Gov. Asa Hutchinson, right, presents Dr. Albert Baker, left, chair of the Department of Computer Science at UA Little Rock, and Dr. Erin Finzer, center, associate vice chancellor for academic affairs at UA Little Rock, with a certificate honoring their recent workforce development grant by the Arkansas Office of Skills Development.

UA Little Rock Awarded $1.96 Million Workforce Development Grant to Support a Regional Cyber Learning Network

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $1.96 million workforce development grant to fund further development of the Cyber Learning Network (CyberLearN) – a regional cyber-learning partnership with six other schools in the University of Arkansas System to address Arkansas’s talent gap in cybersecurity. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Awarded $1.96 Million Workforce Development Grant to Support a Regional Cyber Learning Network”

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UA Little Rock, EACC offers 2+2 social work program

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock and East Arkansas Community College are teaming up to provide undergraduate students with an easy path to earn a Bachelor of Social Work at UA Little Rock. Continue reading “UA Little Rock, EACC offers 2+2 social work program”

Determined to succeed

Elvin White knows that if at first you don’t succeed at something, you have to try again. Continue reading “Determined to succeed”

Kenneth Edwards is graduating in Spring 2018 with a degree in sociology. Edwards ran away from home in high school and was homeless for almost a year.

UA Little Rock grad wants to be “a beacon of light”

Kenneth Edwards’ path to college took many detours as he struggled to find out who he was and who he wanted to be. He’s done much soul searching over the past three years, and he’s found his answers. Continue reading “UA Little Rock grad wants to be “a beacon of light””

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Bestselling author kicks off September Big Read event at UA Little Rock

An award-winning author hailed by NPR as a “master storyteller with a rock and roll heart” will discuss his celebrated novel at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock this month. Continue reading “Bestselling author kicks off September Big Read event at UA Little Rock”