Vess Johnson

Johnson named Harper W. Boyd Professor of Excellence

Dr. Vess Johnson, assistant professor of business information systems at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has recently been appointed the Harper W. Boyd Professor of Excellence for 2020. Continue reading “Johnson named Harper W. Boyd Professor of Excellence”

Giving Day 2020

 UA Little Rock Giving Day 2020 Brings Community Together

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock community came together to show their love of the university and raised more than $18,000 during UA Little Rock’s second annual Giving Day on March 19. Continue reading ” UA Little Rock Giving Day 2020 Brings Community Together”

ASBTDC offers webinars for small businesses confronting COVID-19

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center is offering several no-cost webinars to help business owners respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Continue reading “ASBTDC offers webinars for small businesses confronting COVID-19”

Sharon Jones-Scaife

UA Little Rock alum writes new children’s book emphasizing emergency weather prep for families

Sharon Jones-Scaife, a 1989 graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock who now lives in Sachse, Texas, has written a new children’s book that focuses on the importance of being prepared when faced with weather emergencies. Continue reading “UA Little Rock alum writes new children’s book emphasizing emergency weather prep for families”

Dr. Christina Drale

Women to Watch at UA Little Rock: Christina Drale

In this special series for Women’s History Month, UA Little Rock is profiling women leaders who are making a difference at the university. Dr. Christina Drale serves as the first female chancellor of UA Little Rock.  Continue reading “Women to Watch at UA Little Rock: Christina Drale”

UA Little Rock Giving Day Set for March 19

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will launch its second UA Little Rock Giving Day on Thursday, March 19.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Giving Day Set for March 19”

Brian Mitchell, middle, talks about the significance of an historic marker for Frank Moore, a member of the Elaine 12, placed March 6 in Little Rock National Cemetery. Photo by Ben Krain.

Professor’s research leads to historic marker for Elaine 12 member Frank Moore

An historic marker was unveiled March 6 at Little Rock National Cemetery to signify the location where Frank Moore, a member of the Elaine 12, is buried.  Continue reading “Professor’s research leads to historic marker for Elaine 12 member Frank Moore”

Dr. Brian Mitchell

Historic marker to be placed at Little Rock National Cemetery to honor Elaine 12 member Frank Moore

Brian Mitchell, assistant professor of history at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock who has conducted extensive research on the Elaine Massacre, has long waited for the day when Frank Moore, a member of the Elaine 12, would be honored with a historic marker at his final resting place.  Continue reading “Historic marker to be placed at Little Rock National Cemetery to honor Elaine 12 member Frank Moore”