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”

Berry makes planned gift to support UA Little Rock STEM students

Dr. Brian Berry, vice provost for research and dean of the Graduate School, has made a planned gift, currently valued at about $50,000, to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock to support the Donaghey College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Continue reading “Berry makes planned gift to support UA Little Rock STEM students”

Ariel Lackey, a master’s student in social work, received the Big Red Stores/Family Market scholarship for the 2019-20 year.

UA Little Rock scholarship empowers future counselor Ariel Lackey to pursue dream

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate student is one step closer to fulfilling her dream of becoming a mental health counselor thanks to a $2,500 scholarship. Continue reading “UA Little Rock scholarship empowers future counselor Ariel Lackey to pursue dream”

Students attend BBQ at Bailey Sept. 14 at Bailey Friends and Alumni Center.

BBQ at Bailey returns to UA Little Rock Sept. 5

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will celebrate the start of the fall semester with BBQ at Bailey Thursday, Sept. 5.  Continue reading “BBQ at Bailey returns to UA Little Rock Sept. 5”

Alumni and Development Office welcomes new staffers

Three new people have joined the Office of Alumni and Development. Anneliese N. Armstrong has been hired as director of Alumni Membership and Programming for the UA Little Rock Alumni Association; Sarah Miller is the new director of development and external relations for the College of Business; and Ross Owyoung will be working as an event fundraiser. Continue reading “Alumni and Development Office welcomes new staffers”