UAPB to observe National HBCU Week


The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff will observe National HBCU Week with a variety of events beginning Friday with a bone marrow drive from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the L. A. Davis Sr. Student Union.

At 6:30 p.m. Monday two UAPB alumni and two current students will have a panel discussion on the benefits of an HBCU education in the L. A. Davis Sr. Student Union lounge.

The celebration will close with Fall Convocation at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in the H. O. Clemmons Arena of the Kenneth L. Johnson Sr. HPER Complex that will feature a Conversation with the Chancellor hosted by UAPB Chancellor Laurence Alexander. The format will provide an open forum for questions from students, faculty and staff. The marching band, choir and cheerleaders are scheduled to perform.

UAPB is the only four-year public HBCU in Arkansas.