Spike Lee to speak at UAPB for black history event

Oscar award winning Director Spike Lee will be the featured speaker during the annual black history month assembly at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. The free, public event will be held Tuesday, February 6 at 10:30 a.m. in the Kenneth L. Johnson, Sr. HPER Complex. In addition to being an award-winning director, Lee…

2018 AgDiscovery Application Now Online

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Arkansas teens interested a unique, two-week career exploration summer program away from home with other teens can help ensure their spot by filling out the AgDiscovery application packet, that is now online, and returning it as soon as possible, well ahead of the March 12…

Member of Little Rock Nine to speak for fall commencement

Dr. Terrence Roberts, civil rights pioneer and member of the Little Rock Nine, will be the keynote speaker for the Fall 2017 graduating class of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB). The free, public event will be held Friday, December 15 at 10:00 a.m. in the Kenneth L. Johnson, Sr. HPER complex. Dr.…

Veteran’s day celebration set for November 9

Retired Colonel Nathaniel “Nate” Todd will be the guest speaker during the Veteran’s Day Celebration scheduled for noon Thursday, November 9, at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. The University began a formal ceremony in 2016 to honor local veterans. UAPB was designated a 2017 Military Friendly Gold status campus, and is only one…

Library to host alumna for book signing

The John Brown Watson Memorial Library System at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff will host Aza Njeri for a book signing Monday, November 13 at 2:00 p.m. The free, public event will be held in the Howard-Sykes auditorium of the John Brown Watson Memorial Library on UAPB’s campus. Njeri is a Griot author,…