Artie Hamlett

Finding a better alternative

UAPB student  turns life around after stint in alternative school “I had to reinvent myself or end up dead or in jail – those where the only two options,” Artie Hamlett said, reflecting on his journey to graduation. He will be graduating from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Friday with a degree in…

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UAPB students attend TMCF leadership institute

Eleven University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) students attended the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) Annual Leadership Institute in Washington, DC, recently. Facilitated by the Office of Career Services, the award-winning institute is a national program intended to develop students’ leadership skills, create a community of scholars, provide companies access to a talented and…

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UAPB Students Attend Monsanto 1890 Student Leadership Event

The Monsanto Company recently selected four students from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff to attend their annual 1890 Student Leadership Event in St. Louis, MO. The three-day event included professional development, social activities, business presentations and the opportunity to interview for summer internship and Cooperative Education positions.  All travel and accommodations were provided…

2016-2017 UAPB Vesper Choir

Messiah performance set for December 4

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Vesper Choir will present Messiah, by George Frederic Handel, at 3 p.m. Sunday, December 4, at the Hathaway-Howard Fine Arts Building. Free and open to the public, this year’s performance has special significance because the 2016-2017 school year is the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Vesper Choir.…

(1st row left to right) Mrs. Carolyn Hood, Faculty; Mrs. Sarah Bemis, Faculty; Dr. Gwendolyn Jackson-Redic, Faculty and nursing students Candice Miles, Lekesha Larkins, Veneta Lindsey, Jherrika Whitted, Jasmine O'Neal, Jalyssa Gardner, Lashanna Evans, Brittnee Smith, Bria Harris, Syed Shah, Kenya Green, Whitney Johnson, and Mrs. Diann Williams, Department Chair. (2nd row left to right) Mrs. Shannon Davis, Faculty; and nursing students Kendra Bailey, Lamarques Woodard, Ernie “Terrell” Murry, Ayla Bell, Lakiska Reeves, Nanyamka Rice, Whitney Jones, Chichitha Redix, Veronica Tensley, Patrice Turks, and Dr. Shawna Hughey. (3rd row left to right) Edwin Thompson, Brent Strickland, Khaylon Bolton, Brittany Jones, JaQurra McCullum, Chunetta Dale, and Marika Robertson. Not Pictured: Takia Marshal.

Department of nursing completes accreditation site visit

The Department of Nursing at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) hosted a successful accreditation site visit with the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).  A team of three (3) site visitors reviewed the baccalaureate program October 17-19, 2016.  Officially recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a national accreditation agency, CCNE…

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UAPB joins global #GivingTuesday movement to benefit student scholarships

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. With the objective of raising funds to benefit student scholarships, the day of giving will occur this year on November 29. #GivingTuesday…