General News

UAM To Host Freshman Preregistration July 13; Transfer Preregistration on July 14

MONTICELLO, AR — The University of Arkansas at Monticello will hold a preregistration session for incoming freshmen July 13 and a second session July 14 for transfer students, re-admitted students and high school students who plan to take classes on the UAM campus, according to Mary Whiting, director of admissions.

McGehee Campus Marks 40th Anniversary July 1

MONTICELLO, AR — The name has changed but the school’s mission has not. That mission – to provide academic, occupational and technical education programs, services and resources for the residents of southeast Arkansas – began 40 years ago when the campus located on East Ash Street in McGehee was known as Great Rivers Vocational-Technical School.

Endowment To Honor The Late Allen Maxwell

MONTICELLO, AR — A future endowment in the name of the late Allen Maxwell, Jr., has been created within the University of Arkansas at Monticello Foundation Fund to honor the former mayor and state legislator.

UAM Night At Dickey Stephens Park

Make plans to join us next Tuesday (June 23) for UAM Night at Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock. Advanced reservations are required. Contact the UAM Office of Advancement by Friday, June 19 and joins us at the Tracks Inn Pavilion inside the ballpark. Gates open and the picnic begins at 6:10 p.m. First pitch at 7:10. Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for children 4-10 years, 3 and under free. Price includes admission to game and all-you-can-eat burgers, hot dogs, beans, chips, popcorn and soft drinks. Call (870) 460-1028 to make reservations!

Tomatoes at the Trotter June 25

NEWS RELEASE OFFICE OF MEDIA SERVICES UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO Contact: Jim Brewer (870) 460-1074; E-Mail: Find us on Facebook at “UAM News” RSS Feed: feed: Heirloom Tomatoes On Display At “Tomatoes at the Trotter” June 25 (6/10/15) MONTICELLO, Ark. — A taste of heirloom tomatoes and an all-tomato dinner will be offered by the University of Arkansas at Monticello School of Agriculture as part of the fifth annual “Tomatoes at the Trotter” June 25 at 6:30 p.m.

UAM Releases List of 2015 Graduates

MONTICELLO, AR — The University of Arkansas at Monticello presented 540 degrees and certificates to 518 students during May commencement exercises, according to information released today by the UAM registrar’s office.

Education Programs Receive National Recognition

MONTICELLO, AR — The elementary education and middle childhood education programs at the University of Arkansas at Monticello have been ranked among the nation’s best by a national review agency, according to Dr. Peggy Doss, dean of the UAM School of Education.

Dr. Jeff Taylor Is 2015 Hornaday Outstanding Faculty Award Recipient

MONTICELLO, AR — Jeff Taylor likes a challenge. As an 18-year-old freshman at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Taylor flunked his first three chemistry exams, not terribly surprising for an English major who had no chemistry at Mountain View High School. So what did Taylor do? He changed his major from English to chemistry. “English was boring,” says Taylor. “I was good at it, but I wanted a challenge.”