UA Little Rock has been awarded a federal grant worth more than $581,000 from the U.S. Department of Education that will help pay child care expenses for low-income students. Pictured, from left to right, are three of the UA Little Rock employees responsible for researching and writing the Child Care Access Means Parents in School grant: Heather Reed, Dr. Daryl Rice, and Cassie Jo Gehring. Photo by Angie Faller.

U.S. Department of Education Awards UA Little Rock $581K Grant to Provide Child Care Funding for Low-Income Students

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has been awarded a federal grant worth more than $581,000 from the U.S. Department of Education that will help pay child care expenses for low-income students to help them complete their college education. Continue reading “U.S. Department of Education Awards UA Little Rock $581K Grant to Provide Child Care Funding for Low-Income Students”

UA Little Rock students honor one-of-a-kind faculty members

University of Arkansas at Little Rock students are honoring faculty members who have made a positive impact in their lives through the 2021 We Heart Our Faculty Awards.   Continue reading “UA Little Rock students honor one-of-a-kind faculty members”

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UA Little Rock celebrates giving season with launch of Holiday Wish Campaign

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is celebrating Giving Tuesday and the holiday season with the launch of the Holiday Wish Campaign, a first of its kind fundraising campaign where donors become more intimately involved with the university by meeting the specific needs of academic departments. Continue reading “UA Little Rock celebrates giving season with launch of Holiday Wish Campaign”

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UA Little Rock to hold University Assembly Oct. 9

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will hold the University Assembly meeting virtually at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9.

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Nursing school students working with medical equipment in the SIM Lab, SIM Lab control room and Pixus units.

UA Little Rock celebrates half a century of quality nursing education

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock nursing program is the most popular major on campus. It began offering first-semester nursing course credit to LPN/LPTN and Medical Corpsman in 1986, and in 2009, added paramedics to the transition program. Continue reading “UA Little Rock celebrates half a century of quality nursing education”

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UA Little Rock celebrates half a century of more than 4,100 registered nurses

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has graduated more than 4,100 registered nurses since the accredited degree program began in 1970. Most of these graduates earned an associate’s degree (ASN), but many went on to earn a bachelor’s degree (BSN), even while working full-time. A great many across both degrees used the paramedic and Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) transition program. Continue reading “UA Little Rock celebrates half a century of more than 4,100 registered nurses”

Maximus, the UA Little Rock mascot, delivers food and protective masks to CHI St. Vincent Hospital in support of health care workers for National Nurse Appreciation Day.

Trojan Horse Leads the Way for UA Little Rock Nurses Day Celebration

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock celebrated National Nurses Day by giving away meals and goodie bags to health care professionals at CHI St. Vincent Infirmary and Saline Memorial Hospital to commemorate the 50th anniversary of its nursing program. In honor of its more than 4,000 graduates, the university’s larger-than-life Trojan horse mascot escorted volunteers beginning at 10:45 a.m. May 6. Continue reading “Trojan Horse Leads the Way for UA Little Rock Nurses Day Celebration”