Jessie Wallace Burchfield, a first-generation graduate of UA Little Rock, worked her way through law school to become the associate dean for information and technology services, director of the law library, and an associate professor of law at the William H. Bowen School of Law.
Lauv Patel, a junior chemistry major and first-generation college student, was a junior in high school when he moved with his family from Albany, New York, to Texarkana, Arkansas.
Philip Hood, a second-year law student at the UA Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law and first-generation student, has always seen college as a pathway to success.
For Mirella Gallardo, a third-year law student at UA Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law, being the first member of her family to attend college has meant the world to her and her family.
Dr. Brian Berry, vice provost for research and dean of the Graduate School, has made a planned gift, currently valued at about $50,000, to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock to support the Donaghey College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Continue reading “Berry makes planned gift to support UA Little Rock STEM students”
Norvell Thomas first made a go at earning his college degree in the mid-1980s in northern Illinois. Now, the Kankakee, Illinois, native and nursing major is ready to complete his college career at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Continue reading “New Trojans share plans for college and career”