Simmons Bank Gifts $2.5 Million to Fund UAPB Athletics Upgrades

Football Stadium Turf, Scoreboard, Baseball Complex among Improvements A $2.5 million Simmons Bank gift for upgrades to football and baseball athletics facilities was announced Tuesday at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB). The gift is the largest in UAPB history and will fund a new football stadium scoreboard and turf, along with completion…

Simmons Bank to present multimillion-Dollar Gift to UAPB

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) will announce a multimillion-dollar gift from Simmons Bank for upgrades to its football and baseball facilities. The event will occur Tuesday, May 22 at 11 a.m. at the Kenneth L. Johnson, Sr. HPER Complex.  A tailgate-style reception will follow the check presentation and unveiling of facility renderings.…

Annual conference aims to clear the air, emphasize that smokeless isn’t harmless

The Minority Initiative Sub-Recipient Grant Office (MISRGO) at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) is hosting the 15th Annual “Clearing the Air in Communities of Color” Conference. This event raises awareness about tobacco use in minority communities throughout Arkansas and provides advocates, educators, researchers, public health officials, and community leaders with the opportunity…

Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP

Johnny C. Taylor to deliver spring commencement address

Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, will be the keynote speaker for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Spring 2018 commencement exercises. The free, public event will be held Saturday, May 12 at 3:00 p.m. in the Pine Bluff Convention Center Arena. Taylor is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Society for Human Resource…

LTG Crawford

Senior Army leader to speak at UAPB April 27

The Division of Military Science at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff will host Lieutenant General (LTG) Bruce T. Crawford as a guest speaker. The event will be held Friday, April 27, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. in the Hathaway-Howard Fine Arts Auditorium. Lieutenant General Crawford is an HBCU graduate and is currently stationed at…