classrooms in honor of alumnus Sam Perroni. Continue reading “Bowen names classroom in honor of alum Sam Perroni”

Power 92 radio deejay and UA Little Rock alumnus Travis “Tre’ Day” Rowan competes in his annual tennis charity tournament to raise money for mass communication scholarships at UA Little Rock.

Tre’ Day 8th Annual Tennis Tournament raises $7,500 for UA Little Rock scholarship

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received more than $7,500 for student scholarships in mass communication after a successful tennis tournament Power 92 organized by radio deejay and UA Little Rock alumnus Travis “Tre’ Day” Rowan.  Continue reading “Tre’ Day 8th Annual Tennis Tournament raises $7,500 for UA Little Rock scholarship”

Dr. Xiu Ye, a professor of mathematics, has donated $20,000 to the Department of Math and Statistics to provide professional development opportunities for faculty and students. Photo by Ben Krain.

Math professor donates $20,000 to support faculty, students

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock math professor has donated $20,000 to help fund professional development activities for faculty members and students in the Department of Math and Statistics.  Continue reading “Math professor donates $20,000 to support faculty, students”