UA Little Rock has been awarded a federal grant worth more than $581,000 from the U.S. Department of Education that will help pay child care expenses for low-income students. Pictured, from left to right, are three of the UA Little Rock employees responsible for researching and writing the Child Care Access Means Parents in School grant: Heather Reed, Dr. Daryl Rice, and Cassie Jo Gehring. Photo by Angie Faller.

U.S. Department of Education Awards UA Little Rock $581K Grant to Provide Child Care Funding for Low-Income Students

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has been awarded a federal grant worth more than $581,000 from the U.S. Department of Education that will help pay child care expenses for low-income students to help them complete their college education. Continue reading “U.S. Department of Education Awards UA Little Rock $581K Grant to Provide Child Care Funding for Low-Income Students”

A rendering by WER Architects/Planners of the finished Learning Commons project in Ottenheimer Library.

Renovations Will Bring Reinvigorated Learning Spaces to Support Student Success at UA Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has two ongoing renovation projects this fall that will bring together academic student support centers and student success programs into two dynamic learning spaces. Continue reading “Renovations Will Bring Reinvigorated Learning Spaces to Support Student Success at UA Little Rock”

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Wallace selected as Outstanding Academic Advisor of 2020

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has selected Dechantria “Dee Dee” Wallace, a counselor in the College of Education and Health Professions Advising and Support Center, as the 2020 winner of the Outstanding Academic Advisor Award.  Continue reading “Wallace selected as Outstanding Academic Advisor of 2020”

Dr. Ann Bain, provost and executive vice chancellor of academic affairs, donated $20,000. Dr. Daryl Rice, associate vice chancellor for academic affairs, donated $5,000. The gifts will be used to create a new award that celebrates innovative student success initiatives.

University leaders’ gift to honor academic units helping students succeed

Two leaders of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have donated $25,000 to honor academic units who are going above and beyond the call of duty to support student success. Continue reading “University leaders’ gift to honor academic units helping students succeed”