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Vesper Choir traveling to Madrid for spring tour

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Vesper Choir left the campus Monday to begin their seven-day journey through Madrid, Spain. Entitled, “American Celebration of Music in Spain,”the city is the destination for this year’s spring tour for the ensemble. Vesper Choir Director Dr. Michael Bates will travel with 49 members of the Choir and…

Lifeguard training classes available

The Division of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education has collaborated with the Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation to offer Lifeguard training classes. Those interested in the classes must be 16 years of age and older and pay a one-time cost of $225.00 for books and materials. A pretest will be administered March 29 and March…

CNN anchor Fredricka Whitfield to speak April 5

Fredricka Whitfield, a CNN news anchor and award-winning journalist, will be the keynote speaker at 11 a.m. April 5 in Cross-Phipps Auditorium in Caldwell Hall at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Whitfield, who anchors the weekend edition of CNN Newsroom, is based in the network’s world headquarters in Atlanta. Before joining CNN in…

HLC accreditation reaffirmed for UAPB

The Institutional Action Council (IAC) of the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) has continued the accredited status for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) for a 10-year period that runs through 2027. The re-affirmation of UAPB’s accreditation follows submission of an extensive assurance argument and campus visit from peer reviewers. “I’d like to commend…

LIONS Program now taking applications

Incoming freshmen have the chance to acclimate to college life and earn college credits at the 2017 Learning Institute and Opportunities for New Students (LIONS) Program at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB). The deadline is April 3, 2017 to complete the admissions process to UAPB and the LIONS Program. Participants will receive…