Due to inclement weather, classes are cancelled at the Monticello campus as of 3:00 p.m. We will continue to monitor the weather regarding tomorrow's schedule and alert you of any closings. Notices concerning the operation of the campuses can be obtained on the UAM website, local TV stations, local radio, and through UAMAlert. Please use caution on any necessary travel. Employees and students are not expected to place work or class attendance above personal safety. It is ultimately the individual's responsibility to exercise judgment as to whether travel to or from work or school is appropriate at this time. Karla Hughes, Ph.D. Professor and Chancellor
MONTICELLO, AR — The Student Nurses’ Association at the University of Arkansas at Monticello recently received a $2,500 donation from America’s Farmers Grow Communities to help its members attend the Student Nurses’ Association national convention in Orlando, Fla., March 29 through April 3.
MONTICELLO, AR — Nathan Bailey of Monticello took first place in the 2016 UAM Collegiate Farm Bureau Discussion Meet recently held at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. Discussion meets are sponsored by the Arkansas Farm Bureau and allow participants to discuss a current agricultural issue in a committee meeting format. Points are given for analysis of the topic, problem solving and implementation, a cooperative attitude, and general delivery. Each participant makes individual opening and closing statements of their own composition with all participants engaging in a general discussion period.
MONTICELLO, AR — The music of some of America’s greatest composers will be part of the fare at a Dinner Pops Concert at the University of Arkansas at Monticello on March 31. The UAM Chamber Choir and Music Theatre Workshop under the direction of Dr. Kent Skinner will perform for guests while they enjoy dinner in the Green Room of the John F. Gibson University Center beginning at 6 p.m. Tickets for the event are $25 and may be purchased in advance by calling the Division of Music at (870) 460-1060.
WEEVIL WELLNESS FAIR Wednesday, March 16 (10 a.m. – 1 p.m. / UC Green Room The UAM Wellness Fair brings campus and community resources together in an enjoyable interactive atmosphere to expose and educate our students, faculty, and staff to the various avenues of wellness. Wellness is more than being physically healthy. Wellness is finding a healthy balance in the quality of your life in the social, physical, spiritual, emotional, intellectual and occupational dimensions. Free health screenings: Total cholesterol, blood sugar, blood pressure, weight, body fat percentage, pulse Ox, HIV and more. Games, activities, neck massages, health screenings, Oxygen Bar, Walk-In Brain, information tables, 80’s photo booth, fun and music will be located in the UC Green Room! Visitors to the Fair may register for several prizes to be given away by the exhibitors and the UAM Wellness Committee.
Everyone is invited to attend. Come learn about careers in the CIS/IT field. All speakers are UAM graduates. 8:10-9:00 am Chris Harper, Network Manager, Jefferson Regional Medical Center Kashif Kincaid, Field Service Engineer, TechKnow 9:10-10:00 am Jordan Frizzell, Assistant Principal, Star City School District Donna Hunnicutt, Coordinator of Graduate Programs, UAM School of Education 10:10-11:00 am Heather Easterling, Technology Business Consultant 2, FIS Global Bryan Pace, Technology Analyst, Dillards 11:10-12:00 pm James Hartshorn, Vice President, EFS GeoTechnologies Tegaress Jones, Manager of Global Invoicing for FedEx
Governor Asa Hutchinson has proclaimed March as “Financial Aid Awareness Month” in Arkansas. College and university financial aid officers, including Becky Hammett, assistant director of financial aid at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, recently met with Governor Hutchinson to take part in the proclamation ceremony.
MONTICELLO, AR — Top mathematics students from high schools, junior highs and middle schools across southeast Arkansas put their skills to the test at the Arkansas Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Math Contest held Saturday morning at the University of Arkansas at Monticello Science Center.
MONTICELLO, AR — How to write a business plan and learning more about business loan applications are the subjects of a pair of seminars to be hosted in March by the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC) at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.
MONTICELLO, AR — Led by the team of Cody Bijou and Reagan Dobbs, the University of Arkansas at Monticello placed second in the overall sweepstakes competition at the Team Me Up Tournament and TECHnically Speaking Tournament hosted last week by Arkansas Tech University in Russellville.