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STEM STARS partnership begins at UAPB

One day after Jackson State University (JSU) was awarded a five-year $3,731,454 grant for the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Scholars Teacher Academy Resident System (STEM STARS) project from the National Science Foundation (NSF),  Dr. William McHenry, Executive Director of the Mississippi e-Center Foundation and Professor of Chemistry at Jackson State University and Jerry Redmond,…

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UAPB to adopt application fee in September

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) will initiate an admission application fee for all online and paper applications. Beginning September 1, 2016, the following application fees will be implemented: $25 for online undergraduate applications and $30 for paper versions; $30 for undergraduate international admission applications (available online only); $30 for online graduate applications…

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Chick-fil-A, Starbucks to open at UAPB

Popular food chains Chick-Fil-A® and Starbucks® will be opening soon at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB). Renovations are currently being made to the L.A. Davis, Sr. Student Union to accommodate the franchises and meet the planned opening date of August 18. According to Thompson Hospitality Food Service Director Pamela Smith, both franchises…

Cutline for photo: Chicago Heights, IL native Elijah Maldonado and his mother, Casandra talk with Dr. Linda Okiror, vice chancellor for enrollment management after the opening ceremony for the LIONS program. More than 200 students are enrolled in this year’s program.

LIONS program begins at UAPB

  More than 200 incoming freshmen were welcomed this past weekend to the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff to begin the Learning Institute and Opportunities for New Students (LIONS) program. They have been arriving since the last of June and were officially welcomed to campus with an opening assembly. Now in its eighth year,…

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Critical Needs Minority Teacher Scholarships now available

  Applications for the Arkansas Geographical Critical Needs Minority Teacher Scholarship Program are now available for the Fall 2016/Spring 2017 semester at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and at all two-year and four-year colleges/universities. UAPB administers the scholarship program that was reauthorized by the 84th General Assembly (Act 1746) to address the shortage…

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LIONS Program offering $3,000 Scholarships until June 30

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) is offering several more $3,000 scholarships to incoming freshmen in the Learning Institute and Opportunities for New Students, or LIONS Program. Apply and be admitted to UAPB the LIONS Program before June 30, 2016 to receive a scholarship for tuition, room, board, and books. The LIONS program,…