Tagged: university of arkansas at little rock

Employee Contributions to UALR Campaign Surpass 2014 Goals

by Associated Press 1/14/2015 7:27 am

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock says nearly 59 percent of its employees contributed more than $286,000 last year to the school's campus campaign.

Chasse Conque Hired as UALR Athletic Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/6/2015 11:32 am

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has named Chasse Conque as its new athletic director.

Sheena Howell, Lloyd Webre Named to Development Posts at UALR

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/15/2014 10:26 am

Sheena Howell and Lloyd Webre have been named to positions in the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Office of Alumni & Development.

UALR Bowen School of Law Ranks Second in Student Yield

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/10/2014 3:33 pm

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law ranks second in the nation in student yield, a term used to describe the percentage of accepted students that choose to enroll in a given school.

Heartland Foundation Donates $97k to Nonprofits in 2014

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/8/2014 2:02 pm

Throughout 2014, the Heartland Foundation of Little Rock, the charitable outlet of Heartland Bank, has donated nearly $100,000 to nine nonprofits.

Arkansas Nonprofit Alliance Leads Giving Tuesday Events Across the State

by Lee Hogan 12/3/2014 1:07 pm

The Arkansas Nonprofit Alliance spearheaded a philanthropic event Tuesday to raise money and awareness for various causes around the state.

UALR School of Mass Communication Gets $1.4M Bequest from Winn Trust

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/25/2014 10:09 am

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Mass Communication has received a $1.4 million bequest from the Johnnie A. Winn Revocable Trust.

Mahony Center at UALR Gets $2M Education Grant

by Associated Press 9/30/2014 1:42 pm

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has been awarded a $2 million grant for its gifted education program.

UALR to Offer Weekend MBA Program

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/23/2014 11:06 am

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has a new degree option coming in January to its College of Business: The weekend Master of Business Administration with a healthcare focus.

UALR Names Bob Denman Interim Athletic Director

by Associated Press 9/12/2014 10:39 am

Arkansas-Little Rock has named an interim athletic director after the department's former leader stepped down for making inappropriate comments about a player's mother during a live webcast of a women's soccer game.

UALR College of Business Endowment Sits at More Than $2M

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/7/2014 1:51 pm

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock College of Business says the balance of its Stephen Harrow Smith Dean of Business endowment now sits at more than $2 million after more than $500,000 was donated as result of the George W. Donaghey Foundation Challenge Match.

Rohwer Preservation Projects Get National Grants

by Associated Press 6/12/2014 11:13 am

The National Park Service has awarded nearly a quarter-million dollars in grants to projects in Arkansas that help preserve and interpret sites that were used to confine Japanese Americans during World War II.

UALR Names Finalists for Vice Provost of Research Position

by Lee Hogan 6/3/2014 10:31 am

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has named three finalists for vice provost of research, innovation and economic development. The finalists are set to visit the campus this month.

Tuition, Fees On the Rise at State's Major Universities

by Lee Hogan 6/2/2014 1:37 pm

Pupils at the state's five largest public, four-year universities can expect one thing for certain next year: higher tuition and fees. The increases are between $210 and $391 for 30 credit hours.

Ann Bain Named Founding Dean of UALR College of Education, Health Professions

by Lee Hogan 5/22/2014 1:02 pm

Ann B. Bain, currently the interim dean of the College of Science and chair of the Department of Nursing at UALR, has been named the founding dean of the university's College of Education and Health Professions.

UALR Gets Grant to Process Jim Guy Tucker Papers

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/21/2014 3:22 pm

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock's Center for Arkansas History and Culture gets a $137,000 grant to process the papers of former Arkansas Gov. James Guy Tucker Jr.

UALR Gets $1M Endowment for Non-Traditional Students

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/14/2014 10:57 am

The university on Wednesday announced its selection for the endowment by the Bernard Osher Foundation of San Francisco. UALR is the only institution in Arkansas to offer the Osher Re-Entry Scholars Program.

Ex-Offenders Need Financial Literacy Too (Ken Galchus Commentary)

by Ken Galchus 4/28/2014 12:00 am

Each year, U.S. state and federal prisons return more than 600,000 prisoners back into society, at least half of whom are reincarcerated within three years. Many of these ex-offenders return to inner-city neighborhoods where income levels are low, jobs are scarce and crime rates are high.

Engineering Team From UALR to Compete in Texas

by Associated Press 4/23/2014 10:31 am

A mechanical engineering design team from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is set to compete in an international event after winning first-place among 18 teams in the Student Professional Development Conference in Lubbock, Texas.

UALR Business College Retains AACSB Accreditation

by Lee Hogan 4/8/2014 12:56 pm

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock's College of Business retained an accreditation held by less than 5 percent of the world's business programs.