MONTICELLO, AR — The Division of Music at the University of Arkansas at Monticello has a new piano and music technology laboratory, thanks in part to a $20,000 donation from the school’s Centennial Opportunity Fund.
MONTICELLO, AR — Gervasio Ravarotto of Argentina and Yeison Martinez of Colombia have been awarded grants from the Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Program to serve as teaching assistants in Spanish and take courses at the University of Arkansas at Monticello for the 2015-16 academic year.
MONTICELLO, AR — Lance Blocker of White Hall and McKayla Patterson of Hampton have been selected to receive the 2015-16 Robert C. Kirst Endowed Scholarship presented annually by the School of Agriculture at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.
MONTICELLO, AR — Non-credit courses in topics ranging from Excel to Thai cooking classes will be offered this fall by the University of Arkansas at Monticello’s Department of Community Education.
MONTICELLO, AR — Dr. Kay Walter, associate professor of English at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, has been selected to speak to the 2015 national convention of the National Council of Teachers of English November 19-22 in Minneapolis, Minn.
MONTICELLO, AR — The finalists for the position of chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Monticello will be on campus in September to meet with faculty, staff, and members of the community.
MONTICELLO, AR — Dr. Gazmend Zeneli, scholar-in-residence at the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service and professor of environmental policy at the University of Marin Barleti in Tirana, Albania, will give a free public lecture September 8 hosted by the University of Arkansas at Monticello’s School of Forestry and Natural Resources.
MONTICELLO, AR — Cody Bijou and Reagan Dobbs put together a record-setting collegiate debate season while competing for a Texas junior college last year. Now they will compete for the University of Arkansas at Monticello.
MONTICELLO, AR — The University of Arkansas at Monticello has narrowed its search for a new chancellor to two candidates, according to Mary Whiting, director of admissions and chair of the campus search committee.
MONTICELLO, AR — Improving retention and graduation rates is a challenge faced by all colleges and universities, particularly those with open admissions policies. The University of Arkansas at Monticello does not require a minimum ACT score for admission, making it open to all high school graduates regardless of their preparedness. This makes the challenge of increasing retention and graduation rates a daunting task, according to Dr. Jimmie Yeiser, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs.