New partnership formed with Highland Pellets

The Office of Career Services at the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff recently formed a partnership with Highland Pellets to hire students for Cooperative Education and summer internship positions. Highland Pellets is a new company to the Pine Bluff area and officially began operation in the fall of 2016.  Four students were interviewed for internship…

UAPB announces new dining partnership with Aramark

New programs, menus and options will transform dining environment After a year-long collaborative RFP process and careful consideration, the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff has selected Aramark as their partner for Dining Services management effective July 1, 2017. As a well-established partner who is committed to the local community, Aramark will bring leadership, systems…

UAPB graduate hired by DuPont Pioneer

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff alumna Morgan Ely recently accepted a position with DuPont Pioneer in LeRoy, Illinois in the Commercial Sales Emerging Leaders Program.  The program is designed to provide participants with the necessary knowledge, experience and skills to fill future leadership positions within DuPont Pioneer. Her annual salary range is $55,000 –…

ARK-LSAMP receives $70,000 grant from AEDC

The Arkansas Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (ARK-LSAMP) at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) has been awarded a grant for $70,000 from the Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC) to support junior and senior ARK-LSAMP STEM majors across the Alliance and pre-first year summer institute participants. Having served 200 students since its inception in 2008,…

UAPB students garner opportunities with Tyson Foods

Six University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) graduates were selected for permanent positions at Tyson Foods, Incorporated at their corporate office in Springdale, Arkansas and the local plant in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Christopher Dutton, an Industrial Technology Management and Applied Engineering major from Pine Bluff, Arkansas; Jarrion Harris, an Industrial Technology Management and Applied…

UAPB graduates intern at Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) students Whitney Harris and Brielle Taylor have been afforded the opportunity to intern with the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis for the summer.  Federal Reserve Bank has been working closely with the Office of Career Services to seek candidates for internship and permanent positions.  Both students are…

UAPB/AM&N National Alumni Association to host 28th annual conference

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff National Alumni Association will host its 28th Annual National Alumni Summer Conference July 20-22. Hosted by the Pine Bluff/Jefferson County UAPB/AM&N Alumni Chapter, the theme will be “Building on Our Past, Enhancing Our Future.” The conference will begin on Thursday, July 20 at 5:30 p.m. with a welcome…