Academic News

English Professor Honored For Editing

MONTICELLO, AR — ACTELA Newsletter, edited by Dr. Kay Walter of the University of Arkansas at Monticello, and published by the Arkansas Council of Teachers of English Language Arts, has won the 2015 NCTE Affiliate Newsletter Award Honorable Mention, given by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE).

Forestry and Natural Resources Adds Four New Faculty

MONTICELLO, AR — The School of Forestry and Natural Resources at the University of Arkansas at Monticello has added four new faculty members for the 2015-16 academic year, according to Dr. Phil Tappe, dean of the school.

UAM Accreditation Continued By HLC

MONTICELLO, AR — A process that began three years ago was completed this week with the formal announcement that the University of Arkansas at Monticello’s accreditation status with the Higher Learning Commission will be continued.

UAM Adds Master’s Degree In Jazz Studies

MONTICELLO, AR — The first college or university in Arkansas to offer a bachelor’s degree in music with an emphasis in jazz is now the first to offer a master’s degree in the same subject. The University of Arkansas at Monticello, whose jazz ensembles have attracted national attention in the jazz community, is now offering a master of music degree in jazz studies.

School of Forestry and Natural Resources To Become Part of Statewide Research Center

MONTICELLO, AR — The School of Forestry and Natural Resources at the University of Arkansas at Monticello will become part of the new statewide Center for Advanced Surface Engineering (CASE) thanks to a $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation to the Arkansas Economic Development Commission’s Division of Science and Technology.

UAM Education Professor Elected To ArACTE Board

MONTICELLO, AR — Dr. Donna Hunnicutt, associate professor of education and graduate education coordinator in the School of Education at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, has been elected to a three-year term on the board of the Arkansas Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (ArACTE).

UAM Presents Awards To Technical Campus Students

MONTICELLO, AR — The University of Arkansas at Monticello recently presented 154 awards to 122 students at its technical campuses in Crossett and McGehee, according to information released today by the UAM registrar’s office. (Editor’s Note: Students who opted to withhold their information from the media have been excluded from this list. Please refer all questions to the Office of the Registrar at 870-460-1035.)

McGehee Campus Marks 40th Anniversary July 1

MONTICELLO, AR — The name has changed but the school’s mission has not. That mission – to provide academic, occupational and technical education programs, services and resources for the residents of southeast Arkansas – began 40 years ago when the campus located on East Ash Street in McGehee was known as Great Rivers Vocational-Technical School.