The 2023 Campus Campaign Steering Committee and Ambassadors meet in the Bailey Alumni Center. Photo by Ahmed Elkhattabi.

Spirit of Giving: UA Little Rock Surpasses Campus Campaign Goal

UA Little Rock employees demonstrated their generosity during 2023 by donating more than $156,000 to the university. Faculty and staff achieved a momentous victory in the 2023 Campus Campaign, surpassing the campaign goal of 30 percent participation. Continue reading “Spirit of Giving: UA Little Rock Surpasses Campus Campaign Goal”

Chancellor Christina S. Drale addresses Fifty for the Future members at UA Little Rock.

Fifty for the Future Celebrates 60th Anniversary at UA Little Rock

In a special meeting kicking off their 60th anniversary year, Fifty for the Future met at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock on Jan. 12 to hear about the unique history between the two organizations. Continue reading “Fifty for the Future Celebrates 60th Anniversary at UA Little Rock”

UA Little Rock students embrace the vibrant campus atmosphere. Photo by Ben Krain.

Empowering Tomorrow: Transform Student Lives with a Giving Tuesday Donation to UA Little Rock

As the world gears up for the season of giving, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is encouraging friends of the university, employees, alumni, students, and the community to come together on Giving Tuesday to make a difference for university students. Continue reading “Empowering Tomorrow: Transform Student Lives with a Giving Tuesday Donation to UA Little Rock”

Cindy Conger

Conger Donates $125,000 to Support Student Success, Theatre Operations at UA Little Rock

Cindy Conger, founder of Conger Wealth Management, has donated $125,000 to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock that will provide grants for student research, create a student emergency fund, and cover operational expenses for the university’s theatre program.  Continue reading “Conger Donates $125,000 to Support Student Success, Theatre Operations at UA Little Rock”

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”