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”