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”

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”

Tonya Smith, Friday, 04/20/2018, 1225 Wyly Tower , Ruston, LA, Louisiana Tech University, (photo by Donny J Crowe), Copyright:Louisiana Tech University.All Rights Reserved.(dcrowe@latech.edu)

Alum Tonya Oaks Smith to close out Leadership Lecture Series May 9

An expert in higher education communication and marketing will close out the UA Little Rock Department of Applied Communication’s third annual Leadership Lecture Series on Thursday, May 9.  Continue reading “Alum Tonya Oaks Smith to close out Leadership Lecture Series May 9”

A student tries on a gown during GradFest, a “one-stop shop” for all things graduation.

Gradfest, ‘one-stop shop’ for graduation, set for March 13-14

Gradfest, a “one-stop shop” for all things graduation, is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, and Thursday, March 14, in the Donaghey Student Center Campus Bookstore.  Continue reading “Gradfest, ‘one-stop shop’ for graduation, set for March 13-14”

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”

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‘Proponent of Change’ will discuss leading transformational change in next Leadership Lecture Series

A successful graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and proponent of change will showcase how to implement transformational change initiatives during the Department of Applied Communication’s annual Leadership Lecture Series on Thursday, Feb. 7. Continue reading “‘Proponent of Change’ will discuss leading transformational change in next Leadership Lecture Series”

Alumna Star Tapia appears in "The Blacklist."

UA Little Rock grad appears on ‘The Blacklist’

A graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock got a boon in her acting career as she appeared in the sixth season premiere of the NBC crime drama, “The Blacklist.” 
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UA Little Rock employees browse the teacup auction during the 2017 Staff Senate Fall Open House.

UA Little Rock Staff Senate to host Fall Open House Dec. 5

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Staff Senate will host its annual Fall Open House on Wednesday, Dec. 5, to raise money for the holiday season for UA Little Rock families in need. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Staff Senate to host Fall Open House Dec. 5”