Bobby Jones











To my fellow University of Arkansas Black Alumni Society (BAS) old, new and future members, greetings!  “How ‘bout them Hogs?” First of all, I want to extend a belated, but non-diminished greetings of “THANKS” to all my fellow alumni veterans; Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and Coasties! Thanks for your enduring [...]

The Power of Positive Influence


The Black Alumni Society held their fall board meeting on October 22, 2011. Meeting called to order at 10:15. Members present: Dr. Bobby Jones, Emanuel Banks, Earl Hill, Synetra Gilmer, John L Colbert,  Linda Bedford Jackson,  Joey and Kabrina Gardner, Angela Mosley Monts, Gigi Secuban, Cedric Williams, Ebony Oliver Wyatt [...]

BAS Fall Board Meeting



To my fellow U of A Black Alumni Society (BAS) old, new and future members, greetings! “How ’bout them Hogs?” Living in Savannah, I am constantly reminded of being in the heart of “Georgia Dawg” country. Everywhere I turn, UGA flags are impeding my view, yards are littered with inflatable [...]

Taking Pride in the University of Arkansas


To my fellow University of Arkansas Black Alumni Society (BAS) past, present and future members, greetings! First of all, I want to thank you for entrusting the leadership of this great organization to my care.  The organization has been blessed with a broadly diverse, competent, considerate, compassionate and multi-talented Board [...]

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