UA Little Rock Donaghey Scholars Ingrid Helgestad receives her diploma during the spring 2019 commencement ceremony. Photo by Ben Krain.

Helgestad looks forward to giving back to the community through dentistry

Ingrid Helgestad, 22, of Bryant, has been considering becoming a dentist since she was 14. To encourage this goal, Helgestad’s parents, Karl and Tara Helgestad, took her on a mission trip to Guatemala with St. James United Methodist Church when she was 17. She can remember the exact moment when she decided to become a dentist.  Continue reading “Helgestad looks forward to giving back to the community through dentistry”

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center, based at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, will host a free “Get Started with Governor’s Cup” workshop from 10-11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20, in Ottenheimer Library Room 535 for UA Little Rock students interested in joining the Governor’s Cup competition.

Get Started with the Arkansas Governor’s Cup

The Arkansas Governor’s Cup Collegiate Business Plan Competition brings an opportunity for teams of college students to win a grand prize of $25,000 while exploring their flare for entrepreneurship.  Continue reading “Get Started with the Arkansas Governor’s Cup”

Ingrid Helgested, Noah Asher, Nick Lester, and their faculty advisor Stuart McLendon take first place in the undergraduate division of the Governor's Cup competition.

UA Little Rock students win big in 2018 Arkansas Governor’s Cup

Last year, a group of students from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock merged their talents and developed a business venture that has now received a substantial amount of recognition both in and outside of Arkansas. Continue reading “UA Little Rock students win big in 2018 Arkansas Governor’s Cup”

UA Little Rock students participate in 2017 Delta I-Fund program

Three University of Arkansas at Little Rock students have exceeded the halfway point of the 2017 Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub Delta I-Fund program, and are hoping to take their newly established business, Spiritum Solutions, to the next level. Continue reading “UA Little Rock students participate in 2017 Delta I-Fund program”