Graduate students dissatisfied with student experience

Some of the students enrolled in UA Little Rock’s graduate school feel that there are not as many career services, campus programs and recruitment opportunities geared toward them. Brandon Burdette, Kathleen Lewis and Sen. Diamond McGehee, all of whom are working on advanced degrees at the university, shared their views on the matter and how […]

This Week in SGA: Sep. 26

Former SGA President Brian Gregory spoke about his ideas for the new SGA Constitution, whom the senate chose along with former Vice President Faith Thomas for the duty of revision. “It’s an honor and a privilege to be helping you all out and working with you,” Gregory said. “One of the things that, you know, […]

This week in SGA: Sep. 19

The SGA elected senators Quinshell Smith and Talha Tayyab in a unanimous vote, filling two of the vacant seats in the senate. Smith and Tayyab now represent the College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences, and the Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology, respectively. The senate also discussed having a booth at the Discover UALR, […]

Office of Study Abroad hosts information fair

The Office of Study Abroad hosted a fair this Wednesday to inform students of the many programs and options available to them. Representatives from six different program providers brought information and pamphlets, and the Office provided ice cream at noon and prizes throughout the day. Leslie Parker, an assistant in the office of study abroad, […]

New SGA senators sworn in

At its first regular meeting of the semester, the SGA filled several of the 18 vacant seats in the senate, including those for the Graduate School. For each college: Education and Health Professions: Hope Huggins, junior. Graduate School: Venet Habamungu, Zahid Jawed, Diamond McGehee and Plichis Wang. Social Sciences and Communication: freshman Landon DeKay and […]

SGA elects interim president

Senior Larry Dicus became interim president of the Student Government Association this Wednesday, alongside junior Jonathan Nwosu as interim president pro-tempore. Senators and justices elected Dicus and Nwosu at a special meeting, where former SGA president Connor Donovan assisted them in filling the power vacuum created by Mat Wheeler and Caddo Lowery’s resignation. “The main […]

Smithsonian bringing exhibit for Native American servicemen to UA Little Rock

The Sequoyah National Research Center is hosting “Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces,” an exhibit created by the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian. The exhibit, which opens Sep. 5 and ends Nov. 30, details the history of American Indians and Alaskan Natives who have served in the military from the […]

SGA President steps down

The President of the SGA, Mat Wheeler, has officially resigned his position. Wheeler’s decision was confirmed Wednesday afternoon by Student Experience Director and SGA Advisor Jenny Dodson, who received his Letter of Resignation on Sunday. In his resignation letter, Wheeler cited scheduling conflicts as a primary reason for stepping down. “The time commitment the job requires […]

Kappa Sigma awards Take the Lead Scholarship

Kappa Sigma’s Theta Eta chapter presented the “Take The Lead Scholarship” to three individuals this Tuesday at the Kappa Sigma lodge. The purpose of Take the Lead is to “recognize the importance of the next generation of leaders on campus and in the community,” said Scholarship Chair Chris Stephens. “The three candidates selected were all […]

Trojan Daze welcomes students back to school

  Festivities, activities, and workshops abound as UA Little Rock welcomes over 11,000 new and returning students to campus. “Trojan Daze,” as the University calls its welcome week, started Aug. 16, with Move-in Day, and ends Aug. 25 with a Student Leadership Retreat. Some of the highlights have included Freshman Convocation, a block party, an […]