UAM Alumni Association To Host Alumni & Friends Day At Oaklawn Park Monday, February 20

MONTICELLO, AR — The University of Arkansas at Monticello Alumni Association will host Alumni & Friends Day at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs on Presidents' Day, Monday, February 20. Tickets are $25 and include all-day casual seating in the Arkansas Room, a reserved grandstand seat, racing program and an all-you-can-eat buffet. Each guest will be entered to win door prizes to be given away throughout the afternoon.

Weevil Welcome Days Set For February 9 and March 31

MONTICELLO, AR — High school students and their parents will have a chance to visit the University of Arkansas at Monticello and learn more about college life during Weevil Welcome Days on Thursday, February 9 and Friday, March 31, according to Tawana Greene, executive director of admissions and enrollment management.

UAM Debaters Win Three Championships At John Brown University Tournament

MONTICELLO, AR — Jacob Chisom of Monticello, Reagan Dobbs of Dayton, Tex., and Cody Bijou of Crosby, Tex., combined to win three championships for the University of Arkansas at Monticello at the Golden Eagle Invitational Debate Tournament hosted recently by John Brown University in Siloam Springs.

UAM Announces 2017 Fall Semester Chancellor's and Dean's Lists

MONTICELLO, AR — The University of Arkansas at Monticello named 171 students to the Chancellor's List for the fall semester and another 349 students to the Dean's List, according to Carol Dolberry, registrar. 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.

Forestry Graduate Has Research Published

MONTICELLO, AR — The results of a research project to test new techniques of identifying changes in urban land-cover spearheaded by Ryan Reynolds, a recent graduate of the University of Arkansas at Monticello's School of Forestry and Natural Resources, will be published in the 2017 edition of Remote Sensing, a peer-reviewed academic journal.

Master's Degree Program in Creative Writing Receiving National Acclaim

MONTICELLO, AR — The master of fine arts in creative writing program at the University of Arkansas at Monticello is receiving national acclaim, both for quality and value. The UAM program was recently cited by "Great College Deals" as one of the 10 best online creative writing degrees. Rankings were based on the comprehensive nature of the curriculum in writing skills development, a well-established student-author mentorship program, recognition from academic publications, successful alumni, published faculty, advanced technology in a virtual environment, and accessible financial aid options.

UAM to Host Orientation for New Students January 9

MONTICELLO, AR — The University of Arkansas at Monticello will host an orientation session January 9 beginning at 8 a.m. in the Fine Arts Center for all new students planning to attend the Monticello campus in the spring semester.

Gary Meggs Named To Four States Bandmasters Hall Of Fame

MONTICELLO, AR — Gary Meggs, the man who revitalized the marching and concert bands and created the jazz program at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, has been named to the Four States Bandmasters Association Hall of Fame.