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Founders celebration kicks of with 'Jeopardy!'
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Founders celebration kicks of with 'Jeopardy!'

PINE BLUFF, Ark. -- The 138th Founders’ Celebration at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) will kick-off with a Branch Normal/AM&N/UAPB Jeopardy Game prior to Founders’ Weekend (April 13-17). The theme for this year’s celebration is, “Urgency in Education: Our Founders’ Perspective.”

The Jeopardy game will be held Thursday, April 7 at 6:30 p.m. in the L. A. Davis, Sr. Student Union Lounge. This free, public event will feature trivia questions from each era of the University’s history. Alumni and students of UAPB will band together to exhibit their knowledge of the Flagship of the Delta. Interested participants can call (870) 575-8520 to register.

Founders’ Weekend activities include:

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13

Roars from the Den | 12 p.m.

L. A. Davis Student Union Lounge            

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 14

Dedication of Computer Lab in honor of Ollie M. and Leonidas Barron | 4 p.m.

Henderson-Young Hall, room 203

 

Theatre Production: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” | 7:30 p.m.                                                              

John McLinn Ross Auditorium | Hathaway-Howard Fine Arts Center

FRIDAY, APRIL 15                                            

11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Spring Unity Fest

Bell Tower Plaza

 

12 p.m. | The Bell Tower Gathering

W. E. O’Bryant Bell Tower

 

4-6 p.m. | Historic Presidential Suit Exhibition

ADAIR Home Economics Building | Room 245

 

7:00 p.m. | Annual Founders’ Concert (Featuring UAPB Jazz Ensemble & Wind Symphony)

Caldwell Hall Auditorium

                                                                               

7:30 p.m. | Theatre Production: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

John McLinn Ross Auditorium | Hathaway-Howard Fine Arts Center

                                                                               

SATURDAY, APRIL 16

8:30 a.m. | UAPB/AM&N National Alumni Association Walk-A-Thon

Regional Park

11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.  | Harbor City Cook-Off Festival (Featuring Live Entertainment on the Pavilion)

Saracen Landing

11:45 a.m. | Donor’s Appreciation Day

Torii Hunter Baseball/Softball Complex

 

1:00 p.m. | Black and Gold Intra-Squad Football Game

Golden Lion Stadium

3:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. | Theatre Production: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

John McLinn Ross Auditorium | Hathaway-Howard Fine Arts Center

 

7:00 p.m. | The Great Reveal (Mass Probate Show)

H.O. Clemmons Arena | HPER Complex

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 17

6:45 a.m. | Memorial Sunrise Service

Caldwell Hall Auditorium

 

8:00 a.m. | Alumni Fellowship Breakfast

L. A. Davis Student Union Cafeteria - Immediately following Sunrise Service

 

2:00 p.m. | Annual Founders’ Convocation

John McLinn Ross Auditorium | Hathaway-Howard Fine Arts Center

4:00 p.m. | Theatre Production: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”                                                                              

John McLinn Ross Auditorium | Hathaway-Howard Fine Arts Center (Immediately following Convocation)

 

For more information about Founders’ Celebration, visit www.uapb.edu/founders or call (870)575-8085 or
(870)575-7099.

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