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UAM AASN Graduates Achieve 100 Percent Pass Rate

Thursday, October 7th, 2021
Starting from left to right, front row: Tiffany Rogers- Crossett, AR. Melonie Williams- Crossett, AR, Taylor Day- Tillar, AR (McGehee) Back Row: Joy Stringfellow- Assistant Professor (Monticello) ,Kristopher Kirby- Bastrop, LA, Nicholas Colvin- El Dorado, AR

Starting from left to right, front row: Tiffany Rogers- Crossett, AR. Melonie Williams- Crossett, AR, Taylor Day- Tillar, AR (McGehee)
Back Row: Joy Stringfellow- Assistant Professor (Monticello) ,Kristopher Kirby- Bastrop, LA, Nicholas Colvin- El Dorado, AR

2021 graduates of the Associate Degree Registered Nursing program at the University of Arkansas at Monticello recently achieved a 100% pass rate on the NCLEX-RN examination. According to test results released by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing, UAM had the only associate degree nursing program out of 18 two-year programs in Arkansas to achieve a 100% pass rate.   “We are certainly pleased with these results and happy for our graduates,” said Dr. Brandy Haley, Dean of the UAM School of Nursing. “It’s an indication of the quality of the students we have in our program and speaks to the quality of our faculty and their efforts to ensure that all of our graduates have a chance to be successful.”

For more information, contact the UAM School of Nursing at (870) 460-1069.

Guldin Inducted Into Foresters Hall Of Fame

Thursday, September 30th, 2021

ForestryHallOfFameWe all start somewhere. As an educator, Dr. James Guldin started his forestry education journey here at the University of Arkansas at Monticello at the School of Forestry. The sojourn ended last month, 38 years later, with his induction to the Arkansas Division of the Ouachita Chapter of the Society of American Foresters Hall of Fame. Guldin received the award on August 31 at the Vines Center in Ferndale.
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UAM Kids University set for July 12-15, Registration Now Open

Monday, May 17th, 2021

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The sixth UAM Kids’ University will be held Monday through Thursday, July 12-15, 2021. The summer enrichment program carries out a mission of serving capable and motivated students who are entering 1st through 6th grades in the fall. The day camp aims to cultivate new interests, expand knowledge, and spark imagination and creativity in a non-graded environment for children. The morning session is for students entering grades 1 – 3, and will be held from 9 a.m. – noon. The afternoon session is for students entering grades 4 – 6 and will be held from 1 – 5 p.m. An early drop-off option is available for both sessions.

A new option is available this year: participants can choose to attend one, two, three, or all four days of Kids’ University.              (more…)

UA Division of Agriculture, UA-Monticello Announce Blazier as College of Forestry Dean, Arkansas Forest Resources Center Director

Wednesday, May 5th, 2021

UAMBlazierThe University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture and the University of Arkansas at Monticello have announced Michael Blazier as the next Dean for the UAM College of Forestry, Agriculture and Natural Resources and Director of the Arkansas Forest Resources Center.  He will assume his duties July 1. (more…)

UAM Holds COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

Wednesday, February 10th, 2021
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UAM Vice Chancellor for Advancement Jeff Weaver, Mainline physician Dr. Kerry Pennington, UAM Chancellor Dr. Peggy Doss, City Drug Pharmacist Nikki Hood, Mainline CEO Alan Nichols, and Prescription Pad Pharmacist Brian Smith pause during the COVID-19 vaccination clinics held at UAM

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Local healthcare providers distributed 553 COVID-19 vaccines across three University of Arkansas at Monticello campuses in the first week of February. From Monday through Thursday of last week, university employees were able to receive vaccinations facilitated by Mainline Health Systems, City Drug, and the Prescription Pad Pharmacy in Monticello, Crossett and McGehee. (more…)

UAM, Division of Agriculture FormResearch Partnership, Certificate Program With Five Oaks

Thursday, December 3rd, 2020
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EXPLAINING THE RESEARCH — UAM’s Doug Osborne, right, discusses the type of research that would be conducted as part of a private/public partnership for research and education into wetlands, wildfowl and land management. Taken Dec. 2, 2020, at Five Oaks Duck Lodge. (UA-Monticicello image by Ember Davis)

The University of Arkansas at Monticello, the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture and the Five Oaks Ag Research and Education Center on Wednesday announced a partnership for forestry and wildlife research and a graduate certificate program in conservation, property and land management.

The agreement was announced following a signing ceremony at the Five Oaks Duck Lodge south of Stuttgart. (more…)

Dr. Phil Tappe Dean Of UAM College Of Forestry, Agirculture & Natural Resources To Retire, Ficklin Named Interim

Thursday, October 15th, 2020
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Dr. Phil Tappe

Dr. Phil Tappe has announced he will retire from his post as the University of Arkansas at Monticello Dean of the College of Forestry, Agriculture, and Natural Resources and the Director of the U of A System Division of Agriculture’s Forest Resources Center. The move is effective on December 31, 2020. (more…)

Crystal Halley Named UAM Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Monday, October 12th, 2020

HallyUAMUniversity of Arkansas at Monticello Chancellor Dr. Peggy Doss announced today that Crystal Halley has been named the UAM Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. Halley graduated from UAM Summa Cum Laude in 2002 with a bachelor’s degree in political science. She earned a Juris Doctorate from the William H. Bowen School of Law at UALR in 2007. (more…)

UAM Students Hold SAB / SGA Elections

Friday, October 9th, 2020

UAMSGAUniversity of Arkansas at Monticello students recently elected their 2020-2021 Student Activities Board (SAB) and Student Government Association (SGA) representatives through an online voting system. SAB members Courtney Hicks, Caleb Stewart, Chase Marra and Emily Hand have started holding board meetings to plan activities that safely engage and excite students in what is an extremely unusual program year for the board. (more…)

UAM Students Awarded Farm Bureau Scholarships

Monday, September 28th, 2020

Farm bureauThe Arkansas Farm Bureau Scholarship Foundation Committee has named the 13 recipients of the $3,000 Farm Bureau scholarships for the 2020-21 school year.

Scholarship recipients are Arkansas residents, members of a Farm Bureau family and enrolled as juniors or seniors in pursuit of an agriculture-related degree at a state-accredited university.

The scholarship recipients from UAM are:

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UAM Professor Publishes Book On Mammals

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020

UAMBookOnAnimalsThe southeastern United States is home to a remarkable and diverse mammalian fauna that is a significant part of the region’s rich natural heritage.  John Hunt, a Professor of Biology at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, has co-authored a book on these animals, entitled Mammals of the Southeastern United States.  The book, which was co-written by Troy Best of Auburn University, was recently released.  (more…)

UAM Begins New Strategic Plan

Wednesday, August 5th, 2020

Boice-UAMUAM Chancellor Peggy Doss has appointed Dan Boice, director of the Taylor Library, to facilitate the university’s ongoing strategic planning process. Dr. Doss said, “The UAM strategic plan must be a ‘living’ document that is constantly reviewed to ensure we meet the ever-changing needs of our university, our students, and the state and region we serve. It is at the heart of our institution and is our navigation system. Boice will involve faculty, staff, students and the community.

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UAM Chancellor Appoints Focus Group for Racial Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Friday, July 31st, 2020

uam_article_default_thumbThe University of Arkansas at Monticello announced Tuesday the creation of the Chancellor’s Focus Group for Racial Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. The committee of 12 will bring together members from many areas of the university community to discuss and collaborate in ongoing outreach initiatives and make recommendations to the University Executive Council. The focus group will promote a greater inclusive learning and living community on the university’s three campuses. (more…)

UAM Students Donate To Seark Miracle League

Wednesday, March 18th, 2020

20200309_134711Pictured are Aaron Ratledge and Caleb Rodgers members of Stephanie Harton’s entrepreneurship class at the University of Arkansas at Monticello presenting Gay Pace with a donation of over $400 for the Seark Miracle League.  The teams from the class were given $5.00 and the task of making as much money as possible in one week. (more…)

University of Arkansas at Monticello Announces Plans for State’s First Musician-Only Residence Hall

Friday, March 6th, 2020

UAMRoyerHallThe University of Arkansas at Monticello announced Thursday that it would be host to the state’s first dedicated Music Residence Hall. Royer Hall, a 1967 residence hall on the Monticello campus will reopen in August as a co-ed living-and-learning community exclusively for students enrolled in choral and instrumental music courses. (more…)

UAM School of Nursing Recieves $150,000 Blue & You Grant; Will be Presented Friday

Thursday, January 16th, 2020

Interfor 444 Good newsUAM-Nursing-2The University of Arkansas at Monticello School of Nursing secured a $150,000 grant from the Blue & You Foundation, which will be presented at an event Friday on the UAM campus. The grant was one of 40 selected across the state out of more than 260 applicants. “Our grants this year went to programs across the state that address issues and needs that organizations have identified as important to their communities. These include physical and mental health programs for all ages, opportunities to participate in exercise and good nutrition, and building the future medical workforce that will care for all of our citizens,” said Patrick O’Sullivan, executive director of the Blue & You Foundation.

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