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University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, is a historically black university located in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. The university, commonly referred to as "UAPB", was founded in 1873 as the Branch Normal College, which was part of the Normal department (education) of the former Arkansas Industrial University . The school moved to its current campus location in 1929. The school is part of the University of Arkansas educational system, of which it became a part of in 1972 and gained its current university status.
Arkansas-Pine Bluff's colors are black and gold and their nickname is the Golden Lions. UAPB sports teams participate in NCAA Division I (I-AA for football) in the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC).
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