Arkansas Pine Bluff: Simmons Bank Gifts $2.5 Million to Fund UAPB Athletics Upgrades
Pine Bluff, Ark. – A $2.5 million Simmons Bank gift for upgrades to football and baseball athletics facilities was announced Tuesday at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB). The gift is the largest in UAPB history and will fund a new football stadium scoreboard and turf, along with completion of the baseball pavilion at the Torii Hunter Baseball and Softball Complex. UAPB Chancellor Laurence B. Alexander unveiled renderings for each design, which are available for public view at uapblionsroar.com. The gift is pending UA Systems Board of Trustees approval at its May 23-24 meeting.