Cutline for photo: Rose Pridgeon Vaughan (far left) presented a $1,000 check to UAPB Chancellor Dr. Laurence B. Alexander (second from left) to benefit the David Vaughan Performing Arts Scholarship. She is accompanied by her daughter, Kellie Vaughan Noble, and husband, Edward Earl Vaughan (far right). The scholarship is awarded each year to a black male at UAPB majoring in theater. Photo by Tisha D. Arnold

Vaughan family gives $1,000 to performing arts scholarship

The family of the late David Vaughan, a former University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) student, presented a check to the institution for $1,000 to benefit the David Vaughan Performing Arts Scholarship. Vaughan’s unfortunate death on October 2, 2003 halted a promising career in theatre arts. According to his mother Rose Pridgeon Vaughan, he always loved…

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STEM STARS partnership begins at UAPB

One day after Jackson State University (JSU) was awarded a five-year $3,731,454 grant for the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Scholars Teacher Academy Resident System (STEM STARS) project from the National Science Foundation (NSF),  Dr. William McHenry, Executive Director of the Mississippi e-Center Foundation and Professor of Chemistry at Jackson State University and Jerry Redmond,…

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UAPB to adopt application fee in September

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) will initiate an admission application fee for all online and paper applications. Beginning September 1, 2016, the following application fees will be implemented: $25 for online undergraduate applications and $30 for paper versions; $30 for undergraduate international admission applications (available online only); $30 for online graduate applications…

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Chick-fil-A, Starbucks to open at UAPB

Popular food chains Chick-Fil-A® and Starbucks® will be opening soon at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB). Renovations are currently being made to the L.A. Davis, Sr. Student Union to accommodate the franchises and meet the planned opening date of August 18. According to Thompson Hospitality Food Service Director Pamela Smith, both franchises…