Melissa Hardeman, a senior instructor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, works with math students in the classroom. Photo by Ben Krain.

Forward Arkansas Awards UA Little Rock Phase II Grant to Improve Recruitment and Training for K-12 Teachers

Forward Arkansas has named the University of Arkansas at Little Rock as one of two phase II grant recipients who will work with expert national partners in a multi-year collaborative program to recruit, train, and retain K-12 teachers in Arkansas. Continue reading “Forward Arkansas Awards UA Little Rock Phase II Grant to Improve Recruitment and Training for K-12 Teachers”

UA Little Rock has been awarded a federal grant worth more than $581,000 from the U.S. Department of Education that will help pay child care expenses for low-income students. Pictured, from left to right, are three of the UA Little Rock employees responsible for researching and writing the Child Care Access Means Parents in School grant: Heather Reed, Dr. Daryl Rice, and Cassie Jo Gehring. Photo by Angie Faller.

U.S. Department of Education Awards UA Little Rock $581K Grant to Provide Child Care Funding for Low-Income Students

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has been awarded a federal grant worth more than $581,000 from the U.S. Department of Education that will help pay child care expenses for low-income students to help them complete their college education. Continue reading “U.S. Department of Education Awards UA Little Rock $581K Grant to Provide Child Care Funding for Low-Income Students”

Windgate Foundation Awards UA Little Rock More Than $3 Million in Grants for Art Outreach, Art Acquisition, and Children International Education and Outreach Efforts

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received more than $3 million in grants from the Windgate Foundation to support art education at the university, acquisition of art from working artists for UA Little Rock’s permanent art collection, and support of UA Little Rock Children International’s education and outreach programs. Continue reading “Windgate Foundation Awards UA Little Rock More Than $3 Million in Grants for Art Outreach, Art Acquisition, and Children International Education and Outreach Efforts”

UA Little Rock Children International receives $10,000 grant from Delta Dental of Arkansas

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Children International has received a $10,000 grant from the Delta Dental of Arkansas Foundation to provide dental treatment to children in the Little Rock School District. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Children International receives $10,000 grant from Delta Dental of Arkansas”

Three UA Little Rock students receive AGATE scholarships for gifted and talented education

Three graduate students at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have been recognized for their excellence in gifted and talented education in Arkansas with scholarships from Arkansans for Gifted and Talented Education (AGATE). Continue reading “Three UA Little Rock students receive AGATE scholarships for gifted and talented education”

Jay Chesshir (left), president and CEO of the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce, and U.S. Rep. French Hill (right) inspect the 3D printers that are printing face shields for CHI St. Vincent. Photo by Angie Faller.

UA Little Rock uses 3D printers to make PPE for healthcare workers

With healthcare workers across the state facing a shortage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is using 3D printers to create face shields for a local hospital. Continue reading “UA Little Rock uses 3D printers to make PPE for healthcare workers”

Future Smiles Dental Clinic receives $30,000 grant from Delta Dental

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Children International will help many children in the central Arkansas area keep a bright and healthy smile, thanks to a $30,000 grant from Delta Dental of Arkansas Foundation. Continue reading “Future Smiles Dental Clinic receives $30,000 grant from Delta Dental”