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Philander Smith President Roderick Smothers: Barriers Breached, But Black Students Still Face Burdens

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/11/2016 12:00 am

Roderick Smothers was named the 14th president of Philander Smith College on Oct. 1, 2014, and began his tenure in January 2015.

Philander Smith Scholarship Gala

by Staff 10/1/2015 12:00 am

Philander Smith College hosted its inaugural President’s Scholarship Gala at the Little Rock Marriott. Several students were honored, and a scholarship was given in the name of Civil Rights activist Ozell Sutton.

Hillary Clinton Plans Arkansas Stop in Presidential Campaign

by Associated Press 9/17/2015 3:44 pm

Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Rodham Clinton is planning a second campaign stop in Arkansas.

Philanthropist C.J. Duvall Invests in Building People, Communities

by Todd Traub 1/29/2015 12:00 am

C.J. Duvall has hoisted many a hammer in his efforts to make Little Rock a better place. From stripping floors to applying a coat of paint, the multi-faceted Duvall, vice president of institutional advancement at Philander Smith University, often lends his time to entrepreneurs renovating space for new businesses in the city.

PSC President's Luncheon

by Staff 12/1/2014 12:01 am

Philander Smith College hosted its annual President’s Luncheon in the Kendall Science and Health Mission Center on campus. This year’s honoree was Rodney E. Slater, the 13th U.S. Secretary of Transportation. Proceeds benefited PSC scholarship programs.

Transportation Leaders Discuss Present, Future Issues of Industry

by Lee Hogan 9/30/2014 12:47 pm

Several transportation industry leaders gathered at Philander Smith College on Tuesday for a panel discussion on transportation, technology and logistics.

Slater, Others Set for Transportation Panel at Philander Smith

by Mark Carter 9/26/2014 10:21 am

Former U.S. transportation chief Rodney Slater will join several of the state's biggest names in the transportation, technology and logistics sectors for a panel discussion hosted by Philander Smith College on Tuesday.

Johnny Moore Resigns From Philander Smith College

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/20/2014 12:57 pm

Johnny Moore resigns as president of Philander Smith College in Little Rock. The college says Moore is leaving "to pursue other personal and professional opportunities."

Philander Smith President’s Lunch

by Staff 2/1/2014 12:01 am

Philander Smith College hosted its annual President’s Luncheon at the campus’ Kendall Center. Sherece West-Scantlebury, president of the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation, was honored at the event, which benefited the United Negro College Fund. PSC is the only UNCF-member institution in the state.

Bless the Mic Series to Feature Judy Smith Tonight

by Lauren James 1/9/2014 8:00 am

Judy Smith, the real-life inspiration behind ABC's hit political thriller "Scandal" starring Kerry Washington, will lecture at Philander Smith College’s Bless the Mic series tonight (Jan. 9).

The Three Doctors to Lecture at Philander Smith Tonight

by Lauren James 2/12/2013 8:00 am

Dr. Sampson Davis, Dr. Rameck Hunt and Dr. George Jenkins, also known as the "Three Doctors," will share their experiences tonight (Feb. 12) at Philander Smith College.

J.R. Martinez to Speak at Philander Smith College Tonight

by Lauren James 1/10/2013 8:00 am

Author, actor and military veteran J.R. Martinez will speak at Little Rock's Philander Smith College tonight (Jan. 10), as part of the Clinton School of Public Service lecture series.

New President Takes Reins at PSC

by Staff 11/1/2012 12:00 am

Philander Smith College welcomed new President Johnny Moore at a reception held at the Governor’s Mansion. Donors, supporters and board members were in attendance.

Former Philander Smith College Official Pleads No Contest to Promoting Prostitution Charge

by Associated Press 10/30/2012 5:32 pm

Prosecutors in central Arkansas say former Philander Smith College recruiting director George Gray has pleaded no contest to a charge of promoting prostitution.

Tavis Smiley Cancels Appearance at Philander Smith College Tonight

by Karen Martin 4/5/2012 4:18 pm

Author and radio show host Tavis Smiley has canceled his appearance at 7 p.m. today (April 5) at Philander Smith College because of flight delays.

Political Strategist Mary Matalin To Speak at Philander Smith College Tonight

by Karen Martin 3/22/2012 7:41 am

Republican political strategist Mary Matalin will speak at 7 p.m. today (March 22) at M. L. Harris Auditorium of Philander Smith College, 900 W. Daisy Gatson Bates Drive. Admission is free.

Philander Smith's Brown Earns NAIA Renown

by Todd Traub 3/21/2012 4:56 pm

Philander Smith senior guard Ken Brown scored 40 or more points six times, including a 53-point night in February, to become a first-team NAIA All American and the state's only first-team all American this season.

Rick Fleetwood, Robert Hupp Among 2012 Arkansas Business of the Year Winners

by Karen Martin 2/22/2012 9:02 am

The annual Arkansas Business of the Year awards banquet was held Tuesday at the Wally Allen Ballroom of Statehouse Convention Center. Among the winners: Rick Fleetwood, CEO of Snell Prosthetic & Orthotic Laboratory, and Robert Hupp, producing artistic director of Arkansas Repertory Theatre.

National Report Released

by Staff 12/1/2011 12:00 am

The Arkansas Philanthropy Roundtable met at Philander Smith College for a release party introducing a new national report. The report was produced by the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) and partially funded by the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation.

Health and Human Services Secretary at Healthy Living Summit Wednesday-Thursday

by Karen Martin 9/27/2011 5:54 am

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will be at the Healthy Food and Active Living Summit going on Wednesday and Thursday (Sept. 28-29) at Philander Smith College in Little Rock. It's open to everyone. Admission is free.