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Student Support Services receives grant award

The Student Support Services (SSS) Program at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff has received approval for refunding for 2015-2020. Donna M. Mooney, program director, said that during the first year of funding, the program will receive $413,145. According to the United States Department of Education, funding for the second, third and fourth years…

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UAPB sees jump in summer enrollment

Growth is the hot topic these days at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) as shown by the increase in enrollment for the Summer II session. The institution experienced an increased enrollment of 16.7% from 544 students in July 2014 to 635 this July. “The University has put tremendous effort into increasing the…

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UAPB to host college fair in Atlanta

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, July 25, 2015, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Grand Hyatt Buckhead located 3300 Peachtree Road NE in Atlanta. The free, public event…

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Dell-Cam Farm to host NBGC Model Farm Tour on July 23

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Dewayne Goldmon, owner and operator of Dell-Cam Farm, will host a 2015 Model Farm Tour sponsored by the National Black Growers Council (NBGC). This series of tours demonstrates integrated usage of U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs and agricultural technologies that can be used to…

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UAPB now accepting Nursing Program Applicants

Arkansas State Board of Nursing Approves RN Program The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) received Initial Approval status for its Pre-Licensure (Generic) Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN) program from the Arkansas State Board of Nursing Wednesday. Enrollment is open for the upcoming 2015-2016 school year, and prospective students who have completed the…

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Tips for keeping livestock comfortable in summer heat

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Livestock do not need to live in air-conditioned comfort as they are well adapted to both Arkansas heat and cold, said Dr. David Fernandez, Cooperative Extension Program livestock specialist at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. But, providing shade and cool water helps reduce…