UA Little Rock alum Brian Gregory, right, is working on the presidential campaign of Sen. Elizabeth Warren, left, in Iowa.

Former UA Little Rock SGA president utilizes political expertise on presidential campaign trail

A former University of Arkansas at Little Rock Student Government Association president is putting his passion for politics to work as a political organizer trying to elect the next president of the United States.  Continue reading “Former UA Little Rock SGA president utilizes political expertise on presidential campaign trail”

Texas couple celebrates wedding anniversary with $25,000 gift to UA Little Rock

UA Little Rock alumnus Patrick Rhode and his wife Leslie decided to do something different for their 23rd wedding anniversary earlier this year. Instead of giving gifts to each other, they chose to give the gift of scholarships to students at UA Little Rock’s School of Mass Communication, one of four Arkansas universities from which Patrick and Leslie received degrees.

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UA Little Rock criminal justice doctoral student Marc Glidden, a visiting assistant professor of criminal justice is hooded during the commencement ceremony on May 11. Photo by Ben Krain.

Doctoral student lands criminal justice faculty position in California

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate will soon be sharing his knowledge of the criminal justice system with students on the west coast.  Continue reading “Doctoral student lands criminal justice faculty position in California”

Graduate Vivian Littrell, right, reacts with tears of joy after her niece Chauntee Coleman, left, makes a surprise visit to Littrell;s graduation ceremony at UA Little Rock. Photo by Ben Krain.

Surprise family visit makes commencement even more special for UA Little Rock grad

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate got the surprise of a lifetime when her family from California flew all night to surprise her on graduation day.  Continue reading “Surprise family visit makes commencement even more special for UA Little Rock grad”

UA Little Rock commencement set for May 11

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host three Spring 2019 commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 11, in the UA Little Rock Jack Stephens Center, located at South University Avenue and 28th Street. Continue reading “UA Little Rock commencement set for May 11”

UALR sign at the entrance on S. University Dr near University Plaza on January 28, 2016.

UA Little Rock receives $21,000 for criminal justice scholarships in honor of John Boyeskie

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $21,000 gift to provide student scholarships in honor of the late John Boyeskie, a 1999 graduate of UA Little Rock.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock receives $21,000 for criminal justice scholarships in honor of John Boyeskie”

Tonya Smith, Friday, 04/20/2018, 1225 Wyly Tower , Ruston, LA, Louisiana Tech University, (photo by Donny J Crowe), Copyright:Louisiana Tech University.All Rights Reserved.(dcrowe@latech.edu)

Alum Tonya Oaks Smith to close out Leadership Lecture Series May 9

An expert in higher education communication and marketing will close out the UA Little Rock Department of Applied Communication’s third annual Leadership Lecture Series on Thursday, May 9.  Continue reading “Alum Tonya Oaks Smith to close out Leadership Lecture Series May 9”

Richard Harper, immediate past president of Staff Senate (right), presents the Crittenden Employee Book Scholarship to Larry Rhodes (left), Christina Smith (middle), and Colleen Godley (right). Photo by Ben Krain.

Five staff members receive Staff Senate, Crittenden Book scholarships

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Staff Senate has recognized five staff members who are bettering themselves by pursuing degrees while working full time.  Continue reading “Five staff members receive Staff Senate, Crittenden Book scholarships”

Jennifer Owens (right) presents Louis Scivally (left) with the Trojan Outstanding Academic Advisor Award during the Staff Awards Ceremony. Photo by Ben Krain.

Scivally named Trojan Outstanding Academic Advisor

A hard-working academic advisor in the College of Social Sciences and Communication with a passion for helping his students succeed has been named the winner of the inaugural Trojan Outstanding Academic Advisor Award.  Continue reading “Scivally named Trojan Outstanding Academic Advisor”