Schedule of Events

Welcome to the 140th Founders’ Celebration site for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff! Founders’ Celebration is a tradition that has been going on for over 60 years blending academics, social activities, and history in an effort to communicate not only the history of the University, but the importance of remembering how history built the school into what it is today. See the schedule of events below. Download the ebook here.

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Wednesday | April 24

Vintage Fashion Show

12:00 Noon – L.A. Davis, Sr. Student Union Lounge

Service Day

Salvation Army | 501 E. 12th Avenue | 2:30- 5:00 pm


Thursday | April 25

Charlie_NelmsFounders’ Convocation

10:30 am – Kenneth L. Johnson, Sr. Health, Physical Education and Recreation Complex

Speaker: Dr. Charlie Nelms (’69)

Poetry Slam

6:30 pm | L.A. Davis, Sr. Student Union Lounge


Friday | April 26

Bell Tower Gathering

11:00 am – 1:00 pm | W.E. O’ Bryant Bell Tower

Founders’ Concert

7:00 pm | J.M. Ross Auditorium, Hathaway-Howard Fine Arts Theatre

Featured Artist: Benjamin “Skip” Pruitt


Saturday | April 27

National Alumni Association Walk-a-thon

8:00 am | Saracen Landing | register now>>

Black and Gold Game

1:00 pm |Golden Lion Stadium


Sunday | April 28

Sunrise Service

6:30 am|Cross-Phipps Auditorium, Caldwell Hall

Alumni Breakfast (immediately after Sunrise Service)

L.A. Davis, Sr. Student Union cafeteria


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