MONTICELLO, AR — The inauguration of Chancellor Karla Hughes has raised $3,725 for the general scholarship fund at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, according to the most recent figures released by the chancellor's office.
MONTICELLO, AR — Gary Meggs, the man who revitalized the marching and concert bands and created the jazz program at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, has been named to the Four States Bandmasters Association Hall of Fame.
MONTICELLO, AR — How to start a business and how to write a business plan are the subjects of two seminars to be offered in January by the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC) at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.
MONTICELLO, AR — For the first time in school history, the University of Arkansas at Monticello will hold a mid-year graduation ceremony when the university presents degrees during commencement exercises on Saturday, December 17 at 10 a.m. at Steelman Fieldhouse.
MONTICELLO, AR — Two of the three nationally-acclaimed jazz bands at the University of Arkansas at Monticello will present an evening of contemporary and classic jazz in a free performance December 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center auditorium.
MONTICELLO, AR — The University of Arkansas at Monticello has named Head Baseball Coach John Harvey as interim director of athletics. Harvey replaces Chris Ratcliff, who resigned last week to become athletics director at Rogers State University in Claremore, Okla.
MONTICELLO, AR — Three political science students at the University of Arkansas at Monticello participated in the first World Congress on Undergraduate Research (WCUR) hosted by the National Council for Undergraduate Research (CUR) at Qatar University in Doha, Qatar, November 13-15.
MONTICELLO, AR — Chris Ratcliff, director of athletics at the University of Arkansas at Monticello since 2009, has accepted a similar position at Rogers State University in Claremore, Okla. Ratcliff came to UAM in 2006 as head women’s basketball coach and a year later added the duties of assistant athletic director for compliance. In 2011 he stepped down as women’s basketball coach to devote himself full-time to the duties of athletics director.
These seven members of the University of Arkansas at Monticello debate team competed at the recent LSU-Shreveport Debate Tournament. Pictured from left are Natalie Edwards of Fort Smith, Gabe McDorman of Sheridan, Ben Graves of Hot Springs, Blake Adkins of Vilonia, Kyle Hargis of Warren, Luke Beatty of Dermott and Zach Young of Wilmar. Others competing but not pictured were Jacob Chisom of Monticello, Grace Nash of Mount Holly, Abbygail Rounsaville of Mabelvale, and Nshyka Shelton of Monticello. Chisom reached the round of 16 in the varsity debate competition while Adkins and Hargis each reached the final 16 in junior varsity debate. Chisom and Graves reached the semifinals in team debate.
These seven undergraduate students from the School of Forestry and Natural Resources at the University of Arkansas at Monticello attended the 2016 Society of American Foresters national convention in Madison, Wis., recently. Four of the seven participated in a quiz bowl tournament and the group toured the headquarters of the Aldo Leopold Foundation. Pictured from left are Caleb Wilson of Elwood, Neb., Greg Craig of Mena, Austin Passmore of Pleasant Plains, Tyler Daniell of Arkadelphia, Brody Nosal of Sherwood, Kenya Barner of Little Rock and Richard Harris of Lonoke.