William Campbell recently graduated from the University of Arkansas’ Cooperative Extension’s LeadAR Program. Campbell, of Reed, is a field manger III at the Pine Bluff office of the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services.
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A group of Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas linemen will depart Arkansas on Wednesday, April 29, to continue a mission that began in 2013 to provide electricity to remote Guatemalan villages. Arkansas electric cooperative linemen have assisted in providing electric service to more than 770 rural Guatemala residents.
Friday night’s White Hall Kids Fest activities have been canceled because of weather.
The annual Founder’s Celebration Alumni Breakfast will be held at 8 a.m. Sunday, April, 26, in the STEM Conference Center at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
The Department of Human Sciences at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff recently inducted three new members into the Kappa Omicron Nu National Honor Society. They are seniors, from left, Shemikia A. Jones, Pamla Jones and Brittany A. Jones. The students are enrolled in UAPB’s Human Development and Family Studies program, which prepares students for employment as child development center directors, childcare specialists, nursery school/day care teachers, adoption placement agents and caseworkers. The KON chapter honors students of human sciences who rank in the top 25 percent of their class. (Special to The Commercial)
The McGehee School Board will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, at the high school library.
The honor society of Phi Kappa Phi announced that two Southeast Arkansas residents were recently inducted.
The University of Arkansas at Monticello’s Small Business and Technology Development Center will host two events.
The Pine Bluff Art League will host a reception from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Services Building honoring area junior high school students who participated in the Top of the Middle art competition.
TOPPS is taking applications for its 2015 Challenge Adventure Summer Camp for ages 7- 14.