MONTICELLO, AR — Parents and family members of University of Arkansas at Monticello students will be special guests of the university this Saturday as UAM celebrates Parent-Family Appreciation Day.
Seven students are currently taking advantage of scholarship funds made available by the Arkansas Department of Health to complete a one-semester course in emergency medical technician (EMT) training at the UAM College of Technology-McGehee. Following completion of the one-semester course, the students are eligible to continue to a three-semester program to earn a technical certificate as paramedics. Pictured from left are Colten Snow of McGehee, Hugh Fontenot of Pine Bluff, (standing) Program Director Gursarn Singh, Kyle Rice of Lake Village, Lance Smith of McGehee, Charlotte Wood of Star City, Milton Remley of Monticello, Brodie Hill of Dumas, and Bob Ware, vice chancellor of the McGehee campus.
MONTICELLO, AR — The UAM Sports Hall of Fame’s Class of 2016 covers five decades and four different sports. This year’s inductees — Meredith Heckel-LaRue (softball), Solon Mobley (basketball), Mac Newcomb (football), Joe Daw (baseball), and Paul Russell (football) — are among the most accomplished in their respective sports in school history with a long list of honors and records. Also scheduled to be honored is Larry Smith, who served as the school’s sports information director from 1961-78 and is a member of the NAIA Hall of Fame. Smith will receive the UAM Spirit Award.
MONTICELLO, AR — Ashley Newcomb of Royal and Synthia Scott of Searcy have been selected to receive the 2016-17 Robert C. Kirst Endowed Scholarship presented annually by the School of Agriculture at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.
MONTICELLO, AR — “A Readers’ Map of Arkansas,” a program that honors Arkansas authors and writers, is coming to the University of Arkansas at Monticello September 29 at 7 p.m. in the Harris Recital Hall of the UAM Music Building.
MONTICELLO, AR — A memorandum of agreement between the University of Arkansas at Monticello and Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas will ease the transfer of students from CCCUA to the natural resources management program in UAM’s School of Forestry and Natural Resources.
September 15 (7 p.m.) 2016 National Federation of Music Clubs Young Artist Matthew Lipman, Violist, Fine Arts Center auditorium (SEARK Concert Association) September 27 (7 p.m.) Guest Artist Ronald Radford, Flamenco Guitarist **, Fine Arts Center auditorium (SEARK Membership Event)
MONTICELLO, AR — The UAM College of Technology-McGehee will host an eight-week training course for persons interested in becoming a certified nursing assistant, according to Cortez Smith, director of the UAM COT-McGehee Career Pathways Initiative.
MONTICELLO, AR — The University of Arkansas at Monticello presented 93 awards to 90 students who completed their academic requirements in August, according to information released today by the UAM registrar’s office. (Editor’s Note: Students who opted to withhold their information from the media have been excluded from this list. Please refer all questions to the Office of the Registrar at 870-460-1035.)
MONTICELLO, AR — An exhibition of mixed media drawings on paper by Rachel Trusty entitled “Loud White Space” may be viewed in the Glassblock Gallery of the Taylor Library and Technology Center at the University of Arkansas at Monticello through September 29.