CNN anchor Fredricka Whitfield to speak April 5

Fredricka Whitfield, a CNN news anchor and award-winning journalist, will be the keynote speaker at 11 a.m. April 5 in Cross-Phipps Auditorium in Caldwell Hall at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Whitfield, who anchors the weekend edition of CNN Newsroom, is based in the network’s world headquarters in Atlanta. Before joining CNN in…

Bee swarms: natural, beneficial phenomena in spring

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences If Arkansans encounter a buzzing mass of bees floating in the air this spring, they should stay calm and appreciate a firsthand glimpse at the natural process of a bee swarm, says Dr. Yong Park, associate professor of agriculture-entomology at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.…

HLC accreditation reaffirmed for UAPB

The Institutional Action Council (IAC) of the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) has continued the accredited status for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) for a 10-year period that runs through 2027. The re-affirmation of UAPB’s accreditation follows submission of an extensive assurance argument and campus visit from peer reviewers. “I’d like to commend…

LIONS Program now taking applications

Incoming freshmen have the chance to acclimate to college life and earn college credits at the 2017 Learning Institute and Opportunities for New Students (LIONS) Program at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB). The deadline is April 3, 2017 to complete the admissions process to UAPB and the LIONS Program. Participants will receive…

Marla Mayberry appointed VC for Advancement

Marla Mayberry, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations at the University of Arkansas, will join the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff as the newly appointed Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement and Development. “Today, I celebrate new beginnings!” said Mayberry. “I am honored to serve among the dynamic team at UAPB. A promising beginning that…