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 North Little Rock Site offers regulatory sciences program

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) has relaunched its undergraduate degree program in regulatory sciences at the UAPB North Little Rock Site. The degree program is intended to prepare more students in central Arkansas for careers related to regulatory and compliance activities with federal, state…

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.…

New faculty development initiative begins at UAPB

Dr. Mildred Pearson, Professor of Education at Eastern Illinois University, was the presenter during the newly created faculty professional development workshop at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff recently. With more than 100 faculty in attendance, the theme for this groundbreaking workshop was, “Higher Ground: Building, Sustaining and Assessing Faculty.” This on-going training for…

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,…