General News

Diesel Training Academy To Start Classes In Fall 2016

MONTICELLO, AR — A shortage of trained diesel mechanics and technicians has prompted the University of Arkansas at Monticello to create a Diesel Technology and CDL Training Academy, offering classes beginning with the 2016 fall semester at its campuses in Monticello and McGehee.

“Ghost Walking” Is Mark Spencer’s Latest Book

MONTICELLO, AR — A southern society belle who commits suicide after a failed romance and searches for the meaning of her lost life and purpose in death is the premise for Mark Spencer’s latest novel, "Ghost Walking."

UAM Begins Senior Leadership Transition

MONTICELLO, AR — University of Arkansas at Monticello Chancellor Karla Hughes has announced the beginning of a reorganization of her senior administrative team.

UAM Receives Approval For First Completely Online Baccalaureate Degree

MONTICELLO, AR — The University of Arkansas at Monticello has received approval for its first 100 percent online undergraduate degree program. The UA Board of Trustees and the Higher Education Coordinating Board have approved a bachelor of science degree in education studies, which will be offered totally online. The non-licensure program may be taken by anyone but is designed for non-traditional students unable to return to school and for public school paraprofessionals.

UAM Wins State Debate Championship

MONTICELLO, AR — The debate team at the University of Arkansas at Monticello captured the Arkansas state championship and placed second overall in the Southern Regional Debate and Forensics Championship Tournament held recently at Louisiana State University-Shreveport. The event attracted teams representing 22 colleges and universities from Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas and Mississippi.

Forestry Club to Hold Field Day Competition February 13

MONTICELLO, AR — Forestry and natural resources students from the University of Arkansas at Monticello will put their lumberjack skills on display at the UAM Forestry Club’s annual Field Day competition February 13.

UAM To Observe International Education Week February 8-12

MONTICELLO, AR — Meals from different cultures around the world will be part of International Education Week at the University of Arkansas at Monticello February 8-12. Aramark Campus Dining Services will feature international meals from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. each day that week. The international meals are also available to the public and will be served in the main dining hall of the John F. Gibson University Center at a cost of $7.92 per person.

Wallace Trust Scholarship Deadline Is March 1

MONTICELLO, Ark. — Graduates of McGehee High School and persons living in a 10 to 15-mile radius of McGehee have until March 1 to apply for the Joseph F. Wallace Trust Foundation Scholarship to attend any of the three campuses of the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

Applications Available February 1 For Majors Scholarship

MONTICELLO, AR — Applications for the Gerald and Sue Majors Endowed Scholarship for graduates of Star City High School will be available beginning February 1 through the Star City High School counselor or the Office of Admissions at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.