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UAPB Office of Career Services to Host its 43rd Annual Youth Motivation Task Force Program

PINE BLUFF, AR – The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff’s Office of Career Services hosts its 43rd Annual Youth Motivation Task Force (YMTF) Program February 28-March 1, 2016. YMTF has become one of the most significant and exhilarating programs provided for UAPB students with the goal of encouraging them to take full advantage of… Continue reading UAPB Office of Career Services to Host its 43rd Annual Youth Motivation Task Force Program

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Bell Community Services awards more than $16K to UAPB STEM Academy

  The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Academy at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff was awarded $16, 542 recently by Bell Community Services to help increase the number of animal science graduates. A 501(c) 3 corporation, Bell Community Services is a college readiness STEM-focused program that partners with science teachers, colleges and… Continue reading Bell Community Services awards more than $16K to UAPB STEM Academy

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Remembering HBCU: Friendship Junior College

  Friendship Normal and Industrial Institute grew out of activities of the Baptist Sunday School conventions of York and Chester Counties in South Carolina.  These conventions met on the fifth Sundays for a day of readings, speeches and preaching. So the impulse for a school was to provide training for future teachers and ministers. Dr.… Continue reading Remembering HBCU: Friendship Junior College

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HBCU Campaign Fund’s Chancellor/President Spotlight Tuesday: Dr. Henry N. Tisdale

Each Tuesday the HBCU Campaign Fund organization will highlight a Chancellor or President, who currently serves at a Historically Black College and University. This initiative recognizes the current individuals who serve historically black colleges and universities changing and educating lives daily and producing visionary leaders of the next generation. This Tuesday (2/9/16) highlight feature Dr.… Continue reading HBCU Campaign Fund’s Chancellor/President Spotlight Tuesday: Dr. Henry N. Tisdale

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Decision-Making Time: What are the Artifacts in Choosing a College?

  During the months of decision-making for the choice that involves the next step of your future. Students must make a move on where to go to college. When making the decision, you would have to consider and declare — What field would I like to study as well as in pursuing a career? Am… Continue reading Decision-Making Time: What are the Artifacts in Choosing a College?

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Remembering the Orangeburg Massacre of 1968, Which Killed SC State Students

ORANGEBURG, SC – On February 8, 1968, the Orangeburg Massacre took place in Orangeburg, South Carolina at South Carolina State University. In the fall of 1967, some of the black leaders within the community tried to convince Harry K. Floyd, the owner of the bowling alley to allow African-Americans. Floyd was unwilling to desegregate which… Continue reading Remembering the Orangeburg Massacre of 1968, Which Killed SC State Students

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Remembering the Orangeburg Massacre of 1968, Which Killed SC State Students

ORANGEBURG, SC – On February 8, 1968, the Orangeburg Massacre took place in Orangeburg, South Carolina at South Carolina State University. In the fall of 1967, some of the black leaders within the community tried to convince Harry K. Floyd, the owner of the bowling alley to allow African-Americans. Floyd was unwilling to desegregate which… Continue reading Remembering the Orangeburg Massacre of 1968, Which Killed SC State Students

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HBCU Alumni Spotlight: Jazminique Holley

HBCU Alumni Spotlight: Jazminique Holley When Jazminique Holley was at Howard University, she was a part of two organization that allowed her to help educate and uplift African-American women; the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) and Jewels Inc. The women in NCNW inspired her to reach her full potential as a woman of African… Continue reading HBCU Alumni Spotlight: Jazminique Holley

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Black History Month: I Am… Autherine Lucy

I am Black History. I am Black excellence. I am Autherine Lucy, who was the first black student to attend the University of Alabama. I was born in Shiloh, Alabama. My father was a sharecropper, and I was the youngest child of the family of five sons and four daughters. After attending public school in… Continue reading Black History Month: I Am… Autherine Lucy

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The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Information, Deadline February 15, 2016

The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Information Through its Mentoring and Leadership Development Program, the Jackie Robinson Foundation provides scholarships of up to $28,000/four years to minority high school students showing leadership potential and demonstrating financial need to attend an accredited 4-year college or university of their choice. Eligibility To be eligible for a Jackie Robinson… Continue reading The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Information, Deadline February 15, 2016