General News

UAM Names Kevin Price As Director of Athletics

MONTICELLO, AR - Kevin Price, senior associate athletics director for external operations at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology in Rapid City, S.D., has been named director of athletics at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. Price's background in athletics administration includes stops at Louisiana-Monroe, California-Riverside, Baylor, Oregon State, Santa Clara, Texas Christian, Texas and California-Berkeley.

Seraph Brass To Perform At UAM October 22

MONTICELLO, AR - The award-winning female brass ensemble Seraph Brass will present a free public concert October 22 at 7 p.m. in the University of Arkansas at Monticello Fine Arts Center. Winner of the Silver Medal Global Music Award, Seraph Brass released its debut album, "Asteria," on Summit Records. The group has toured throughout the U.S., Mexico and Europe and has performed multiple concerts at the Lieksa Brass Week in Finland. Seraph Brass was the featured ensemble at the International Women's Brass Conference and has performed at the Forum Cultural Guanajuato in Leon, Mexico, the Dame Myra Hess Concerts in Chicago, the Gettysburg Concert Association, and the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach, Fla. Members of Seraph performed with Adele on her 2016 U.S. tour.

UAM Announces Largest Gift in Institution's History

LITTLE ROCK (Sept. 7, 2018) – The University of Arkansas at Monticello today announced the largest private gift in school history from the trust of the late Merle and Deloris Peterson, of Dumas. The gift was announced by UAM Chancellor Karla Hughes, Ph.D., in a news conference today at the UA System Administration building in Little Rock.

UAM Ranked 8th In The "Best Bang for the Buck" Southern Colleges Category by Washington Monthly

MONTICELLO, AR - The University of Arkansas at Monticello has been ranked number 8 in the "Best Bang for the Buck Southern Colleges" category for 2018 by Washington Monthly magazine. The rankings are based on a number of criteria according to a news release from Washington Monthly, including cost of attendance, earnings of graduates, load repayment rates, strong student outcomes, a commitment to social mobility and the percentage of first-generation students.

Chick-fil-A To Open August 13, Part Of Student Success Initiative

MONTICELLO, AR - The most anticipated component of Chancellor Karla Hughes' Student Success Initiative at the University of Arkansas at Monticello will become a reality on Monday, August 13 when Chick-fil-A opens its doors for business in UAM's new Student Success Center.