MONTICELLO, AR — Dr. Dale Bower, associate dean for extended learning services at Central Community College in Hastings, Neb., has been named associate vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.
MONTICELLO, AR — High school students in the Jacksonville area trying to decide which college to attend may learn more about the University of Arkansas at Monticello at UAM Information Night January 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Jacksonville Community Center at 5 Municipal Drive in Jacksonville.
Three practical nursing students from the UAM College of Technology-McGehee have been awarded scholarships by the 2014 practical nursing graduating class through the student organization of the Arkansas Licensed Practical Nursing Association (ALPNA). The scholarship recipients were required to write a letter explaining their need for the scholarship and were chosen by a scholarship committee of the 2014 graduating class based on the contents of the letter. Kim Ray, sponsor of the student organization, hopes to make the scholarship opportunity available on an annual basis. Pictured from left are Priscilla Cessor of McGehee, a member of the 2014 graduating class, scholarship recipients April Jones of Lake Village, Dana Hilliard of Lake Village, Rolanda Merritt of Greenville, Miss., 2014 graduate Katie Wilkerson of McGehee, and Kim Ray, RN, ALPNA sponsor.
MONTICELLO, AR — Five political science students from the University of Arkansas at Monticello participated in the 2015 Collegiate Model United Nations Conference hosted recently by Arkansas Tech University.
Alex Hoffman of Chanhassen, Minn., a graduate student in the School of Forestry and Natural Resources at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, won the second place poster award at the 2015 Society of American Foresters National Convention held recently in Baton Rouge, La. The poster, titled “Canopy Gaps Effects on Seedling Growth of Three Hardwood Species of Southeastern Arkansas,” examined the effects of harvest-created canopy gaps on corresponding seedling growth.
MONTICELLO, AR — The debate team at the University of Arkansas at Monticello is enjoying a strong fall semester in competitions in Arkansas, Texas, Tennessee and Louisiana and may be in position to win the school’s first national championship in debate since the 2007-08 academic year, according to Debate Coach Jim Evans.
MONTICELLO, AR — The University of Arkansas at Monticello will host an orientation session Monday, January 4 beginning at 12:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center for all new students planning to attend the Monticello campus in the spring semester.
MONTICELLO, AR — Superintendents, high school principals and counselors, and the directors of career and technical secondary education centers in southeast Arkansas will meet December 9 as part of a collaborative effort by the University of Arkansas at Monticello, area school districts and industries to change the economic outlook of the region.
MONTICELLO, AR — The University of Arkansas at Monticello chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national collegiate honor society for political science majors, recently inducted two new members, according to Dr. Carol Strong, associate professor of political science and the chapter’s faculty advisor. The new members are Emily Mendiola of Hamburg, a junior political science and modern languages double major, and Cassidy Mansur of Crossett, a junior political science and psychology double major.
MONTICELLO, AR — A pair of senior art exhibitions will be on display in the Glassblock Gallery of the Taylor Library and Technology Center on the campus of the University of Arkansas at Monticello during the months of December and January.