Precious Taylor, a senior regulatory science and agriculture major at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, received the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad.
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Leslie Heroman of White Hall received a Bachelor of Arts degree in international studies from Washington College at Chestertown, Maryland.
The Jefferson County Republican Committee meets at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 28, at Larry’s Pizza, 7401 Dollarway Road at White Hall.
The American Red Cross seeks eligible donors to give blood in honor of World Blood Donor Day, June 14, and throughout the summer. Giving blood will help ensure a sufficient blood supply for patients in need. Blood donation opportunities include:
The Arkansas Agriculture Department is accepting applications for the 2015 Arkansas Century Farm program until Sunday, May 31.
The Arkansas Minority Health Commission is offering up to $5,000 per organization in cost-reimbursement funding in a competitive application process.
Andre Lewis, right, director of the social work program and assistant professor of social work at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, and Marie Jenkins, assistant professor of social work and field education director, accept an award at the National Association of Social Workers’ state conference at North Little Rock. UAM social work students and the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences were honored for winning a statewide competition for the largest increase in NASW membership. (Special to The Commercial)
A $100 investment in a bull can provide a big return now that October futures for 650-pound calves are hovering at about $216 per hundredweight, said David Fernandez, Cooperative Extension Program livestock specialist at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
Family, friends and colleagues of the late Dr. Robert H. Burch Jr. have started a campaign to create a waterfowl research endowment in the University of Arkansas at Monticello Foundation Fund.
The deadline to apply for all Arkansas Department of Higher Education financial aid programs — including the Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship — is Monday, June 1.