Linda Holzer

Holzer Awarded Honorific Title of University Professor at UA Little Rock

Dr. Linda Holzer, a professor of music at UA Little Rock since 1995, has been promoted to university professor, an honorific title for outstanding professors. Continue reading “Holzer Awarded Honorific Title of University Professor at UA Little Rock”

Neff and Terence Lankford

UA Little Rock Employee Holds Summer Arts Camp for 6-12th Grade Students

Neff Lankford, an instructional designer with UA Little Rock’s eLearning office, will host an integrated summer camp for up to 50 students in grades 6-12 this summer. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Employee Holds Summer Arts Camp for 6-12th Grade Students”

Florence Price

UA Little Rock Professor Helps Honor Famed Composer Florence Price

Gov. Asa Hutchinson has declared April 9, 2022, as Florence Price Day in honor to celebrate the achievements of the famous Arkansas pianist and composer on her birthday. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Professor Helps Honor Famed Composer Florence Price”

Dr. Marquese McFerguson

UA Little Rock Alum Marquese McFerguson is using spoken word poetry and hip-hop to make a difference

Spoken word poetry became a lifeline for UA Little Rock alumnus Marquese McFerguson, an assistant professor of intercultural communication at Florida Atlantic University, to express his thoughts and emotions during the turbulent time following the death of his mother in 2005.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Alum Marquese McFerguson is using spoken word poetry and hip-hop to make a difference”

UA Little Rock to hold panel discussions on African American and LatinX politics, Arkansas hate crime legislation

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host two virtual panels on Thursday, Oct. 29, discussing African American and LatinX politics and the proposed Arkansas hate crime legislation.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to hold panel discussions on African American and LatinX politics, Arkansas hate crime legislation”

Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail. Photo by Lonnie Timmons/UA Little Rock Communications.

Grant will support purchase of Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail markers to honor Elaine 12

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity received a $4,000 grant from Second Presbyterian Church of Little Rock’s Social Justice Advocacy Committee toward the purchase of markers for the 2019 Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail.  Continue reading “Grant will support purchase of Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail markers to honor Elaine 12”