MONTICELLO, AR - The University of Arkansas at Monticello is merging its academic programs in agriculture, forestry and natural resources. The School of Forestry and Natural Resources and the School of Agriculture will now be the College of Forestry, Agriculture and Natural Resources. The merger was formally approved recently by the UA System Board of Trustees.
MONTICELLO, AR - The University of Arkansas at Monticello will hold its last summer registration session for incoming freshmen July 9, according to Tawana Greene, executive director of admissions and enrollment management.
MONTICELLO, AR - The UAM College of Technology-McGehee will host Re-Entry Resource Fairs, entitled "Trials to Triumph," July 26 in Monticello and July 31 in McGehee to connect ex-offenders with resources and employment opportunities, according to Cortez Smith, program director for the Career Pathways Initiative at the McGehee campus.
MONTICELLO, AR - The winningest coach in the history of college athletics in Arkansas has coached his last game. Alvy Early, who won more than any coach in the history of college athletics in Arkansas, regardless of the sport or division, finally met an opponent he couldn't defeat. Early lost a short, sudden battle with cancer today, ending a storybook coaching career that covered a half century. Early coached the women's basketball and softball teams at the University of Arkansas at Monticello for 39 years, including three years when he coached both sports and served as the school's athletics director at the same time, never missing a beat. Before coming to UAM, he was a successful high school coach in West Fork.
MONTICELLO, AR - Jeff Weaver, vice president for external affairs at National Park College in Hot Springs, has been named vice chancellor for advancement at his alma mater, the University of Arkansas at Monticello. Weaver will lead university initiatives in fund-raising, governmental relations, alumni relations and technology.
MONTICELLO, AR - The University of Arkansas at Monticello will hold two preregistration sessions for incoming freshmen June 11 and 12, according to Tawana Greene, director of admissions. Both sessions begin with registration at 12:30 p.m. in the John F. Gibson University Center. Only students who have applied for admission and have received notification may preregister on those dates. Sessions for parents will provide information regarding the Family Educational Right to Privacy Act (FERPA), academic programs, financial aid, student programs and activities, residence life, campus safety and services, and information technology.
MONTICELLO, AR - Dr. Moses V. Goldmon is coming home. A star wide receiver on the University of Arkansas at Monticello football team in the early 1980's, Goldmon is returning to his alma mater as vice chancellor for student engagement. The appointment was announced today by UAM Chancellor Karla Hughes.
MONTICELLO, AR - Dr. Marsha Clayton, a long-time member of the faculty at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, has been named dean of the UAM School of Business, according to Dr. Peggy Doss, vice chancellor for academic affairs.
MONTICELLO, AR - The final deadline to apply for financial aid to the University of Arkansas at Monticello for the 2018 fall semester is June 1, according to Becky Hammett, director of financial aid. For more information regarding this deadline, visit http://www.uamont.edu/pages/financial-aid/ and click Fall 2018.
MONTICELLO, AR - Alex Becker of Monticello is the newest member of the senior leadership team at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. Becker was recently appointed vice chancellor for finance and administration where he will serve as the institution's chief financial officer.