Reverend Lorenzo R. Jones, III

Jones family donates more than 8k to start endowment fund

The Jones family donated $8,580 to begin the Lorenzo R. Jones, III Endowment Fund at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. The fund will provide scholarships to encourage and assist students to pursue a college education in all areas and departments at UAPB. Recipients of the one-year, nonrenewable scholarship must have a 2.5 GPA…

UAPB Alumnus Accepts Diversity Award on Behalf of AGFC

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Maurice Jackson, a 1997 alumnus of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries, recently accepted an award honoring diversity and inclusion efforts on behalf of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC).  The award was presented to the AGFC by the Southeastern…

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…