UAPB alumna receives Cleveland award


Ruth Jones, a 1984 University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff graduate, received the Cleveland Federal Executive Board’s Wings of Excellence Award at the 27th Annual Awards Program for serving as an inspiration to others and bringing credit to the federal service.

A West Helena native of West Helena, Jones received her Bachelor of Science degree in physics from UAPB in 1994 and is the daughter of William and Essie Jones. She is the first woman to receive a Bachelor of Science degree in physics from UAPB.