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Deitz becomes National Association for Gifted Children Board Member

Dr. Christine Deitz, associate director of the Jodie Mahony Center for Gifted Children at UA Little Rock, has been elected as a state representative to the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) Board of Directors, the largest advocacy association focused on the needs of talented children and adolescents in the U.S.

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Emily Hood

Hood Named New Art Education Professor at UA Little Rock

Dr. Emily Jean Hood will join the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in the fall as the new assistant professor of art education.  Continue reading “Hood Named New Art Education Professor at UA Little Rock”

Bronwyn MacFarlane

Top Tips to Reduce Anxiety in Children during the COVID-19 Pandemic

With many families both working and going to school at home, the COVID-19 pandemic can be a stressful time for families, especially those with young children who may be worried about a global health crisis.  Continue reading “Top Tips to Reduce Anxiety in Children during the COVID-19 Pandemic”

Jim Vander Putten

Vander Putten named Faculty Excellence in Research and Creative Endeavors winner for College of Education and Health Professions

Dr. Jim Vander Putten, associate professor of higher education, has been selected as the 2020 Faculty Excellence in Research and Creative Endeavors award winner for the UA Little Rock College of Education and Health Professions. Continue reading “Vander Putten named Faculty Excellence in Research and Creative Endeavors winner for College of Education and Health Professions”

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

UA Little Rock Jodie Mahony Center receives $55k grant to provide workshops for Arkansas teachers

The Jodie Mahony Center for Gifted Education at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $55,241 grant from the Arkansas Department of Education to provide workshops and training to candidates seeking National Board Teacher Certification.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Jodie Mahony Center receives $55k grant to provide workshops for Arkansas teachers”

Photo composite of UA Little Rock graduate student Nora Bouzihay who studied in Dubai

Student entrepreneur honored with Rising Star Award

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student has been honored as an entrepreneur with a startup that is making a difference. Continue reading “Student entrepreneur honored with Rising Star Award”

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

UA Little Rock holds virtual food drive to fight food insecurity in Arkansas

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock College of Education and Health Professions is running a virtual food drive in partnership with the Arkansas Food Bank to raise money for those facing food insecurity issues in Arkansas.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock holds virtual food drive to fight food insecurity in Arkansas”