Academic News

Alex Becker Named Vice Chancellor For Finance And Administration

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.

BSN Graduates Recognized At Pinning Ceremony

The School of Nursing at the University of Arkansas at Monticello held a pinning ceremony for 2018 graduates at the Fine Arts Center last Friday. Students receiving the bachelor of science in nursing degree were (from left, first row) Corrie Ferrell of Tillar, Chelsea French of Monticello, McKenna Daniel of Searcy, Hernan Mondragon of Montrose, Anjernique Young of Monticello, Ashley Guffey of Monticello, (second row, from left) Hannah Murry of Monticello, Abby Searcy of Wilmar, Rebecca Rook of Warren, Kira Gray of Dermott, Cheyann Purifoy of Monticello, Alyssa Zieman of Stuttgart, Kya Standford of Grand Prairie, Tex., Bethany Jade Grice of Warren, Holly Rosegrant of Monticello, Laura Harper of Bastrop, La., Christen Shipley of Monticello, Madison Kelley of Monticello, and Christa Wisenor of Fordyce.

AASN Graduates Recognized At Pinning Ceremony

The School of Nursing at the University of Arkansas at Monticello held a pinning ceremony for 2018 graduates at the Fine Arts Center last Friday. Students receiving the associate of applied science in nursing degree were (from left) Stephanie Henry of Monroe, La., LaTasha Thomas of West Monroe, La., Kenneth Cobb of Bastrop, La., Kwanza White of Bastrop, La., and Kassidy Goad of Star City.

15 UAM Senior Nursing Students Receive "Shining Star" Awards From JRMC

Fifteen senior BSN nursing students at the University of Arkansas at Monticello were recently presented "Shining Star" awards by the intensive care unit staff at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff. The awards were presented in recognition of the students' professionalism and knowledge. Pictured from left are (first row) Hernan Mondragon of Montrose, Hannah Murry of Stuttgart, Abby Searcy of Wilmar, Ashley Guffey of Star City, Kya Standford of Grand Prairie, Tex., Anjernique Young of Monticello, (second row, from left) Rebecca Rook of Warren, Jade Grice of Warren, Madison Kelley of Monticello, Corrie Ferrell of Tillar, Holly Rosegrant of Monticello, (top row, from left) Kira Gray of Dermott, Alyssa Zeman of Stuttgart, Christa Wisenor of Fordyce, and Laura Harper of Bastrop, La.

Teacher Candidates Admitted To Teacher Education Program At Pinning Ceremony

Students pictured in this photograph are education majors at the University of Arkansas at Monticello who were recently admitted to the school's teacher education program at a pinning ceremony last week. Pictured from left are (first row) Lindsey Todd of Monticello, Madison Michels of Star City, Corin Reed of White Hall, Sarah Brockwell of Crossett, Harlee Brown of Rison, April Osburn of Monticello, Christina Conley of Monticello, Emily Johnston of Hermitage, (second row) Allison Harrison of Crossett, Courtney Tomboli of Benton, Mary Ferracci of Vicksburg, Miss., Karrah Paschall of Monticello, Ashley Pierce of Hamburg, Jana Jenkins of Crossett, Paxton Harmon of Lonoke, Alexandra Austin of Crossett, (top row) Darian Johnson of Crossett, Abigail Leonards of Crowley, La., Madison Collins of Texarkana, Tex., Jenna Presley of Beebe, Melanie Long of Jacksonville, Tristan McMahan of Warren, C.J. Brewer of Monticello and Lacee Roberson of DeWitt.

Kyle Hargis Named Best In Nation, UAM Debate Students Compete At National Debate Tournament

MONTICELLO, AR - Kyle Hargis of Warren is a national champion. The junior communications major at the University of Arkansas at Monticello was named the season-long national individual speaking champion in varsity debate at the 21st annual International Public Debate Association's national tournament and convention hosted last week by Whitworth University in Spokane, Wash.

Monticello Student Receives $1,000 Scholarship From Mainline Health Systems

Abbigail Goodding of Monticello, a junior biology and biochemistry double major at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, was recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship from Mainline Health Systems, Inc. The recipient of the Mainline Health Systems, Inc. Endowed Scholarship must be a resident of Lincoln, Drew, Bradley, Ashley, Chicot or Desha counties, a junior or senior in good academic standing majoring in a pre-professional medical field, and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or better. The scholarship will be awarded each fall and spring semester. Pictured from left are Keith Williams, vice chairman of the Mainline Health Systems board of directors, Byron Montgomery, APRN and assistant clinical director, Cassi Bazar, executive assistant, Brittany Sears, marketing manager, Abbigail Goodding, Tafta McCain, chief financial officer, Ron Miller, chairman of the board, Allan Nichols, chief executive officer, and Amanda Gilbert, grants management director.