The Hispanic Women’s Organization of Arkansas will award 30 scholarships to Latino students during its 24th annual Cinco de Mayo Festival May 7.
The new 10 Minutes Matter initiative encourages Arkansas parents to spend 10 minutes every day reading to their children five and younger.
A new UA Little Rock program will provide child care funding to eligible students as well as access to campus and community services.
In this Op-Ed piece, Leron McAdoo discusses the importance of recruiting and retaining Black male educators who can positively impact the lives of Black students.
UA Little Rock researchers are working on a project to develop resources for faith leaders who want to discuss racial justice with their congregations.
Forrest City High School senior Jaquize Green is the first student in Arkansas to complete a Commercial Driver’s License program while still in high school.
The University of Central Arkansas has two years to increase graduates of its African and African American Studies program or risk termination by the state.
A repurposed school has become the Eliza Miller Opportunity Hub, a center providing services and education to benefit the Helena-West Helena community.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has named Melvin Beavers the inaugural Chancellor’s Fellow for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
The Arkansas Department of Health reports the state has broken COVID-19 records for new cases, active cases and positivity rate.
UAFS is launching a diversity studies minor and the Men of Excellence program. Both address inclusivity and may support recruitment and retention efforts.
The Kappa Psi Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha is honoring the late James McFadden by creating an endowed scholarship in his name at UA Little Rock.
Pamela A. Smith is the first Black woman to lead the U.S. Park Police. The UAPB alumna will deliver the commencement address at her alma mater Dec. 10.
The new Consortium for Cyber Innovation is focused on workforce development and establishing Arkansas as a national leader in cybersecurity.
Voters have approved a millage extension which will support several capital improvements in the Little Rock School District.
On Nov. 2, voters will consider extending Little Rock School District’s debt service millage to generate $300 million to support facility improvements.
University of Arkansas alum Ayana Gray shared her experience writing her bestselling debut novel “Beasts of Prey” during a lecture hosted by the Honors College Oct. 27.
Nearly 2,100 more Arkansas high school students are enrolled in a computer science class than last year. That’s the largest one-year increase since the first year of the governor’s initiative.
The Golden Lions and Arkansas Razorbacks will meet on the gridiron for the first time Oct. 23. UAPB will receive a game guarantee for the non-conference game that could support athletic scholarships.
In an effort to reduce the number of K-12 students missing school because of COVID-19 exposure, officials are changing definition of a close contact to 3 feet for 15 minutes for quarantine protocols.
The University of Arkansas will dedicate the new National Pan-Hellenic Council Gardens and plaza before the Homecoming game Oct. 16.
A pilot program designed to reduce quarantines for students is being rolled out in four Arkansas school districts — Bentonville, Cabot, Russellville and Springdale.
The Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan has upended the lives of Afghan Fulbright Scholars. They’re safely studying in the U.S. but are worried about their relatives in their home country.
Harding University will honor the life of Botham Jean by unveiling a memorial bearing his image Sept. 29. The ceremony is open to the public.
The University of Arkansas has received a pair of grants from the National Science Foundation to support collaborations with HBCUs on projects examining politics, Black trauma and COVID-19.