MONTICELLO, AR - Nine individuals representing a cross section of finance, education and business have been appointed to the Board of Visitors at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. The board was approved by the UA System Board of Trustees and will serve in an advisory capacity to the UAM campus.
MONTICELLO, AR - Sylvia Miller, assistant registrar of enrollment and registration services at Georgia State University, has been appointed registrar at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. Miller replaces Carol Dolberry, who retired recently from the UAM staff.
MONTICELLO, AR - John Harvey, director of athletics and head baseball coach at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, has decided to relinquish his duties as athletics director to concentrate on baseball, according to a joint announcement by Harvey and UAM Chancellor Karla Hughes.
MONTICELLO, AR - Kyle Lem has been named interim softball coach at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. Lem was an assistant coach for the late Alvy Early for the past three seasons, assisting Early in all phases of the program. He served as recruiting coordinator, organizing campus visits and recruiting events. He also worked with UAM pitchers and was responsible for in-game pitch calling.
MONTICELLO, AR - The University of Arkansas at Monticello is merging its academic programs in agriculture, forestry and natural resources. The School of Forestry and Natural Resources and the School of Agriculture will now be the College of Forestry, Agriculture and Natural Resources. The merger was formally approved recently by the UA System Board of Trustees.
MONTICELLO, AR - The University of Arkansas at Monticello will hold its last summer registration session for incoming freshmen July 9, according to Tawana Greene, executive director of admissions and enrollment management.
MONTICELLO, AR - The UAM College of Technology-McGehee will host Re-Entry Resource Fairs, entitled "Trials to Triumph," July 26 in Monticello and July 31 in McGehee to connect ex-offenders with resources and employment opportunities, according to Cortez Smith, program director for the Career Pathways Initiative at the McGehee campus.
MONTICELLO, AR - The winningest coach in the history of college athletics in Arkansas has coached his last game. Alvy Early, who won more than any coach in the history of college athletics in Arkansas, regardless of the sport or division, finally met an opponent he couldn't defeat. Early lost a short, sudden battle with cancer today, ending a storybook coaching career that covered a half century. Early coached the women's basketball and softball teams at the University of Arkansas at Monticello for 39 years, including three years when he coached both sports and served as the school's athletics director at the same time, never missing a beat. Before coming to UAM, he was a successful high school coach in West Fork.
MONTICELLO, AR - Jeff Weaver, vice president for external affairs at National Park College in Hot Springs, has been named vice chancellor for advancement at his alma mater, the University of Arkansas at Monticello. Weaver will lead university initiatives in fund-raising, governmental relations, alumni relations and technology.
MONTICELLO, AR - The University of Arkansas at Monticello will hold two preregistration sessions for incoming freshmen June 11 and 12, according to Tawana Greene, director of admissions. Both sessions begin with registration at 12:30 p.m. in the John F. Gibson University Center. Only students who have applied for admission and have received notification may preregister on those dates. Sessions for parents will provide information regarding the Family Educational Right to Privacy Act (FERPA), academic programs, financial aid, student programs and activities, residence life, campus safety and services, and information technology.