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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.
The University of Arkansas at Monticello will hold a ceremony September 22 to dedicate a classroom in the Taylor Library and Technology Center in honor of the late Sandra Campbell, long-time director of the library. (more…)
Boosting sales and improving marketing techniques for small businesses are the subjects of two online webinars and one seminar to be hosted in August by the University of Arkansas at Monticello’s Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC). All three training sessions are free.
href=”http://asbtdc.org/training/webinars/” target=”_blank” rel=”nofollow”>http://asbtdc.org/training/webinars/ . To register for the seminar, pre-register by contacting Stephanie Harton, ASBTDC director, at (870) 460-1808 or go to http://asbtdc.org/training/monticello-events/ (more…)
The University of Arkansas at Monticello presented 147 awards to 103 students who completed their academic requirements in June, according to information released today by the UAM registrar’s office. (more…)
The University of Arkansas at Monticello presented 446 awards to 443 students during May commencement exercises, according to information released today by the UAM registrar’s office. (more…)
The University of Arkansas at Monticello will hold a preregistration session for incoming freshmen July 11 and a second session July 12 for transfer students and re-admitted students, according to Tawana Greene, executive director of enrollment. (more…)
The School of Education at the University of Arkansas at Monticello recently admitted these 12 students to the Teacher Education Program as part of the school’s annual pinning ceremony at the UAM Fine Arts Center. Pictured from left are (first row) Hannah Wilkerson of Monticello, Anna Lauhon of Hamburg, Laura Swain of Monticello, Melissa Lawrence of Monticello, Kayla Riels of Crossett, (second row) Kari Harris of Monticello, Alexa Black of Greenwood, Kelsey Richardson of Monticello, Adruna Simpson of Monticello (top row) Julie Hollis of Kingsland, Abby Walker of Star City, and Jamie Beard of Monticello.
The University of Arkansas at Monticello School of Nursing recognized its 2016 associate of applied science in nursing graduates at a pinning ceremony on the UAM campus last week. Pictured from left are (first row) Leigh Hensley of Hamburg, Chancey Ricks of Crossett, Katrina Hegler of El Dorado, Geraldine Johnson of Monroe, La., Breunna Rogers of Rayville, La., (top row) Regina Hicks of Bastrop, La., Dexter Sellers, of Bastrop, La., and Kimberly Davis of Monroe, La. (Not pictured: Yumeca Brown of West Monroe, La.)
Four student representatives of the University of Arkansas at Monticello Student Nurses’ Association (SNA) attended the 64th annual Student Nurses’ Association national convention held recently in Orlando, Fla.
The student representatives received an award from America’s Farmers Grow Community sponsored by the Monsanto fund to assist with the cost of the trip. While at the convention the UAM SNA was granted renewal of the National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA) Stellar School Chapter Award. This award signifies that the school demonstrates ongoing involvement in the NSNA, and strong commitment to shared governance, and professional development of students and faculty. (more…)
The UAM research station archeologist Dr. Jodi Barnes was recognized at the annual conference of the Arkansas Historical Association held in Little Rock. Barnes received the Walter L. Brown award for Best Article in a County or Local Journal for her manuscript “The Archaeology of Health and Healing at the Hollywood Plantation” published in the Drew County Historical Journal.
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…)
Dr. Tim Chase was Monticello through and through . . . born and raised in Monticello, a graduate of Monticello High School and the University of Arkansas at Monticello, a Billie and Boll Weevil for life.
Dr. Chase lost a battle with cancer on April 15, just weeks before he was to become the 54th recipient of UAM’s Distinguished Alumnus Award. He leaves behind a wife, two daughters, and a legion of friends and admirers.
The University of Arkansas at Monticello will host its third annual Kids’ University, a summer enrichment program for children entering grades one through six, July 11-14 in the John F. Gibson University Center.
Tuition is $75 and includes a t-shirt and all supplies unless specifically stated in the course description. Space for the program will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Early registration is encouraged and will continue through June 24.
Kids’ University is part of UAM’s Department of Community Education and includes a variety of hands-on classes, including “Artistic Exploration,” “Big Math, Little World,” “Healthy Treats and Delicious Eats,” “Imagination Station,” “Programming in LOGO – Fun With Turtle Graphics,” Project Life Saver,” “Project Life Saver, Jr.,” “Vamanos – Let’s Go,” “Wizarding World of Electricity,” and “Super Silly Science.” (more…)
The debate team at the University of Arkansas at Monticello has earned the right to be called national champions.
UAM debaters swept the Scholastic, Founders and Overall Sweepstakes Awards at the 2015-16 International Public Debate Association (IPDA) National Tournament hosted March 31 through April 3 by Lee College of Baytown, Tex. The event drew more than 450 competitors from some of the top college and university debate programs in the nation, including Southern Methodist University, the University of Tennessee, Louisiana State University, the University of Southern Mississippi, Boise State University, the U.S. Military Academy, Colorado Christian University, Seattle Pacific University, Florida International University and Oregon State University. (more…)
Twenty-two seniors at the University of Arkansas at Monticello have been selected to the 2016 edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.
The concert choir of the University of Arkansas at Monticello will perform with the Arkansas Choral Society and the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra for a program titled “Haydn in the Heights” on April 14 at 7:30 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, 5700 Cantrell Road in Little Rock.
The concert will include performances of “The Lord Nelson Mass” and “The Little Organ Mass” by Franz Joseph Haydn and feature soloists Suzanne Banister, Diana Salesky, Christian Feazell, and Kevin Doherty. Dr. Kent Skinner, director of choral activities at UAM, will conduct the performance. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students and free for children under 12. Tickets may be purchased at the door or in advance by calling (501) 376-8484. (more…)
First-time freshmen for the fall of 2016 who have been awarded institutional merit-based scholarships from the University of Arkansas at Monticello will be guests of UAM for Scholar’s Day April 18, according to Mary Whiting, director of admissions.
The event is designed to give scholarship recipients the opportunity to meet with their academic advisors, pre-register for classes and visit other campus offices. The opening program begins at 12:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center. Parents are invited to attend sessions on academics, student affairs, financial aid, and other important campus information.
Students receiving institutional scholarships have been sent invitations for Scholar’s Day and are asked to reply by April 12 to the Office of Admissions at (870) 460-1026.
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