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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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Arkansas Selects UAM’s Goldmon for Delta Leadership Program

Friday, November 29th, 2019
Suzzette%20Goldmon%20GreenWhite%20SmallDr. Suzzette Shaw Goldmon, Director of Hospitality and Tourism Initiatives at The University of Arkansas at Monticello will participate in the Delta Regional Authority’s (DRA) Delta Leadership Institute (DLI.) She will join fellows from the seven other Delta states to participate in the 10-month DLI Executive Academy to help further her skills in community leadership, policy development, and regional collaboration to drive economic growth across the Mississippi River Delta and Alabama Black Belt regions.

BOBBITT TO RECOMMEND DOSS AS NEXT UAM CHANCELLOR

Saturday, October 19th, 2019

Peggy DossUniversity of Arkansas System President Dr. Donald R. Bobbitt will recommend University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM) provost and vice president for academic affairs Peggy Doss, Ed.D., to serve as the next Chancellor of UAM following the retirement of Chancellor Karla Hughes, Ph.D., on Dec. 31. (more…)

UAM Assistant Professor Jamie Palmer Named State Consultant To Arkansas Nursing Students’ Association

Thursday, October 10th, 2019

PalmerJamie Palmer, Assistant Professor of Nursing at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, has been selected to serve a two-year term as a state consultant on the board of directors of the Arkansas Nursing Students’ Association (ANSA).  Dr. Brandy Haley, Dean of the UAM School of Nursing stated, “We are honored to have one of our faculty members hold a state board position representing UAM.” (more…)

UAM Announces “Shifting Monuments” Art Exhibit

Thursday, October 3rd, 2019
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Menhir I, Water soluble pastel and absorbent ground on paper, 2019

“Shifting Monuments”, an exhibition of paintings and drawings by Felicia Leach can be viewed in the Glassblock Gallery in the Taylor Library at UAM through October 10, 2019.

By layering time through transfer, tracing, and gesture until the totality of the event is recorded within a stable image, Felicia Leach’s paintings and drawings become the modality of time, perception, and production that reveal and conceal the flux within a particular place.

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UAM Receives First Operational Endowment for Art Department

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019
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Waymond Teague presented the University of Arkansas at Monticello with its first operational endowment for the art department. L to R: Vice Chancellor for Advancement Jeff Weaver; Chancellor Karla Hughes; Waymond Teague; Art Professor Tom Richard; Dean for Arts and Humaniites Mark Spencer

The University of Arkansas at Monticello announced this week the university’s first operational endowment, which will benefit its art department. Alumnus Waymond Teague has presented a $100,000 gift in memory of his wife Barbara Ozment Teague, also a graduate. (more…)

UAM to Hold Grand Opening for Weevil House of Garments Thursday

Thursday, September 26th, 2019

uam_article_default_thumbUAM announces the grand opening event for a new student resource, the Weevil House of Garments (WHOG). WHOG will officially open Thursday, September 26 at 12:00 p.m. Professional attire will be housed in the facility for current students to access at no cost. The Thursday event is open to the public.

The project began when a need was identified for students to have appropriate clothing for job interviews, professional events, and in the workforce. Chancellor Karla Hughes explained, “Any time we see a barrier to our students succeeding, I want to know we can address it. Emily Ashley and Renea McClendon came to me to see how we could provide this resource to our students, and the Weevil House of Garments was born.”

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UAM Masters Of Fine Arts Named #6 Program In The Nation

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

uam_article_default_thumbThe University of Arkansas at Monticello has been named as one of the nation’s best online Master’s in Creative Writing degree programs on TheBestSchools.org for 2019. According to TheBestSchools.org, their team reviewed all accredited online Master’s in Creative Writing degree programs in the U.S., and UAM earned sixth place in a list topped by Harvard University. (more…)

UAM Holding Leadership Roundtable on Assisting Dislocated GP Workers, Today @ 1:30

Monday, June 24th, 2019

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gpThe University of Arkansas at Monticello will host a leadership roundtable Monday, June 24 on its technical campus in Crossett. Members of the chancellor’s leadership team will open a meeting to members of the public and media in an effort to reach out to the Ashley County community, in particular those affected by upcoming plant closings. (more…)

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