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UAPB to mark 142 years during Founder’s Celebration

PINE BLUFF, Ark. – The Inaugural Founders and Honors Convocation is the beginning of a new Founder’s Celebration tradition for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. This noble event to be held Thursday, April 23rd, combines two time-honored activities into one momentous occasion that acknowledges University heritage and academic competence concurrently. The theme is…

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UAPB Bus Tour heading to Memphis

PINE BLUFF, Ark. – The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) will cross state lines to continue their bus tour with a visit to Kirby High School in Memphis, Tennessee on Friday, April 17. The bus tour continues to travel to key parts of the state and region to raise awareness for the institution and…

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National Library Week set for April 13-16

PINE BLUFF, Ark. – The John Brown Watson Memorial Library staff at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff will commemorate National Library Week April 13-16 with the theme, “Unlimited Possibilities at Your Library.” All of the events are free and open to the public and will be held in the  John Brown Watson Memorial…

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UAPB Theatre department garners most wins at NADSA conference

The John McLinn Ross Players at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) returned to campus with several trophies and certificates from their award-winning performance at the annual National Association of Dramatic and Speech Arts, Incorporated (NADSA, Inc.) competition. Held at Jackson State University, the group received awards in 10 out of 11 categories,…

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UAPB sees increase in applications for fall 2015

PINE BLUFF, Ark. – Applications for admission to the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff have climbed dramatically for the 2015-16 academic year, with new freshmen applications increasing 33% since April 2014. Administrators credit the increase to focused recruitment and enhanced opportunities for new students. “The University has put together a very strong recruitment and admissions staff…

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Governor Hutchinson to deliver commencement address

PINE BLUFF, Ark. – Governor Asa Hutchinson will deliver the keynote address for spring commencement exercises for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) spring graduating class. The free, public event will be held Saturday, May 9 at 3:00 p.m. at the Pine Bluff Convention Center arena. Asa Hutchinson was sworn in as the…