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University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Opens New Fish Testing Laboratory

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Opens New Fish Testing Laboratory

Located in Lonoke, Arkansas, the Fish Health Inspection Laboratory is one of 11 facilities nationwide approved by the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service to test fish for viruses so that they can exported to other states and nations.

The New President of Arkansas Baptist College

The New President of Arkansas Baptist College

Dr. Jones has been serving as a visiting professor of political science in the department of social and behavioral sciences at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Earlier he was the founder and executive director of the Social Justice Institute at Philander Smith College in Little Rock.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Mandara Savage Is the New Leader of the Extended Campus of Southern Illinois University

Mandara Savage Is the New Leader of the Extended Campus of Southern Illinois University

The Southern Illinois University Extended Campus includes all online courses and courses taught at off-campus facilities. Dr. Savage is an associate professor and chair of the department of technology at the university.

New Biochemistry Major Launched at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

New Biochemistry Major Launched at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, a historically Black education institution that enrolls about 2,500 students, has announced that it will offer a new bachelor’s degree program in biochemistry beginning in the fall of 2016.

In Memoriam: Blanche Macdonald Francis, 1925-2015

In Memoriam: Blanche Macdonald Francis, 1925-2015

A former instructor of modern dance at two universities, Blanche Macdonald Francis was the “First Lady” of Xavier University in New Orleans for more than 45 years.

Good News! Enrollments Are Up at Some HBCUs

Good News! Enrollments Are Up at Some HBCUs

While some historically Black colleges and universities have seen significant enrollment declines in recent years, there has been good news on enrollments at many of the nation’s HBCUs.

University of Arkansas Pine Bluff Establishes Its First Endowed Chair

University of Arkansas Pine Bluff Establishes Its First Endowed Chair

The historically Black university has received a grant from Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield to create the first endowed professorship at the university. Diann Williams, chair of the department of nursing at the university, will be the inaugural holder of the endowed chair.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

University of Arkansas Pine Bluff Names Three New Administrators

University of Arkansas Pine Bluff Names Three New Administrators

Mary E. Benjamin was named the inaugural vice chancellor for research. James B. Tyson was appointed vice chancellor for development/institutional advancement and Jacquelyn McCray is serving as interim vice chancellor for academic affairs.

Fredda Carroll Named to Lead School of Education at the University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff

Fredda Carroll Named to Lead School of Education at the University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff

Dr. Carroll has been serving as interim dean at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and has 25 years experience as a professor of education at three universities.

HBCU Teams Up With the Army Corps of Engineers

HBCU Teams Up With the Army Corps of Engineers

The University of Arkansas Pine Bluff has signed an agreement to establish and participate in STEM enrichment programs, research projects, and paid internships for university students.

Seven African Americans in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Seven African Americans in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The new appointees are Tyvi Small at the University of Tennessee, Camisha Duffy at Murray State, Michael Leo Owens of Emory University, Ashley Robinson at Prairie View A&M, Valandra German at the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff, Clayton Steen at Bowie State, and Natasha Billie at Langston University.

One Third of All Teams Banned by the NCAA From Postseason Play Are at HBCUs

One Third of All Teams Banned by the NCAA From Postseason Play Are at HBCUs

The football teams at Hampton, Texas Southern, and North Carolina A&T as well as the basketball teams at the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff and Mississippi Valley State did not past muster on the NCAA’s Academic Progress Rate.