University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
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University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB), a state supported land grant institution, is located in the northern part of Pine Bluff in south central Arkansas. It was founded as the Branch Normal College by the Legislative Act of 1873. On July 1, 1972, Arkansas Agricultural, Mechanical, and Normal College were merged into the University of Arkansas System. Later, it was renamed as the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
The university is recognized by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. It also conducts programs accredited by the National League for Nursing, National Association for Schools of Music, American Home Economics Association, and the National Association for the Accreditation of Teacher Education.
The Pine Bluff campus has 56 buildings on 318 acres. UAPB offers academic, baccalaureate and graduate degrees in 46 academic fields. It features the School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Science, School of Arts and Sciences, Social of Behavioral Sciences, Science and Technology Units, School of Business and Management, Economic Research and Development Center, School of Education, and the Division of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education. UAPB also has a 871-acre USDA Research Farm at Lonoke.
Arkansas Railroad Museum, Pine Bluff
Louis Southwestern Railway Company (Cotton Belt Route) at it's Pine Bluff, Arkansas shops in 1942, the mighty locomotive ruled the rails for a dozen years before being replaced by diesel locomotives. The engine was donated to the city in 1955 and ...
Arkansas Civil War Battle Pine Bluff American Civil War
... of the Civil War and the Reconstruction so heavily devastated the state of Arkansas, its population and its economy, that this southern state was never to fully regained the level of prosperity it had enjoyed prior to the war. A candid and ...
DeSoto's Army's Probable Boat Building Site - Pine Bluff, Arkansas
DeSoto's Army's Probable Boat Building Site This map shows the peninusla of land inside the Arkansas River bend just east of Pine Bluff ...