General News

Using GIS and Remote Sensing to Classify and Map Trees Is the Subject of Recently-Published Research Paper

MONTICELLO, AR - The use of high-resolution imagery to map the distribution of trees in bottomland forests is the subject of a research paper published recently by a University of Arkansas at Monticello forestry student and his academic advisor. Bishwa Sapkota, a graduate student from Nepal enrolled in the UAM School of Forestry and Natural Resources, along with his advisor, Dr. Lu Liang, recently published work from their research in the Journal of Sustainable Forestry.

UAM COT-McGehee Nursing Students Achieve 100 Percent Pass Rate On NCLEX-PN Exam

All eight members of the 2017 practical nursing class at the UAM College of Technology-McGehee have taken and passed the National Council Licensure Examination-Practical Nurse (NCLEX-PN) examination. Students achieving the 100 percent pass rate and their faculty are (from left, seated) Esthetani Cendejas of Eudora, Lezza Goudy of Monticello, Sydney Johnson of Monticello, Avery Rial of McGehee, (standing, from left) Paige Irons of Dumas, Instructor Kim Ray, Iresha Wells of Monticello, Nursing Director Peggie Orrell, Laura Gillum of Lake Village, Instructor Nikki Fitzgerald, and Patria Thompkins of Dumas.

Building A Website In A Day Is The Subject Of Free Seminar

MONTICELLO, AR - How to build a website quickly and economically is the subject of a free seminar February 8 from 1-3 p.m. at the Star City Civic Center. The seminar is being presented by the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. The register, contact Lavonica Davis at (870) 460-1266 or register online at http://asbtdc.org/training/monticello-events/

UAM Announces 2017 Fall Semester Chancellor's and Dean's Lists

MONTICELLO, AR - The University of Arkansas at Monticello named 207 students to the Chancellor's List for the fall 2017 semester and another 352 students to the Dean's List, according to Carol Dolberry, registrar. Selection to the Chancellor's List requires a grade point average of 4.0 on at least 12 semester hours of course credit at the 1000-4000 level. The Dean's List requires a grade point average of 3.5 or higher, also on at least 12 semester hours of course credit at the 1000-4000 level.

Crystal Halley Appointed Assistant Vice Chancellor For Academic Affairs

MONTICELLO, AR - Crystal Halley, director of academic advising at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, has been appointed assistant vice chancellor for academic affairs Halley has directed UAM's academic advising since joining the university staff in 2007. She also serves as an adjunct instructor in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, the School of Business, and the Division of General Studies.

Central Arkansas Library System To Present Program On Incarceration Of Japanese-Americans in Arkansas

MONTICELLO, AR — The incarceration of Japanese-Americans in relocation camps in Arkansas during World War II is the subject of a program to be presented at the University of Arkansas at Monticello February 1 at 7 p.m. in the Memorial Classroom Building. The program is being presented by Kim Sanders of the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies of the Central Arkansas Library System.

UAM Biology Club Raises Donations For Arkansas Children's Hospital

The Biology Club at the University of Arkansas at Monticello recently collected over $500 in donations and toys to present to Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock. Pictured from left are Biology Club officers Lexi Blevins of White Hall, Kendall Wells of Monticello, Conner Callaway of Hamburg, Haley Koenig of Lakeville, Minn., and Beth Justice of Dermott. Koenig and Justice are co-presidents of the club. "On behalf of our patients at Arkansas Children's, thank you for your kind and thoughtful donation this holiday season," said Jennifer Selig, executive director of volunteer engagement for ACH. "Your commitment and dedication to Arkansas Children's truly makes a difference in our patients' lives."

Starting A Business In Arkansas Is Subject Of ASBTDC Seminar January 11

MONTICELLO, AR — Starting a business in Arkansas is the subject of a free seminar by the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. The seminar will be held January 11 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon in the Relyance Community Room in Pine Bluff.