IMPORTANT DEADLINES – Center for Diversity Affairs Outreach Programs


Health Profession Recruitment Exposure Program (HPREP)

The Student National Medical Association (SNMA) will host the Health Profession Recruitment Exposure Program (HPREP) Conference on Saturday March 2 from 9:00am-3:30pm.  Applications for this conference are available online at

Summer Programs: Applications online

The Center for Diversity Affairs Outreach Programs applications are available online at Click the outreach programs tab for all summer programs.

Six-Week Summer Programs: Application deadlines

Bridging the Gap/8th & 9th grade math, science, and literacy enrichment program

Deadline to apply: March 1.

ACT Prep /10th & 11th grade Kaplan ACT Test Preparation:

Deadline to apply: March 1.

USSEP I /Undergraduate summer science enrichment program for college freshman and sophomores (research and advanced science enrichment)

Deadline to apply: February 15.

USSEP II/Undergraduate summer science enrichment program for students applying to medical school (MCAT Prep)

Deadline to apply: February 15.

Spring MCAT preparation, facilitated by UAMS medical students

Deadline to apply: March 30.

If you need more information contact
Ms. Pat Edgerson, Director of Outreach Programs, at 501-686-8675 or
Nick Pettus, Diversity Specialist, at 501-686-8952.

UAMS to Sponsor Midsouth Summit Black Expo Feb. 23 

The Ninth Annual Midsouth Summit Black Expo, presented by the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), will celebrate Black History Month with a family-friendly event highlighting the importance of cancer screenings and education.

The expo is scheduled for 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 23 at the Metroplex Event Center, 10800 Colonel Glenn Road. Admission is free.

The UAMS MammoVan mobile mammography unit will be on hand to provide mammograms. To make an appointment or determine if you qualify for services, call the UAMS Cancer Control Department at (800) 259-8794.

The expo also will feature free health information, live entertainment and more.

Arkansas PFLAG Conference 2013

Saturday, Feb. 23, 9am-5pm, First Presbyterian Church of Little Rock, 800 Scott St.

Registration fee is $20 with lunch provided. For more information, or to register online:

PFLAG is a national organization for the parents, families, allies, and friends of persons who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender. It has 350 chapters and more than 200,000 members nationwide.

Coalition forming to address smoking in the LGBT community

10am, Tuesday, Feb. 12, Freeway Medical Center.

Topics to be discussed include collaboration, objectives and work plan, and possible funding. Attendance is open to individuals and organizations that have an interest or established relationships with the LGBT community. For more information, contact