David Pryor and Skip Rutherford To Be Featured Speakers for Southeast Arkansas Political Animals Club Meeting September 29

MONTICELLO, AR — Retired U.S. Senator David Pryor (D-Ark.) and Skip Rutherford, dean of the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service will be the featured speakers at the next meeting of the Southeast Arkansas Political Animals Club September 29, according to Dr. John Davis, assistant professor of political science and director of governmental relations at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

McGehee Campus Training EMT’s

Seven students are currently taking advantage of scholarship funds made available by the Arkansas Department of Health to complete a one-semester course in emergency medical technician (EMT) training at the UAM College of Technology-McGehee. Following completion of the one-semester course, the students are eligible to continue to a three-semester program to earn a technical certificate as paramedics. Pictured from left are Colten Snow of McGehee, Hugh Fontenot of Pine Bluff, (standing) Program Director Gursarn Singh, Kyle Rice of Lake Village, Lance Smith of McGehee, Charlotte Wood of Star City, Milton Remley of Monticello, Brodie Hill of Dumas, and Bob Ware, vice chancellor of the McGehee campus.

Five To Be Inducted To UAM Sports Hall of Fame October 20

MONTICELLO, AR — The UAM Sports Hall of Fame’s Class of 2016 covers five decades and four different sports. This year’s inductees — Meredith Heckel-LaRue (softball), Solon Mobley (basketball), Mac Newcomb (football), Joe Daw (baseball), and Paul Russell (football) — are among the most accomplished in their respective sports in school history with a long list of honors and records. Also scheduled to be honored is Larry Smith, who served as the school’s sports information director from 1961-78 and is a member of the NAIA Hall of Fame. Smith will receive the UAM Spirit Award.

UAM Faculty To Participate In “Reader’s Map of Arkansas”

MONTICELLO, AR — “A Readers’ Map of Arkansas,” a program that honors Arkansas authors and writers, is coming to the University of Arkansas at Monticello September 29 at 7 p.m. in the Harris Recital Hall of the UAM Music Building.

August Graduates Announced

MONTICELLO, AR — The University of Arkansas at Monticello presented 93 awards to 90 students who completed their academic requirements in August, according to information released today by the UAM registrar’s office. (Editor’s Note: Students who opted to withhold their information from the media have been excluded from this list. Please refer all questions to the Office of the Registrar at 870-460-1035.)