Comedy show to feature social media, stand-up stars

The annual comedy show held during Homecoming Week at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff will feature some of the most acclaimed talent on social media today. Sponsored by the Student Government Association, the event will be held Monday, October 9 at 7:00 p.m. in the J.M. Ross auditorium of the Hathaway-Howard Fine Arts…

Melony J. Darrough wins UAPB Sweet Potato Cooking Contest

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Science Five contestants recently put their culinary talents to the test at the first University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Sweet Potato Cooking Contest. Melony Darrough of Wabbaseka, Arkansas, took home the first-place prize for her sweet potato dumplings recipe. “During the competition, the contestants prepared a variety…

To combat childhood obesity, set a good example

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Science Childhood obesity is a serious health condition that affects many children in Arkansas, says Rachel Luckett, Extension specialist-nutrition for the Cooperative Extension Program at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Fostering an awareness of the causes, risks, factors and ways to address childhood obesity can help Arkansans…

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The Walls Group to perform at gospel extravaganza

Homecoming festivities are officially set to begin Sunday, October 8 for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff with the annual Gospel Extravaganza. Held in the J.M. Ross auditorium of the Hathaway-Howard Fine Arts building, this year’s headlining artist is The Walls Group. Sponsored by the Student Government Association, doors will open at 6:00 p.m.…

2016-2017 UAPB Vesper Choir

Vesper choir to perform at Lyon College October 8

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Vesper Choir will travel to Batesville, Arkansas October 8 to perform in the annual Gospel Choir concert at Lyon College. Under the direction of Dr. Michael J. Bates, Professor of Music, the internationally recognized ensemble is known among historically Black colleges and universities for its diverse repertoire and…