We first want to acknowledge the passing of our dynamic leader and co-chair of the Alumni Center Building Committee, David Walters. David was very committed to raising the money required to build the National Alumni Center. He has laid the foundation for a successful campaign to achieve the objective of raising the $2.8 million for the construction of the facility. He will be greatly missed.
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Elders graduated from Arkansas AM&N College (now University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff) in 1954. He spent 36 years as Head Coach – breaking racial barriers in the middle of nationwide desegregation, 35 of which came with the Little Rock School District at Horace Mann and Hall High School.
Four outstanding individuals were presented with the 2022 Compassionate and Committed Service Award. Honorees included Diane Gentry Martin, Shannon Hendrix and Jackey Cason, and Don Andrews.
Being a part of The Pride is being a part of something bigger and better in this world, it’s having the luxury of being a part of a strong committed family, a pact. I’m very happy and lucky to say that I am a part of The Pride and forever and always will be.
Congratulations to all UAPB Alumni who were recently elected as public officials, as well as those who have remained in office and continue to serve these United States of America. The recent election was rewarding, as well as disappointing in several areas. Nevertheless, we continue to move forward as a people.
The National Alumni Association continues our “Did You Know” segment. Trivia questions are posted that are related to AM&N/UAPB Alumni, Students, Faculty, Staff, Associates, Friends, Fans, and any Follower to answer.
Here’s your chance to prove your knowledge of the past, present and future and win a prize by doing so!
The Indianapolis UAPB/AM&N Alumni is pleased to announce our 2022 scholarship recipients. Help us congratulate Ja’Vonn Gray and RaNetra Hamilton, who are both graduating seniors at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff! They were each awarded scholarships in the amount of $1,500.
David Wayne Walters, Sr., an amazing entrepreneur, mentor, published author of two books and an accomplished saxophonist, loved being a Golden Lion. One of his greatest joys was securing the crown as the UAPB/AM&N National Alumni King in 2016.
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) will host its 166th commencement ceremony on Friday, December 9, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. (processional begins at 9:45 a.m.) at the Pine Bluff Convention Center and will livestream the ceremony via YouTube. Renowned civil rights and personal injury attorney Benjamin Crump will serve as commencement speaker.
Pine Bluff, AR — On Friday, December 9th, the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) hosted its 166th commencement exercises. One hundred sixty-six graduates received bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the five schools: School of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Human Sciences; School of Arts and Sciences; School of Business and Management; School of Education; and University College