Academic News

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS! UAM Debate Team Is Nation’s Best

MONTICELLO, AR — The debate team at the University of Arkansas at Monticello has earned the right to be called national champions. UAM debaters swept the Scholastic, Founders and Overall Sweepstakes Awards at the 2015-16 International Public Debate Association (IPDA) National Tournament hosted March 31 through April 3 by Lee College of Baytown, Tex.

UAM To Host Scholar’s Day April 18

MONTICELLO, AR — First-time freshmen for the fall of 2016 who have been awarded institutional merit-based scholarships from the University of Arkansas at Monticello will be guests of UAM for Scholar’s Day April 18, according to Mary Whiting, director of admissions.

UAM Announces Seniors-First Pre-Registration Plan

MONTICELLO, AR — University of Arkansas at Monticello seniors who have completed a minimum of 90 hours of academic course credit will have the option to register first for classes for the first and second summer terms as well as the 2016 fall semester according to a new pre-registration plan announced today by UAM Chancellor Karla Hughes.

Nathan Bailey Places First At Collegiate Farm Bureau Discussion Meet

MONTICELLO, AR — Nathan Bailey of Monticello took first place in the 2016 UAM Collegiate Farm Bureau Discussion Meet recently held at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. Discussion meets are sponsored by the Arkansas Farm Bureau and allow participants to discuss a current agricultural issue in a committee meeting format. Points are given for analysis of the topic, problem solving and implementation, a cooperative attitude, and general delivery. Each participant makes individual opening and closing statements of their own composition with all participants engaging in a general discussion period.

CIS ALUMNI DAY (Friday, March 11, BBC 104)

Everyone is invited to attend. Come learn about careers in the CIS/IT field. All speakers are UAM graduates. 8:10-9:00 am Chris Harper, Network Manager, Jefferson Regional Medical Center Kashif Kincaid, Field Service Engineer, TechKnow 9:10-10:00 am Jordan Frizzell, Assistant Principal, Star City School District Donna Hunnicutt, Coordinator of Graduate Programs, UAM School of Education 10:10-11:00 am Heather Easterling, Technology Business Consultant 2, FIS Global Bryan Pace, Technology Analyst, Dillards 11:10-12:00 pm James Hartshorn, Vice President, EFS GeoTechnologies Tegaress Jones, Manager of Global Invoicing for FedEx

UAM Announces Math Contest Winners

MONTICELLO, AR — Top mathematics students from high schools, junior highs and middle schools across southeast Arkansas put their skills to the test at the Arkansas Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Math Contest held Saturday morning at the University of Arkansas at Monticello Science Center.

UAM Debate Team Wins Multiple Awards At Bossier Parrish Tournament

MONTICELLO, AR — The debate team at the University of Arkansas at Monticello captured the Debate Commander Award for the highest overall winning percentage and the second place Sweepstakes Award at the Eddy Shell Invitational Debate Tournament hosted recently by Bossier Parrish Community College in Shreveport, La.