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Small Business Development Center To Offer 3 Seminars, Starting this Afternoon

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

ASBTDC-logo-200x76Advice from local businessmen, instruction in how to become a notary public, and information on how to start a business in Arkansas are the subjects of three seminars to be presented in February by the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC) at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

On February 11, the center will present “Startup Small Talks” featuring Joe Fakouri, vice president of Commercial Bank and Trust, and State Farm Insurance Agent Mark Gray. The session will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. in the House Room of the John F. Gibson University Center. Fakouri and Gray will discuss finance, business structures, and small business insurance.

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UAM Receives Approval For First Completely Online Baccalaureate Degree

Saturday, February 6th, 2016
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The University of Arkansas at Monticello has received approval for its first 100 percent online undergraduate degree program.

The UA Board of Trustees and the Higher Education Coordinating Board have approved a bachelor of science degree in education studies, which will be offered totally online. The non-licensure program may be taken by anyone but is designed for non-traditional students unable to return to school and for public school paraprofessionals.

Paraprofessionals will have a route to licensure following completion of the online degree through the UAM Teacher Residency Program, which includes two semesters teaching with a provisional license while under the supervision of a licensed instructor. Other graduates may pursue a teaching license in the master of arts in teaching (MAT) program. (more…)

UAM COT-McGehee To Provide Upgrade Training For Operating Medium And Heavy Duty Diesel Vehicles

Monday, February 1st, 2016

UAM employmentThe UAM College of Technology-McGehee will provide upgrade training March 2-5 for drivers, maintenance personnel, diesel technicians, or anyone currently working with medium and heavy-duty diesel vehicles.

            The training will be held each day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at a location to be determined. Classes are $100 per student per class day. Class size is limited to 20 participants. Persons interested in taking the classes should call (870) 460-2108  to enroll. (more…)

UAM Student Government Association Selling Tickets For Spirit Quilt

Saturday, January 30th, 2016

UAM Spirit QuiltThe University of Arkansas at Monticello’s Student Government Association is selling tickets for a chance to win the pictured king sized UAM Spirit Quilt. All ticket sales will go toward the organizations fees for the Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities National Conference located in Houston, Texas March 8-13, 2016. Contact the Director of Student Programs and Activities, Rebecca Nugent at 870-460-1396 or smithrn@uamont.edu to purchase your tickets.

UAM Community Education Releases Spring Schedule Online

Saturday, January 9th, 2016

UAM community educationNon-credit courses in topics ranging from Excel to plaster painted furniture classes will be offered this spring by the University of Arkansas at Monticello’s Department of Community Education.

“We have a lot of new classes for our spring session,” said Memorie Dickson, program coordinator.  The offerings include Advanced Self Defense for Women, Disc Golf, Boating Education, a Housing Law and Credit Counseling Workshop, What You Need to Know about Social Security, Simple Family Meals, Get Plastered with Plaster Paint, Plaster Painted Cabinets, and Painting with Acrylics. (more…)

UAM Announces August Graduates

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

UAM employmentThe University of Arkansas at Monticello presented 68 awards to 62 students who completed their graduation requirements in August, according to information released today by the UAM registrar’s office. (more…)

UAM Announces Spring Chancellor’s / Dean’s Lists

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

UAM employmentThe University of Arkansas at Monticello named 149 students to the Chancellor’s List for the spring semester and another 271 students to the Dean’s List.

Selection to the Chancellor’s List requires a grade point average of 4.0 on at least 12 semester hours of course credit at the 1000-4000 level. The Dean’s List requires a grade point average of 3.5 or higher, also on at least 12 semester hours of course credit at the 1000-4000 level.

SPRING 2015 CHANCELLOR’S LIST
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18 UAM Seniors Named to Who’s Who

Monday, April 20th, 2015

UAMWhosWhoEighteen seniors from the University of Arkansas at Monticello have been selected to appear in the 2015 edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges.
The students were selected based on the recommendation of faculty, administrators, or professional staff for a combination of academic achievement and involvement in extracurricular and community activities.
This year’s honorees are:

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UAM Announces 2014 Homecoming Court

Monday, October 6th, 2014
Members of the UAM homecoming court are (from left, seated) Whitney Suber, Jessica Arrandondo, Celina Sanders, (standing, from left) Taylor Snider, Melissa Ohannes, Bonnie Tigert, Anna Lauhon, Taylor Ashcraft, Hillary St. John Reynolds, Bailey Simpson, Hannah Swaim, and April Wright.

Members of the UAM homecoming court are (from left, seated) Whitney Suber, Jessica Arrandondo, Celina Sanders, (standing, from left) Taylor Snider, Melissa Ohannes, Bonnie Tigert, Anna Lauhon, Taylor Ashcraft, Hillary St. John Reynolds, Bailey Simpson, Hannah Swaim, and April Wright.

Twelve students have been selected to the 2014 homecoming court at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

The court was selected by a vote of the student body. The homecoming queen will be selected from the court, also by a vote of the student body, and crowned during pregame ceremonies at Convoy Leslie Cotton Boll Stadium this Saturday.

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UAM Spirit Award Winner Has Rare Gift

Sunday, August 10th, 2014
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Gene Norton (center) with his parents, Marvin and Betty, at a UAM basketball game.

Gene Norton has a unique gift.

“People who spend time around him feel blessed,” says his mother, Betty Norton. “That’s a rare thing.”
When Gene was in a Little Rock hospital in 2008 recovering from a spinal injury, doctors and nurses didn’t want him to leave. “He asked one of his doctors one day when he could go home,” remembers Betty. “His doctor said, ‘Gene, you can’t go home. We’re not going to let you. You make us all feel too good!”

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UAM Community Education To Offer First “Kids University” July 7-10

Monday, May 12th, 2014

UAMKidsThe University of Arkansas at Monticello’s Department of Community Education is introducing a new summer enrichment program July 7-10 for students entering grades one through six in the 2014 fall semester.

The program, called Kids University, will feature morning sessions from 9 a.m. to 12 noon for students entering grades one through three and afternoon sessions from 1-5 p.m. for students entering grades four through six.

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Reed, Weaver Capture Awards At LSU Tournment

Sunday, March 9th, 2014

Debate (LSU Mardi Gras Tourn) copyUniversity of Arkansas at Monticello debate students Robert “Eddie” Weaver of DeWitt (left) and Kelly Reed of Bella Vista were among the top competitors at lastweek’s LAU-Baton Rouge Mardi Gras Classic debate tournament. Reed, a senior political science and communications double major, was named the tournament’s first place speaker in competition with top debate students from 32 colleges and universities throughout the south and southwest. Weaver, a sophomore mathematics major, teamed withReed to place second in the team International Public Debate Association competition.

Morgan Densmore Wins Farm Bureau Discussion Meet

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
 Pictured from left are Dr. Bob Stark, Morgan Densmore of Monticello, Justin Calhoun of Star City, John Erickson of Chicago, Ill., and John David Farabough of Star City.

Pictured from left are Dr. Bob Stark, Morgan Densmore of Monticello, Justin Calhoun of Star City, John Erickson of Chicago, Ill., and John David Farabough of Star City.

Morgan Densmore of Monticello took first place in the 2014 Collegiate Farm Bureau Discussion Meet held recently at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

Densmore is a sophomore in UAM’s School of Agriculture pursuing a bachelor of science degree in agriculture with a double major in agribusiness and plant and soil science. She received a cash prize and will represent UAM in the state finals of the Collegiate Discussion Meet during the State Collegiate Farm Bureau Conference in Little Rock.

Justin Calhoun of Star City received a cash prize for second place and will be the UAM alternate for the state finals. John Erickson of Chicago, Ill., and John David Farabough of Star City also received cash prizes for their local participation. (more…)

UAM Announces “On-Campus” Housing Policy

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

UAMBeginning with the 2014 fall semester, first-time full-time freshmen at UAM will be required to live on campus, according to Scott Kuttenkuler, director of residence life. The policy applies to students enrolled in 12 or more hours who are less than 21 years old on the first day of class.

Exemptions include
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UAM Homecoming Court

Saturday, October 26th, 2013

Homecoming Court Group 2Twelve women have been selected to the 2013 homecoming court at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

The homecoming queen, who will be selected by an online vote of the student body, will be announced during pregame ceremonies prior to the UAM-Southern Nazarene football game on October 26.

Members of the court are:

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Gov. Beebe Announces $635,000 for Wireless Internet Relay Towers to Reach Crossett & McGehee Campuses – Video

Friday, October 25th, 2013

Governor Mike Beebe today announced the release of $635,000 from the state general improvement fund to construct four microwave relay towers that will connect the UAM Colleges of Technology in Crossett and McGehee to the fiber network at the University of Arkansas at Monticello’s main campus.

The towers will provide the Crossett and McGehee campuses with increased broadband capability and access to state and national networks.

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Linda Yeiser Named Vice Chancellor for Advancement and University Relations

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Yeiser, Linda 2A familiar face has returned to the University of Arkansas at Monticello to take direction of the university’s private fund-raisingactivities.

Linda Yeiser is UAM’s new vice chancellor for advancement and university relations, a position she held from 2005 to 2008. “I am pleased to welcome Linda Yeiser back to our administration,” said UAM Chancellor Jack Lassiter. “Ms. Yeiser worked at UAM in various positions in finance and administration for 18 years. She left UAM in 1999 and returned to our campus to filI the advancement position on an interim basis for two years.

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FORMER UAM RECEIVER INVITED TO COLTS CAMP

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.

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