MONTICELLO, AR — The 2016 graduating class at El Dorado High School will be well represented at the University of Arkansas at Monticello this fall. A record-setting contingent of 20 students have accepted El Dorado Promise Scholarships to attend UAM, according to Chancellor Karla Hughes. “This is wonderful news and we are excited that such a large group of students from one high school have chosen to come to UAM,” said Hughes. “The El Dorado Promise Scholarship Program is providing a lasting legacy for that community and we are pleased to share in the results.”
MONTICELLO, AR — The University of Arkansas at Monticello will hold a preregistration session for incoming freshmen July 11 and a second session July 12 for transfer students and re-admitted students, according to Tawana Greene, executive director of enrollment.
MONTICELLO, AR — Techniques to help small businesses market their goods and services is the subject of a free seminar by the University of Arkansas at Monticello’s Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center. The seminar will be held July 14 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Monticello/Drew County Chamber of Commerce building.
MONTICELLO, AR — Dr. Kate Stewart, professor of English at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, was invited to make a formal presentation to the 27th annual conference of the American Literature Association held recently in San Francisco.
MONTICELLO, AR — Six students from the University of Arkansas at Monticello recently spent two weeks in Costa Rica as part of an intensive Spanish Study and Cultural Immersion Program. The students were Alma Rivera of Wilmar, Kelsey Schrimpf of Jefferson City, Mo., Merrell Miles of Warren, Carly Curry of Sheridan, Katlyn Williams of Shreveport, La., and Annsley Davis of Monticello. They were accompanied by Isabel Bacon, associate professor of Spanish.
MONTICELLO, AR — The UAM College of Technology-Crossett will hold commencement exercises on Thursday, June 23 while the UAM College of Technology-McGehee will hold commencement on Friday, June 24. Both ceremonies are scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.
MONTICELLO, AR — Heirloom tomatoes will be on the menu as part of the sixth annual “Tomatoes at the Trotter” on June 30 at 6:30 p.m. at the University of Arkansas at Monticello’s Trotter House bed-and-breakfast at 404 North Main in Monticello. The event is being sponsored by the UAM School of Agriculture and the UA Southeast Research and Extension Center.
MONTICELLO, AR — Michael Jones, a business consultant for the Arkansas Small Business Technology and Development Center (ASBTDC) at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, was recently recognized as a member of the $4 Million Club at the annual ASBTDC spring staff conference in Little Rock.
MONTICELLO, AR — The University of Arkansas at Monticello has been ranked among the “50 Most Affordable Small Colleges” for a master of education degree (M.Ed.) in a recent ranking by the website topeducationdegrees.com.
MONTICELLO, AR — Thirteen forestry and natural resource students at the University of Arkansas at Monticello recently spent two weeks traveling the state and region to learn more about efforts to restore endangered species such as the red-cockaded woodpecker, the Indiana bat, and the speckled pocketbook mussel.