Academic News

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.

UAM Wins State Debate Championship

MONTICELLO, AR — The debate team at the University of Arkansas at Monticello captured the Arkansas state championship and placed second overall in the Southern Regional Debate and Forensics Championship Tournament held recently at Louisiana State University-Shreveport. The event attracted teams representing 22 colleges and universities from Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas and Mississippi.

UAM Announces Fall Semester Chancellor's and Dean's Lists

MONTICELLO, AR — The University of Arkansas at Monticello named 178 students to the Chancellor's List for the fall semester and another 271 students to the Dean's List, according to Carol Dolberry, registrar. Selection to the Chancellor's List requires a grade point average of 4.0 on at least 12 semester hours of course credit at the 1000-4000 level. The Dean's List requires a grade point average of 3.5 or higher, also on at least 12 semester hours of course credit at the 1000-4000 level.

March 1 Is UAM Scholarship Deadline

MONTICELLO, AR — Prospective and current students who plan to apply for either institutional or private scholarships to attend the University of Arkansas at Monticello next fall should do so by March 1, according to Mary Whiting, dean of enrollment management and director of admissions.