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”

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UA Little Rock Downtown announces fall lecture series

Faculty members at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will present their research on a variety of topics this November at UA Little Rock Downtown. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Downtown announces fall lecture series”

Ariel Lackey, a master’s student in social work, received the Big Red Stores/Family Market scholarship for the 2019-20 year.

UA Little Rock scholarship empowers future counselor Ariel Lackey to pursue dream

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate student is one step closer to fulfilling her dream of becoming a mental health counselor thanks to a $2,500 scholarship. Continue reading “UA Little Rock scholarship empowers future counselor Ariel Lackey to pursue dream”

UA Little Rock alum named ‘Arkansas Social Worker of the Year’

UA Little Rock graduate Mandy Davis had never worked with people experiencing homelessness before she took a job in 2015 as a social worker at Jericho Way Resource Center, which runs Little Rock’s only day resource center for the homeless. However, she quickly found ways to serve and has become an outspoken advocate for one of the city’s most at-risk populations. Continue reading “UA Little Rock alum named ‘Arkansas Social Worker of the Year’”

On the road to success

Every Thursday, Cynthia McLellan logs 230 miles on her Mustang on her weekly drive from Mena to UA Little Rock and back home. It’s six hours round-trip, but McLellan doesn’t mind too much. Every mile puts her closer to her goal to competing her college degree. Continue reading “On the road to success”

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’”

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UA Little Rock social work students, faculty honored at state conference

Several University of Arkansas at Little Rock students and faculty members from the School of Social Work were honored at the National Association of Social Workers Arkansas Annual Conference.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock social work students, faculty honored at state conference”

The 2018 graduates of the ACCE program include (L to R): Back row: John Steele, ACCE instructor, and graduates John Rockefeller and Breah Hampton. Middle row: Graduates Ford McGahee, Jonmichal Walker, Joshua Fletcher, Davion Green, Juan Rodriguez, and ACCE Instructor Leslie Harms. Front row: Kari Lott, Curtina Jackson, Chasity Mathis, Nicholas Austin, and Aaron Sullivan.

Second ACCE cohort graduates from UA Little Rock

Kari Lott has a dream to one day save up enough money to open and run her own restaurant, a dream she is determined to make come true through her hard work and inspiring attitude.  Continue reading “Second ACCE cohort graduates from UA Little Rock”