Tagged: university of arkansas at pine bluff

UAPB Dismisses Coach After Another Losing Football Season

by Associated Press 11/21/2017 8:52 am

Arkansas-Pine Bluff said Monday that it will not renew the contract for football coach Monte Coleman after five consecutive losing seasons.

Zombies Beware: Pine Bluff Is Rising

by Kyle Massey 3/27/2017 12:00 am

A growing army of developers and investors are on a mission of revitalization for the city of Pine Bluff.

The Influencers: Laurence Alexander of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

by Kyle Massey 3/20/2017 12:00 am

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Chancellor Laurence Alexander, who took over Arkansas’ only historically black state school in 2013, sees it as a bright spot in Jefferson County and beyond, as well as an economic engine.

Arkansas Baptist College Names Joseph Jones President

by Alexis Crowe 7/27/2016 10:46 am

Arkansas Baptist College announced Tuesday that Joseph L. Jones has been selected to become the school’s 14th president, succeeding Fitz Hill who is transitioning to lead the Arkansas Baptist College Foundation as its executive director.

Arkansas Schools Stress Training in Wake of Campus Shootings

by Claudia Lauer, The Associated Press 10/11/2015 11:37 am

For many college students at the University of Arkansas system's campuses, the mantra "Avoid, Deny, Defend" is as familiar as lyrics to their favorite song.

Why We Moved to Metro Little Rock (and Why You Should Too!)

by Metro Little Rock Staff 9/28/2015 12:10 am

Meet six cool Metro Little Rock residents who chose the area for different reasons—and many of the same!

UALR Consortium Gets $750K for Space Missions Research

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/17/2015 10:45 am

The Arkansas Space Grant Consortium at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock received a $750,000 NASA EPSCoR grant to fund research.

Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield Awards Grant to UAPB

by Alexis Crowe 8/25/2015 1:13 pm

Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield on Tuesday announced a grant of $250,000 to the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff’s Department of Nursing to fund the Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield Endowed Nursing Professorship in Rural Health.

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Adds BSN

by Alexis Crowe 7/10/2015 1:04 pm

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff received initial approval status for its pre-licensure bachelor’s of science in nursing program from the Arkansas State Board of Nursing on Wednesday.

UAPB Professor Named President of World Aquaculture Society

by Alexis Crowe 6/19/2015 4:18 pm

Dr. Rebecca Lochmann, professor of aquaculture and fisheries at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, was inducted as president of the World Aquaculture Society during the organization’s annual business meeting, held in Jeju, South Korea in May.

UAPB, UA Receive $2.2M in Grants

by Lee Hogan 11/12/2014 9:48 am

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and the flagship institution of the UA System, the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, have received a combined $2.2 million in grant funding this week.

Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Betting on Graduates

by 10/6/2014 12:00 am

The direct link between college scholarships and gambling was something Arkansas’ first state lottery commissioners weren’t eager to point out, but a new class of commissioners is hoping to remind Arkansans of that link each time they attend a football game.

UAPB Unveils New Logo, Welcomes Laurence B. Alexander

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/5/2014 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff unveiled its new logo at a chancellor investiture ceremony April 25 at the Pine Bluff Convention Center.

Homeruns and Heroes

by Staff 4/1/2014 12:01 am

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff hosted Homeruns and Heroes, a special event featuring Torii Hunter, Cliff Lee and Gov. Mike Beebe. Held at the Governor's Mansion, the event benefited the Torii Hunter Complex.

UAPB Hires The Design Group to Handle Marketing, Image

by Associated Press 10/9/2013 7:06 am

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff has hired a firm to handle its marketing and public relations.

UAPB Studies Nursing Baccalaureate Program

by Associated Press 6/4/2013 3:19 pm

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is taking steps toward redeveloping a baccalaureate program in nursing.

Anti-Smoking Program Uses Soccer to Target Latinos

by Associated Press 6/4/2013 7:11 am

A minority health initiative is using soccer as part of a promotion that encourages Hispanic men to quit smoking.

Laurence Alexander Nominated to Become Next UAPB Chancellor

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/25/2013 4:28 pm

Laurence B. Alexander has been nominated by University of Arkansas System President Donald Bobbitt to become the next chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

Four Finalists Named in UAPB Chancellor Search

by Mark Carter 1/7/2013 3:18 pm

Four finalists have been named in the search for the next chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, the school announced Monday.

Jeans Get Jazzy at Links Event

by Staff 9/1/2012 12:00 am

The Little Rock Chapter of The Links, Inc., hosted Jazzy Jeans & Jewels at the Clear Channel Metroplex. Guests showed off their "jazzy" jeans and jewels and enjoyed food and entertainment. Proceeds benefited Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in Arkansas, including the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.