These students from the School of Forestry and Natural Resources at the University of Arkansas at Monticello led UAM to a third place finish at the 60th annual Association of Southern Forestry Clubs Conclave, a competition of technical and physical forestry skills hosted recently by Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Tex. UAM finished behind Stephen F. Austin and Clemson University in the overall team competition which featured students from 13 southern forestry schools. Pictured from left are (first row) Caleb Wilson of Elwood, Neb. (third in men's crosscut and log roll), Phillip Duncan of White Hall (third in log roll), Tyler Raines of Warren (third in dendrology), Taylor Gydesen of Blue Hill, Neb. (third in women's crosscut), Mikaela Farmer of Randolph Center, Vt. (third in women's crosscut), (second row) Kameron Skinner of Hartsville, S.C., Greg Craig of Mena (second in chain throw and pole climb), Justin Ballard of Camden (third in men's crosscut and UAM's participant in the Stihl Timbersports competition), Tyler Daniell of Arkadelphia (second in chain throw), Tyler King of Arkansas City, Hunter Helms of Pine Bluff, and Sam May of Malvern (first in axe throw and second in knife throw).
MONTICELLO, AR — The University of Arkansas at Monticello Board of Visitors will meet Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 4 p.m. in the McGoogan Building Library at the UAM College of Technology-Crossett. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, contact Jim Brewer at (870) 460-1274. - 30 -
MONTICELLO, AR — A pair of workshops on the use of the accounting software QuickBooks and a workshop on government certification of businesses owned by women, minorities and veterans will be hosted April 18 and 20 by the University of Arkansas at Monticello's Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC).
MONTICELLO, AR — The concert and symphonic bands at the University of Arkansas at Monticello will present a joint concert April 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center. Admission is free and open to the public.
MONTICELLO, AR — First-time freshmen for the fall of 2017 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 17, according to Tawana Greene, executive director of admissions and enrollment management.
MONTICELLO, AR — An exhibition of paintings, ceramics and drawings by senior art students Sarah Albritton, Sarah Gustafson and Jordan Hickam, all of Monticello, will be on display April 6-13 in the Glassblock Gallery of the Taylor Library and Technology Center at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.
MONTICELLO, AR — Three University of Arkansas at Monticello students have been selected as program presenters during the Alpha Chi National College Honor Society annual convention in Louisville, Ky., April 6-8. Cody Bijou of Crosby, Tex., Reagan Dobbs of Dayton, Tex., and Bronte Pearson of Monticello will present original research as part of a convention that highlights student research and creative presentations from across the nation.
MONTICELLO, AR — The University of Arkansas at Monticello will hold preregistration for the 2017 summer terms as well as the fall semester on April 3-14, according to Dr. Peggy Doss, vice chancellor for academic affairs.
MONTICELLO, AR — The University of Arkansas at Monticello will celebrate its 108th birthday with a campus celebration April 3 at 12 noon in the Taylor Library and Technology Center. The event will include a presentation on the history of UAM by Mary Heady, special collections and reference librarian, as well as refreshments and displays representing the university's student organizations.
Students in the Early Childhood Program at the UAM College of Technology-McGehee recently participated in an outreach program by the Desha County Health Unit to learn more about Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). The SIDS Outreach Project is aimed at reducing the risk of SIDS and other sleep-related causes of infant death. Students received information on safe sleeping positioning for infants and preventive measures. Pictured from left are (first row) Brenda Reaves, community health worker, Tomarro McCullough of McGehee, Donetta Spencer of McGehee, Tenessia Green of Eudora, Lisa Simmons of Dumas, Vallorie Peacock of McGehee, (second row) Natoya Gray of Dumas, Elaine Hargraves early childhood instructor, Bevelyn Kennedy of Eudora, Haley Berry of Monticello, (back row) Amy Mitchell of Montrose, Lauren Koon of Benton, Taylor Marcantel of Wilmot, Jacqueline Reed of McGehee, Dwana Lee, RN clinic coordinator.