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36 Dr. Calvin Johnson, interim chancellor at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff reflects on the past year at UAPB's helm. From meeting with alumni to dealing with issues in leadership, accreditation, faculty and assessments in instruction, there are lessons to be learned. Now that the selection process is complete, he is preparing to continue a chapter in his life he started almost two years ago – retirement. Story by Tisha D. Arnold. Photography by Brian T. Williams.

Alumni

32 From Newport, Arkansas to new ventures in medical school, Quiana Childress has worked hard to get where she is today and credits UAPB for a firm foundation. Once the main subject of the Spring 2010 Commencement speech by first Lady Michelle Obama and a feature on ABC World News, she is more motivated than ever to reach her ultimate goal of becoming U.S. Surgeon General. Story by Donna Mooney. Photography by Brian T. Williams. 4 Letter from the Editor 5 Chancellor’s Letter

Academics

25 Two complete strangers met at UAPB to reinvigorate a dormant program that was losing vitality. Five years later, they have seasons of award winning productions, forged key partnerships and more than doubled their majors. Story by Tisha D. Arnold. Photography by Brian T. Williams.

Faculty

28 Art Professor Danny Campbell has a unique art style that is visually enticing, however, most people are not aware of how the style came to be. Story by Tisha D. Arnold. Photography by Brian T. Williams.

06 News & Events 13 Then & Now 15 Instant Replay 18 Research 22 Athletics 41 In Memoriam

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