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UAPB student awarded prestigious Gilman Scholarship

Precious Taylor, a senior regulatory science and agriculture major at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) is one of over 1,000 American undergraduates from 332 colleges and universities across the U.S. selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.…

(L-R) Nicholas Gonzalez, Computer Science, junior; Kendall Williams, Criminal Justice, senior; Gabrielle Williams, Criminal Justice, junior; Rachel McAfee; Accounting, sophomore; Angel Thurman, Criminal Justice, junior; Darius Brown, Computer Science, junior; (not shown) Joshua Lockhart, History, junior.   

UAPB students attend IOBSE spring conference

Seven University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) students attended the International Organization of Black Security Executives (IOBSE) Annual Spring Conference recently. With the theme, “Developing Future Leaders for Tomorrow’s Challenges,” the highlight of the conference was the keynote presentation by Marvin Ellison, President of JC Penney. The students were accompanied by Shirley Cherry, director…

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Registration open for swimming classes

The Division of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education will be offering swimming classes that will focus on basic skills including floating, breathing, and the fundamental swimming strokes. Open to participants five years of age and older, the class will be held each Saturday from June 6 through July 18 in the swimming pool located inside…

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Cousins to continue tradition at UAPB commencement

FROM THE PINE BLUFF COMMERCIAL For cousins Cornovious “CJ” Branch Jr. and Tara A. Branch, completing an education at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is a celebration of a family tradition. During commencement, these millennials will follow in the footsteps of more than 90 relatives who have graduated from the university. UAPB’s graduation will be…

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UAPB to celebrate retirees May 7

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff will host its Annual Celebration of Retirees Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 6:30 p. m. in the L. A. Davis, Sr. Student Union Lounge. Two UAPB employees will be honored that have served the institution for a combined total of 34 years within the Division of Academic Affairs. …