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”

Rehnuma Seheli

Seheli awarded Acxiom Diversity Scholarship

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student has been selected as one of the 10 nationwide winners of a $5,000 scholarship from Acxiom’s Diversity Scholarship Program.  Continue reading “Seheli awarded Acxiom Diversity Scholarship”

Trojans set academic records for 2019 fall semester

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s commitment to Graduating Champions continued in the fall 2019 semester as Trojan student-athletes boasted a department grade point average of 3.281. It marks the 15th-straight semester Little Rock student-athletes have notched a GPA of 3.0 or better as eight programs accomplished the feat during their competition seasons. Continue reading “Trojans set academic records for 2019 fall semester”

Applications for Signature Experience Grants open Oct. 1

Applications for Signature Experience Grants open until Oct. 31

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will accept applications for the university’s Signature Experience Program until Oct. 31 to encourage and support students in the development of high-impact research or creative projects mentored by a faculty member through the 2019-20 academic year. Continue reading “Applications for Signature Experience Grants open until Oct. 31”

A UA Little Rock student leaps in the air to celebrate his graduation in December 2018.

UA Little Rock to honor employees, departments making a difference for students

The Division of Student Affairs at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will honor 123 faculty and staff members and more than 50 departments and programs that have made an impact in the lives of graduating students on Thursday, May 2.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to honor employees, departments making a difference for students”

Doyle Rankins stands on the Union Pacific 1960s patio caboose that bears his name. Photo by Ben Krain.

Doyle Rankins’ graduation day is nearly 50 years in the making

The first time Doyle Rankins was a student at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 1970, he was a 19-year-old rail service worker for Missouri Pacific Railroad (now Union Pacific) as well as a member of the Arkansas Air National Guard.  Continue reading “Doyle Rankins’ graduation day is nearly 50 years in the making”