USDA/1890 National Scholars Scholarship Deadline Jan. 31, 2018

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences The deadline for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) USDA/1890 National Scholars Program Scholarship application is Jan. 31, 2018. Because the stakes are so high, applicants may want to download the application and work on it during semester break, said George Richardson, USDA 1890 program…

UAPB students study culture, history in Ghana

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Two students of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff recently returned from a month-long education abroad program in the West African country of Ghana. Ashlyn Carlton, a junior major of animal science from Chicago, Illinois, and Jael Frierson, a junior major of political science from Cincinnati,…

UAPB students learn Chinese language, culture through immersion in China

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Six University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff students recently returned from study abroad programs at two universities in China. The program was sponsored by the HBCU – China Scholarship Network, a consortium of 42 historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) that facilitates partnerships between member institutions and…

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UAPB students attend Monsanto 1890 leadership event

The Monsanto Company recently selected three students from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) to attend their annual 1890 Student Leadership Event in St. Louis, Missouri. Students from twenty of the 1890 Land Grant Institutions were chosen to attend the three-day event with all travel and accommodations provided by Monsanto. This event included…

UAPB students attend Thurgood Marshall College Fund institute

Seven University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff students attended the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) Annual Leadership Institute in Washington, DC recently. TMCF’s Leadership Institute is a national program that aims to develop the student-attendees’ leadership skills, create a community of like-minded scholars, provide companies and government agencies access to overlooked diverse talent, and help…

Nursing department plans white coat ceremony

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Department of Nursing will host its 2nd Annual White Coat Ceremony on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. Sponsored by CHI-St. Vincent Infirmary, the event will be held at 6:00 pm in the J.M. Ross auditorium of the Hathaway-Howard Fine Arts building. Twenty-three (23) junior nursing students will be presented…