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”

UA Little Rock Downtown

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”