UA Little Rock students who received LULAC scholarships and awards were honored at an awards ceremony held Oct. 13 at Brave New Restaurant in Little Rock.

17 UA Little Rock Students Receive LULAC Scholarships

Seventeen University of Arkansas at Little Rock students have been awarded scholarships from the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) for the 2023-24 school year. The 17 students are collectively receiving more than $30,000 in scholarships, including some matching funds from UA Little Rock. Continue reading “17 UA Little Rock Students Receive LULAC Scholarships”

UA Little Rock students gather in front of the Donaghey Student Center. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock Halts Thirteen-Year Enrollment Decline 

UA Little Rock’s preliminary fall 2023 enrollment figures indicate an increase in undergraduate and graduate student full-time equivalents (FTE) of 1.2%, an increase in student semester credit hours (SSCH) of 1.0%, and a headcount decline of 1.0% over the fall 2022 semester. Preliminary enrollment indicates 7,147 undergraduate and graduate students. These figures do not include high school concurrent students, which are reported separately. Prior to the fall 2023 term, the last fall term to experience an increase in student FTE was fall 2010. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Halts Thirteen-Year Enrollment Decline “

Education majors Dally Thompson, left, Hudson Trusty, and Lakendra Fisher attend classes at UA Little Rock. Photo by Benjamin Krain

Windgate Foundation Supports Teacher Education with $3.5 Million Grant

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $3.5 million grant from the Windgate Foundation to endow the directorship of its School of Education. This gift will support the transformation of teacher education at UA Little Rock in its quest to become a premier provider of teachers in the state. Continue reading “Windgate Foundation Supports Teacher Education with $3.5 Million Grant”

The university formally broke ground on the Trojan Way and Library Plaza project during a groundbreaking ceremony one campus.

UA Little Rock Breaks Ground on Transformational Campus Improvement Projects

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock broke ground on a series of campus improvement and renovation projects that will significantly transform the face of the university for years to come during a Dec. 2 groundbreaking ceremony outside Ottenheimer Library. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Breaks Ground on Transformational Campus Improvement Projects”

Chancellor Christy Drale, student veteran Jameice Flowers and members of the UA Little Rock Military Student Success Center participate in a Veterans Day ceremony on campus.

UA Little Rock Celebrates Military Heroes

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock held a Veterans Day Ceremony to commemorate the university’s military students and veterans. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Celebrates Military Heroes”

UA Little Rock Chancellor Drale has taken part in a panel discussion at Brookings in Washington, D.C. that brought together leaders in higher education and nonprofit policy experts to discuss the role that regional public universities play in promoting economic development for disadvantaged communities.

Chancellor Drale Takes Part in Brookings Panel Discussing Leveraging Public Universities to Promote Economic Development

UA Little Rock Chancellor Drale has taken part in a panel discussion at Brookings in Washington, D.C. that brought together leaders in higher education and nonprofit policy experts to discuss the role that regional public universities play in promoting economic development for disadvantaged communities. Continue reading “Chancellor Drale Takes Part in Brookings Panel Discussing Leveraging Public Universities to Promote Economic Development”

Amazon Career Choice Classroom

Amazon Selects UA Little Rock, UA – Pulaski Tech for Career Choice Program

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock and the University of Arkansas – Pulaski Technical College were selected as education partners for Amazon’s Career Choice program, providing Amazon’s hourly employees in Central Arkansas with access to more than 180 accredited degree programs.  Continue reading “Amazon Selects UA Little Rock, UA – Pulaski Tech for Career Choice Program”

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UA Little Rock Issues Proclamation on National Day of Racial Healing 2022

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has issued a proclamation joining the State of Arkansas in designating Jan. 18 as the National Day of Racial Healing 2022. UA Little Rock will join communities and campuses across the state in celebrating a weeklong schedule of events in observance of the National Day of Racial Healing.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Issues Proclamation on National Day of Racial Healing 2022”