PINE BLUFF, Ark. – The Texarkana alumni chapter has been abuzz with preparations to host their alma mater as the next stop on the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff bus tour. The free, public event will be held Sunday, December 14 at Mount Grove Baptist Church located 1303 Milam Street in Texarkana, Texas.
“We are excited about UAPB’s visit to Texarkana,” said Stacy Roberson, a 2003 UAPB graduate and master of ceremony for the event. “We are doing all that we can to let young people know about the event and expect a large turnout.”
Activities will begin at 1:00 p.m. and will include an academic fair, a talk with UAPB Chancellor Dr. Laurence B. Alexander, greetings from Texarkana City Councilman Dr. Bryan Matthews, 2014 Miss Teen Arkansas Katy Santifer and a dance performance from Tower of Power Dance Ministry.
The bus tour continues to travel to key parts of the State to raise awareness for the institution and the great opportunities it has to offer. Since its inaugural trip in October this year, the bus tour recently made stops in Little Rock, El Dorado, Stuttgart and Helena. Plans for future visits include Fayetteville, Springdale, and Bentonville. For more information about the bus tour, call (870) 575-8359.