The Association for Computing Machinery to Hold Electronic Charity Drive Sept. 19

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is stepping up to help students who need electronic equipment for classes by holding an electronic charity drive Saturday, Sept. 19.

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From left, UA Little Rock professors and student researchers Gerald Driskill, Jessica Olson, Jasmine Pugh, Kaylyn Hager, and Rebecca Glazier are researching how partnerships between churches and nonprofit organizations can provide services to the community. Photo by Ben Krain.

Little Rock Congregations Study seeks to benefit, connect congregations through new survey

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”

UA Little Rock students, faculty, and staff fill ready-to-cook meal bags during a Feed-the-Funnel philanthropy event facilitated by The Pack Shack hunger relief charity. Participants made 10,000 meals which will be donated to the Trojan Food Pantry. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock campus community supports families in need during Homecoming celebrations

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock campus community celebrated Homecoming Week by packing 10,128 meals to help families in need on Tuesday, Feb. 25. The event was facilitated by The Pack Shack, a non-profit dedicated to community service projects that fight hunger. Continue reading “UA Little Rock campus community supports families in need during Homecoming celebrations”

Applications for Signature Experience Grants open Oct. 1

Applications for Signature Experience Grants open until Oct. 31

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will accept applications for the university’s Signature Experience Program until Oct. 31 to encourage and support students in the development of high-impact research or creative projects mentored by a faculty member through the 2019-20 academic year. Continue reading “Applications for Signature Experience Grants open until Oct. 31”

2019 Bowen School of Law student service project at Booker T. Washington Elementary School Aug. 10

Law students’ elbow grease makes a big impact

Incoming students at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law began their first fall semester on Aug. 10 with a day of public service at Booker T. Washington Elementary School on South Main Street in Little Rock.  Continue reading “Law students’ elbow grease makes a big impact”

Arkansas law students travel on the road to provide pro bono legal services to rural communities in Arkansas with Legal Aid of Arkansas. Front row (L to R): Andrew Rodgers, Abby Brenneman, and Libby Nelson. Back row: LIsa Roam, Andrew Dixon, Sarah Koch, and Julian Sharp.

Bowen Law Students Help Provide Legal Services for Rural Arkansans

After spending her spring break providing pro bono legal services to rural Arkansas residents, a recent graduate of the UA Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law is more committed than ever to providing legal help for state residents that have restricted access to lawyers.  Continue reading “Bowen Law Students Help Provide Legal Services for Rural Arkansans”

Ann Marie Lott (left), interpreter and transcriber coordinator for the Disability Resource Center, received the Staff Achievement Award for Personal Growth, while Wanda Hoover (right), assistant dean for external relations in the William H. Bowen School of Law, won the Staff Achievement Award for Community Service. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock honors Seamon, Lott, and Hoover as Staff Achievement Award winners

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Staff Senate honored three of its staff members for excellence in the areas of service to the university, community service, and personal growth. Each winner will receive a $1,000 prize. Continue reading “UA Little Rock honors Seamon, Lott, and Hoover as Staff Achievement Award winners”

More than 30 nursing students from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock brought some Christmas cheer to families in North Little Rock by volunteering at the annual “Shop with A Cop” program on Dec. 9.

UA Little Rock nursing students ‘Shop with a Cop’

More than 30 nursing students from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock brought some Christmas cheer to families in North Little Rock by volunteering at the annual “Shop with A Cop” program last month.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock nursing students ‘Shop with a Cop’”