From left, UA Little Rock professors and student researchers Gerald Driskill, Jessica Olson, Jasmine Pugh, Kaylyn Hager, and Rebecca Glazier are researching how partnerships between churches and nonprofit organizations can provide services to the community. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock study explores need to form partnerships between nonprofits, congregations

While many nonprofits and religious congregations partner together to help people in need in the Little Rock area, more partnerships are needed to meet the city’s growing demand for services, according to the results of a University of Arkansas at Little Rock study. Continue reading “UA Little Rock study explores need to form partnerships between nonprofits, congregations”

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”

Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity

UA Little Rock’s 2018 Racial Attitudes Conference will discuss race, ethnicity, and education

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity will examine Pulaski County residents’ views on race, ethnicity, and education during the 15th annual Racial Attitudes in Pulaski County Conference on Tuesday, April 24.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock’s 2018 Racial Attitudes Conference will discuss race, ethnicity, and education”

Photo by BENJAMIN KRAIN --03/26/18--Graduate student Nora Bouzihay brought the Human Library project to the UALR campus. Bouzihay is from Morocco and studied in Dubai.

First-generation college student builds legacy through education

Nora Bouzihay, a doctoral student of education at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, became the influence that she wanted to see. She was the first female in her family to graduate from high school, attend college, obtain a bachelor’s and master’s degree, and pursue a doctorate. Continue reading “First-generation college student builds legacy through education”

UALR holds Shadow-A-Student program

University of Arkansas at Little Rock faculty members are getting a chance to better understand the student learning experience.

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