USDA/1890 National Scholars Program Application Deadline Jan. 31

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences The application deadline for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)/1890 National Scholars Program is Jan. 31, Belinda Demmings Bell, USDA liaison for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, said. The program awards scholarships to students attending one of 19 historically black land-grant universities. High school seniors entering…

Mindful Eating During the Christmas Holidays

Debbie Archer | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences The holiday season is full of yummy baked treats and festive party dishes that tempt us. It’s great to spend time with family and friends and enjoy delicious dishes, but you need to be mindful of what and how much food you eat, Teresa Henson,…

American Forest Foundation CEO Assesses UAPB’s Outreach Efforts to African American Forest Landowners

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Since 2016, the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff’s (UAPB) “Keeping it in the Family” (KIITF) Program has worked to address historic barriers to African American success in forestry. The program provides educational resources and technical assistance to African American forest landowners to protect and retain their family…

Dr. Shaunte’ McFarland Appointed Director of Student Counseling and Wellness

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) announced the appointment of Dr. Shaunte’ McFarland as Director of Student Counseling and Wellness. In this role, she will provide leadership and management for student counseling and health services. As the Director, Dr. McFarland’s primary goals are contributing and committing to providing a supportive campus environment, promoting…