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.

UAM To Hold First Mid-Year Commencement December 17

MONTICELLO, AR — For the first time in school history, the University of Arkansas at Monticello will hold a mid-year graduation ceremony when the university presents degrees during commencement exercises on Saturday, December 17 at 10 a.m. at Steelman Fieldhouse.

UAM Jazz Bands In Concert December 5

MONTICELLO, AR — Two of the three nationally-acclaimed jazz bands at the University of Arkansas at Monticello will present an evening of contemporary and classic jazz in a free performance December 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center auditorium.

Chris Ratcliff Accepts Position As Athletic Director At Rogers State University

MONTICELLO, AR — Chris Ratcliff, director of athletics at the University of Arkansas at Monticello since 2009, has accepted a similar position at Rogers State University in Claremore, Okla. Ratcliff came to UAM in 2006 as head women’s basketball coach and a year later added the duties of assistant athletic director for compliance. In 2011 he stepped down as women’s basketball coach to devote himself full-time to the duties of athletics director.