Dr. Jessica Scott, associate director of the Donaghey Scholars Program at UA Little Rock. Photo by Ben Krain.

Donaghey Scholars leader selected for Leadership Greater Little Rock program

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock employee with a love of helping the community has been selected for the 35th class of Leadership Greater Little Rock. Continue reading “Donaghey Scholars leader selected for Leadership Greater Little Rock program”

UALR alumna and artist Cyrene Quiamco. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III.

Snapchat Queen to kick off lecture series at UA Little Rock Downtown

UA Little Rock graduate Cyrene Quiamco, who has made a career as a social media artist, will kick off the inaugural C. Earl and Kathy Ramsey Distinguished Lecture at 6 p.m. Sept. 18 at UA Little Rock Downtown, 333 President Clinton Ave. Continue reading “Snapchat Queen to kick off lecture series at UA Little Rock Downtown”

UA Little Rock alum Brian Gregory, right, is working on the presidential campaign of Sen. Elizabeth Warren, left, in Iowa.

Former UA Little Rock SGA president utilizes political expertise on presidential campaign trail

A former University of Arkansas at Little Rock Student Government Association president is putting his passion for politics to work as a political organizer trying to elect the next president of the United States.  Continue reading “Former UA Little Rock SGA president utilizes political expertise on presidential campaign trail”

Graduating senior Jessica Tate is an avid reader and origami artist. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

Graduating student plans to make difference by teaching in high-needs urban schools

When Jessica Tate, a 22-year-old native of Nashville, Arkansas, spent this summer teaching English as a second language in China, what she experienced led her to make a life-changing decision.  Continue reading “Graduating student plans to make difference by teaching in high-needs urban schools”

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UA Little Rock scholarship deadlines fast approaching

University of Arkansas at Little Rock students have a comprehensive selection of great scholarship choices available to help them complete their goal of earning a college degree.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock scholarship deadlines fast approaching”

Rene Shroat-Lewis and Jessica Scott

UA Little Rock employees complete Climate Reality Leadership Corps

Two employees from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have recently become two of only five people in the state of Arkansas to complete the Climate Reality Leadership Corps, a nonprofit organization founded in 2006 by Nobel Laureate and former Vice President Al Gore.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock employees complete Climate Reality Leadership Corps”

Dr. Jessica Scott

EARTHtalk! lecture to explore climate change  

Dr. Jessica Scott, assistant director of the Donaghey Scholars honors program and anthropology instructor at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, will discuss climate change during the next EARTHtalk lecture Wednesday, Nov. 15.  Continue reading “EARTHtalk! lecture to explore climate change  “

Fred McAllen is the founder and owner of Safe Ice, a business that was established as part of his Donaghey's Scholar final project.

Donaghey Scholar’s final project helps establish business

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock alumnus and former Donaghey scholar used his capstone project as the foundation of his now thriving business, Safe Ice. Continue reading “Donaghey Scholar’s final project helps establish business”

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UA Little Rock scholarship deadline March 1

The deadline for University of Arkansas at Little Rock students to apply for scholarships is fast approaching.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock scholarship deadline March 1”