UALR student athletes volunteered their time to serve meals at BBQ at Bailey on Sept. 14.

BBQ at Bailey Returns to UA Little Rock Oct. 12

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will celebrate the start of the fall semester and welcome the return of students and employees to campus with BBQ at Bailey Tuesday, Oct. 12. Continue reading “BBQ at Bailey Returns to UA Little Rock Oct. 12”

Photo of Cassandra Booker by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock Alum Cassandra Booker Overcomes Incredible Odds That Lead to a Family Legacy of College Graduates

Cassandra Booker, a 2008 graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, overcame incredible odds to graduate with the bachelor’s degree that she is so thankful for. Yet, her college journey is far from over. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Alum Cassandra Booker Overcomes Incredible Odds That Lead to a Family Legacy of College Graduates”

Ginger Daril

Daril Joins UA Little Rock as Director of Development for Planned Giving and University Initiatives 

A veteran broadcast journalist and experienced public relations professional has joined the Alumni and Development team at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock as the new director of development for planned giving and university initiatives.  Continue reading “Daril Joins UA Little Rock as Director of Development for Planned Giving and University Initiatives “

Dr. Jaafer Golzar and Helaine Williams are UA Little Rock's 2021 Distinguished Alumni.

UA Little Rock to honor Golzar, Williams as 2021 Distinguished Alumni

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will honor outstanding graduates Dr. Jaafer Golzar and Helaine Williams with the UA Little Rock Distinguished Alumni awards during a Nov. 4 ceremony at the Clinton Presidential Center. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to honor Golzar, Williams as 2021 Distinguished Alumni”

UA Little Rock graduate Freddie Epperson celebrates his graduations from UA Little Rock and Webster University.

UA Little Rock Grad Starts Nonprofit to Encourage People to Fight Limitations

Freddie Epperson, a native of North Little Rock, was born with cerebral palsy, but he’s never let that limitation keep him from living his life to the fullest and getting the education he wanted. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Grad Starts Nonprofit to Encourage People to Fight Limitations”

UA Little Rock Alum Julie McCallister Shows Passion for Science and Business as Leader of ECCI

While Julie McCallister was finishing up her master’s degree at UA Little Rock in 2007, she had no idea that her part-time internship would turn into an opportunity with such enormous growth potential. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Alum Julie McCallister Shows Passion for Science and Business as Leader of ECCI”

Wendell Scales Jr.

Scales Leads New Social Justice Initiative for Arkansas Lighthouse Academies

Wendell Scales Jr., a 2019 graduate of UA Little Rock, is leading a first-of-its-kind initiative to bring social justice courses to the Arkansas Lighthouse Academies’ five charter schools.  Continue reading “Scales Leads New Social Justice Initiative for Arkansas Lighthouse Academies”

Audra McAnally opened her vinyl record store, Retro Rose, in Benton.

UA Little Rock Alum Opens Vinyl Store in Benton

Audra McAnally has been out of school for less than three years, but the 25-year old entrepreneur has already opened her second business – a stylish throwback to the popular era of vinyl stores called Retro Rose Continue reading “UA Little Rock Alum Opens Vinyl Store in Benton”

UA Little Rock's 2021 Giving Day is March 18.

Show Your Support for UA Little Rock on March 18

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will hold Giving Day 2021 on Thursday, March 18, to encourage friends of the university, employees, alumni, and students to come together to make a difference at UA Little Rock.  Continue reading “Show Your Support for UA Little Rock on March 18”