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UAPB Magazine wins Best Alumni Publication at HBCU Awards

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) brought home the top award for its alumni publication, UAPB Magazine at the HBCU Awards Gala held recently. Hosted by HBCU Digest, the annual event recognizes the best in show across a litany of categories including student activities, publications, academic excellence, alumni activity, athletic excellence, individual achievement…

Spring Chancellor’s list announced

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) announced its Chancellor’s List recently for the Spring 2018 semester. The list requires a grade point average of 4.0 on at least 12 semester credit hours. Arkansas students by city are as follows: Alexander- Shawn Banks, Britney Sahlmann; Altheimer- Regina Black, Candace Johnson; Bryant- Evan Henderson; Burlington-…

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UAPB STEM program holds signing day

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) program had its first signing day for the 2018 Summer Academy recently. The UAPB STEM Academy is a well-integrated set of enrichment programs designed to help meet local, state, and national needs in STEM areas.   As an HBCU with a…

Northrop Grumman hires alumna, gives internships to UAPB students

University of Arkansas Pine Bluff graduate Tikel Davis recently accepted a job offer with Northrop Grumman in Palmdale, California.  A Pine Bluff native, Davis received a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology Management and Applied Engineering (ITMAE) May 2018. During her matriculation at UAPB, Davis received a number of summer internships and Cooperative Education…

UAPB students receive summer, fall internships from General Electric

Ten Industrial Technology Management and Applied Engineering students (ITMAE) at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff recently received internships from General Electric (GE) for the summer and fall. The following students began work the end of May: Terrae Jenkins (senior), Osaye Maynie (junior) and Rodterion Scott (junior) at the Houston, Texas location at GE…

Bria Collier

Physics graduate accepted into masters to doctorate program

Bria Collier, a recent graduate majoring in physics at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB), has been accepted into the Fisk-Vanderbilt Masters to Ph.D. Bridge Program. Collier will attend Fisk University in the fall to study Material Science. Through the Bridge program, she will complete a two-year sequence of graduate coursework and research…

Mercedes Winfrey

Alumna accepted into Florida optics and photonics program

Mercedes Winfrey, a recent graduate of the University at Pine Bluff (UAPB), was recently accepted into The College of Optics & Photonics (CREOL) at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida. She has also acquired summer employment at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) in Richland, Washington.  Under the National GEM Consortium Fellowship, Winfrey was…