Photo of Cassandra Booker by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock Alum Cassandra Booker Overcomes Incredible Odds That Lead to a Family Legacy of College Graduates

Cassandra Booker, a 2008 graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, overcame incredible odds to graduate with the bachelor’s degree that she is so thankful for. Yet, her college journey is far from over. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Alum Cassandra Booker Overcomes Incredible Odds That Lead to a Family Legacy of College Graduates”

Faculty Excellence nominee David Briscoe. Photo by Ben Krain.

Briscoe Receives Chapel of Four Chaplains Legion of Honor Bronze Medallion

Dr. David Briscoe, a university professor of sociology at UA Little Rock, has recently been awarded the Legion of Honor Bronze Medallion by the Chapel of Four Chaplains for his humanitarian efforts. Continue reading “Briscoe Receives Chapel of Four Chaplains Legion of Honor Bronze Medallion”

Faculty Excellence nominee David Briscoe. Photo by Ben Krain.

Briscoe Named University Professor at UA Little Rock

Dr. David Briscoe, a professor of sociology, has the distinction of being the first UA Little Rock faculty member appointed the honorific title of university professor.  Continue reading “Briscoe Named University Professor at UA Little Rock”

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has selected Drs. David Briscoe, Nitin Agarwal, and Bronwyn MacFarlane as the 2021 winners of the Faculty Excellence Awards. 

UA Little Rock Honors Briscoe, Agarwal, and MacFarlane as Top Professors of 2021

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has selected Drs. David Briscoe, Nitin Agarwal, and Bronwyn MacFarlane as the 2021 winners of the Faculty Excellence Awards.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Honors Briscoe, Agarwal, and MacFarlane as Top Professors of 2021”

UA Little Rock students honor one-of-a-kind faculty members

University of Arkansas at Little Rock students are honoring faculty members who have made a positive impact in their lives through the 2021 We Heart Our Faculty Awards.   Continue reading “UA Little Rock students honor one-of-a-kind faculty members”

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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David Briscoe

Briscoe receives Faculty Excellence in Public Service award for College of Social Sciences and Communication

Dr. David Briscoe, professor of sociology, is being honored as the 2020 Faculty Excellence in Public Service award winner for the UA Little Rock College of Social Sciences and Communication. Continue reading “Briscoe receives Faculty Excellence in Public Service award for College of Social Sciences and Communication”

Photo of Vickie Austin by Ben Krain.

Great-grandmother earns bachelor’s degree after leaving high school at 15

At age 15, Vickie Austin left high school in Wynne, Arkansas, after becoming pregnant with her first child, though she always intended to finish her education.  Continue reading “Great-grandmother earns bachelor’s degree after leaving high school at 15”