UA Little Rock nursing students Keith Lattimore and Jerrick Johnson collected and donated over 1,000 diapers and 1,150 wipes to donate to a local daycare in Conway as part of a class service project.

UA Little Rock nursing students hold diaper drive for Conway daycare

Two University of Arkansas at Little Rock nursing students donated diapers and baby wipes to a daycare center in Conway to help those in need from COVID-19. Continue reading “UA Little Rock nursing students hold diaper drive for Conway daycare”

David Briscoe

Briscoe recognized in UA Little Rock’s Heritage Hall

A man who has spent the past 55 years dedicated to service with the Boy Scouts of America has now been honored by having his picture installed in the Heritage Hall in the Bailey Alumni Center.

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UALR sign

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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Rebecca Glazier

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”