David Briscoe

Briscoe recognized in UA Little Rock’s Heritage Hall

A man who has spent the past 55 years dedicated to service with the Boy Scouts of America has now been honored by having his picture installed in the Heritage Hall in the Bailey Alumni Center.

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LaKendra Mackey

Mother of six plans career as social worker after graduating from UA Little Rock

As a first-generation student at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock who is about to graduate, LaKendra Mackey, a senior social work major, is working hard to show her six children the importance of a college education.

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Lauv Patel

First-Generation Student Spotlight: Lauv Patel

Lauv Patel, a junior chemistry major and first-generation college student, was a junior in high school when he moved with his family from Albany, New York, to Texarkana, Arkansas.

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UA Little Rock first-generation student and single mom Erin Clement with her son Ehren. Photo by Ben Krain.

First-Generation Student Spotlight: Erin Clement

Erin Clement, a senior interdisciplinary studies major on the Chancellor’s List from Pine Bluff, is studying sociology, psychology, and criminal justice all in preparation for her future career. She was raised by a strong single mother who taught her the value of hard work and encouraged her to get a college education.

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Photo of Janette Munoz by Ben Krain.

First-Generation Student Spotlight: Janette Muñoz

Janette Muñoz, a senior double majoring in nursing and Spanish, is fulfilling a dream for herself and her parents by being the first in her family to attend college.

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University of Arkansas at Little Rock

UA Little Rock to hold open forums on race and ethnicity Nov. 11 and 12

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will hold a new round of open forums on race and ethnicity with faculty and staff on Nov. 11 and 12. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to hold open forums on race and ethnicity Nov. 11 and 12”