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UA Little Rock to hold virtual fundraiser for STEM students in need

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will hold a free virtual fundraiser on Thursday, Oct. 29, for students who need financial support to complete their degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Continue reading “UA Little Rock to hold virtual fundraiser for STEM students in need”

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UA Little Rock gives donors more choices through Holiday Wish Campaign

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is launching a first of its kind fundraising campaign that will help donors become more intimately involved at UA Little Rock by meeting the specific needs of academic departments.

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Dr. Vincent Vinikas

Vinikas donates planned gift to promote study of history at UA Little Rock, preservation of history collection

A retired University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor has made a planned giving agreement that will honor his love of Arkansas history and encourage more students to enter the field for years to come.

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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”

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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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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”