A former UAM Vice Chancellor’ financial records where the topic of a recent UofA Trustee meeting.
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A former UAM Vice Chancellor’ financial records where the topic of a recent UofA Trustee meeting.
Are you interested in archeology? If so, come learn about the Arkansas Archeological Society’s annual Training Program on Tuesday, November 5 at 6:30 PM in the UAM School of Forest Resources Conference Center. Dr. Mary Beth Trubitt, will be discussing the “Highlights from the 2013 Society Training Program Excavations at 3MN298.”
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.
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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.
Mike Curtsinger, an Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) master automotive technician, has joined the faculty at the UAM College of Technology-McGehee, according to vice chancellor Bob Ware.
Curtsinger will teach a variety of classes in engine repair, including electrical and electronic systems, brakes, suspension and steering, engine performance, transmission and transaxles, manual drive train and axles, and automotive climate control. “We are pleased to add someone with Mike’s expertise to our faculty,” said Ware. “To have an ASE certified master automotive technician is a plus for our program and particularly for our students, including those who are pursuing a technical certificate in automotive technology or an associate of applied science degree in general technology.”
Curtsinger has worked for Nissan, the Nashville Auto Diesel College, and is a certified master technician for both Mazda and Hyundai. For more information about the UAM COT-McGehee’s automotive technology program, call (870) 222-5360.
Richard Harris and Ryan Crowley of Monticello, both students at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, placed eighth at the FLW College Fishing Southern Conference Bass Tournament held last weekend at Lake Hamilton in Hot Springs, Ark.
The Monticello-Drew County Chamber of Commerce and the City of Monticello wish to thank all the event volunteers and the following businesses for their support of our 18th annual Weevil Welcome held September 24, in McCloy Park.
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Monticello’s annual Weevil Welcome event was held Tuesday night, with 300-350 local folks attending.
The celebration recognizes the appreciation that Monticello has for the University, its staff, and its students.
The Chamber of Commerce organizes the event. The set up and cooking is done by City of Monticello employees. The meal was served by the UAM Cotton Blossoms basketball team. Prizes were donated by dozens of local businesses.
The University of Arkansas at Monticello dedicated the Randy Risher Wellness Center Saturday morning, honoring a man who donated cutting-edge fitness equipment to the facility. The 3,656-square-foot structure which formerly housed the Baptist Collegiate Ministry, was renovated this year to provide a new home for the University’s wellness and fitness center. Risher donated the equipment, which includes both weight training and resistance machines as well as cardio-fitness cycles, treadmills and elliptical trainers.
A 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.
A college administrator, a public school superintendent, a businessman, and an insurance executive have been selected to receive the 2013 Alumni Awards for Achievement and Merit presented annually by the University of Arkansas at Monticello. (more…)
Althought it’s been a “dry spell” for finding grants and funding for a proposed Southeast Arkansas Convention Center, the committee of supporters will meet at UAM, Friday, to comtinue their hopes of building a convention center at the entrance of UAM.
Dr. Jack Lassiter updated the Advertising and Promotion Commissin, at a recent meeting onthe status of the project, which has been a dream of many local residents for several years.
According to AshleyCountyLegder.com, Crossett voters rejected a tax for the construction of a new community center with an indoor pool, 379 to 261, yesterday. They did approve a tax to build 2 new fire stations and purchase equipment.
Thomas Lafever of Monticello, a senior accounting major at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, has been selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship from the Arkansas Chapter of Certified Fraud Examiners.
The awards are presented annually to outstanding college students based on faculty recommendation and academic achievement. Lafever also received the award last year.
Dr. Joshua Adams (left), assistant professor of forestry at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, and Dr. Philip Tappe, dean of the UAM School of Forest Resources, display a quilt to be auctioned at Log-A-Load for Kids this Saturday, August 3 at 6 p.m. at the First Assembly of God Church on U.S. Highway 425 North in Monticello. The UAM Forestry Club is one of the sponsors for the event, which annually raises money for the Arkansas Children’s Hospital. The quilt was sewn by Adams’ mother, Sandi Adams of Ruston, La.
The Monticello Rotary Club will host the first “Feed the Kids 5K” walk and run on Saturday, September 7 on the campus of the University of Arkansas at Monticello.
In addition to the 5K, there will be a fun run for kids around Weevil Pond. Proceeds from entry fees will be donated to the Monticello Feed the Kids Foundation. The 5K run and kids fun run begin at 8 a.m. The 5K walk begins at 7:45 a.m. Each event requires a $25 entry fee paid in advance or $30 on the day of the race.
Weevils for Christ, a campus student religious organization sponsored by the Church of Christ, broke ground Wednesday morning on a new building at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. The 3,484-square-foot structure will house the organization’s campus ministry.
Calling all kids, 4th grade and up! Come learn how great fruits and veggies can taste with recipes you can make yourself. Classes will be held Tues, July 23 & 30. Classes for children in 4th-6th grade run from 10:30 am -12:30 pm and for 7th grade and above from 2-4 pm. Classes will be held at the Monticello High School Home Economics lab.
There is a $10 fee for class, but it will be waived for any students who qualify for free or reduced price lunch.
Call or e-mail Memorie Dickson at 870-460-1327. Deadline to register is Monday, July 22.
Program areas include, but are not limited to, art and hobbies, computers and technology, home and garden, health and fitness, personal and professional development, special interest and youth programming. Classes may be offered as one-time workshops, or may meet over a period of weeks.
Eric Manos gets an adrenaline rush from wrestling 600 pounds of angry steer to the ground. Most thrill-seekers might consider safer ways to get their kicks, but Manos insists he’s never been injured, at least not seriously. “I’ve been banged up and bruised a little, but I’ve never been hurt bad,” he says. “I just love the action.”
Manos will get plenty of action in the next few days as he represents the University of Arkansas at Monticello at the College National Finals Rodeo which beginsSunday at the Casper Events Center in Casper, Wyoming.
The Division of Music at the University of Arkansas at Monticello will host four summer band camps in June and July.
Camps include a beginner camp June 9-14, junior high camp June 16-21, high school camp June 23-28 and jazz camp July 15-18.
Each camp will present public concerts the final day of camp at 12:30 p.m. in the UAM Fine Arts Center.
A flag camp will also be held July 15-18 and will offer a performance on Thursday, July 18 at 4 p.m.
The University of Arkansas at Monticello will provide a $500 scholarship for the fall semester as a supplement to the Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship, according to Mary Whiting, director of admissions.
The $500 scholarship will be available to each incoming freshman who has graduated from an Arkansas high school in 2013 and is a recipient of the Academic Challenge Scholarship. The student must be enrolled in a four-year academic program and the scholarship must be used for tuition, mandatory fees, room, board or books purchased in the campus bookstore, and is not refundable.
The University of Arkansas at Monticello will hold two preregistration sessions for incoming freshmen June 17 and 18, according to Mary Whiting, director of admissions. The June 17 session begins at 12:30 p.m., in the Fine Arts Center, and the June 18 event begins at 5:30 p.m., in the Fine Arts Center.
Two 2013 high school graduates have been selected to receive Environmental and Spatial Technology (EAST) scholarships to attend the University of Arkansas at Monticello next fall.
Kathy Anderson Davis, Assistant Librarian at the Taylor Library and Technology Center at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, was recently invited to become a member University of Arkansas Little Rock chapter of the Golden Key International Honor Society. As an international honor society with more than 400 chapters at colleges and universities around the world, Golden Key is committed to a high standard of scholastic achievement, and an ethos of integrity, innovation, respect, collaboration and diversity. With more than 2,100 members since 1994, the University of Arkansas – Little Rock Golden Key chapter is a large one, and their members have gone on to do great things in their lives. Honorary Members include Jim Tucker, Governor Emeritus. UALR welcomes prospective members sophomore year through graduate school that are in the top 15% of their class and interested in service and leadership development. The 205th Golden Key chapter, the University of Arkansas – Little Rock was chartered April 22nd, 1994, as part of U.S. Region 6, which includes schools in Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota.
A member of the UAM staff since 2005, Davis is the Assistant Librarian for Technical Services and Reference at the Taylor Library. Davis holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems from UAM, a Master of Science degree in Library and Information Science from the University of North Texas and is currently working on her Master of Education in Learning Systems Technology with a 4.0 GPA, from the University of Arkansas Little Rock.
Non-credit courses in topics ranging from arts and crafts to money management will be offered this summer by the University of Arkansas at Monticello’s Department of Community Education.
A full slate of courses for children and teens includes Tennis, Youth Money Management, A Writer’s Notebook: Unlocking the Writer within You, cooking classes, and a wide variety of arts and crafts classes.
Other classes include Basic Computer Skills, Facebook Essentials, Preventing and Understanding Traumatic Brain Injuries, Portrait Painting and Drawing, BookMaking and Binding, Crochet for Beginners, Becoming Financially Successful, Digital Image Processing Using Adobe Photoshop, and several jewelry making classes.
Fordetailed information about courses, including dates, times and fees, visit the UAM website at www.uamont.edu click on “Community Education” under “Campus Resources.” Space is limited in many classes so early registration is encouraged. Interested students my register online, call (870) 460-1327.
Monticello native David Leonard, along with the male members of All Sons and Daughters, recently led a worship service at the MBSF at UAM.
The group began forming in 2009, where they worship at Journey Church in Franklin, Tennessee. Leslie Jordan of the group was not able to attend, so this was a unique event, even before you consider the personal ties that David has with Monticello.
The center was filled to capacity with students, alumni, and others who enjoyed the time of worship.
The University of Arkansas at Monticello’s online newspaper The Voice placed third among online publications at the 2013 Arkansas College Media Association Media Contest April 26 at Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia. (more…)
Jessica Noble will lead the Student Government Association at the University of Arkansas at Monticello in 2013-14. Noble was elected president of the SGA in a recent vote of the UAM student body.
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