MONTICELLO, AR — One day last June, David Walt noticed something washed up against the dock and patio of his house on Pendleton Reservoir near Dumas. Spring and early summer rains had raised the Arkansas River to flood stage, washing large trees and other debris down the river. Now one of those large trees was lodged against Walt’s dock. As the water gradually receded, it revealed a massive tree trunk longer than his 60-foot dock. Walt tied the tree to his dock and became fascinated by the size of his mystery tree.
MONTICELLO, AR — The UAM College of Technology-McGehee will celebrate its 40th anniversary with an evening of food, live music and an auction on Saturday, October 24 from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Delta Resort and Spa in Tillar. Admission is $25.
MONTICELLO, AR — Students from 13 El Dorado area high schools will have the opportunity to learn about academic programs and college life at the University of Arkansas at Monticello when UAM hosts “Information Night” at the El Dorado Convention Center November 10 from 6 to 8 p.m.
MONTICELLO, AR — The teacher preparation program at the University of Arkansas at Monticello is one of two programs in Arkansas to receive an “A” rating from the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ), according to Dr. Peggy Doss, dean of the UAM School of Education. UAM’s program in secondary education received an “A” rating from the NCTQ while the elementary education program received an “A-“ rating.
MONTICELLO, AR — The women’s rodeo team at the University of Arkansas at Monticello scored 280 points to capture a share of first place at the University of West Alabama rodeo in Livingston, Ala., last week.
LITTLE ROCK - University of Arkansas System President Donald Bobbitt announced today that he will recommend Karla Hughes, Ph.D., to the Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas System as chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM).
MONTICELLO, AR — The addition of multimedia technology to the John F. Gibson University Center is one of five projects selected for funding from the University of Arkansas at Monticello’s Centennial Circle Endowment earnings, according to Linda Yeiser, vice chancellor for advancement and university relations.
MONTICELLO, AR — Twelve students have been selected to the 2015 homecoming court at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. The court will be introduced during pregame ceremonies beginning at 2:30 p.m. this Saturday at Convoy Leslie-Cotton Boll Stadium. The homecoming queen, chosen by a vote of the student body, will be announced at the conclusion of the ceremony.
MONTICELLO, AR — “Haunted American Suite,” a recently released CD of modern classical chamber music for horn, tuba and piano, features original compositions by Les Pack, associate professor of music and associate director of bands at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.
The student chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants at the University of Arkansas at Monticello was recently presented with a Gold Chapter Award at the IMA national convention in Los Angeles. The award is presented to college and university chapters meeting a set of criteria, including submission of a yearbook and volunteer and community service work.