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.

Little Rock Congregations Study seeks to benefit, connect congregations through new survey

When Rebecca Glazier first began the Little Rock Congregations Study in 2012, her goal was to learn about faith-based community engagement and to provide her students with an opportunity to learn outside the classroom. In 2020, her goal is to use the results to make a difference in the community by bringing together congregations and nonprofits who want to tackle Little Rock’s biggest problems.  Continue reading “Little Rock Congregations Study seeks to benefit, connect congregations through new survey”

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”

Dr. Rebecca Glazier (left) discusses the Little Rock Congregations Study with student researchers in fall 2018. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock researchers study impact of faith-based community engagement in Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is researching how places of worship in Little Rock work with nonprofit organizations to promote community engagement and provide social services to vulnerable populations.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock researchers study impact of faith-based community engagement in Little Rock”

Gerald Driskill to give Leadership Lecture Feb. 22, 2018.

Dr. Gerald Driskill to lead upcoming Leadership Lecture, Feb. 22

Join the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Department of Applied Communication for its upcoming Leadership Lecture on Thursday, Feb. 22, led by Dr. Gerald Driskill, graduate program coordinator of the department. Continue reading “Dr. Gerald Driskill to lead upcoming Leadership Lecture, Feb. 22”

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UA Little Rock to host International Celebration Week Nov. 13-16

Continuing a campus tradition years in the making, hundreds of University of Arkansas at Little Rock students, employees, and families will gather for an international Thanksgiving celebration on Wednesday, Nov. 15. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host International Celebration Week Nov. 13-16”

Leadership Lecture Series to begin Sept. 28

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Department of Applied Communication will  host its second annual Leadership Lecture series beginning Thursday, Sept. 28. Continue reading “Leadership Lecture Series to begin Sept. 28”