Cadence Baize

Earning bachelor’s degree puts UA Little Rock employee one step closer to fulfilling childhood dream

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock employee has completed her bachelor’s degree and is one step closer to fulfilling her childhood goal of becoming an advocate for the elderly.

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Mariam Bouzihay

UA Little Rock grad looks forward to career in tech industry, starting orphanage

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate is looking forward to a future in the tech industry, followed by fulfilling her lifelong goal of helping children.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock grad looks forward to career in tech industry, starting orphanage”

Christy Crawford

GRADUATE STUDENT SPOTLIGHT ON CHRISTY CRAWFORD

Christy Crawford, a mother of four grown children and grandmother of two, will graduate magna cum laude in May with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a minor in social work. She will start graduate school this fall in the Master of Counseling program at UA Little Rock. In the future, she would like to work as a licensed professional counselor in Arkansas.  Continue reading “GRADUATE STUDENT SPOTLIGHT ON CHRISTY CRAWFORD”

Photo of Vickie Austin by Ben Krain.

Great-grandmother earns bachelor’s degree after leaving high school at 15

At age 15, Vickie Austin left high school in Wynne, Arkansas, after becoming pregnant with her first child, though she always intended to finish her education.  Continue reading “Great-grandmother earns bachelor’s degree after leaving high school at 15”

Bee Chaney, president of The Alliance, recognizes Dr. Juliana Flinn as an "Awesome Ally."

Faculty members, campus organizations honored as ‘Awesome Allies’

University of Arkansas at Little Rock professors and campus organizations were honored as “Awesome Allies” by The Alliance during an awards ceremony on Dec. 12.  Continue reading “Faculty members, campus organizations honored as ‘Awesome Allies’”

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

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”

Photo of Enatha Ntirandekura by Ben Krain.

Rwandan student fulfills dream of earning college degree

When Enatha Ntirandekura was a little girl growing up in Rwanda, she would have been happy to finish her high school education. The chance to go to college, and later graduate school, seemed wholly out of reach.  Continue reading “Rwandan student fulfills dream of earning college degree”

Carl Moneyhon

Alumnus names Yale scholarships in honor of inspiring professors

When Dr. Carl Moneyhon first taught Tod Kersten in the early 1980s, he knew his student was headed for an Ivy League education.  Continue reading “Alumnus names Yale scholarships in honor of inspiring professors”

Judy Williams (left) and Klansee Tozer (right) from the Office of Communications and Marketing celebrate their 10-year work anniversaries at UA Little Rock.

Staff members honored for achievements

University of Arkansas at Little Rock staff members were honored during the April 20 Staff Achievement Awards Ceremony at the Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology.  Continue reading “Staff members honored for achievements”