MONTICELLO, AR - Kyle Hargis of Warren is a national champion. The junior communications major at the University of Arkansas at Monticello was named the season-long national individual speaking champion in varsity debate at the 21st annual International Public Debate Association's national tournament and convention hosted last week by Whitworth University in Spokane, Wash.
MONTICELLO, AR - Forestry students from the University of Arkansas at Monticello finished third in competition with teams from 14 colleges and universities at the 61st annual Southern Forestry Conclave hosted recently by Abraham Baldwin College in Tifton, Ga.
Abbigail Goodding of Monticello, a junior biology and biochemistry double major at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, was recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship from Mainline Health Systems, Inc. The recipient of the Mainline Health Systems, Inc. Endowed Scholarship must be a resident of Lincoln, Drew, Bradley, Ashley, Chicot or Desha counties, a junior or senior in good academic standing majoring in a pre-professional medical field, and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or better. The scholarship will be awarded each fall and spring semester. Pictured from left are Keith Williams, vice chairman of the Mainline Health Systems board of directors, Byron Montgomery, APRN and assistant clinical director, Cassi Bazar, executive assistant, Brittany Sears, marketing manager, Abbigail Goodding, Tafta McCain, chief financial officer, Ron Miller, chairman of the board, Allan Nichols, chief executive officer, and Amanda Gilbert, grants management director.
MONTICELLO, AR - The Student Social Work Association (SSWA) at the University of Arkansas at Monticello will host a Child Abuse Prevention Dinner April 12 at 6 p.m. in the Capitol Room of the John F. Gibson University Center. Tickets are $25 and may be purchased by contacting the social work office at (870) 460-1747 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
MONTICELLO, AR - Three members of the University of Arkansas at Monticello debate team took home individual honors at last week's 10th annual End of Hi-BEAR-Nation Debate Tournament hosted by the University of Central Arkansas.
MONTICELLO, AR - Two graduate students in the University of Arkansas at Monticello's School of Forestry and Natural Resources took first and second place honors in a poster competition at the Southern Hardwood Forest Research Group meeting held recently in Stoneville, Miss.
MONTICELLO, AR - The School of Nursing at the University of Arkansas at Monticello has received full accreditation for both its associate and baccalaureate degree programs for a maximum of six years, according to Dr. Brandy Haley, associate professor and dean of nursing.
MONTICELLO, AR - Three political science students at the University of Arkansas at Monticello presented original research at the 2018 Pi Sigma Alpha National Conference February 16-17 in Washington D.C. Pi Sigma Alpha is the national collegiate honor society for political science students.
Members of the University of Arkansas at Monticello debate team display awards won at last weekend's TECHnically Speaking Debate Tournament at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville. Pictured from left are Dylan Hargis, an agriculture major from Warren, Hunter Cook, a criminal justice major from Sheridan who reached the round of 16 in junior varsity debate, Adeline Bowman, a political science major from Berthoud, Colo., Kyle Hargis, a communications major from Warren and a semifinalist in varsity debate, and Danial Wire, an exercise science major from Kenner, La. (Not pictured: Gabe McDorman of Sheridan and Grace Nash of Mount Holly.) The competition featured debate teams from 17 colleges and universities from Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas and Washington. Participating universities were UAM, Arkansas Tech, Bossier Parish Community College, College of the Mainland, Drury, Harding, John Brown, LSU-Shreveport, Louisiana Tech, Middle Tennessee State, Oklahoma Baptist, Oral Roberts, Southern Methodist, Stephen F. Austin, Central Arkansas, Southern Mississippi, Union and Whitworth.
MONTICELLO, AR - The use of artificial intelligence for teaching in college classrooms was the subject of a national webinar conducted recently by Bryan Fendley, director of academic computing at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.