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UAPB to offer two new degree programs this fall

PINE BLUFF, AR – The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) has expanded its degree offerings to include its first engineering degree, Agricultural Engineering, and a Hospitality and Tourism Management degree program. The Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board approved the programs at its meeting on May 24 after both previously received the approval of… Continue reading UAPB to offer two new degree programs this fall

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National Urban League President and CEO Marc Morial to speak at UAPB’s Black History Month event

PINE BLUFF, AR – Entrepreneur, Lawyer, and Legislator Marc Morial will serve as the keynote speaker for the annual Black History Month assembly at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB). The free, public event will take place Thursday, February 14 at 11:00 a.m. in the J.M. Ross Theatre of the Hathaway-Howard Fine Arts… Continue reading National Urban League President and CEO Marc Morial to speak at UAPB’s Black History Month event

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$2.2 Million Gift from Windgate Foundation to Benefit Student Scholarships at UAPB

  PINE BLUFF, AR – The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) announced it has received a $2.2 million gift from the Windgate Foundation (Windgate) to establish the Windgate Foundation Scholarship Endowment and fund the John Miller Howard Art and Education Legacy Exhibition (Howard Exhibition) at the Leedell Moorehead-Graham Fine Arts Gallery at the… Continue reading $2.2 Million Gift from Windgate Foundation to Benefit Student Scholarships at UAPB

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Lifelong UAPB Educator and Chancellor Emeritus Dr. Carolyn F. Blakely to be inducted into Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame

PINE BLUFF, AR – Lifelong educator and chancellor emeritus Dr. Carolyn F. Blakely of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB), to be inducted into the Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame. While at UAPB, she developed the Honors College and served as Dean. At the request of students, it was renamed in her honored.… Continue reading Lifelong UAPB Educator and Chancellor Emeritus Dr. Carolyn F. Blakely to be inducted into Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame

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Black History Month Spotlight: Dr. Freddie Hartfield ’50, Arkansas AM&N/University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Graduate and Professor

HCF and its Kwesi Ronald Harris Division of Historical Records commemorates Black History Month remembering those important people and events in the history of the African diaspora. During Black History Month, HCF will focus on students and alumni of HBCUs, and individuals who made or are making history in the African-American community. Dr. Freddie Hartfield,… Continue reading Black History Month Spotlight: Dr. Freddie Hartfield ’50, Arkansas AM&N/University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Graduate and Professor

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UAPB alumna writes book on UAPB founder Joseph Carter Corbin

PINE BLUFF, ARK – A University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) alumna writes book on the founder of who it all began with. Having operated now for more than 140 years, UAPB was founded in 1875 as Branch Normal College by Joseph Carter Corbin, a native of Ohio and son of former slaves. Corbin,… Continue reading UAPB alumna writes book on UAPB founder Joseph Carter Corbin

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UAPB soars forward with new restaurants and campus services renovations

PINE BLUFF, AR – The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, a historically black college and university (HBCU) located in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, is moving forward with changes to their campus. On July 11, 2016, the university announced that popular food chains Chick-Fil-A and Starbucks will be opening soon on campus with renovations being made… Continue reading UAPB soars forward with new restaurants and campus services renovations