Professor Sonny Rhodes celebrates with students Chloe McGehee and Bryan Hernandez!

UA Little Rock Students Win 11 Awards in Newspaper Competition

Eight student journalists at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have won 11 awards in the 93rd annual Arkansas College Media Association (ACMA) conference for their work in The Forum, UA Little Rock’s student newspaper. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Students Win 11 Awards in Newspaper Competition”

Chloe Mcgehee

Two UA Little Rock Students Selected for Arkansas Newspaper Foundation Summer Internship Program

Two talented student journalists from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have been selected as part of the Arkansas Newspaper Foundation’s 2021 summer internship program.  Continue reading “Two UA Little Rock Students Selected for Arkansas Newspaper Foundation Summer Internship Program”

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Study.com Recognizes Four UA Little Rock Degree Programs

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has been recognized by Study.com as having some of the top ranking bachelor’s degree programs in web design, business analytics, sociology, and journalism.  Continue reading “Study.com Recognizes Four UA Little Rock Degree Programs”

KUAR reporter Alex Brown is the 2021 recipient of the Arkansas Press Women annual scholarship. Photo courtesy of UA Little Rock Public Radio.

Brown Awarded Arkansas Press Women Scholarship

A rising star in student journalism at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship from Arkansas Press Women’s annual scholarship contest. Continue reading “Brown Awarded Arkansas Press Women Scholarship”

Sonny Rhodes

Arkansas Press Association names Rhodes 2020 Educator of the Year

Sonny Rhodes, associate professor at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Mass Communication, is the 2020 recipient of the Arkansas Press Association Journalism Educator of the Year award. Rhodes received the award during a virtual ceremony during the Arkansas Press Association’s convention.

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Kolton Rutherford

Graduating student journalist selected for internship with Arkansas Newspaper Foundation

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock spring graduate with a passion for storytelling has been selected for a competitive summer internship that will serve as the next step in his promising career as a journalist.  Continue reading “Graduating student journalist selected for internship with Arkansas Newspaper Foundation”

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Forum staff wins 14 awards in Arkansas college media contest

Nine student journalists at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock won 14 awards in the 91st annual Arkansas College Media Association awards, announced April 4, for their work in The Forum, UA Little Rock’s student newspaper.  Continue reading “Forum staff wins 14 awards in Arkansas college media contest”

Graduate Carlene Akins (right) receives her diploma from Dr. Julien Mirivel, dean of the College of Social Sciences and Communication. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock student fulfills dream of earning college degree

On May 15, Carlene Akins, 44, of Little Rock, fulfilled her decades-long dream of  earning a college degree as she graduated from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a bachelor’s degree in mass communication surrounded by family cheering for her.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock student fulfills dream of earning college degree”