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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…

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Business Incubator to host workshop for creative entrepreneurs

PINE BLUFF, Ark. – The Economic Research and Development Center (ERDC) of the School of Business at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) will host an Arts Factory project for aspiring artists and creative services providers Saturday, April 19 at 7:00 p.m. The free, public workshop will take place at the Business Support…