UA Little Rock students and staff participate in the annual BBQ at Baileys back-to-school picnic. Photo by BENJAMIN KRAIN —10/12//21

BBQ at Bailey Celebrates UA Little Rock Alumni Support and Fellowship

BBQ at Bailey returned to UA Little Rock for their 14th annual gathering inviting faculty, students, and graduates to the Bailey Alumni and Friends Center on Oct. 12. Participants ate a delicious lunch catered by Whole Hog Café, followed by dessert from Community Bakery.

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Kristi Smith

Smith Selected for Leadership Greater Little Rock XXXVI

Kristi Smith, senior director of alumni and development at UA Little Rock, has been selected for the 36th Class of Leadership Greater Little Rock.

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Dr. Jaafer Golzar and Helaine Williams are UA Little Rock's 2021 Distinguished Alumni.

UA Little Rock to honor Golzar, Williams as 2021 Distinguished Alumni

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will honor outstanding graduates Dr. Jaafer Golzar and Helaine Williams with the UA Little Rock Distinguished Alumni awards during a Nov. 4 ceremony at the Clinton Presidential Center. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to honor Golzar, Williams as 2021 Distinguished Alumni”

Kristi Smith

Women to Watch at UA Little Rock: Kristi Smith

In celebration of Women’s History Month, UA Little Rock is profiling women in leadership positions who are making a difference at UA Little Rock and in the community. The next Woman to Watch at UA Little Rock of 2021 is Kristi Smith, senior director of alumni and development.  Continue reading “Women to Watch at UA Little Rock: Kristi Smith”

Kristi Smith

Smith named to UA System Task Force on Racial Equity

Kristi Smith, senior director of development and interim director of the UA Little Rock Alumni Association, has been named to the University of Arkansas System Task Force on Racial Equity.  Continue reading “Smith named to UA System Task Force on Racial Equity”

Dr. Sara Tariq is the Guest of Honor at Taste of Little Rock 2020. The annual event supports UA Little Rock student scholarships. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

UA Little Rock to honor alum Sara Tariq at Taste of Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will honor alumnus Dr. Sara Tariq, associate dean for student affairs in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), during the 17th annual premier food event, Taste of Little Rock, on Tuesday, April 7. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to honor alum Sara Tariq at Taste of Little Rock”

Chancellor Christina Drale (right) receives a t-shirt from Kristi Smith at BBQ at Bailey. Photo by Ben Krain.

BBQ at Bailey highlights affection for UA Little Rock and alumni support

UA Little Rock welcomed the fall semester with a BBQ picnic at the Bailey Alumni and Friends Center on Sept. 5. Students, faculty, staff, and alumni enjoyed a delicious meal catered by Whole Hog Café with dessert from Community Bakery. Continue reading “BBQ at Bailey highlights affection for UA Little Rock and alumni support”

All In: The Campaign for UA Little Rock

UA Little Rock faculty, staff reach Campus Campaign goal

UA Little Rock employees surpassed their 50 percent goal for a campuswide fundraising campaign for the university, with 51 percent participation by faculty and staff in the campaign. Continue reading “UA Little Rock faculty, staff reach Campus Campaign goal”

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Alumni Association will host its fourth annual party for all UA Little Rock alumni in the Washington, D.C., area Thursday, July 27.

UA Little to host event for Washington, D.C. alumni

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Alumni Association will host its fourth annual party for all UA Little Rock alumni in the Washington, D.C., area Thursday, July 27. Continue reading “UA Little to host event for Washington, D.C. alumni”