Registration ongoing for educational access conference

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) is gearing up to host its 24th Annual Mary E. Benjamin Conference on Educational Access Wednesday, April 26 in the UAPB STEM Academy and Conference Center. With the theme, “The Cutting Edge: Technology and Computer Science in Education,” the one-day conference will address the latest technology and…

Film festival to feature director Doug McHenry

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff’s National Association of Black Journalists (UAPB-NABJ) will hold its first annual Film Festival from 4 to 8 p.m. April 19 as part of events scheduled for Mass Communications Month. The free, public event will be held in the Cross-Phipps auditorium of Caldwell Hall. The festival will showcase short…

UAPB to commemorate 144 years during founders celebration

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff will be celebrating 144 years of existence during Founders Celebration activities April 25-30. With the theme, “Expanding the Influence of Our Legacy,” events include time honored traditions and a few new additions. Founders Celebration is a tradition that has been going on for over 60 years, blending academics,…

Phylicia Rashad to deliver spring commencement address

Award-winning actress and director Phylicia Rashad will be the keynote speaker for University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Spring 2017 graduating class. The free, public event will be held Saturday, May 13 at 3:00 p.m. in the Pine Bluff Convention Center Arena. Whether she is bringing laughter to millions of television viewers around the world,…

Students attend nurse’s day at the capitol

Students from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff’s BSN Nursing Program attended Nurse’s Day at the Capitol 2017 in Little Rock, recently. During their visit, they met with legislators, participated in committee meetings, and observed the House of Representatives in action. Barriers were broken between the legislators and nurses of Arkansas as our students…

National Library Week to begin April 10

The John Brown Watson Memorial Library System at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff will celebrate National Library Week, April 10-14, with a variety of events that address the 2017 American Library Association (ALA) theme, “Libraries Transform.” All events are free and open to the public. A keynote presentation by Julius C. Jefferson, Jr.,…