Giving Day 2020

 UA Little Rock Giving Day 2020 Brings Community Together

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock community came together to show their love of the university and raised more than $18,000 during UA Little Rock’s second annual Giving Day on March 19. Continue reading ” UA Little Rock Giving Day 2020 Brings Community Together”

Sharon Jones-Scaife

UA Little Rock alum writes new children’s book emphasizing emergency weather prep for families

Sharon Jones-Scaife, a 1989 graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock who now lives in Sachse, Texas, has written a new children’s book that focuses on the importance of being prepared when faced with weather emergencies. Continue reading “UA Little Rock alum writes new children’s book emphasizing emergency weather prep for families”

Bowen Dean Theresa Beiner (center left) presents alum Wylie Cavin III (center right) with a plague naming the Dean's Conference Room in his offer. 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”

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”

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”

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”