U.S. Bank has awarded the University District Development Corporation (UDDC), based at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, a three-year $150,000 grant to support programs that provide affordable housing. Continue reading “U.S. Bank donates $150,000 to University District as part of its $15 million Rebuild and Transform Fund”
Several local banks have come together to support the University of Arkansas at Little Rock-based University District Development Corporation’s mission of providing affordable housing for those in the community.
U.S. Congressman French Hill, AR-2, recently joined representatives from Bank OZK, First Security Bank, Arvest Bank, Simmons Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) in presenting $34,500 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) funds to the University District Development Corporation (UDDC). Continue reading “Congressman French Hill joins banks in announcing $34K grant to University District”
UA Little Rock-based University District Development Corporation has received a $24,000 matching grant from the Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB) of Dallas and four local members: Arvest Bank, Bank OZK, First Security Bank, and Simmons Bank. These funds will be used to help University District’s mission of providing affordable housing to the neighborhoods surrounding the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Continue reading “University District receives $24,000 matching grant to boost affordable housing program”
As the director of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity and Donaghey Distinguished Professor of History, Dr. John Kirk often serves as an expert source for journalists, students, and researchers looking to learn more about Arkansas’s history in race relations and civil rights. Continue reading “UA Little Rock professors featured in podcasts recalling city’s conflicted past”
Summer is back, and that means the return of weekly farmers markets at University District. Continue reading “University District hosts weekly farmers markets for summer season”
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock University District has been named a “Thriving Community” in recognition of the district’s efforts to promote health and wellness in partnership with the UA Little Rock School of Counseling, Human Performance and Rehabilitation. Continue reading “University District recognized as ‘Thriving Community’ for healthy community initiatives”