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UAPB Psychology professor receives ProDIGS grant

Professor to research health disparities in African-Americans that have attended college Though the health benefits of educational attainment are well-established, they may be less pronounced for African Americans. Dr. Anthony Austin, assistant professor of psychology in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) aims to shed…

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Student Support Services receives grant award

The Student Support Services (SSS) Program at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff has received approval for refunding for 2015-2020. Donna M. Mooney, program director, said that during the first year of funding, the program will receive $413,145. According to the United States Department of Education, funding for the second, third and fourth years…

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UAPB sees jump in summer enrollment

Growth is the hot topic these days at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) as shown by the increase in enrollment for the Summer II session. The institution experienced an increased enrollment of 16.7% from 544 students in July 2014 to 635 this July. “The University has put tremendous effort into increasing the…

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UAPB to host college fair in Atlanta

High school students, recent high school graduates, transfer students and their families are invited to attend a college fair hosted by the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB), Saturday, July 25, 2015, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Grand Hyatt Buckhead located 3300 Peachtree Road NE in Atlanta. The free, public event…

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UAPB now accepting Nursing Program Applicants

Arkansas State Board of Nursing Approves RN Program The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) received Initial Approval status for its Pre-Licensure (Generic) Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN) program from the Arkansas State Board of Nursing Wednesday. Enrollment is open for the upcoming 2015-2016 school year, and prospective students who have completed the…

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Native son exhibits at UAPB library

“America Through My Lens: A Journey towards Emotional Intelligence” is the theme of a recent photography exhibit by Clincy Trammell, IV. Sponsored by Trammell’s Beauty and Barber Supplies, Inc., the exhibit is located at the John Brown Watson Memorial Library on the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff campus. A native of Pine Bluff who…

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UAPB to host Girl’s Talk workshop

  The Division of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) will be hosting a Girl’s Talk workshop July 10-11 for girls age 9 to 16 years. With the theme, “Diverse for a Global Community,” the workshop will be held in the Adair Greenhouse Auditorium from 9:00am-2:00pm each…