MONTICELLO, AR - The debate and forensics team at the University of Arkansas at Monticello placed second in the Arkansas sweepstakes competition and third in the Southern Region debate sweepstakes at the Southern Forensics Championship Tournament hosted over the weekend by Arkansas Tech University in Russellville. The tournament included competitors from 21 colleges and universities from Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Texas and Tennessee. Students competed for both regional and individual state awards.
MONTICELLO, AR - The University of Arkansas at Monticello named 207 students to the Chancellor's List for the fall 2017 semester and another 352 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.
MONTICELLO, AR - Crystal Halley, director of academic advising at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, has been appointed assistant vice chancellor for academic affairs Halley has directed UAM's academic advising since joining the university staff in 2007. She also serves as an adjunct instructor in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, the School of Business, and the Division of General Studies.
MONTICELLO, AR — Mark Spencer, dean of the School of Arts and Humanities at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, was a presenter and panelist on the topic of "Ghosts and the Literary Imagination" at the International Conference on the Arts and Humanities January 9-11 in Honolulu, Hawaii.
MONTICELLO, AR — The incarceration of Japanese-Americans in relocation camps in Arkansas during World War II is the subject of a program to be presented at the University of Arkansas at Monticello February 1 at 7 p.m. in the Memorial Classroom Building. The program is being presented by Kim Sanders of the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies of the Central Arkansas Library System.
The Biology Club at the University of Arkansas at Monticello recently collected over $500 in donations and toys to present to Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock. Pictured from left are Biology Club officers Lexi Blevins of White Hall, Kendall Wells of Monticello, Conner Callaway of Hamburg, Haley Koenig of Lakeville, Minn., and Beth Justice of Dermott. Koenig and Justice are co-presidents of the club. "On behalf of our patients at Arkansas Children's, thank you for your kind and thoughtful donation this holiday season," said Jennifer Selig, executive director of volunteer engagement for ACH. "Your commitment and dedication to Arkansas Children's truly makes a difference in our patients' lives."
These University of Arkansas at Monticello students recently became the first cohort to complete the National Strength and Conditioning Association's (NSCA) Education Recognition Program, which recognizes schools with standardized, approved strength and conditioning or personal training curricula. Completion of the program prepares students to become certified personal trainers and strength and conditioning specialists.
MONTICELLO, AR — The University of Arkansas at Monticello will hold a mid-year graduation ceremony when the university presents degrees during commencement exercises on Saturday, December 16 at 10 a.m. at Steelman Fieldhouse.
MONTICELLO, AR — A 16-week nursing assistant course will be offered by the UAM College of Technology-McGehee beginning January 11, according to Cortez Smith, director for the McGehee campus' Career Pathways Initiative.
Tyler Deaton (left) of McGehee demonstrates some of the welds he has learned to his father Billy Deaton (right) as part of Welding Family Day at the UAM College of Technology-McGehee. The annual event is designed to show family members of welding students the projects being worked on by students during the 2017 fall semester.