Cattlemen’s Association Presents Scholarships To UAM Students

The Desha-Drew County Cattlemen’s Association recently presented scholarships to three agriculture students at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. This year’s recipients are Allison Eubanks of Wilmar, a sophomore animal science and agribusiness double major, Hunter Hayes of Monticello, a sophomore agribusiness major, and Kelsey Windham of Wilmar, a junior animal science major. Pictured from left are Dr. Kelly Bryant, dean of the UAM School of Agriculture, Allison Eubanks, Hunter Hayes, Kelsey Windham, and Glynn Gibson of the Desha-Drew County Cattlemen’s Association.

UAM Reports 7.74 Percent Enrollment Increase For Fall 2016

MONTICELLO, AR — Enrollment for the 2016 fall semester at the University of Arkansas at Monticello increased by nearly eight percent over the previous year, according to official figures released from the Arkansas Department of Higher Education.

COT-McGehee To Host Reality Fair October 25

MONTICELLO, AR — How to purchase a home or vehicle and improving your credit score will be the main topics of a Reality Fair hosted by the UAM College of Technology-McGehee and Superior Federal Credit Union October 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Center of the McGehee campus. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Cortez Smith, director of the UAM COT-McGehee’s Career Pathways Initiative at (870) 460-2102 or Justin Carbage, career coach, at (870) 460-2129. - 30 -

UAM To Honor Four At Homecoming With Alumni Awards

MONTICELLO, AR — A retired general, a successful businessman, and an all-star professional football player have been selected to receive the 2016 Alumni Awards for Achievement and Merit from the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

UAM Board of Visitors To Meet October 13

MONTICELLO, AR — The University of Arkansas at Monticello Board of Visitors will meet Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 4 p.m. in the Spencer Gallery of the Fine Arts Center. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, contact Jim Brewer at (870) 460-1274. - 30 -

DAN BOICE APPOINTED ACCREDITATION LIAISON OFFICER

Daniel Boice, director of the Taylor Library and Technology Center, has been appointed by Chancellor Karla Hughes to the position of Accreditation Liaison Officer for the Higher Learning Commission.

ASBTDC To Host Pair of Workshops October 27

MONTICELLO, AR — The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC) at the University of Arkansas at Monticello will host a pair of workshops on Quickbooks software October 27 in the House Room of the John F. Gibson University Center.

Archeologists To Talk About Ozark Bluff Shelters

MONTICELLO, AR — Lydia Rees and Dr. Jamie Brandon of the Arkansas Archeological Survey will discuss their ongoing research on Ozark bluff shelters October 4 as part of a joint meeting between the Tunican Chapter of the Arkansas Archeological Survey and the Drew County Historical Society.

Homecoming Celebration Set For October 20-22

MONTICELLO, AR — An inaugural dinner for Chancellor Karla Hughes, presentation of the 2016 Alumni Awards for Achievement and Merit, and the annual Sports Hall of Fame induction banquet highlight the University of Arkansas at Monticello’s homecoming celebration October 20-22.