UAPB Alumnus Works on Legislation to Expand Funding for Scholarships at 1890 HBCUs 

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences In his role as legislative aide, Christopher A. Etienne, a 2010 alumnus of political science at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB), has been contributing to legislation that ensures funding for scholarships at the nation’s 19 historically black land-grant universities – the 1890s. He wants…

To Lessen Impact of Disasters, Farm Supervisors Should Prepare an Emergency Action Plan

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Farmers are not immune from unpredicted emergencies and disasters. As in any workplace, agricultural emergencies and disasters can be either natural or man-made. Natural disasters include tornadoes, hurricanes, wildfires, floods, severe dust or winter storms, lightning and earthquakes. Man-made disasters include chemical releases or spills,…

SAFHS Academic Dean Co-Leads New 1890 Center of Excellence in Growing the Next Generation of Diverse Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Professionals 

Alicia Dorn | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) along with seven 1890 land-grant institution (LGI) partners are collaborating to help improve the recruitment, retention and graduation of diverse students in food, agriculture, natural resources and human (FANH) sciences. This initiative is funded by a $1.2 million grant…