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 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…

UAPB to offer two new degree programs this fall

Agricultural Engineering to provide three tracks, addition of hospitality and tourism management “ideal timing” The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) has expanded its degree offerings to include its first engineering degree, Agricultural Engineering, and a Hospitality and Tourism Management degree program. The Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board approved the programs at its meeting…

Music department receives NASM accreditation

The Department of Music at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff has renewed the membership and accreditation to the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) for its Bachelor of Science degree in Music. The degree offers emphases in music teaching, sound recording technology, and an outside area (business/marketing or theatre/multimedia communication). The extensive…

UAPB Becomes First Four Year College in Arkansas to Offer Real Estate License Course

Starting in the Fall of 2018, The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) School of Business & Management and Associates Career Education Services (ACES) will forge a partnership to offer students an upper-level Real Estate course that earns four (4) Credit Hours towards their degree, while simultaneously fulfilling the requirements to take the Arkansas Real Estate…

UAPB North Little Rock Site offers regulatory sciences program

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) has relaunched its undergraduate degree program in regulatory sciences at the UAPB North Little Rock Site. The degree program is intended to prepare more students in central Arkansas for careers related to regulatory and compliance activities with federal, state…

Nursing program receives full approval from state board

The Department of Nursing at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) has been granted full approval by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing (ASBN) for the pre-licensure (generic) program. The approval extends through 2020. “The new nursing program at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is off to a great start under the…