Fayetteville


As student leaders, Mycah Hamilton and Sean Stewart were both heavily involved in the Homecoming 2014 student competition. Though their pairing won the Greek Life division, a Homecoming victory wasn’t all they walked away with… they found each other and a love that will last a lifetime through Homecoming 2014. Hamilton [...]

Homecoming Harbors a Lifetime Love


My name is Accee Milton and I am a third year computer science major with a minor in biology. I was born in Fayetteville, Arkansas, however my hometown is Pine Bluff, Arkansas. I had a decent year in 2013-2014. It could have been better but I can take what I [...]

A Thank You Letter from BAS Scholar Accee Milton


When it came down to deciding between the University of Arkansas and University of Texas, Michael Dodd BSBA’12 chose Arkansas for its outstanding business school and the culture of the community.

U of A Student Involvement Helped Dodd Learn and Grow



Can you believe it? It is 2015! Happy New Year to all BAS members and friends. Let me remind you – there are just three months to go before we gather for the 25th year of reunions for the Black Alumni Society. I hope you have taken time to register [...]

President’s Message: HAPPY NEW YEAR


Dear Black Alumni Society Scholarship Committee, This summer I got a job painting a woman’s house. I was in the middle of my lunch break, when Ms. Monts called me, and told me that I was a Black Alumni Scholar. She told me that I was going to be receiving [...]

A Thank You Letter from Scholar Trey Smith


There’s no doubt that Razorback fans were hungry for a bowl game as the city of Houston, Texas, welcomed tens of thousands of fans for the renewed rivalry between Arkansas and Texas in the Texas Bowl on Dec. 29.

Razorback Fans Call the Hogs in Houston During the Texas ...



The Black Alumni Reunions have been greatly successful in achieving their original objectives of bringing black alumni back to campus, increasing the number of black alumni as members of the alumni association and in providing scholarship funds to black students from black alumni. Prior to the first black alumni reunion [...]

Honoring the Past


I am excited about the upcoming trips to southeast and central Arkansas. To begin, an invitation has been extended to us from Renee Taylor, an alumna of the University. We’ve accepted and have planned to be a presence at the high school for the BAS STEM event in McGehee, Arkansas. [...]

President’s Message: BAS STEM Event and “Road to Silver” Reception


Dear Fellow Alums, I am counting the days down as we approach the 2015 Black Alumni Reunion. Can you believe it, only 203 days to go? We are very excited about the excellent planning that is happening on a daily basis as we move closer to the reunion dates of [...]

President’s Message: Greetings from your BAS Reunion Co-Chairs



The invigorating smell of pumpkin spice, the crisp, cool air and the crackle of dried leaves under your feet could only mean one thing… fall has arrived, and with that, comes traditional Homecoming events such as chili cook-offs, blood drives, flag football tournaments, lawn decoration competitions, parades and pep rallies. [...]

Homecoming Student Team Increases Philanthropic Efforts