Graduate Carlene Akins (right) receives her diploma from Dr. Julien Mirivel, dean of the College of Social Sciences and Communication. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock student fulfills dream of earning college degree

On May 15, Carlene Akins, 44, of Little Rock, fulfilled her decades-long dream of  earning a college degree as she graduated from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a bachelor’s degree in mass communication surrounded by family cheering for her.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock student fulfills dream of earning college degree”

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UA Little Rock ranked top college for affordable online journalism education

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has been ranked among the most affordable colleges in the country offering online degrees in the journalism field.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock ranked top college for affordable online journalism education”

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UA Little Rock honors employees, departments making a difference in students’ lives

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock recognized 57 faculty and staff members as well as 24 departments and programs who have made an impact in the lives of graduating students.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock honors employees, departments making a difference in students’ lives”

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Rhode receives Distinguished Alumni Award from School of Mass Communication

Patrick Rhode, U.S. vice president of corporate affairs for the global infrastructure firm, Cintra, returned to his alma mater with the idea of sharing lessons learned from his career, which spans the White House and high profile senior executive roles in government and private industry.  Continue reading “Rhode receives Distinguished Alumni Award from School of Mass Communication”

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UA Little Rock student create podcasts commemorating history of WWI in Arkansas

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Mass Communication has created seven new podcasts as part of an effort to preserve the history of life in Arkansas during World War I. Continue reading “UA Little Rock student create podcasts commemorating history of WWI in Arkansas”