KUAR Radio: U of A Little Rock Major Decisions Commercial

U of A Little Rock did a radio series on KUAR called Major Decisions. They highlight professors, students and employers who talk about the major in which they are involved and their career path.

LULAC Scholarships

The 2017 LULAC Scholarship application is out and I will be part of the Scholarship Committee this year

UALR Grad Pays It Forward After Receiving Overwhelming Support

Not only does Carmona-Garcia work to help students get into school, but she also teaches them how to express their gratitude. As president of UALR’s LULAC chapter, she makes sure members take every opportunity to thank those who supported them.

Participant of US-Mexico Foundation

Once in a life time educational opportunity to travel to Mexico

Hispanic students at UALR fear deportation under Trump

University of Arkansas at Little Rock DACA student, Sandra Carmona Garcia, has lived in the United States since she was eight. However, now she worries the new president and potential legislation will break up her family. “I'll graduate in December with two degrees. Do I go back to a country I don't know? Is my degree not going to be worth anything?” Garcia questioned.

New Council Directory 756 LULAC-UALR

At a dinner meeting last Thursday 6, the new board of directors of the 756 LULAC-UALR council was held. They are: Jazmín Martínez, president; Miguel Álvarez, vice-president; José Romero, treasurer; Sandra Carmona García, secretary; And Crystal Álvarez, coordinator of special events.

Education Matters: AVID Tutors

Sandra Carmona-Garcia busy is working at Imprenta Printing on Geyer Springs in Little Rock, a job she was able to lock down right out of high school, a time she really enjoyed. Sandra, a freshman at UALR is now getting ready to tutor students at Central High.

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Arkansan DREAMer says rescinding DACA is ‘an attack on my community'

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - The Trump Administration announced Tuesday that it will be rescinding the DACA program, leaving almost 800,000 undocumented immigrants across the United States with uncertainty in the country they call home. Now one day later, the effects are still being felt right here in Arkansas by many DREAMers.

UA little rock receives five-year grants worth more than $3.75 million to help low-income students in Pulaski and Jefferson counties

The U.S. Department of Education’s Federal TRIO Program awarded the grants totaling $3,762,035 to the UA Little Rock TRIO Educational Talent Search program. The grants will help more than 1,500 middle school and high school students successfully graduate high school and prepare for college.

Latina Graduada de "UALR" Devuelve el Favor: Sandra Carmona Garcia- Article on El Latino Newspaper

The ESL teacher at Central High, and the LULAC fellowship committee, Heather Rainbolt, tells us: "Sandra is an incredible student, a wonderful person and an inspiration to others. She is a role model and a beautiful example of the potential of the immigrants and their capacity and will that they have to contribute to the country they now call home. I'm proud to know Sandra.

LULAC PresentsS $1,000 Scholarship To Student In Need

Sandra Carmona-Garcia, president of UALR’s student chapter of LULAC, said the group was moved to help such a deserving student who is so devoted to his education.

Banquet Honors Newest Scholarship Winners, Endowment

Thirteen University of Arkansas at Little Rock students received recognition at the 2014 League of United Latin American Citizens Council (LULAC) 750 Little Rock Scholarship Banquet on Oct. 25 at the Clinton President Center. In addition, council members presented UALR LULAC Council President Sandra Carmona Garcia with the Clinton Presidential Center coat after announcing her the winner of the first Clinton Foundation Scholarship Award.

81 LRSD Grads Honored at Academic Signing Day

To qualify for Academic Signing Day, graduates were required to achieve at least one of the following: 1) cumulative 4.0 grade point average from ninth through 12th grade; 2) valedictorian, salutatorian, or the third or fourth highest rank in their class; 3) National Achievement Semifinalist; 4) National Hispanic Scholar; and/or 5) National Merit Semi-finalist.

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