Photo of Janette Munoz by Ben Krain.

First-Generation Student Spotlight: Janette Muñoz

Janette Muñoz, a senior double majoring in nursing and Spanish, is fulfilling a dream for herself and her parents by being the first in her family to attend college.

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Oscar Gomez, left, and Jenifer Carmona-Garcia, right, are two of the eight UA Little Rock students who are being honored with scholarships from LULAC.

Eight UA Little Rock students receive scholarships from LULAC

Eight University of Arkansas at Little Rock students have been awarded scholarships from the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC).

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Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) poster

Tamale pre-sale kicks off Day of the Dead celebration to take place Oct. 29

The UA Little Rock League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) is collecting orders for tamales that will be ready for pickup at the Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, in the Ottenheimer Library courtyard. Continue reading “Tamale pre-sale kicks off Day of the Dead celebration to take place Oct. 29”

UA Little Rock Latino students receive LULAC scholarships

Eleven students at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have been awarded scholarships from the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) to continue their education this fall. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Latino students receive LULAC scholarships”

UA Little Rock students receive LULAC scholarships

Eleven University of Arkansas at Little Rock students were recently honored during a scholarship ceremony and banquet sponsored by the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Council 750 Little Rock. Continue reading “UA Little Rock students receive LULAC scholarships”

In the upper right photo, Chancellor Andrew Rogerson congratulates UA Little Rock students who received LULAC scholarships during the Oct. 13 gala at the Clinton Presidential Library and Museum. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

LULAC honors Chancellor Rogerson with President’s Award

Dr. Andrew Rogerson, chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, was honored for his contributions supporting the Latino community during LULAC’s (League of United Latin American Citizens) annual scholarship gala held Oct. 13 at the William J. Clinton Presidential Library and Museum.  Continue reading “LULAC honors Chancellor Rogerson with President’s Award”

Wesley Richard

Professor Emeritus starts scholarship for Latino students in honor of deceased son

Professor Emeritus of Sociology Terry Richard-Treviño and his twin brother, Jerry Richard, have donated $11,000 to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock to start a scholarship that will support Latino students at UA Little Rock. Continue reading “Professor Emeritus starts scholarship for Latino students in honor of deceased son”

Terry Richard-Treviño

Professor Emeritus Terry Richard named Humanitarian of the Year

A retired University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor—an advocate for the Hispanic and Latino communities—will be recognized by Just Communities of Arkansas at its humanitarian awards ceremony. 
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Sandra Carmona-Garcia

UALR grad pays it forward after receiving overwhelming support

Thanks to the financial assistance she received to attend the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, a graduating student decided to dedicate her time to help high school students get into college.  Continue reading “UALR grad pays it forward after receiving overwhelming support”