Outstanding Women of UA Little Rock: Mia Phillips

In honor of Women’s History Month, UA Little Rock is featuring stories about the “Outstanding Women of UA Little Rock,” faculty, staff, students, and alumni who are serving as leaders and making a difference for the university and their communities.  

Dr. Mia Phillips is never one to shy away from confronting issues related to culture and diversity on UA Little Rock’s campus. Instead, she’s building a program to address them head-on. Continue reading “Outstanding Women of UA Little Rock: Mia Phillips”

Ronjanae (left) and Raeyana DeGray (right). Photos by Nelson Chenault.

Outstanding Women of UA Little Rock: Ronjanae and Raeyana DeGray

In honor of Women’s History Month, UA Little Rock is featuring stories about the “Outstanding Women of UA Little Rock,” faculty, staff, students, and alumni who are serving as leaders and making a difference for the university and their communities.  

Twin sisters Ronjanae and Raeyana DeGray have made a name for themselves as star players on the University of Arkansas at Little Rock women’s basketball team.  Continue reading “Outstanding Women of UA Little Rock: Ronjanae and Raeyana DeGray”

Markia Herron

Outstanding Women of UA Little Rock: Markia Herron

In honor of Women’s History Month, UA Little Rock is featuring stories about the “Outstanding Women of UA Little Rock,” faculty, staff, students, and alumni who are serving as leaders and making a difference for the university and their communities.  

Markia Herron, instructional designer at UA Little Rock and owner of Herron Hats, learned the lost art of hatmaking while working in Liberal, a remote town in southwest Kansas whose claim to fame is being the hometown of Dorothy from “The Wizard of Oz.” Continue reading “Outstanding Women of UA Little Rock: Markia Herron”

Athletic Director Chasse Conque (right) presents a signed game ball to Interim Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Christina Drale (left) during a men's basketball game at the Jack Stephens Center. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

Outstanding Women of UA Little Rock: Christina Drale

In honor of Women’s History Month, UA Little Rock is featuring stories about the “Outstanding Women of UA Little Rock,” faculty, staff, students, and alumni who are serving as leaders and making a difference for the university and their communities.  

Now in the No. 2 leadership spot at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Dr. Christina Drale, interim executive vice chancellor and provost, often contemplates how to be a good leader.  Continue reading “Outstanding Women of UA Little Rock: Christina Drale”

Dr. Tusty ten Bensel. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

Outstanding Women of UA Little Rock: Tusty ten Bensel

In honor of Women’s History Month, UA Little Rock is featuring stories about the “Outstanding Women of UA Little Rock,” faculty, staff, students, and alumni who are serving as leaders and making a difference for the university and their communities.  

Dr. Tusty ten Bensel, graduate coordinator and associate professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at UA Little Rock, is a firm believer in using her research to make positive changes in the world.  Continue reading “Outstanding Women of UA Little Rock: Tusty ten Bensel”

Paula Rogers

Outstanding Women of UA Little Rock: Paula Rogers

In honor of Women’s History Month, UA Little Rock is featuring stories about the “Outstanding Women of UA Little Rock,” faculty, staff, students, and alumni who are serving as leaders and making a difference for the university and their communities.  

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock employee has dedicated her life to helping children in Arkansas get a better education and prepare for a better future.  Continue reading “Outstanding Women of UA Little Rock: Paula Rogers”

Deborah Baldwin with archive of Vic Snyder's 700 boxes of papers at the Center for Arkansas History and Culture in downtown Little Rock.

Outstanding Women of UA Little Rock: Deborah Baldwin

In honor of Women’s History Month, UA Little Rock is featuring stories about the “Outstanding Women of UA Little Rock,” faculty, staff, students, and alumni who are serving as leaders and making a difference for the university and their communities.  

Dr. Deborah Baldwin, UA Little Rock associate provost of collections and archives and director of the Center for Arkansas History and Culture, has always had a passion for history.  Continue reading “Outstanding Women of UA Little Rock: Deborah Baldwin”

Linda Holzer

Outstanding Women of UA Little Rock: Linda Holzer

In honor of Women’s History Month, UA Little Rock is featuring stories about the “Outstanding Women of UA Little Rock,” faculty, staff, students, and alumni who are serving as leaders and making a difference for the university and their communities.  

Dr. Linda Holzer, professor of music at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, is well known for her work advocating for the music of female composers.  Continue reading “Outstanding Women of UA Little Rock: Linda Holzer”