UA Little Rock student artist Emma Chambers, center right, poses in front of her winning mural with Student Government Association president Landon McKay, left, Chancellor Christy Drale center left, and Nancy Hamilton, Faculty Senate Building and Grounds committee member, far right, during a dedication ceremony for the mural at the Ottenheimer Library on campus. Chambers, a junior Bachelor of Fine Arts major with a concentration in painting, won the first student mural competition at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. The Student Government Association, in conjunction with the Faculty Senate Building and Grounds committee, created the mural contest open to all UA Little Rock students. Chambers received more than 750 votes and $1000 for her design of swimming koi fish.

UA Little Rock Dedicates New Student Mural “Koi” in Ottenheimer Library

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock dedicated a new student mural in the lobby of Ottenheimer Library during a ceremony on May 11.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Dedicates New Student Mural “Koi” in Ottenheimer Library”

Spring graduate Katie Zakrzewski is the 2020 Edward L. Whitbeck Memorial Award. Photo by Ben Krain.

Zakrzewski named 2020 Whitbeck Memorial Award winner

This year’s president of the Student Government Association not only captured the hearts and minds of the student body of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, but her impressive achievements during her UA Little Rock career also earned her the 2020 Edward L. Whitbeck Memorial Award.  Continue reading “Zakrzewski named 2020 Whitbeck Memorial Award winner”

Student Government Association president Katie Zakrzewski. Photo by Ben Krain.

Women to Watch at UA Little Rock: Katie Zakrzewski

In this special series for Women’s History Month, UA Little Rock is profiling women leaders who are making a difference at the university. As president of the UA Little Rock Student Government Association and a senior, Katie Zakrzewski has a busy role representing students on campus and preparing for graduation. As SGA President, Zakrzewski takes seriously her opportunity to show appreciation for UA Little Rock through serving the campus community. Continue reading “Women to Watch at UA Little Rock: Katie Zakrzewski”