UA Little Rock graduates are honored during a 2021 Spring Hybrid Commencement Ceremony. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock Celebrates Spring 2021 Graduates

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will hold a variety of in-person and virtual events to celebrate the approximately 1,300 students who have applied for graduation from UA Little Rock during the spring 2021 semester. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Celebrates Spring 2021 Graduates”

Christy Crawford

GRADUATE STUDENT SPOTLIGHT ON CHRISTY CRAWFORD

Christy Crawford, a mother of four grown children and grandmother of two, will graduate magna cum laude in May with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a minor in social work. She will start graduate school this fall in the Master of Counseling program at UA Little Rock. In the future, she would like to work as a licensed professional counselor in Arkansas.  Continue reading “GRADUATE STUDENT SPOTLIGHT ON CHRISTY CRAWFORD”

Erica Olson graduated from UA Little Rock with three bachelor's degrees and has been accepted to UAMS. Photo by Ben Krain.

Triple graduate on road to fulfill dream of becoming a doctor

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock senior who graduated with three bachelor’s degrees has been accepted to medical school and is on her way to fulfilling her dream of becoming a doctor.  Continue reading “Triple graduate on road to fulfill dream of becoming a doctor”

Julie O'Hara is a political science major graduating in spring 2019. Photo by Ben Krain.

Donaghey Scholar readies for next step in her future

When Julie O’Hara graduates on May 11, she will leave behind a legacy of success at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. With an acceptance to the University of Pittsburgh in hand, her energy is focused on a future in international politics. Continue reading “Donaghey Scholar readies for next step in her future”

Photo of Vickie Austin by Ben Krain.

Great-grandmother earns bachelor’s degree after leaving high school at 15

At age 15, Vickie Austin left high school in Wynne, Arkansas, after becoming pregnant with her first child, though she always intended to finish her education.  Continue reading “Great-grandmother earns bachelor’s degree after leaving high school at 15”

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”

John Siratt. Photo by Ben Krain.

From mowing grass to NASA: Siratt finds success at UA Little Rock

Five years ago, John Siratt, of Malvern, began classes at UA Little Rock as a non-traditional transfer student with no “master plan,” but a desire to see how much he could achieve.  Continue reading “From mowing grass to NASA: Siratt finds success at UA Little Rock”

UA Little Rock commencement ceremonies set for Dec. 15

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host the Fall 2018 commencement ceremony on Dec. 15, 2018, in the UA Little Rock Jack Stephens Center, located at South University Avenue and 28th Street. Continue reading “UA Little Rock commencement ceremonies set for Dec. 15”