UA Little Rock Faculty and Staff Share First-Generation College Success Experiences

November is First-Generation College Student Celebration Month! UA Little Rock is celebrating some of the university’s great faculty and staff who are also first-generation college graduates and finding out their secret to success after becoming the first person in their family to graduate college. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Faculty and Staff Share First-Generation College Success Experiences”

Kristi Smith

Smith Selected for Leadership Greater Little Rock XXXVI

Kristi Smith, senior director of alumni and development at UA Little Rock, has been selected for the 36th Class of Leadership Greater Little Rock.

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UA Little ROck Public Radio administrator Beth Wells reacts in shock and joy after learning about a $1.5 million gift to the station during its annual fund drive. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock Public Radio Receives Anonymous $1.5 Million Donation

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Public Radio, home of KUAR FM 89.1 and KLRE Classical 90.5, is closing its annual fall fund drive off on a high note with an anonymous donation of $1.5 million, the largest cash gift in UA Little Rock Public Radio history. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Public Radio Receives Anonymous $1.5 Million Donation”

UA Little Rock's 2021 Giving Day is March 18.

Trojan Community Raises Nearly $168k during UA Little Rock Giving Day 2021

Friends and supporters of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock came together for the university’s 2021 Giving Day that raised almost $168,000 for scholarships, student-athletes, diversity and inclusion initiatives, UA Little Rock Public Radio, emergency support for students affected by COVID-19, and more.  Continue reading “Trojan Community Raises Nearly $168k during UA Little Rock Giving Day 2021”

Holiday Wish Campaign

UA Little Rock celebrates giving season with launch of Holiday Wish Campaign

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is celebrating Giving Tuesday and the holiday season with the launch of the Holiday Wish Campaign, a first of its kind fundraising campaign where donors become more intimately involved with the university by meeting the specific needs of academic departments. Continue reading “UA Little Rock celebrates giving season with launch of Holiday Wish Campaign”

UA Little Rock gives donors more choices through Holiday Wish Campaign

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is launching a first of its kind fundraising campaign that will help donors become more intimately involved at UA Little Rock by meeting the specific needs of academic departments.

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Sisters Becca Bailey, left, who serves as Peach Layne’s director of logistics and operations, and Rachael Oberste, co-founder of Peach Layne, donated nearly 4,000 spray bottles of hand sanitizer to UA Little Rock. Photo by Ben Krain.

Peach Layne donates nearly 4,000 bottles of hand sanitizer to UA Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock received a helping hand from Peach Layne in the form of a large donation of hand sanitizer that will help keep the faculty, staff, and students healthy when they return to campus this fall.  Continue reading “Peach Layne donates nearly 4,000 bottles of hand sanitizer to UA Little Rock”

UA Little Rock community comes together to support students during COVID-19 pandemic

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock community has come together to help students facing critical financial needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock community comes together to support students during COVID-19 pandemic”