Susie Reece

UA Little Rock Honors Reece for Making a Difference as Suicide Prevention Advocate

For more than a decade, Susie Reece, a senior applied communication major at UA Little Rock, has worked tirelessly as a suicide prevention and mental health awareness advocate. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Honors Reece for Making a Difference as Suicide Prevention Advocate”

Jack Ferguson

Graduating Student Spotlight: Jack Ferguson

Jack Ferguson has graduated with a Bachelor of Art in applied communication from UA Little Rock. Continue reading “Graduating Student Spotlight: Jack Ferguson”

Lexus Ford

Graduating Student Spotlight: Lexus Ford

Transfer student Lexus Ford will graduate on May 14 with a bachelor’s degree in applied communication. Continue reading “Graduating Student Spotlight: Lexus Ford”

Veronica and Alexander Myers

Single Mother Who Left College to Care for Autistic Son Earns Bachelor’s Degree 15 Years Later

In 2006, Veronica Tess Myers, of Little Rock, made the difficult decision to leave college to ensure her son, Alexander, got the education he deserved. Myers promised herself that she would one day return to complete her college education. Continue reading “Single Mother Who Left College to Care for Autistic Son Earns Bachelor’s Degree 15 Years Later”

April Chatham-Carpenter

Chatham-Carpenter Selected for National Position in Braver Angels

Dr. April Chatham-Carpenter, chair of the Department of Applied Communication at UA Little Rock and the former state co-coordinator for Braver Angels of Arkansas, has been selected to serve as co-director of field communications for Braver Angels National. Continue reading “Chatham-Carpenter Selected for National Position in Braver Angels”

Dr. April Chatham-Carpenter

Chatham-Carpenter to Moderate Discussion on Teaching Race in Public Schools

Braver Angels of Arkansas is seeking participants for a new workshop coming to Arkansas to discuss teaching about race in public schools.  Continue reading “Chatham-Carpenter to Moderate Discussion on Teaching Race in Public Schools”

Parker Lehnen graduated in the spring 2021 semester with a bachelor's degree in applied communication. Photo by Ben Krain.

GRADUATE STUDENT SPOTLIGHT ON PARKER LEHNEN

Parker Lehnen, a native of Van Buren, Arkansas, graduated this semester with a bachelor’s degree in applied communication. He eventually wants to work in higher education so he can advocate for students with disabilities. He also aspires to speak at conferences on Autism awareness.  Continue reading “GRADUATE STUDENT SPOTLIGHT ON PARKER LEHNEN”

Jennifer Blanks communicates in sign language to other staff members at the Arkansas School for the Deaf about boarding students onto buses before the school’s weekend dismissal. Photo by Ben Krain.

GRADUATE STUDENT SPOTLIGHT ON JENNIFER TIPPIT

Jennifer Tippit, of Benton, Arkansas, graduated in the spring 2021 semester with a bachelor’s degree in applied communication. She transferred to UA Little Rock from UA-Pulaski Technical College and is the first in her family to get a bachelor’s degree.  Continue reading “GRADUATE STUDENT SPOTLIGHT ON JENNIFER TIPPIT”