UA Little Rock Will Provide Free Summer Enrichment Program in Musical Theatre for Junior High School Students with ADE Grant

The UA Little Rock Jodie Mahony Center for Gifted Education will host a week-long summer enrichment program for Arkansas junior high school students who want to learn more about musical theater and stage performance. The program is provided at no cost to students who are selected to participate. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Will Provide Free Summer Enrichment Program in Musical Theatre for Junior High School Students with ADE Grant”

Philip Huff, left, and Sandra Leiterman, right, head the UA Little Rock CyberGym. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock, Innovation Hub to Host Women in Cybersecurity Event

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Cyber Arena is partnering with the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub, with support from the Arkansas Department of Education, to host an “Empowering Women in Cybersecurity” event in celebration of International Women’s Day. Continue reading “UA Little Rock, Innovation Hub to Host Women in Cybersecurity Event”

Arkansas Department of Education Awards UA Little Rock $175K Grant to Create Online Teaching Academy for K-12 Teachers

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $175,000 grant from the Arkansas Department of Education that will provide funding for a new online teacher academy for K-12 teachers in Arkansas.  Continue reading “Arkansas Department of Education Awards UA Little Rock $175K Grant to Create Online Teaching Academy for K-12 Teachers”

Philip Huff, left, and Sandra Leiterman, right, head the UA Little Rock CyberGym. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock Cyber Gym dispatched in 80+ high schools in Arkansas

More than 450 students across over 80 high schools in Arkansas are learning about the in-demand field of cybersecurity through the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Cyber Gym Continue reading “UA Little Rock Cyber Gym dispatched in 80+ high schools in Arkansas”

Staff members at UA Little Rock's Jodie Mahony Center for Gifted Education are preparing for the 25 anniversary of the Advanced Placement Summer institute. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock holds virtual AP Summer Institute for 700 teachers

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock held its first fully online Advanced Placement Summer Institute in June and July for more than 700 AP teachers.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock holds virtual AP Summer Institute for 700 teachers”

UA Little Rock visitors tour the UA Little Rock Cyber Gym, which opened in December 2019. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little to develop free cybersecurity curriculum for Arkansas high school students through new partnership with Arkansas Department of Education

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will help create a free cybersecurity curriculum for Arkansas high school students as part of a new partnership announced Dec. 9 at UA Little Rock’s College of Engineering and Information Technology.  Continue reading “UA Little to develop free cybersecurity curriculum for Arkansas high school students through new partnership with Arkansas Department of Education”

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UA Little Rock names interim vice chancellor of student affairs

Dr. William “Cody” Decker has been named interim vice chancellor of student affairs at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock names interim vice chancellor of student affairs”

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UA Little Rock Jodie Mahony Center receives $55k grant to provide workshops for Arkansas teachers

The Jodie Mahony Center for Gifted Education at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $55,241 grant from the Arkansas Department of Education to provide workshops and training to candidates seeking National Board Teacher Certification.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Jodie Mahony Center receives $55k grant to provide workshops for Arkansas teachers”