UA Little Rock graduate Freddie Epperson celebrates his graduations from UA Little Rock and Webster University.

UA Little Rock Grad Starts Nonprofit to Encourage People to Fight Limitations

Freddie Epperson, a native of North Little Rock, was born with cerebral palsy, but he’s never let that limitation keep him from living his life to the fullest and getting the education he wanted. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Grad Starts Nonprofit to Encourage People to Fight Limitations”

Easterseals ACCE student recognized for achievements

An Easterseals Arkansas student who is participating in the Academics, Community, Career Development, and Employment (ACCE) program at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has been recognized for her exceptional achievements in the community.  Continue reading “Easterseals ACCE student recognized for achievements”

UA Little Rock student Derrick Alexander has been recognized as Volunteer of the Year for the Academy for Easterseals Arkansas. Photo by Ben Krain.

Easterseals Arkansas honors graduating student as Volunteer of the Year

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student who is graduating this month has been recognized for his outstanding volunteer service with children in the community.  Continue reading “Easterseals Arkansas honors graduating student as Volunteer 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”

Taste of Little Rock honoree Alfred Williams, right, and staff members from the UA Little Rock Alumni Association Sarah Hamilton, center left, and Danielle Hendrix, center, present a Best of Taste Award to Samantha's Chef Marshall Smith, left, and owner Chris Tanner, center right. Photo by Ben Krain.

2018 Taste of Little Rock raises $138k for student scholarships

The 2018 Taste of Little Rock event raised more than $138,000 for student scholarships at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, the most ever raised in the event’s 15-year history.  Continue reading “2018 Taste of Little Rock raises $138k for student scholarships”

The 15th annual Taste of Little Rock will honor Alfred Williams and Elaine Eubank for their lifetime of support to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Taste of Little Rock to honor Alfred Williams and Elaine Eubank

The 15th annual Taste of Little Rock will honor Alfred Williams and Elaine Eubank for their lifetime of support to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.  Continue reading “Taste of Little Rock to honor Alfred Williams and Elaine Eubank”

The ACCE graduates pictured, from left to right, include Charlee Brosh, Todd Hewitt, LaQuan Jones, David Dallas, Essense Hayes, and Shawn Morehart.

UA Little Rock/Easterseals partnership a recipe for success

The first participants of an educational program that helps students with intellectual and developmental disabilities prepare for competitive employment graduated from the program during a special ceremony Aug. 7 at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock/Easterseals partnership a recipe for success”

Charlee Brosh, a student in the UA Little Rock/Easterseals Arkansas Academics, Community, Career Development and Employment Program, signs an offer letter to work as a clinical technician in the UAMS Audiology and Speech Pathology Clinic. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

UA Little Rock, Easterseals Arkansas celebrate first ACCE graduating class

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock and Easterseals Arkansas will commemorate the first graduating class of a post-secondary education program that allows students with intellectual and developmental disabilities to have a college experience and prepare for competitive employment.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock, Easterseals Arkansas celebrate first ACCE graduating class”

Participants and family members enjoy a reception at UA Little Rock in honor of a new program to help students with intellectual and developmental disabilities enter the workforce. The program is a partnership between the university and Easterseals Arkansas.

UA Little Rock launches program with Easterseals Arkansas

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock and Easterseals Arkansas recently joined forces to launch a post-secondary education program on the UA Little Rock campus for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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