Jacqueline Burse

UA Little Rock Professor Investigates Domestic Violence Survivorship in Older African American Women

Dr. Jacqueline Burse, assistant professor of social work at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has published an article sharing the experiences of older African American women who have survived domestic violence. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Professor Investigates Domestic Violence Survivorship in Older African American Women”

Photo of Cassandra Booker by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock Alum Cassandra Booker Overcomes Incredible Odds That Lead to a Family Legacy of College Graduates

Cassandra Booker, a 2008 graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, overcame incredible odds to graduate with the bachelor’s degree that she is so thankful for. Yet, her college journey is far from over. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Alum Cassandra Booker Overcomes Incredible Odds That Lead to a Family Legacy of College Graduates”

UA Little Rock graduates are honored during a 2021 Spring Hybrid Commencement Ceremony

UA Little Rock Launches Hybrid Commencement Video

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will celebrated its nearly 1,300 spring 2021 graduates with the launch of the hybrid commencement ceremony on the Commencement website.   Continue reading “UA Little Rock Launches Hybrid Commencement Video”

Catherine Crisp

Crisp uses Mindful Self-Compassion to help people de-stress during the pandemic

Dr. Catherine Crisp, an associate professor of social work at UA Little Rock, is using her training in mindful self-compassion to help fellow educators reduce the stress in their lives brought on by a global pandemic.  Continue reading “Crisp uses Mindful Self-Compassion to help people de-stress during the pandemic”

Infinity Wallace

UA Little Rock Celebrates Social Work Month: Infinity Wallace

UA Little Rock is recognizing outstanding social work students in celebration of Social Work Month. Graduate student Infinity Wallace has been studying social work for the past four years, but said she feels like she has always been a social worker at heart, even before pursuing the degree.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Celebrates Social Work Month: Infinity Wallace”

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

UA Little Rock, Clinton School of Public Service Partner on Concurrent MPS-MSW Degree Program

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock and the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service have announced a partnership on a new concurrent degree program. Students pursuing a Master of Public Service (MPS) at the Clinton School may now earn a concurrent Master of Social Work (MSW) through the UA Little Rock School of Social Work. Continue reading “UA Little Rock, Clinton School of Public Service Partner on Concurrent MPS-MSW Degree Program”

UA Little Rock grad helps veterans through VA fellowship

Ever since Robbin Cochran decided to become a social worker, she hoped to use her skills to help veterans as a tribute to her many relatives who have served this country.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock grad helps veterans through VA fellowship”