Finalists for Staff Achievement Awards announced The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Staff Senate has announced the finalists for the 2018 Staff Achievement Awards. A $1,000 cash award is given to the top employee in each of three categories: Ben Fry Service to UA Little Rock, community service, and personal growth. The winners will be announced at the Staff Awards Ceremony at 10 a.m. Friday, April 20, in the Engineering and Information Technology Building Auditorium. “The staff members are a vital part of the success of UA Little Rock,” said Staff Senate President Richard Harper. “The Staff Achievement Award winners underscore UA Little Rock’s commitment to serving the university and community through hard work. Our staff’s dedication to these principles continues to amaze me.” The winners of the Staff Senate Scholarship and Jerry Crittenden Employee Book Scholarship will also be announced. Staff members who are celebrating work anniversaries, have graduated in the past year, and retiring will also be recognized. Members of the university and community are encouraged to attend the awards ceremony and reception to celebrate the achievements of UA Little Rock staff members and to wear UA Little Rock colors and apparel to show school spirit. For more information, contact Angie Faller at 501-907-9320 or amfaller@ualr.edu. The finalists include: Ben fry Service to UA Little Rock • Tom Coffin, senior visualization and operations manager, Emerging Analytics Center • Terry Harrison, higher education program coordinator, William H. Bowen School of Law • William Wagner, operations manager, KLRE/KUAR Community Service • Tiffani McAdoo, grant implementation specialist, School of Social Work/MidSOUTH • Melody Muldrow, research associate, Graduate Institute of Technology • Virginia Oswalt, administrative specialist, Department of Earth Sciences Personal Growth • Erin Fehr, archivist, Sequoyah National Research Center • Marty Mayfield, fiscal support analyst, TRIO Student Support Services • Pamala Stanley, administrative assistant, Department of Systems Engineering

UA Little Rock Extended Education offers non-credit community art classes

Central Arkansas residents who are looking to learn more about art without the stress of tests and grades can take one of four extended education courses in visual arts and art history this fall at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Extended Education offers non-credit community art classes”

Michael Warrick stands by his sculpture, “Straight Lines on a Round World,” in front of the Statehouse Convention Center in downtown Little Rock, which commemorates the 200th anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase Survey.

Warrick creates public sculptures for Arkansas, Texas

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock art professor used his summer break wisely to create two public works of art for a university in Arkansas and a community in Texas. Continue reading “Warrick creates public sculptures for Arkansas, Texas”

Art educators from around the state participate in a free professional development summer workshop for graphic design at UA Little Rock. Photo by Ben Krain.

Arkansas teachers learn new skills at UA Little Rock graphic design workshop

Stacy Owens, an art teacher at Pinnacle View Middle School, found the opportunity to take a free graphic design workshop for teachers at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock this summer serendipitous, considering she will begin teaching graphic design again this fall after many years of not teaching the course. Continue reading “Arkansas teachers learn new skills at UA Little Rock graphic design workshop”

Prints by professor on display at North Little Rock library

Work by Joli Livaudais, assistant professor of photography in University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Department of Art and Design, is on display through June 15 at the Argenta Branch of the William F. Laman Public Library, 420 Main St., North Little Rock. Continue reading “Prints by professor on display at North Little Rock library”

University’s south entrance gets colorful touch-up

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s entrance from Asher Avenue has gotten a mural makeover – with a little paint and some elbow grease. Continue reading “University’s south entrance gets colorful touch-up”

Caleb LeFerve's "Coleman Creek Triptych"

UA Little Rock announces winners of 2019 Annual Student Competitive

University of Arkansas at Little Rock art and design students are showing off their best work during the Annual Student Competitive art show on display in the Brad Cushman Gallery in the Windgate Center of Art and Design until April 21.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock announces winners of 2019 Annual Student Competitive”