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UAPB to host college fair in Kansas City

PINE BLUFF, AR –High school students, recent high school graduates, transfer students and their families are invited to attend a college fair hosted by the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB), Saturday, August 2, 2014, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center located 2345 McGee Street…

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National Tourism Week Announced for the “Harbor City”

PINE BLUFF, Arkansas-April 25, 2014. The Pine Bluff Convention & Visitors Bureau is excited to announce that National Tourism Week will be celebrated May 3-11 here in the “Harbor City.” Save Gas! Play tourist here! In recognition of the tremendous economic impact that travel and tourism have in our community, the Convention & Visitors Bureau is encouraging citizens…

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Dr. H. Beecher Hicks to deliver UAPB commencement address

PINE BLUFF, Ark. – On May 10, 2014, AM&N (now UAPB) alumnus Reverend Dr. H. Beecher Hicks, Jr. will deliver the commencement address to Spring 2014 graduates of UAPB. The free, public event will take place at 3:00 p.m. in the Pine Bluff Convention Center Arena. Known as a “Preachers’ Preacher” and designated by Ebony…

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UAPB-ERDC to explore early african american entrepreneurship at workshop

PINE BLUFF, Ark. –  Jefferson County and Southeast Arkansas have a rich legacy of entrepreneurship, which includes an impressive number of African-American-owned enterprises. Many may be familiar with early black entrepreneurs: Wiley Jones, Ferdinand Havis, E. E. Fluker, Marion Perry, Sr., and Nettie Hollis Johnson. However, there were many more! In fact, a business directory…