Landon DeKay

DeKay examines factors that affect how Little Rock congregation members prioritize community issues

One University of Arkansas at Little Rock student is diving deeper into the results from the 2020 Little Rock Congregations Study (LRCS) to investigate the influence of income, politics, and religion on how people prioritize important community issues. Continue reading “DeKay examines factors that affect how Little Rock congregation members prioritize community issues”

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”

Landon DeKay

Graduating SGA President DeKay Headed to George Mason University to Pursue Law Degree

After just three years at UA Little Rock, Landon DeKay, of Maumelle, has completed his studies one year ahead of schedule and will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in political science this month. Continue reading “Graduating SGA President DeKay Headed to George Mason University to Pursue Law Degree”

UA Little Rock students honor one-of-a-kind faculty members

University of Arkansas at Little Rock students are honoring faculty members who have made a positive impact in their lives through the 2021 We Heart Our Faculty Awards.   Continue reading “UA Little Rock students honor one-of-a-kind faculty members”

The event, “The Making of a Leader: An Open Discussion with Prominent Black Community Leaders,” will take place Wednesday, Feb. 24, from 6-7 p.m. via Zoom. The event will feature Mayor Frank Scott Jr., Sen. Joyce Elliott, and Jannie Cotton, a mental health policy leader and advocate.

UA Little Rock to hold virtual conversation with Mayor Scott, Sen. Elliott, and Jannie Cotton

As a celebration of Black History Month, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Student Government Association will hold a virtual conversation with prominent Black leaders in Arkansas.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to hold virtual conversation with Mayor Scott, Sen. Elliott, and Jannie Cotton”

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

UA Little Rock to hold University Assembly Oct. 9

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will hold the University Assembly meeting virtually at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9.

Continue reading “UA Little Rock to hold University Assembly Oct. 9”

Landon Dekay

DeKay completes internship for Congressman French Hill

The president of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Student Government Association is getting some valuable political experience both in and out of the classroom. Continue reading “DeKay completes internship for Congressman French Hill”

UALR student Andrea Elias rides a camel through the Moroccan desert during a trip to the International Model Arab League in Morocco.

UA Little Rock students to compete at International Model Arab League in Morocco

Seventeen University of Arkansas at Little Rock students will embark on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to experience the unique culture of Morocco while serving as international diplomats competing at the International Model Arab League conference.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock students to compete at International Model Arab League in Morocco”

Pictured (left to right): Rocio Ortega Richard, Terry Richard, Landon Dekay, Emma Guerra, Joe Swafford Isaac Thomas, and Chris Stephens.

Kappa Sigma awards scholarships to three outstanding UA Little Rock freshmen

The UA Little Rock Kappa Sigma chapter awarded three scholarships to outstanding freshmen who exhibited exceptional leadership abilities in high school through community involvement, participation in student organizations, and service.  Continue reading “Kappa Sigma awards scholarships to three outstanding UA Little Rock freshmen”