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UA Little Rock sets fundraising record, endowment tops $80 million

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock raised $20 million in private gift support during the fiscal year that ended June 30, marking an 11% increase over the previous fiscal year. This also marked the largest fundraising year in the university’s history since receiving gifts for the Jack Stephens Center and the Windgate Center for Art and Design. Continue reading “UA Little Rock sets fundraising record, endowment tops $80 million”

Faculty and staff lead in giving to UA Little Rock

Faculty and staff at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have once again surpassed the national average for faculty and staff giving with the 2018 ALL IN Campus Campaign. Continue reading “Faculty and staff lead in giving to UA Little Rock”

Dr. Julien Mirivel, dean of the College of Social Sciences and Communication (right), Christian O'Neal, vice chancellor of university advancement (middle), and Jake Goheen (right) sign papers signifying a $19,000 donation to the September Fund Endowed Scholarship Fund. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

Gift to UA Little Rock September Fund will help children of Arkansas first responders

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $19,000 donation to help children of first responders in Arkansas afford a college education while carrying on the memory of first responders who tragically lost their lives on 9/11.  Continue reading “Gift to UA Little Rock September Fund will help children of Arkansas first responders”

UA Little Rock names EIT Auditorium in honor of Little Rock businessman and family

Thomas Schueck, a Little Rock business owner who went to college at night to obtain his engineering degree, built his steel company from the ground up in the late 1960s.

Fifty years later, Schueck’s name became a permanent fixture in the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology (EIT). During a dedication ceremony on Sept. 11, the EIT auditorium officially became the “Schueck, McCarty, Lexicon Inc. Auditorium” in recognition of his family’s contributions to the college. Continue reading “UA Little Rock names EIT Auditorium in honor of Little Rock businessman and family”

UA Little Rock exceeds fundraising goal, raises $18 million

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock finished the 2018 fiscal year with $18 million in private gift support, surpassing its annual goal and making it the third-best year in the university’s fundraising history. Continue reading “UA Little Rock exceeds fundraising goal, raises $18 million”

UA Little Rock announces 2018 Distinguished Alumni, Presidents Award honorees

The CEO of Arkansas’ largest healthcare system has been named the 2018 University of Arkansas at Little Rock Distinguished Alumni Award recipient. Continue reading “UA Little Rock announces 2018 Distinguished Alumni, Presidents Award honorees”

All In: The Campaign for UA Little Rock

UA Little Rock faculty, staff reach Campus Campaign goal

UA Little Rock employees surpassed their 50 percent goal for a campuswide fundraising campaign for the university, with 51 percent participation by faculty and staff in the campaign. Continue reading “UA Little Rock faculty, staff reach Campus Campaign goal”