Lorien Dahl

Dahl gets second chance at finishing college 16 years after leaving

While 2020 has been a year of unprecedented challenges for many individuals, one woman took the opportunity to complete the college degree she started in 2002 at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

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Dr. April Chatham-Carpenter

Applied Communication Professor to Participate on Panel to Discuss Political Polarization

Braver Angels of Central Arkansas, UA Little Rock’s Department of Applied Communication, and CALS Library System will host a public program featuring a panel on Oct. 5 that will discuss various aspects of political polarization, including its causes, influences, impacts, and solutions.

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Seventy-one-year-old Carolyn Wilkerson, left, credits her success as a late in life student to Ida Umphers, right, senior instructor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Wilkerson says Umphers is one of the teachers who has made a difference in her time at UA Little Rock. Photo by Ben Krain.

71-year-old working hard to fulfill dream of earning college degree

At 71, Carolyn Wilkerson of Little Rock loves life as a full-time college student at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, working to fulfill a lifelong goal of earning a college degree.  Continue reading “71-year-old working hard to fulfill dream of earning college degree”

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

UA Little Rock ranked top college for affordable online journalism education

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has been ranked among the most affordable colleges in the country offering online degrees in the journalism field.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock ranked top college for affordable online journalism education”

Bruce Trimble (left) celebrates with his father, Robert Trimble, after receiving the UA Little Rock 2018 Alumni Making a Difference Award.

The BridgeWay starts scholarship/internship program at UA Little Rock

The BridgeWay, a mental health and substance abuse facility in North Little Rock, is partnering with the University of Arkansas at Little Rock to provide students in the Department of Applied Communication with a unique opportunity to receive a scholarship and gain professional experience at the same time.  Continue reading “The BridgeWay starts scholarship/internship program at UA Little Rock”

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

UA Little Rock honors employees, departments making a difference in students’ lives

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock recognized 57 faculty and staff members as well as 24 departments and programs who have made an impact in the lives of graduating students.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock honors employees, departments making a difference in students’ lives”

The winners of the College of Social Sciences and Communication Research and Creative Works Showcase.

College of Social Sciences and Communication honors McIntyre, student research winners

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock College of Social Sciences and Communication presented Dr. Kristen McIntyre with the Faculty Mentor Award and awarded six additional student research prizes during the college’s Research and Creative Works Showcase on Feb. 27.  Continue reading “College of Social Sciences and Communication honors McIntyre, student research winners”

Emily "Addie" McClenny

Single mother works hard to provide better life for her son

When Emily “Addie” McClenny gave birth to her son, Phariss, seven years ago, that was the moment she decided to go back to college.  Continue reading “Single mother works hard to provide better life for her son”

Williams completes degree 15 years after being accepted to UA Little Rock

In 2002, after taking a gap year, Alexis Parker Williams had been accepted to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and was ready to take the next step in her life.  Continue reading “Williams completes degree 15 years after being accepted to UA Little Rock”