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.
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
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.
MONTICELLO, AR — Led by the team of Cody Bijou and Reagan Dobbs, the University of Arkansas at Monticello placed second in the overall sweepstakes competition at the Team Me Up Tournament and TECHnically Speaking Tournament hosted last week by Arkansas Tech University in Russellville.
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.
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.
Alex Hoffman of Chanhassen, Minn., a graduate student in the School of Forestry and Natural Resources at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, won the third place poster award at the 2016 Southern Hardwoods Research Group meeting held recently in Stoneville, Miss.
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.
MONTICELLO, AR — Non-credit courses in topics ranging from babysitting basics to AARP driver safety will be offered this spring by the University of Arkansas at Monticello’s Department of Community Education.
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.