When Rebecca Glazier first began the Little Rock Congregations Study in 2012, her goal was to learn about faith-based community engagement and to provide her students with an opportunity to learn outside the classroom. In 2020, her goal is to use the results to make a difference in the community by bringing together congregations and nonprofits who want to tackle Little Rock’s biggest problems. Continue reading “Little Rock Congregations Study seeks to benefit, connect congregations through new survey”
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is researching how places of worship in Little Rock work with nonprofit organizations to promote community engagement and provide social services to vulnerable populations. Continue reading “UA Little Rock researchers study impact of faith-based community engagement in Little Rock”
Dr. Sarah Beth Estes has been named the new interim dean of the College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Continue reading “Estes named new interim dean of College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences”
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is the only university in Arkansas selected as an inaugural member of the Higher Education Anchor Mission Initiative. Continue reading “UA Little Rock joins Higher Education Anchor Mission Initiative”
A respected scholar in gender and family issues has been appointed the executive director of the Community Connection Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
Continue reading “Estes named director of UA Little Rock Community Connection Center”
Goodwill Week, which takes place the first full week of May, was established to promote awareness of the organization’s life-changing mission. UALR staff and students recently contributed to that mission by collecting more than 700 pounds of clothing during its annual “Career Closet Suit Drive.” Continue reading “UALR gives over 700 lbs of clothing to Goodwill”
A 15-year-old girl is leading a project to provide survival care kits to homeless people in Arkansas. Continue reading “15-year-old girl leads project to help homeless”