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Justin Garcia selected in 17th round of MLB draft by Arizona Diamondbacks

Recently graduated University of Arkansas at Little Rock pitcher Justin Garcia added one more accolade to his impressive resume, becoming the latest Trojan to be drafted by a Major League Baseball program. Garcia was selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 17th round, becoming the 24th player in program history selected by an MLB franchise.  Continue reading “Justin Garcia selected in 17th round of MLB draft by Arizona Diamondbacks”

The 2018 graduates of the ACCE program include (L to R): Back row: John Steele, ACCE instructor, and graduates John Rockefeller and Breah Hampton. Middle row: Graduates Ford McGahee, Jonmichal Walker, Joshua Fletcher, Davion Green, Juan Rodriguez, and ACCE Instructor Leslie Harms. Front row: Kari Lott, Curtina Jackson, Chasity Mathis, Nicholas Austin, and Aaron Sullivan.

Second ACCE cohort graduates from UA Little Rock

Kari Lott has a dream to one day save up enough money to open and run her own restaurant, a dream she is determined to make come true through her hard work and inspiring attitude.  Continue reading “Second ACCE cohort graduates from UA Little Rock”

Taste of Little Rock honoree Alfred Williams, right, and staff members from the UA Little Rock Alumni Association Sarah Hamilton, center left, and Danielle Hendrix, center, present a Best of Taste Award to Samantha's Chef Marshall Smith, left, and owner Chris Tanner, center right. Photo by Ben Krain.

2018 Taste of Little Rock raises $138k for student scholarships

The 2018 Taste of Little Rock event raised more than $138,000 for student scholarships at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, the most ever raised in the event’s 15-year history.  Continue reading “2018 Taste of Little Rock raises $138k for student scholarships”

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock women's basketball team and fans react to the news that No. 14 seed Little Rock will play No. 3 seed Florida State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday at 10 a.m. (CT) in Tallahassee.

NCAA sendoff for Trojan women set for Thursday

The Little Rock women’s basketball team is set to depart for its Saturday NCAA Tournament game in Tallahassee, Florida, from the Jack Stephens Center on Thursday morning at 9:30 a.m. Fans are encouraged to come give the Trojans a proper send-off.  Continue reading “NCAA sendoff for Trojan women set for Thursday”

UALR Fall 2014 Commencement

Gradfest to kick off March 6 and 7

University of Arkansas at Little Rock students who are graduating this spring can find all of their commencement day needs at Gradfest from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 6-7.  Continue reading “Gradfest to kick off March 6 and 7”

Jane McKinney, a 1970 graduate of UA Little Rock, and her husband, Richard Tripodi, have donated funds to create the McKinney Family Endowed Internship Fund, which will provide students from the College of Social Sciences and Communication (CSSC) with financial support while they complete unpaid internships.

UA Little Rock alumna endows scholarship for students completing unpaid internships

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock alumna and her husband have endowed a scholarship that will provide funding for undergraduate students who participate in unpaid internships.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock alumna endows scholarship for students completing unpaid internships”

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UA Little Rock scholarship deadlines fast approaching

University of Arkansas at Little Rock students have a comprehensive selection of great scholarship choices available to help them complete their goal of earning a college degree.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock scholarship deadlines fast approaching”

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UA Little Rock offering discounted rates to join Little Rock Marathon

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is offering all UA Little Rock employees and their spouses or partners, students, and members of the Alumni Association the opportunity to participate in the Little Rock Marathon for a discounted rate.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock offering discounted rates to join Little Rock Marathon”

UA Little Rock alumnus Cory Davis works in the Houston area after Hurricane Harvey hit the area. Submitted photo.

UA Little Rock Alumni Spotlight: Cory Davis

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock alumnus is making the world a better place, helping people and businesses recover from some of the country’s worst disasters. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Alumni Spotlight: Cory Davis”