Photo of Vickie Austin by Ben Krain.

Great-grandmother earns bachelor’s degree after leaving high school at 15

At age 15, Vickie Austin left high school in Wynne, Arkansas, after becoming pregnant with her first child, though she always intended to finish her education.  Continue reading “Great-grandmother earns bachelor’s degree after leaving high school at 15”

UA Little Rock opens summer class registration

Registration for summer classes at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock opened March 30, with more than 675 classes available, including plenty of online courses. Continue reading “UA Little Rock opens summer class registration”

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Check out these unique course selections for spring 2019

The spring 2019 semester is right around the corner. For students still searching for an interesting course to fill out their schedule, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has some great choices.  Continue reading “Check out these unique course selections for spring 2019”

Pictured (left to right): Rocio Ortega Richard, Terry Richard, Landon Dekay, Emma Guerra, Joe Swafford Isaac Thomas, and Chris Stephens.

Kappa Sigma awards scholarships to three outstanding UA Little Rock freshmen

The UA Little Rock Kappa Sigma chapter awarded three scholarships to outstanding freshmen who exhibited exceptional leadership abilities in high school through community involvement, participation in student organizations, and service.  Continue reading “Kappa Sigma awards scholarships to three outstanding UA Little Rock freshmen”

William H. Bowen School of Law students attend class.

UA Little Rock offers unique course choices for spring 2018

Anyone who is on the lookout for an interesting course to take during the spring 2018 semester has many options recommended by the professors of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock offers unique course choices for spring 2018”

Wesley Richard

Professor Emeritus starts scholarship for Latino students in honor of deceased son

Professor Emeritus of Sociology Terry Richard-Treviño and his twin brother, Jerry Richard, have donated $11,000 to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock to start a scholarship that will support Latino students at UA Little Rock. Continue reading “Professor Emeritus starts scholarship for Latino students in honor of deceased son”

Terry Richard-Treviño

Professor Emeritus Terry Richard named Humanitarian of the Year

A retired University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor—an advocate for the Hispanic and Latino communities—will be recognized by Just Communities of Arkansas at its humanitarian awards ceremony. 
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