Academic News

UAM Students Participate in 2016 SAEA Quiz Bowl

MONTICELLO, AR — Eight agriculture students from the University of Arkansas at Monticello competed in the 2016 Southern Agricultural Economics Association Quiz Bowl held recently in San Antonio, Tex.

Civil Rights Struggle in Arkansas The Subject Of Humanities Council Display At Taylor Library

MONTICELLO, AR — “Foot Soldiers for Freedom,” an exhibit that chronicles the struggle for civil rights in Arkansas, will be on display in the Taylor Library and Technology Center at the University of Arkansas at Monticello February 29 through March 20. Library hours are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, and 2 to 10 p.m. on Sunday.

UAM And Arkansas Americorps To Offer Scholarships For Sixth Year

MONTICELLO, AR — Applications for the University of Arkansas at Monticello Arkansas Americorps Scholarship will be available beginning March 1 at the UAM Office of Admissions and at the Americorps office at the Southeast Educational Service Cooperative in Monticello.

UAM Offers Scholarship For EAST Students

MONTICELLO, AR — The University of Arkansas at Monticello is once again offering scholarships to two high school seniors who have participated in the EAST educational technology initiative for at least two years while in high school.

UAM Chancellor Dr. Karla Hughes Welcomes Congressman Westerman to Campus

MONTICELLO, AR – Congressman Westerman visited with School of Forestry and Natural Resources students at the University of Arkansas at Monticello on February 18th. Congressman Westerman represents the Fourth Congressional District of Arkansas and is the only current congressman with a degree in forestry.

Diesel Training Academy To Start Classes In Fall 2016

MONTICELLO, AR — A shortage of trained diesel mechanics and technicians has prompted the University of Arkansas at Monticello to create a Diesel Technology and CDL Training Academy, offering classes beginning with the 2016 fall semester at its campuses in Monticello and McGehee.

UAM Receives Approval For First Completely Online Baccalaureate Degree

MONTICELLO, AR — The University of Arkansas at Monticello has received approval for its first 100 percent online undergraduate degree program. The UA Board of Trustees and the Higher Education Coordinating Board have approved a bachelor of science degree in education studies, which will be offered totally online. The non-licensure program may be taken by anyone but is designed for non-traditional students unable to return to school and for public school paraprofessionals.