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Little Rock Couple Shares Passion Through Planned Gift Supporting Student Scholarships, Public Radio

Brett and Gina Pharis

Gina and Brett Pharis care deeply about public radio and the importance of a higher education. Their planned gift ensures their values will live on by supporting both for many years to come. More »

Business Leader Credits Successful Career to Early Undergraduate Hours

Charles Stewart

“Not only was I making a living, I was making a life, and I connect the dots directly to my time at the university,” alumnus Charles Stewart says. Find out how he is using his estate plan to help the next generation of UA Little Rock students. More »

Krain Family Advocates Planned Giving After Ease of Designating Gift

Doris Krain

By planning a gift as part of their estate, Doris Krain and her late husband, Professor Mark Krain, discovered they could make a future gift to UA Little Rock while providing for their family as well. More »

Alumna Provides Future Scholarships

Regina Stewart Hampton

Regina Stewart Hampton has never forgotten what it’s like to walk in the shoes of a college student who is trying to make ends meet. A first-generation college student herself, Regina remembers being self-reliant and working full-time while earning her degree in criminal justice from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. More »

Dr. Berry Makes Planned Gift to Support UA Little Rock STEM Students

Brian Berry

UA Little Rock has given so much to Dr. Brian Berry. Now he's giving back. More »

UA Little Rock Receives $1 Million Planned Gift From Damerows to Support Science Scholarships

Jerry and Sherri Damerow

Steadfast UA Little Rock supporters Jerry and Sherri Damerow are extending their commitment to lifelong learning by making a planned gift to support STEM areas of study. More »

Preserving the Past With a Gift for the Future

Vincent Vinikas

Retired University of Arkansas Little Rock professor Dr. Vincent Vinikas is using gifts in his estate plan to promote education and ensure a sense of community at UA Little Rock. More »

Grounded in UA Little Rock

Kristi and Greg Smith

See how a love of UA Little Rock led Kristi and Greg Smith to pay it forward and establish a scholarship through their estate plan. More »

An Enduring Gift for the Love of Music

Brenda Booth

As a lifelong classical music lover, Brenda Booth proudly supports her passion with an estate gift to UA Little Rock. More »

Giving Back to Continue the Blessings

Joy and Lester Matlock

Lester and Joy Matlock were raised to give back. As the child of parents who worked... More »

Helping First-Generation Students Through a Fitting Tribute Gift

Aresh and Melissa Assadi

Aresh Assadi is a licensed therapist at UA Little Rock who recently established a scholarship fund... More »

Carolyn and Paul Lasseigne: A Guiding Regard for Others

Carolyn and Paul Lasseigne

For Paul Lasseigne, KLRE Classical 90.5 has always provided the ideal background music. More »

Rebecca Ward

Rebecca Ward

As a single mom in the late 1970s, Rebecca Ward, now current president of the UALR's Alumni Association Board of Directors. More »

Dr. Robert "Bob" Rittenhouse

Robert Rittenhouse

Dr. Robert "Bob" Rittenhouse—who spent 14 years helping build the Deaf Education program... More »

'Childhood Playground' Transformed Into Family Legacy For Donor

Charliss Russ

The moment Charliss Russ lost her father in January 2013, it crystallized for her the urgency... More »

Don Riggin

Don Riggin

If UALR Alumni Association President Don Riggin is sure of one thing in life it is this: Most people are natural givers. More »

Earl Ramsey

Earl Ramsey

In June 2013, hundreds of friends, alumni, and students packed the Stephens Center and celebrated... More »

Sheila and Gene Castin

Sheila and Gene Castin

Sheila and Gene Castin have been married 37 years and you can tell in the way they tease each other... More »