UAPB graduate hired by DuPont Pioneer

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff alumna Morgan Ely recently accepted a position with DuPont Pioneer in LeRoy, Illinois in the Commercial Sales Emerging Leaders Program.  The program is designed to provide participants with the necessary knowledge, experience and skills to fill future leadership positions within DuPont Pioneer. Her annual salary range is $55,000 –…

UAPB alumni conserve state’s aquatic resources in careers with AGFC

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Two alumni of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) Aquaculture/Fisheries Center of Excellence who formerly worked together as research associates during their graduate studies are now collaborating in their careers at the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC). Chris Racey, chief of fisheries for the…

UAPB Magazine to feature recording artist Smokie Norful

The fall 2015 issue of UAPB Magazine is set to debut this month featuring one of the institution’s most notable alums, two–time Grammy® award-winning recording artist Smokie Norful. He has experienced more in 40 years than most do in a lifetime, but it wasn’t until he had everything that he realized something was missing. In his…

APLU Names Inaugural Recipients of the 1890 Universities Career Exemplar Awards, Celebrates the 125th Anniversary of the Second Morrill Act

UAPB alumnus Pearlie Reed among honorees The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today named 19 recipients of its inaugural 1890 Universities Career Exemplar Awards.  The recipients, distinguished alumni representing each of the 19 historically black land-grant universities, have achieved excellence in navigating their career pathway and providing mentorship to other traditionally underrepresented students…

UAPB/AM&N National Alumni Association announces new President

Pine Bluff, Ark.- Tammie E. Hall, a 1993 graduate of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB), has been elected President of the UAPB/AM&N National Alumni Association. An Arkadelphia, Arkansas native, President Hall indicated that she is honored wholeheartedly to serve in this role. “This is a grand opportunity to continue to support the…

Alumnus appointed Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs at NCCU

North Carolina Central University has named Arkansas Native, Dr. Miron P. Billingsley as Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs. Billingsley began serving on Sept. 15. Dr. Billingsley has more than 15 years of experience in higher education as a professor, dean, director and vice president. Prior to his appointment at NCCU, he served as associate vice president…