More than 30 nursing students from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock brought some Christmas cheer to families in North Little Rock by volunteering at the annual “Shop with A Cop” program on Dec. 9.

UA Little Rock nursing students ‘Shop with a Cop’

More than 30 nursing students from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock brought some Christmas cheer to families in North Little Rock by volunteering at the annual “Shop with A Cop” program last month.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock nursing students ‘Shop with a Cop’”

Dr. Jane Evans

UA Little Rock nursing professor to be honored as Woman of the Year

Women’s Own Worth (W.O.W.), a nonprofit organization in Arkansas dedicated to assisting victims of violence, will honor a faculty member from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock as the 2018 Woman of the Year.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock nursing professor to be honored as Woman of the Year”

The 2018 graduates of the ACCE program include (L to R): Back row: John Steele, ACCE instructor, and graduates John Rockefeller and Breah Hampton. Middle row: Graduates Ford McGahee, Jonmichal Walker, Joshua Fletcher, Davion Green, Juan Rodriguez, and ACCE Instructor Leslie Harms. Front row: Kari Lott, Curtina Jackson, Chasity Mathis, Nicholas Austin, and Aaron Sullivan.

Second ACCE cohort graduates from UA Little Rock

Kari Lott has a dream to one day save up enough money to open and run her own restaurant, a dream she is determined to make come true through her hard work and inspiring attitude.  Continue reading “Second ACCE cohort graduates from UA Little Rock”

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Department of Nursing honored this year’s top students during an awards ceremony on May 4.

Department of Nursing honors outstanding students

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Department of Nursing honored this year’s top students during an awards ceremony on May 4.  Continue reading “Department of Nursing honors outstanding students”

Fali Garuba

Garuba earns 2018 Kevin Crass Heart of a Trojan Award

Little Rock soccer senior Fali Garuba has been awarded the second annual Kevin A. Crass Heart of a Trojan Award at the Trojans’ Senior Honors Luncheon on May 1.  Continue reading “Garuba earns 2018 Kevin Crass Heart of a Trojan Award”

UA Little Rock/CHI St. Vincent honor new nursing students

As a surgical technician, Daniel Ramos has witnessed the impact nurses have on patients and their families every day for the past 17 years he has worked at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock/CHI St. Vincent honor new nursing students”

Chancellor Andrew Rogerson discusses the UA Little Rock/CHI St. Vincent Pathway Program, which is designed to address the nursing shortage in Arkansas.

UA Little Rock/CHI St. Vincent honor first Pathway students

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock and CHI St. Vincent will honor the first participants of a program that will address the nursing shortage in Arkansas. Continue reading “UA Little Rock/CHI St. Vincent honor first Pathway students”

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Students say goodbye to summer, hello to fall semester

The first day of school tends to bring a roller coaster of emotions, from excitement and anxiety to anticipation. As UALR students said their final goodbyes to summer, they turned their focus to their long-term goals and sought to make their dreams come true. Continue reading “Students say goodbye to summer, hello to fall semester”

Leah and Eric Rucker

Louisiana couple found respite at UALR after Hurricane Katrina

In 2005, Leah and Eric Rucker were displaced by Hurricane Katrina and moved to Arkansas with many other evacuees. Despite leaving the city they love, the two focused on finishing their education before moving back.

Now married, Leah and Eric graduated from the nursing program at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2007 and work in the healthcare industry in New Orleans.

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