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Six UAPB graduates hired by Northrop Grumman

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) graduates are continuing to build a legacy of professionalism to be proud of for the institution. Each year, students take part in career fairs, leadership conferences, internships and Cooperative Education opportunities with the goal of landing successful careers upon graduation.  The legacy continues with six students who majored…

George R. Cotton, Sr.

George Cotton appointed Vice Chancellor for Advancement

George R. Cotton Sr., Senior Vice President of Development for the Charles Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit, has been appointed the next Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement and Development at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB). “Mr. Cotton brings a wealth of relevant higher education experience to the leadership role…

UAPB receives $4 million grant for ARK-LSAMP program

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff received a $4 million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation to support the Arkansas Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (ARK-LSAMP) for the implementation of a Louis Stokes Pathways Research Alliance program. The initiative aims to help increase the pool and diversity of Science, Technology, Engineering and…

UAPB student named among 2019 HBCU competitiveness scholars

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) student Kyra Rattler was among 44 students from 34 historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) named a 2019 HBCU Competitiveness Scholar. Announced by the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, it is the initiative’s highest student recognition. Competitiveness Scholars are comprised of undergraduate, graduate, and…

UAPB and SEARK launch dual-degree program

Among First in Arkansas to Create Partnership to Increase Student Success Today the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) and Southeast Arkansas College (SEARK) officially launched a collaborative degree program known as Associate to Bachelors, or A2B. The program allows students to earn both an Associate degree at SEARK and a Bachelor’s degree at…