The UA Little Rock Staff Senate will hold a Halloween-themed blood drive on Oct. 27.

UA Little Rock Staff Senate to hold Blood Drive Oct. 27

The UA Little Rock Staff Senate will hold a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27, in the Fitness Center in the Donaghey Student Center. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Staff Senate to hold Blood Drive Oct. 27”

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UA Little Rock to Offer Responsible Prescription Drug Disposal Oct. 23

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Department of Public Safety will accept unused or expired prescription medications for disposal from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, at the campus police department in University Plaza, 5820 Asher Ave., Suite 700. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to Offer Responsible Prescription Drug Disposal Oct. 23”

UA Little Rock’s Cybersecurity Club Highlighted in Celebration of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

UA Little Rock’s Cybersecurity Club was established in 2014. Although it was originally founded so members could compete in an annual competition called the Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC), it has become a club that prides itself on community and friendship since its founding. Continue reading “UA Little Rock’s Cybersecurity Club Highlighted in Celebration of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month”

UA Little Rock has been awarded a federal grant worth more than $581,000 from the U.S. Department of Education that will help pay child care expenses for low-income students. Pictured, from left to right, are three of the UA Little Rock employees responsible for researching and writing the Child Care Access Means Parents in School grant: Heather Reed, Dr. Daryl Rice, and Cassie Jo Gehring. Photo by Angie Faller.

U.S. Department of Education Awards UA Little Rock $581K Grant to Provide Child Care Funding for Low-Income Students

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has been awarded a federal grant worth more than $581,000 from the U.S. Department of Education that will help pay child care expenses for low-income students to help them complete their college education. Continue reading “U.S. Department of Education Awards UA Little Rock $581K Grant to Provide Child Care Funding for Low-Income Students”

Amy Moorehead, owner of Nexus Coffee, is one of the women entrepreneurs speaking in an upcoming ASBTDC panel.

ASBTDC to Present Panel Discussion of Local Women Entrepreneurs

In celebration of Women Entrepreneurship Week, the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC), based at UA Little Rock, is presenting a panel discussion featuring female business owners from central Arkansas who will share their wisdom.

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