Kristi Smith

Smith Selected for Leadership Greater Little Rock XXXVI

Kristi Smith, senior director of alumni and development at UA Little Rock, has been selected for the 36th Class of Leadership Greater Little Rock.

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Members of the Jodie Mahony Center for Gifted Education earned special cookies during the 2016 UA Little Rock employee giving campaign.

UA Little Rock employee giving breaks record in 2016

University of Arkansas at Little Rock employees gave more than ever during the university’s 2016 annual giving campaign.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock employee giving breaks record in 2016”

Nicki Hilliard

UALR alumna elected president-elect of American Pharmacists Association

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate has been elected as the future president of the largest association of pharmacists in the United States. 

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2015 UALR Dr. Charles W. Donaldson Summer Bridge Academy

UALR receives Bank of America grant for Summer Bridge Academy

A recent award from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation will help fund a University of Arkansas at Little Rock program that prepares incoming freshmen for college-level work.

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the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient, Elaine Eubank, and her husband, Alfred Williams, are pictured at the Distinguished Alumni Luncheon. Photos by Lonnie Timmons III.

Elaine Eubank honored as 2016 UALR Distinguished Alumni Award winner

A woman who has spent nearly four decades working in the public health sector and with nonprofit organizations recently received the 2016 University of Arkansas at Little Rock Distinguished Alumni Award.

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Paul Nolte named 2016 UALR Presidents Award winner

Paul Nolte, a veteran entrepreneur of the election industry and a dedicated volunteer of the UALR Alumni Association, recently received the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s 2016 Presidents Award.

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Elaine Eubank, the 2016 recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award, and Paul Nolte, the 2016 Presidents Award recipient, will be honored at a luncheon beginning at 11:30 a.m. Friday, May 13, at the Great Hall in the Clinton Presidential Center.

UALR to honor Distinguished Alumni, Presidents award winners May 13

A woman who has dedicated her life to helping underserved populations in Arkansas gain access to better health care, education, food, and community-based services is the 2016 recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

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Davis hired as new director of planned giving

Jan Davis has been hired as the new director of planned giving at UALR’s Office of Alumni and Development.

Davis prJBP_0113eviously worked as director of planned giving for the University of Central Arkansas in Conway. Her numerous achievements at UCA included the implementation of a planned giving program that resulted in more than $7,000,000 in secured gifts.

While at UCA, Davis also partnered with local attorney to host estate planning seminars for local alumni and redesigned the Legacy society to include documented commitments in the area of wills and trusts

She has served as project manager in research and development Acxiom Corp. in Conway and was human resource manager for the ALLTEL Corp. in Little Rock prior to her work in higher education.

She is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Council for Advancement and Support of Education, Partnership for Philanthropic Planning, Arkansas Charitable Gift Planning Council board member and member of Faulkner County Leadership Institute, Class of 2006.

Davis earned a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communication from UCA in August 1998.