Academic News

Jamie Palmer Named to 40 Nurse Leaders Under 40 List

Assistant Nursing Professor Jamie Palmer was named to the Arkansas Center for Nursing's annual list of 40 Nurse Leaders Under 40. Palmer and other honorees will be recognized at a banquet April 30 in Benton. According to the Arkansas Center for Nursing, nurses are selected for the recognition based on four distinctive areas of achievement: commitment to excellence, service/outreach, leadership qualities, and their contributions to the advancement of the nursing profession. The program recognizes 40 nurse leaders under age 40 each year with the intent to identify, celebrate and encourage exemplary dedication to the nursing profession and dedicated service to the population while displaying a promise to grow in leadership for advancing nursing in Arkansas. Contact Dr. Brandy Haley, dean of the UAM School of Nursing, for more information at (870) 460-1069.

McGehee LPN Program Ranked #1 in Arkansas

The practical nursing program at UAM College of Technology - McGehee was ranked first in the state by The McGehee LPN program is the only one in the state that has achieved six consecutive years of a 100% pass rate for students taking the NCLEX licensing exam. According to Practical, annual program rankings are released with the intention of providing students with transparency when selecting practical and vocational nursing programs. Methodology for the program rankings involves a formula that compares current and historical pass rates for the NCLEX-PN exam at each school in Arkansas.

UAM Closed In Observance of MLK Day

MONTICELLO, AR – The University of Arkansas at Monticello will be closed on Monday, January 21, 2019, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. All classes and offices will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, January 22, 2019.

Arkansas Archeological Society and UAM to Host Second Annual Cemetery Cleanup January 21, 2019

MONTICELLO, AR — The Tunican Chapter of the Arkansas Archeological Society and the University of Arkansas at Monticello are hosting our second annual cemetery cleanup on Monday, January 21 from 8 AM to noon. Participants will learn about cemetery maintenance and help clean up two cemeteries associated with Hollywood Plantation, or the Taylor House, near Winchester as a morning of service to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.


MONTICELLO, AR — The University of Arkansas at Monticello will host an orientation session January 7 beginning with check-in at 8:30 the Student Success Center for all new students planning to attend the Monticello campus in the spring semester.

Dr. Clark awarded an ACRL 2019 Early Career Scholarship

Dr. Renée Clark was recently awarded the ACRL 2019 Early Career Scholarship. This scholarship will allow her to attend the biennial conference of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) in April 2019, in Cleveland, OH.

December Commencement Set For Friday, December 14

MONTICELLO, AR – The University of Arkansas at Monticello will hold a December graduation ceremony when the university presents degrees during commencement exercises on Friday, December 14 at 10 a.m. at Steelman Fieldhouse.