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,…

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…

Comedy show to feature social media, stand-up stars

The annual comedy show held during Homecoming Week at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff will feature some of the most acclaimed talent on social media today. Sponsored by the Student Government Association, the event will be held Monday, October 9 at 7:00 p.m. in the J.M. Ross auditorium of the Hathaway-Howard Fine Arts…

Melony J. Darrough wins UAPB Sweet Potato Cooking Contest

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Science Five contestants recently put their culinary talents to the test at the first University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Sweet Potato Cooking Contest. Melony Darrough of Wabbaseka, Arkansas, took home the first-place prize for her sweet potato dumplings recipe. “During the competition, the contestants prepared a variety…