Members of the Chi-Omega sorority participate in their Rent-A-Puppy philanthropy event to raise money for Make-A-Wish.

Rent-A-Puppy Returns to UA Little Rock Sept. 30

After taking a year off due to COVID-19, the popular Rent-A-Puppy event will return to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock on Thursday, Sept. 30. Continue reading “Rent-A-Puppy Returns to UA Little Rock Sept. 30”

Chancellor Christina Drale (right) receives a t-shirt from Kristi Smith at BBQ at Bailey. Photo by Ben Krain.

BBQ at Bailey highlights affection for UA Little Rock and alumni support

UA Little Rock welcomed the fall semester with a BBQ picnic at the Bailey Alumni and Friends Center on Sept. 5. Students, faculty, staff, and alumni enjoyed a delicious meal catered by Whole Hog Café with dessert from Community Bakery. Continue reading “BBQ at Bailey highlights affection for UA Little Rock and alumni support”

A UA Little Rock student plays with a puppy during the Chi Omega Gamma Zeta chapter Rent-A-Puppy event on Oct. 29, 2015.

Rent-A-Puppy returns to UA Little Rock April 9

An irresistible wave of puppy love will hit the University of Arkansas at Little Rock on Tuesday, April 9, as Rent-A-Puppy returns to campus for its annual fundraising event for Make-A-Wish Foundation.  Continue reading “Rent-A-Puppy returns to UA Little Rock April 9”

Gu finds second home a world away

Junior Christina Gu may have grown up thousands of miles away, but Arkansas is as much a home to her today as her birthplace is. Continue reading “Gu finds second home a world away”

Alumni and Development Office welcomes new staffers

Three new people have joined the Office of Alumni and Development. Anneliese N. Armstrong has been hired as director of Alumni Membership and Programming for the UA Little Rock Alumni Association; Sarah Miller is the new director of development and external relations for the College of Business; and Ross Owyoung will be working as an event fundraiser. Continue reading “Alumni and Development Office welcomes new staffers”

Mauri Douglass is the recipient of the 2018 UA Little Rock Presidents Award. Photo by Sara Reeves.

Longtime UA Little Rock volunteer to receive President’s Award

For Mauri Douglass, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock holds a special place. It’s where she laid the foundation for a 30-year career in gifted education. It’s where she met her husband, where many of her lifelong friendships first took root, and where her own children would later attend. Continue reading “Longtime UA Little Rock volunteer to receive President’s Award”

Richard and Sharon Baugh with Andrea, Rodney, and Braxton Peel

UA Little Rock alumni endow new golf scholarship

UA Little Rock alumni Richard and Sharon Baugh are impacting students through an endowed scholarship created in memory of their son, Rick Baugh. Continue reading “UA Little Rock alumni endow new golf scholarship”

A UA Little Rock student plays with a puppy during the Chi Omega Gamma Zeta chapter Rent-A-Puppy event on Oct. 29, 2015.

Rent-A-Puppy returns to UA Little Rock Oct. 13

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock community will have the opportunity to play and socialize with rescue and shelter dogs of all ages from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, next to Ottenheimer Library.  Continue reading “Rent-A-Puppy returns to UA Little Rock Oct. 13”

Neden Yacine

May grad Neden Yacine sets sights on med school

Neden Yacine is a Science Scholar who graduated May 2017 from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and a minor in biology. After taking a gap year, she plans to attend medical school.

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A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student gets some quality puppy time during the Rent-A-Puppy event.

Chi Omega exceeds goal with Rent-A-Puppy event

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Chi Omega Gamma Zeta chapter raised more than $800 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation during the third annual Rent-A-Puppy event.  Continue reading “Chi Omega exceeds goal with Rent-A-Puppy event”