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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…

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Grass Roots Farmers’ Cooperative Manager to Give Tips on Increasing Income

Carol Sanders, writer/editor | UAPB School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences                             C.J. Sentell, production manager of the Grass Roots Farmers’ Cooperative, will discuss opportunities for growers to increase their incomes at a special meeting Friday, July 10, at the G.C. Johns Community Center Room at the old elementary school campus in Eudora, Arkansas.…

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Delegation from Ghana Visits UAPB SAFHS

Debbie Archer | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences A delegation of officials from the West African country of Ghana met with University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences faculty recently to discuss possible linkages between Ghana and UAPB. Members of the delegation are interested in developing opportunities…