Barrett Allen directs the University District Partnership, a revitalization program for the residential neighborhoods and commercial areas adjacent to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Photo by Ben Krain.

Building Black Communities Fund Awards University District Development Corporation $25,000 Grant to Provide Affordable Housing

The University District Development Corporation (UDDC), based at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has been awarded a $25,000 Building Black Communities Fund grant from the Arkansas Black Philanthropy Collaborative and the Arkansas Community Foundation.  Continue reading “Building Black Communities Fund Awards University District Development Corporation $25,000 Grant to Provide Affordable Housing”

Donaghey Scholar Abigail Resendiz is graduating from the College of Business in the Spring. Abigail was awarded a full-scholarship from the European Union to study a dual master's degree in Global Markets and Economic Development in Scotland, Spain, and Germany for the next two years. Photo by Ben Krain.

Successful student entrepreneur to study global markets, economic development in Europe

Four years ago, Abigail Resendiz was anxiously waiting for her best friend, Ingrid Helgestad, to return a phone call so she could share the good news she was struggling to keep secret.  Continue reading “Successful student entrepreneur to study global markets, economic development in Europe”

Facebook launches campaign at UA Little Rock to promote computer science education in Arkansas

Facebook has inspired the next generation of technology industry leaders in Arkansas with the launch of the “Tech Take Over” campaign at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Continue reading “Facebook launches campaign at UA Little Rock to promote computer science education in Arkansas”

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden greet a University of Arkansas at Little Rock team competing in the Facebook Global Digital Challenge in Washington, D.C.

UALR business student team impresses at global competition

A student marketing team from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock was ranked as the top American university team in a global competition designed to counter digital recruitment by terrorist organizations. Continue reading “UALR business student team impresses at global competition”