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Shollmiers Add $1 Million Commitment to Anthony Timberlands Center

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Ken and Linda Sue Shollmier of Little Rock are supporting the construction of the new facility with their Campaign Arkansas gift.

Division of University Advancement Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Architecture Giving

Graduate Student Speaker Series Continues With Katie Powell

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Join the University Libraries and Graduate School and International Education at noon Tuesday, Sept. 29, for a Zoom presentation with doctoral candidate Katie Powell.

Division of University Advancement Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Graduate School University Libraries Events Lectures Research and Innovation Department of English Mullins Library

Coles Continue Path of Support With $250,000 Advance Arkansas Gift

Monday, August 31, 2020

A gift from Nicholas and Carolyn Cole will create a new Advance Arkansas scholarship for students in the Honors College Path Program.

Division of University Advancement Honors College Alumni Giving

Three New Endowments Created Thanks to Henderson's $300,000 Gift

Thursday, August 27, 2020

A planned gift from Tracy Henderson will create a new scholarship, support the history department and benefit the University Libraries.

Division of University Advancement Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences University Libraries Giving Humanities

Simpson Gifts Spark Synergies in Supply Chain and Promote Gender Diversity

Monday, August 17, 2020

Two gifts totaling $175,000 from David and Shelley Simpson will support a student organization in supply chain and symposium.

Division of University Advancement Sam M. Walton College of Business UA System Business & Finance Giving Supply Chain Management

Dillon Gift Names Endowed Chair and Entrance Hall for Timberlands Center

Thursday, August 13, 2020

A $1 million gift from Ray and Deborah Dillon of Little Rock will be split between the Anthony Timberlands Center and a new endowed chair.

Division of University Advancement Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Architecture Giving

Pine Bluff Students to Benefit From Parker Advance Arkansas Scholarship

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

A new scholarship from Gwen and Doug Parker of Dallas will give preference to first-year incoming students from Pine Bluff High School.

Division of University Advancement Diversity & Inclusion Giving

Campaign Arkansas Surpasses Goal, Raises Nearly $1.45 Billion

Thursday, August 06, 2020

The university's eight-year campaign to advance academic opportunity came to a successful conclusion, raising nearly $1.45 billion for campus.

Division of University Advancement Giving Outreach Points of Pride Research and Innovation

U of A Receives CASE Educational Fundraising Award for 2020

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

The U of A advancement team celebrates the university’s overall improvement award for significant growth.

Division of University Advancement Awards Giving
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