General News

The University of Arkansas at Monticello College of Technology in McGehee Announces Black History Month Guest Speaker Circuit Judge Quincey M. Ross

The University of Arkansas at Monticello College of Technology at McGehee Career Pathways Initiative will host its monthly workshop on Thursday, February 21, 2019, at 12:00 pm in the Clearwater Conference Room. The Guest Speaker will be the Honorable Quincey M. Ross who is the Circuit Judge for the 10th Judicial District, 4th Division. Judge Ross is the youngest elected African American judge in Arkansas and is a native of Southeast, Arkansas. The event is open to all UAM students as well as the public.

University of Arkansas Board of Trustees Renames UAM Indoor Practice Facility the “Jack and Judy Lassiter Indoor Practice Facility”

MONTICELLO, AR — Thursday, January 31, 2019, the University of Arkansas Board of Trustees voted unanimously to name the UAM Indoor Practice Facility after the school’s former chancellor and his wife, Dr. Jack and Judy Lassiter. The request was made by Chancellor Karla Hughes and the UAM Board of Visitors after the board’s meeting held on October 25, 2018.

Mark your calendars for three exciting events at UAM.

Mark your calendars for three exciting events at UAM. Tuesday February 5, 2019 Winthrop Rockefeller Distinguished Lectures Presents Liz Murray at 5:30 at the UAM Fine Arts Center. Thursday February 14, 2019 Valentine’s Day Dinner at the UAM Trotter House at 5:30 or 7:30. Presidents Day, Monday February 19, 2019 UAM Alumni and Friends Day at the Races at Oaklawn Jockey Club in Hot Springs. Doors open at 11:00 and post time is 1:00.

UAM Closed In Observance of MLK Day

MONTICELLO, AR – The University of Arkansas at Monticello will be closed on Monday, January 21, 2019, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. All classes and offices will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, January 22, 2019.

Arkansas Archeological Society and UAM to Host Second Annual Cemetery Cleanup January 21, 2019

MONTICELLO, AR — The Tunican Chapter of the Arkansas Archeological Society and the University of Arkansas at Monticello are hosting our second annual cemetery cleanup on Monday, January 21 from 8 AM to noon. Participants will learn about cemetery maintenance and help clean up two cemeteries associated with Hollywood Plantation, or the Taylor House, near Winchester as a morning of service to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

UAM TO HOST ORIENTATION FOR NEW STUDENTS JANUARY 7, 2019

MONTICELLO, AR — The University of Arkansas at Monticello will host an orientation session January 7 beginning with check-in at 8:30 a.m.in the Student Success Center for all new students planning to attend the Monticello campus in the spring semester.

Dr. Clark awarded an ACRL 2019 Early Career Scholarship

Dr. Renée Clark was recently awarded the ACRL 2019 Early Career Scholarship. This scholarship will allow her to attend the biennial conference of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) in April 2019, in Cleveland, OH.

December Commencement Set For Friday, December 14

MONTICELLO, AR – The University of Arkansas at Monticello will hold a December graduation ceremony when the university presents degrees during commencement exercises on Friday, December 14 at 10 a.m. at Steelman Fieldhouse.