UALR sign at the entrance on S. University Dr near University Plaza on January 28, 2016.

UA Little Rock Military Student Success Center, Arkansas National Guard host first ‘Trojan Warrior Games’

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Military Student Success Center is partnering with the Arkansas National Guard Officer Candidate School (GOLD Program) to host a public event featuring a 4.5-mile obstacle course on March 14. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Military Student Success Center, Arkansas National Guard host first ‘Trojan Warrior Games’”

Two University of Arkansas at Little Rock student organizations are leading the charge to beautify campus by organizing volunteer campus cleanup days on Friday, Feb. 7, and Saturday, Feb. 8.

Student organizations host cleanup days at UA Little Rock

Two University of Arkansas at Little Rock student organizations are leading the charge to beautify campus by organizing volunteer campus cleanup days on Friday, Feb. 7, and Saturday, Feb. 8. Continue reading “Student organizations host cleanup days at UA Little Rock”

Kathy Oliverio, UALR director of military student success, stand at VFW Post 9095 in Little Rock.

UA Little Rock to host military appreciation week for servicemembers

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will honor its veterans and military servicemembers with a week of events beginning with a Veterans Day ceremony on Monday, Nov. 11.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host military appreciation week for servicemembers”

Military Student Success Center Assistant Director and Coast Guard veteran Cheryl Kleeman prepares flags for the Nov. 12 ceremony.

Student veterans and spouses share experiences at UA Little Rock Veterans Day Ceremony

For UA Little Rock social work student Jackie Fowler, Veterans Day is a day of solace, contemplation, and reflection on the events in her life that brought her to where she is today.
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Victor Ruiz is shown with solar panels that he works with at his internship. Photo by Ben Krain.

Veteran Looking Forward to Future Career as Engineer Exploring Renewable Energy

Victor Ruiz, a senior systems engineering major at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has a lot to be thankful for. He’s a U.S. Air Force veteran with a beautiful wife and two young daughters. Now in his last semester as a systems engineering major, Ruiz is looking forward to a future career where he explores his passion for renewable energy.  Continue reading “Veteran Looking Forward to Future Career as Engineer Exploring Renewable Energy”

New signs acknowledge UA Little Rock as ‘Purple Heart University’

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock recently received the signage for its designation as a “Purple Heart University,” a moniker signifying the university’s recognition and support for veterans who were wounded in combat while serving the country. Continue reading “New signs acknowledge UA Little Rock as ‘Purple Heart University’”

UA Little Rock introduces two ROTC courses

Two new introductory classes at UA Little Rock are available this semester for students interested in the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) program or exploring a U.S. Army career.   Continue reading “UA Little Rock introduces two ROTC courses”

Janessa Rogerson and Chancellor Andrew Rogerson watch Michael Eubanks plays the taps during UA Little Rock's May 30 Memorial Day service. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

UA Little Rock honors gold star families at Memorial Day Service

During a May 30 Memorial Day ceremony, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock honored families whose relatives made the ultimate sacrifice while serving their country.   Continue reading “UA Little Rock honors gold star families at Memorial Day Service”

Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Zulma Toro and Chancellor Andrew Rogerson cut the ribbon on UALR's new Military Student Success Center Dec. 16 in the UALR Speech Building. Photo by Rayna Mackey.

New center will help military students at UALR

When Stelicia Christian was ready to use her military education benefits at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, she was not sure where to have her questions answered.  Continue reading “New center will help military students at UALR”