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UAM’s Online Masters in Education (Special Education Track) Rated 11th Nationally In Online Programs, First in Arkansas

Monday, February 5th, 2018

TopMastersInEducationUAM The online master’s of education degree (special education track) at the University of Arkansas at Monticello has been rated the 11th best online program of its type in the nation by Top Masters’ in Education, which rated the top 50 programs nationwide.

UAM was one of two Arkansas universities ranked in the top 50. The other was Arkansas State University, which was listed as 13th. (more…)

Posthumous Degree Presented To The Late Mark Ellis of Monticello

Friday, December 22nd, 2017

thumbnailThe University of Arkansas at Monticello presented a posthumous heavy equipment operator technical certificate to the late Mark Ellis of Monticello during December commencement on Saturday. Jim Ellis (left), a 2006 UAM CIS graduate and brother of the late Mr. Ellis, accepted the certificate from UAM Chancellor Karla Hughes.

Posthumous Degree Presented To The Late Ronnie Curry of Crossett

Friday, December 22nd, 2017

thumbnailThe University of Arkansas at Monticello presented a posthumous bachelor of arts degree in communications with a minor in political science to the late Ronnie Curry of Crossett during December commencement on Saturday. Nicole Currie (left), the late Mr. Curry’s daughter, accepted the degree from UAM Chancellor Karla Hughes.

UAM August Graduates Announced

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

UAM employmentThe University of Arkansas at Monticello presented 140 awards to 138 students who completed their academic requirements in August, according to information released today by the UAM registrar’s office. (more…)

Ethan Massey Is First Recipient Of Robert Burch Waterfowl Research Endowment

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Burch Scholarship WinnerEthan Massey of Baton Rouge, La., a graduate student in the School of Forestry and Natural Resources at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, is the first recipient of the Dr. Robert H. Burch, Jr., Waterfowl Research endowment. The award was presented last week at the annual Drew County Ducks Unlimited banquet held at the Monticello Country Club.

The endowment honors the late Dr. Robert H. Burch, Jr., long-time Monticello dentist and avid duck hunter. Pictured from left are Dr. Chris Sims, professor of biology at UAM, Katelyn Burch Busby, Leeann Burch, Ethan Massey and Dr. Doug Osborne, assistant professor of wildlife.


Saturday, August 3rd, 2013

Former UAMonticello football player D.J. Stephens has been invited to the Indianapolis Colts’ training camp, according to the San Antonio Talons.


Former Boll Weevil Signs With New York Jets

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Former UAMonticello defensive back Eric Crocker has signed to play for the NFL’s New York Jets, announced this past Friday by the Jets’ front office.

Crocker joins the Jets after playing 18 games for the San Antonio Talons of the Arena Football League during the 2012 season. Crocker recorded 70.5 total tackles, including 60 solo tackles and an assisted tackle for a loss. He also had three interceptions, 13 pass breakups, three fumble recoveries and two forced fumbles.


Community Education To Offer Wide Slate Of Non-Credit Courses For Fall

Saturday, August 25th, 2012

Non-credit courses in topics ranging from self-defense to photography will be offered this fall by the University of Arkansas at Monticello’s Department of Community Education.

“Whether you are looking to sharpen your computer skills or for ways to get in shape, we have something for just about everyone,” stated Memorie Dickson, program coordinator.

Classes for fall 2012 include Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Dance Fitness plus Toning, Zumba, Shooting Portraits with Artificial Lighting, Self-Defense for Women, The Creative Camera, How to Take Better Photographs, Energy Saving Do It Yourself, Reading Like a Writer (to Become a Better Writer), Understanding State and Local Government, and Digital Image Processing Using Adobe Photoshop.

For detailed information about courses, including dates, times and fees, visit the UAM website.” Space is limited in many classes so early registration is encouraged. To register, call (870) 460-1327.

Brian Ramsey Returns To UAM After Stint With Great American Conference

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

Brian Ramsey, assistant commissioner for communications of the Great American Conference, is returning to the University of Arkansas at Monticello as assistant athletic director for media relations.

Ramsey was UAM’s sports information director from 2007-11.

“We are pleased to welcome Brian Ramsey back to UAM,” said Athletics Director Chris Ratcliff. “Brian did an excellent job as sports information director and with his added administrative experience with the conference office, will bring fresh insight and new ideas to the Department of Athletics.”


UAM To Host Freshman Pre-Registration Sessions June 18-19 and New Transfer Pre-Registration on June 20

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

The University of Arkansas at Monticello will hold two pre-registration sessions for incoming freshmen June 18 and 19, according to Mary Whiting, director of admissions.

The June 18 session begins at 12:30 p.m., in the Fine Arts Center, and the June 19 event begins at 5:30 p.m., in the Fine Arts Center. Only students who have applied for admission and have received mail notification may pre-register on those dates. Letters of invitation were sent to each student with a request for a reply.


UAM Scholarships To Two EAST Students

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Tyler Harrison and Parker Palsa

Two 2012 high school graduates have been selected to receive Environmental and Spatial Technology (EAST) scholarships to attend the University of Arkansas at Monticello next fall.

The recipients are Parker Palsa, a graduate of Monticello High School and the daughter of Eddie and Tommie Palsa; and Tyler Harrison, a graduate of Star City High School and the son of Brenda Harrison.


Kayla Jackson Is UAM’s First Three-Time Softball All-American

Friday, May 18th, 2012

UKayla Jackson continues to add to her legacy as one of the best softball players in University of Arkansas at Monticello history.

Jackson became the first three-time softball All-American in school history Wednesday when she was named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-American Second Team. The senior pitcher from Hallsville, Tex., was a third team All-American in 2010 and a second team selection last year.


Reginald Glover Is UAM’s 50th Distinguished Alumnus

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

To Reginald Glover, the University of Arkansas at Monticello – and Arkansas A&M before it – have always seemed like part of his extended family.

Glover, a retired banking executive, long-time volunteer fund-raiser and all-around booster for the university, is UAM’s 50th Distinguished Alumnus. Glover will be honored during commencement exercises this Friday at Steelman Fieldhouse.



Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Kayla Jackson

Kayla Jackson threw her second no-hitter of the season the first of two wins over the Southwestern Oklahoma State Bulldogs, 3-0 and 3-2.

The UAM ace got her 25th win of the season in the seven-inning affair. She was two runners away from the perfect game, as the only blemishes on the day came in the third inning on a third-strike passed ball and a walk in the fourth inning.


UAM Provost David Ray To Retire June 30

Friday, April 13th, 2012

R. David Ray, provost, vice chancellor for academic affairs, and dean of the graduate program at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, has announced his retirement effective June 30.

Ray has been a member of the UAM faculty for 42 years since coming to Monticello from Texas Tech in 1970 and created the school’s debate and forensics program, one of the most successful and respected in the nation.


Tale Of The Allen House Retold In A Haunted Love Story

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

The tale of the famously haunted Allen House of Monticello is the subject of a new book by Mark Spencer, dean of the School of Arts and Humanities at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

A Haunted Love Story, The Ghosts of the Allen House is a nonfiction intertwining of two stories: one family’s experiences residing in the house, and the story of the best known member of the Allen family, Ladell Allen Bonner (March 22, 1894 – January 2, 1949), whose hidden stash of over 80 love letters Spencer discovered under a floorboard in the attic. (more…)

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