Holiday Wish Campaign

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”

The SGA Faculty Appreciation Awards will be presented annually to one faculty member in each of the university’s colleges. The award is a one-of-a-kind, handmade glass heart created by Pine Bluff glass artist James Hayes in the colors of UA Little Rock.

UA Little Rock students co-create new faculty award to honor one-of-a-kind faculty members

The Student Government Association (SGA) at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has created a new award to show appreciation for faculty members who have positively influenced the lives of students.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock students co-create new faculty award to honor one-of-a-kind faculty members”

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will reveal the winners of the Faculty Excellence Awards at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 23.

UA Little Rock to reveal Faculty Excellence Award winners April 23

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will reveal the winners of the 2020 Faculty Excellence Awards at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 23. The results will be announced on the Faculty Excellence website and the UA Little Rock Facebook page Continue reading “UA Little Rock to reveal Faculty Excellence Award winners April 23”

Dr. Ann Bain, provost and executive vice chancellor of academic affairs, donated $20,000. Dr. Daryl Rice, associate vice chancellor for academic affairs, donated $5,000. The gifts will be used to create a new award that celebrates innovative student success initiatives.

University leaders’ gift to honor academic units helping students succeed

Two leaders of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have donated $25,000 to honor academic units who are going above and beyond the call of duty to support student success. Continue reading “University leaders’ gift to honor academic units helping students succeed”

Shannon Collier-Tenison has been promoted to interim dean of the College of Education and Health Professionals.

Collier-Tenison named interim dean at UA Little Rock 

Associate Dean Shannon Collier-Tenison has been named interim dean of the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.  Continue reading “Collier-Tenison named interim dean at UA Little Rock “