Tonya Smith, Friday, 04/20/2018, 1225 Wyly Tower , Ruston, LA, Louisiana Tech University, (photo by Donny J Crowe), Copyright:Louisiana Tech University.All Rights Reserved.(dcrowe@latech.edu)

Alum Tonya Oaks Smith to close out Leadership Lecture Series May 9

An expert in higher education communication and marketing will close out the UA Little Rock Department of Applied Communication’s third annual Leadership Lecture Series on Thursday, May 9.  Continue reading “Alum Tonya Oaks Smith to close out Leadership Lecture Series May 9”

Seventy-one-year-old Carolyn Wilkerson, left, credits her success as a late in life student to Ida Umphers, right, senior instructor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Wilkerson says Umphers is one of the teachers who has made a difference in her time at UA Little Rock. Photo by Ben Krain.

71-year-old working hard to fulfill dream of earning college degree

At 71, Carolyn Wilkerson of Little Rock loves life as a full-time college student at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, working to fulfill a lifelong goal of earning a college degree.  Continue reading “71-year-old working hard to fulfill dream of earning college degree”

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‘Proponent of Change’ will discuss leading transformational change in next Leadership Lecture Series

A successful graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and proponent of change will showcase how to implement transformational change initiatives during the Department of Applied Communication’s annual Leadership Lecture Series on Thursday, Feb. 7. Continue reading “‘Proponent of Change’ will discuss leading transformational change in next Leadership Lecture Series”

Anthony Alexander. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

New degree leads to dream career for single dad

Less than 48 hours after Anthony Alexander graduates from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a bachelor’s degree in applied communication on Dec. 15, he will begin his dream job as the dean of students at eStem Elementary School in Little Rock.   Continue reading “New degree leads to dream career for single dad”

UA Little Rock professor creates scholarship that honors son’s legacy

Dr. Carol Thompson, a long-time faculty member in UA Little Rock’s Department of Applied Communication, has established a scholarship that will help students pursuing a degree or continuing their education in the Department of Applied Communication. Continue reading “UA Little Rock professor creates scholarship that honors son’s legacy”

Bruce Trimble (left) celebrates with his father, Robert Trimble, after receiving the UA Little Rock 2018 Alumni Making a Difference Award.

The BridgeWay starts scholarship/internship program at UA Little Rock

The BridgeWay, a mental health and substance abuse facility in North Little Rock, is partnering with the University of Arkansas at Little Rock to provide students in the Department of Applied Communication with a unique opportunity to receive a scholarship and gain professional experience at the same time.  Continue reading “The BridgeWay starts scholarship/internship program at UA Little Rock”

Leadership Lecture Series continues Nov. 1

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Department of Applied Communication will continue its third annual Leadership Lecture Series at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1. in the Donaghey Student Center, Ledbetter A. Continue reading “Leadership Lecture Series continues Nov. 1”