Professor Julien Mirivel

UA Little Rock Professor Becomes U.S. Citizen

Dr. Julien Mirivel, a professor of applied communication at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has become a U.S. citizen 29 years after he first arrived in the country as a high school exchange student. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Professor Becomes U.S. Citizen”

Susie Reece receives the Distinguished Student Scholar Award.

UA Little Rock Department of Applied Communication Honors Students, Alumni, and Community Partner Making a Difference

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Department of Applied Communication recently recognized its students, alumni, and community partners who are following the department’s mission of “co-creating better social worlds through positive communication.” Continue reading “UA Little Rock Department of Applied Communication Honors Students, Alumni, and Community Partner Making a Difference”

Graduate profile of Suzie Reece.

Graduating Student Spotlight: Susie Reece

Mental health activist Susie Reece graduated from UA Little Rock with a bachelor’s degree in applied communication. She holds multiple roles and volunteer positions that allow her to improve mental health awareness and access. She uses hard-learned lessons to empower audiences to overcome life’s obstacles. Continue reading “Graduating Student Spotlight: Susie Reece”

Photo of Tonya Oaks Smith by Donny Crowe.

UA Little Rock Mourns Loss of Tonya Oaks Smith

UA Little Rock is saddened to report the passing of Dr. Tonya Oaks Smith, an alumna and former communications employee at the university. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Mourns Loss of Tonya Oaks Smith”

Professor Julien Mirivel attends the Heifer 12 Cornerstones training with alumnus Marc Gray and students Olivia Petrides and and Lizzy Petrides.

UA Little Rock Group Learn Power of Heifer International Training

Ever since Michelle Malone learned about Heifer International after moving to Arkansas in 2007, she has been interested in their philosophy of how “teaching a person to fish” will “feed them for a lifetime” and the work they were doing to assist those who were challenged. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Group Learn Power of Heifer International Training”

Heidi Harrell

PR Veteran Named Leader of UA Little Rock Alumni Board of Directors

A leader in the public relations and communications industry in Central Arkansas will head the UA Little Rock Alumni Board of Directors. Continue reading “PR Veteran Named Leader of UA Little Rock Alumni Board of Directors”