UA Little Rock students and staff participate in the annual BBQ at Baileys back-to-school picnic. Photo by BENJAMIN KRAIN —10/12//21

BBQ at Bailey Celebrates UA Little Rock Alumni Support and Fellowship

BBQ at Bailey returned to UA Little Rock for their 14th annual gathering inviting faculty, students, and graduates to the Bailey Alumni and Friends Center on Oct. 12. Participants ate a delicious lunch catered by Whole Hog Café, followed by dessert from Community Bakery.

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Bryan Hosto, an attorney with Hosto & Buchan, has been named the Distinguished Alumnus of the Year for the UA Little Rock School of Business, while Carl Carter, director of vendor integration for Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield, will receive the Dean’s Award for Excellence.

UA Little Rock Honors Hosto, Carter as Distinguished Business Alumni

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has honored two business leaders in Arkansas as the 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients for the School of Business. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Honors Hosto, Carter as Distinguished Business Alumni”

Evonne Hair attends a staff recognition event.

UA Little Rock Celebrates Staff Achievements

Evonne Hair, a student program coordinator for the Jodie Mahony Center for Gifted Education, will always remember 2020 as a milestone in her life.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Celebrates Staff Achievements”

Valerie Plate

Graduating Student Spotlight on Valerie Plate

Valerie Plate, a business major from Little Rock, will graduate this semester with her bachelor’s degree about 14 years after first starting college.

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Facilities Management employee earns business degree 17 years after starting

A Facilities Management employee at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is excited about completing the business degree he began more than 15 years ago so he can get started on the next chapter of his academic life. Continue reading “Facilities Management employee earns business degree 17 years after starting”

Tandie Kenser was a senior business major at UA Little Rock who passed away from cancer in 2018 and will receive a posthumous degree during the fall 2019 commencement ceremony. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock to honor student who died of cancer with posthumous degree

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will honor a Benton student who passed away from cancer last year with a posthumous business degree during the university’s fall commencement ceremony on Dec. 14.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to honor student who died of cancer with posthumous degree”

Jennifer Owens (right) presents Louis Scivally (left) with the Trojan Outstanding Academic Advisor Award during the Staff Awards Ceremony. Photo by Ben Krain.

Scivally named Trojan Outstanding Academic Advisor

A hard-working academic advisor in the College of Social Sciences and Communication with a passion for helping his students succeed has been named the winner of the inaugural Trojan Outstanding Academic Advisor Award.  Continue reading “Scivally named Trojan Outstanding Academic Advisor”

Tandie Kenser was a senior business major at UA Little Rock who passed away from cancer in 2018 and will receive a posthumous degree during the fall 2019 commencement ceremony. Photo by Ben Krain.

“Never too late” for a college education

When Tandie Kenser was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer seven years ago, doctors gave her a couple of years to live. She knew she was on borrowed time, and she had only one regret: never going to college. Continue reading ““Never too late” for a college education”