UA Little Rock student Joshua Johnson completed a summer internship with Gov. Asa Hutchinson's office. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock student earns valuable experience while interning for Gov. Hutchinson’s office

Joshua Johnson, a senior management major at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, gained some valuable experience while serving as a summer intern with Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s office.

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Chancellor Drale announces members of new race and ethnicity committees

Chancellor Christina Drale has announced the members of two new UA Little Rock committees focused on race and ethnicity, which are a part of new campus diversity initiatives initiated this fall.

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UA Little Rock to hold University Assembly Oct. 9

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will hold the University Assembly meeting virtually at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9.

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DeKay completes internship for Congressman French Hill

The president of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Student Government Association is getting some valuable political experience both in and out of the classroom. Continue reading “DeKay completes internship for Congressman French Hill”

Spring graduate Katie Zakrzewski is the 2020 Edward L. Whitbeck Memorial Award. Photo by Ben Krain.

Zakrzewski named 2020 Whitbeck Memorial Award winner

This year’s president of the Student Government Association not only captured the hearts and minds of the student body of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, but her impressive achievements during her UA Little Rock career also earned her the 2020 Edward L. Whitbeck Memorial Award.  Continue reading “Zakrzewski named 2020 Whitbeck Memorial Award winner”

The SGA Faculty Appreciation Awards will be presented annually to one faculty member in each of the university’s colleges. The award is a one-of-a-kind, handmade glass heart created by Pine Bluff glass artist James Hayes in the colors of UA Little Rock.

UA Little Rock students co-create new faculty award to honor one-of-a-kind faculty members

The Student Government Association (SGA) at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has created a new award to show appreciation for faculty members who have positively influenced the lives of students.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock students co-create new faculty award to honor one-of-a-kind faculty members”

Student Government Association president Katie Zakrzewski. Photo by Ben Krain.

Women to Watch at UA Little Rock: Katie Zakrzewski

In this special series for Women’s History Month, UA Little Rock is profiling women leaders who are making a difference at the university. As president of the UA Little Rock Student Government Association and a senior, Katie Zakrzewski has a busy role representing students on campus and preparing for graduation. As SGA President, Zakrzewski takes seriously her opportunity to show appreciation for UA Little Rock through serving the campus community. Continue reading “Women to Watch at UA Little Rock: Katie Zakrzewski”

Dr. Ann Bain, provost and executive vice chancellor of academic affairs, donated $20,000. Dr. Daryl Rice, associate vice chancellor for academic affairs, donated $5,000. The gifts will be used to create a new award that celebrates innovative student success initiatives.

University leaders’ gift to honor academic units helping students succeed

Two leaders of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have donated $25,000 to honor academic units who are going above and beyond the call of duty to support student success. Continue reading “University leaders’ gift to honor academic units helping students succeed”

UA Little Rock alum Brian Gregory, right, is working on the presidential campaign of Sen. Elizabeth Warren, left, in Iowa.

Former UA Little Rock SGA president utilizes political expertise on presidential campaign trail

A former University of Arkansas at Little Rock Student Government Association president is putting his passion for politics to work as a political organizer trying to elect the next president of the United States.  Continue reading “Former UA Little Rock SGA president utilizes political expertise on presidential campaign trail”