General News

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.

Education Students Make Presentation At Arkansas Literacy Association State Conference

Dr. Denise Baldwin (center), teacher education coordinator in the School of Education at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, recently took a group of undergraduate students to present at the 2018 Arkansas Literacy Association State Conference in Little Rock. Students in Dr. Baldwin’s K-6 Curriculum, Planning and Programs class researched and presented interactive reading-focused bulletin board ideas that can be used in the classroom.

UAM Announces Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Director

MONTICELLO, AR — The University of Arkansas at Monticello announced today that Mrs. Aimee Weaver has started as the UAM Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC) Director. The center is a University-based economic development program created to assist new and existing business owners with business creation, management, market research and growth, and is located within the UAM School of Business.