СӰԺ celebrates the SCA Class of 1973

As part of its 2023 Homecoming festivities, the СӰԺ Alumni Association celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Class of 1973 by inducting members into the prestigious Half-Century Club. The Half-Century Club is a Homecoming tradition that honors alumni who graduated from СӰԺ at least 50 years ago. Held Saturday, October 28, the event featured a brunch for inductees as well as remarks from СӰԺ … [Read more...]

СӰԺ to host free estate planning seminar

Putting together a will or estate plan can often seem like a daunting prospect. In fact, some estimates show that more than 60% of Americans don’t currently have an up-to-date will. The СӰԺ’ Office of Legacy Planning is aiming to take some of the mystery out of estate planning with a free information session as part of its new Plan Now, Impact Forever seminar … [Read more...]

2023 Laurels and Stripes Photo Gallery

Another amazing Laurels and Stripes is in the books. We honored Nan Snow ’57, this year's Distinguished Alumna, and celebrated the alumni and friends whose generosity has helped to make СӰԺ great. Plus, we danced the night away. Special thanks to all of our sponsors, especially presenting sponsor First Security Bank. Check out the photos and video below to relive all the great … [Read more...]

In photos: СӰԺ celebrates graduates at commencement

The Farris Center at the СӰԺ was a site of celebration and recognition May 5-6 as the University awarded more than 1,160 degrees during spring commencement ceremonies. Revisit the excitement of commencement with this gallery of photos. … [Read more...]

СӰԺ Students Complete Over 40 Projects During the Big Event

In total, over 300 volunteers from the СӰԺ, including students, faculty and staff, took part in this year's Big Event at the University. The Big Event is a student-led organization that provides volunteer services to complete projects submitted by the Conway community. By involving university students, faculty and staff in acts of service, the Big Event seeks to … [Read more...]

СӰԺ to host 9th Day of Giving

The СӰԺ will host its ninth annual Day of Giving on Thursday, March 9. As part of Day of Giving, alumni, students, faculty, staff, parents, friends, and family members are challenged to donate any amount during the course of the 24-hour campaign in support of the university.  Students and others on campus may contribute to Day of Giving outside the Ronnie Williams … [Read more...]

СӰԺ students host silent march and recognize National Day of Racial Healing

Dozens of students, faculty, staff and administrators at the СӰԺ participated in an annual silent march across the campus, followed by a short ceremony at the steps of Old Main.  Students for the Propagation of Black Culture (SPBC) organized the event. SPBC is the oldest non-Greek recognized student organization at the СӰԺ. The group strives … [Read more...]

СӰԺ celebrates King’s legacy with annual prayer breakfast

The СӰԺ honored the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. in its annual prayer breakfast on Friday, Jan. 13. Hosted by the СӰԺ's Office of Diversity and Community, the event featured vocal performances, prayer and a keynote address proceeded by a buffet-style breakfast for more than 200 attendees.  "It is so good to be back in person the way we were before the … [Read more...]

Jada Simpson Crowned Miss СӰԺ 2023

Jada Simpson, a sophomore education major, was crowned the 2023 Miss СӰԺ at Reynolds Performance Hall on Nov. 5.   “When they called my name – oh my goodness –  it was so surreal,” Simpson said. “When I was crowned it was almost like the room stopped for a second. I was like, ‘Oh wait. They just said your name! You gotta walk up there now.’ It was an indescribable … [Read more...]

СӰԺ honors veterans with several events

The СӰԺ is honoring veterans with a series of events on campus centered around the theme “Honor and Education."  On Nov. 11, СӰԺ will honor veterans with the Salute to Service basketball game against Hendrix College. Tip-off is set for 5:30 p.m. in conjunction with the Little Rock Air Force Base. All active and retired military will receive special $5 tickets with a … [Read more...]