Landon Dekay

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”

Katie Zakrzewski, UA Little Rock Student Government Association President (2019-2020) | Donaghey Scholars Committee Co-Chair | Anthropology Club President | Criminal Justice Society President | UA Little Rock College Republicans Vice President | CEO of Realist Review

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”

Graduating associate dean says ‘it’s all about the students’

A well-known associate dean at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock said he is looking forward to helping the “most important people on campus” after completing his college education. Continue reading “Graduating associate dean says ‘it’s all about the students’”

SGA plans summer send-off event April 26

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Student Government Association will host a summer send-off on Friday, April 26, to give students a study break before finals week and the end of the term.  Continue reading “SGA plans summer send-off event April 26”

Back to school for future doctor

Quinshell Smith graduated from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in December with two degrees – a Bachelor of Arts in psychology and a Bachelor of Science in biology, but she’s not ready to leave campus yet. On Jan. 22, she will return as a graduate student to begin work on a Master of Science in Applied Science. Continue reading “Back to school for future doctor”