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”

Dr. William "Cody" Decker

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”

Jodie Mahony Center receives funding for middle school program: “MT Stage: The Hamilton Experience”

The Jodie Mahony Center for Gifted Education has received $31,084 from the Arkansas Department of Education to host “MT Stage: The Hamilton Experience.”  This program allows seventh-, eighth-, and ninth-grade students to produce and perform in “Hamilton,” a popular hip hop musical that debuted on Broadway in 2015.  Continue reading “Jodie Mahony Center receives funding for middle school program: “MT Stage: The Hamilton Experience””

Christine Deitz

Director helps maintain National Board certification at UA Little Rock through ADE grant

Teachers from across the state can continue to seek or renew National Board certification at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, thanks to an initial grant of $30,000 awarded by the Arkansas Department of Education for the university’s support site. Continue reading “Director helps maintain National Board certification at UA Little Rock through ADE grant”

Facebook launches campaign at UA Little Rock to promote computer science education in Arkansas

Facebook has inspired the next generation of technology industry leaders in Arkansas with the launch of the “Tech Take Over” campaign at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Continue reading “Facebook launches campaign at UA Little Rock to promote computer science education in Arkansas”