General News

Flags at Half Staff to Honor Officer Green

Campus flags have been lowered in memory of Officer Iciephine Green and will remain at half staff until her funeral. Visitation and funeral services have been set for later this week.

Letter From the Chancellor Regarding Officer Iciephine Green

The University of Arkansas at Monticello family is deeply saddened to announce that UAM Police Officer Iciephine Green passed away yesterday from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. The accident occurred earlier that morning on Highway 530, south of Pine Bluff. Officer Green was dedicated to law enforcement for more than 12 years, serving agencies including the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville Police Department, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Police Department, and the Pine Bluff Police Department.

Small Business Center to Hold Startup Workshop in Pine Bluff

The University of Arkansas at Monticello Small Business and Technology Development Center will host its "Mapping a Successful Startup" Workshop on March 19th in Pine Bluff. The free event will show participants how to put a business idea into action using a Startup Map. There is no cost to attend, but pre-registration is required.

The University of Arkansas at Monticello Announces Upcoming Substance Abuse Awareness Week Events March 11th – 15th, 2019

Today, UAM announced its participation in the Arkansas statewide Substance Abuse Awareness Week Activities (Save AR Students). Save AR Students is an awareness campaign directed towards education and prevention of substance abuse throughout public institutions of higher education in the State of Arkansas. With support and guidance from the Division of Student Engagement, UAM’s efforts are being led by the Student Activities Board (SAB).

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.