J.T. Pooler, his fiance, Amber Mitchell, walk their two dogs. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

Veteran finds love and success at UA Little Rock

When J.T. Poole graduated high school in 2005, he joined the U.S. Air Force and served his country as an emergency medical technician and military police officer in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Iraq.  Continue reading “Veteran finds love and success at UA Little Rock”

Joseph Eggburn

On the road to success: Joseph Eggburn

At just 22, Joseph Eggburn, of Sheridan, has already worked on important construction projects familiar to residents of central Arkansas – the Outlets of Little Rock off I-30 and the recently completed on-ramp from Cantrell Road to I-430 in west Little Rock.  Continue reading “On the road to success: Joseph Eggburn”

Alecia Walls-Barton. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

Walls-Barton explores identity and childhood memories through artwork

When Alecia Walls-Barton was a little girl, she loved watching her grandfather work with fabrics in the small shop in his home in Sheridan, Arkansas.  Continue reading “Walls-Barton explores identity and childhood memories through artwork”

Lottie Richardson. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III.

Graduating student finds bright future at L’Oréal

Lottie Richardson had a plan to graduate from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, go to medical school, and become a doctor.  Continue reading “Graduating student finds bright future at L’Oréal”

Heather Hightower

Graduating student finds passion for construction management at UA Little Rock

After spending 14 years working in retail, Heather Hightower saw her move to Arkansas to be closer to her wife’s family as an opportunity to go back to school and start a new career.  Continue reading “Graduating student finds passion for construction management at UA Little Rock”

Howell Fielder

Former dairy farmer finds new career, earns MBA from UA Little Rock

Howell Andrew Fielder grew up working on his family’s dairy farm in Guy, Arkansas, where the whole world became a classroom filled with science experiments.  Continue reading “Former dairy farmer finds new career, earns MBA from UA Little Rock”

University of Arkansas at LIttle Rock students celebrate their May 2017 graduation at Jack Stephens Center.

UA Little Rock commencement set for Dec. 16

More than 1,200 students are expected to graduate from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock on Saturday, Dec. 16.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock commencement set for Dec. 16”

Image of graduates at the 2015 spring commencement ceremony

Gradfest helps students prepare for fall graduation

University of Arkansas at Little Rock students who are graduating this fall can find all of their commencement-day needs at Gradfest Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 11 and 12.  Continue reading “Gradfest helps students prepare for fall graduation”

Dr. Glenn Anderson delivers the commencement address at Gallaudet University's ceremony on May 12. Photo by Zhee Chatmon of Gallaudet University.

Anderson delivers commencement address at Gallaudet University

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor and pioneer in deaf education delivered the commencement address to the Class of 2017 during Gallaudet University’s May 12 ceremony.
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