Chapman Sheet Metal Heating & A/C
Cash Saver Food Outlet
Head of the Class
Johnson’s Showroom Furniture
South Arkansas Business Solutions
Ashley County Medical Center 2
Immanuel Baptist Church
Southern Quality Construction
Corner Express (O&M Oil Co.)
Lucky’s Of Monticello
Union Bank 1
Days Inn Monticello
Pines Broadcasting Company
Gibson & Keith
LifeShare No Date
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Frazer’s Funeral Home
Key Employment Inc
NorthSide Baptist Church
Seven students were recently selected for induction into the University of Arkansas at Monticello chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the national collegiate honor society for history majors.
A pair of workshops on the use of the accounting software QuickBooks and a workshop on government certification of businesses owned by women, minorities and veterans will be hosted April 18 and 20 by the University of Arkansas at Monticello’s Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC)
Ethan 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.
For the third time in the 107-year history of the University of Arkansas at Monticello and the first since 1959, UAM will bestow an honorary doctorate during the school’s 2016 spring commencement May 6.
Jay Jones, who has served as UAM’s vice chancellor for finance and administration since 2006 and guided the institution as interim chancellor in 2015, will receive an honorary doctorate in humane letters for “exemplary leadership and service, not only in the profession but to society in general,” according to UAM Chancellor Karla Hughes. (more…)
The University of Arkansas at Monticello will name a conference room in the Taylor Library and Technology Center after the late Sandra Campbell, long-time director of the library, who died February 2, 2015. (more…)
Former UAMonticello football player D.J. Stephens has been invited to the Indianapolis Colts’ training camp, according to the San Antonio Talons.
Tommy Barnes, who coached more seasons and won more games than any coach in UAM history, died Thursday evening at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello. He was 61.
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.
Jazz Band I, the headline jazz ensemble at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, has been invited to play for audiences ranging from music educators across Arkansas to an international gathering of music professionals during the 2012 fall semester.
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.
Registration for first-time freshmen will be held Monday, August 20 at all three campuses. All first-time freshmen must attend orientation sessions on their respective campuses. Freshmen at the Monticello campus will be mailed specific details regarding times and locations for their orientation sessions. First-time freshmen and new transfer students at the Crossett and McGehee campuses will attend orientation sessions at 1 p.m. in the Student Centers on each campus.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Justin Jones of Monticello, a senior plant and soil science major in the School of Agriculture at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, placed third in the undergraduate research poster competition at the 109th Southern Association of Agriculture Scientists meeting held February 5-7 in Birmingham, Ala.
Jones’ poster, entitled “Integration of Heirloom Tomatoes With Contemporary Vine-Ripened Fresh Market Operations,” was made possible by a grant awarded by the Arkansas Department of Agriculture. Jones was the student research assistant for this project.
Forestry students at the University of Arkansas at Monticello held their annual Field Day competition Saturday in preparation for the Association of Southern Forestry Clubs Conclave, scheduled this year for March 15-17 at North Carolina State University. UAM has won Conclave 31 times in the 54-year history of the event, including last year at the University of Georgia.
UAM students tested themselves and each other in 14 different events. The top finishers in each event were:
Two photography classes are being offered in February and March as part of the Community Education Program 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…)
The forensics and debate team from the University of Arkansas at Monticello captured the overall Arkansas championship of the Southern Regional Forensics Tournament held last week at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway.
UAM won the Arkansas championship in competition with teams from Harding, the University of Central Arkansas, Arkansas Tech, John Brown, Henderson State, and the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. (more…)
The University of Arkansas at Monticello has surpassed 3,600 students for the 2012 spring semester, shattering last year’s spring semester enrollment record of 3,485. UAM enrolled 3,690 students, according to preliminary census day figures released by the university registrar’s office.
The record is the ninth in 10 years and represents an increase of 205 students, or a six percent increase over last spring.
Members of UAM Student Nurses’ Association (SNA) recently purchased diapers, sippy cups, and other needed items to be donated to Hope Place Monticello. SNA Vice President, Paisley Palsa; SNA Reporter, Will Hunter; SNA member, Sarah Karnes; and SNA Advisor, Mrs. Christine Felts presented these items to Mrs. Robin Caldwell, Director of Hope Place Monticello, in December .
Six University of Arkansas at Monticello students joined Arkansas Farm Bureau members from around the state to compete in a discussion of important issues facing the agriculture industry at the 2011 State Farm Bureau Discussion Meet in Little Rock
The University of Arkansas at Monticello will host an orientation session January 7 beginning at 12:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center for all new students planning to attend the Monticello campus in the spring semester.
Following a campus welcome and general orientation, students will have the opportunity to meet with their academic advisors and receive information about financial aid, housing, andother campus offices and services.
For more information, contact the Office of Admissions at (800) 844-1826 or (870) 460-1026.
Denmark won CFL Catch of the Year earlier this season.
The former Weevil wide receiver was the starting slot back for the Blue Bombers in their 34-23 loss to the British Columbia Lions in the CFL Championship, but the loss didn’t dampen the experience for Denmark. “The atmosphere of the game was great. This is the Canadian Super Bowl.”
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Monticello Tire (Goodyear)
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Ray Ryburn Real Estate
Monticello Animal Clinic
Prescription Pad Pharmacy
Bradley County Medical Center
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War Eagle Boats
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Bone’s Auto Parts
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Ashley County Medical Center
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Cass Martin Realty
Fuller Lawn & Garden
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Atlas Foundation Repair
Union Bank 2
Jerry Cruce Stump Grinding
Drew Farm / Drew Outdoor & Casual Wear
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