General News

UAM Names New Student Ambassadors

These students are among the new members of the University of Arkansas at Monticello's Student Ambassadors honored with a dinner on the UAM campus Monday night. The Ambassadors are an elite group of students who assist the Office of Enrollment Management in the recruitment of new students and serve as hosts at on-campus events. The new members are (first row, from left) Natalie Craig of Sherwood, Skyler Hart of Kingsland, (second row, from left) Spencer Blevins of White Hall, Jordan Kane of Waynesville, Mo., Brooke Dupwe of McGehee, Lauren Robinson of Monticello, Whitney O'Dell of Fort Smith, Garrhett Wilbourn of DeWitt, (top row, from left) Taylor Hoover of Monticello, Timothy Brasfield of Crossett, Daniel Wire of Kenner, La., and Katherine Williams of North Little Rock. (Not Pictured: Jasmine Holmes of Bastrop, La., Morgan Ashley of Bastrop, La., Anthony Walker of Crystal Springs, Miss., and Michael Jenkins of Crossett.)

UAM To Hold Arbor Day Observance April 17

MONTICELLO, Ark. - Students, faculty and staff at the University of Arkansas at Monticello will plant a red maple tree at the center of campus adjacent to the Centennial Clock Tower on Tuesday, April 17 at 12:30 p.m. in observance of Arbor Day, a nationally-celebrated observance that encourages tree planting and care.

Kyle Hargis Named Best In Nation, UAM Debate Students Compete At National Debate Tournament

MONTICELLO, AR - Kyle Hargis of Warren is a national champion. The junior communications major at the University of Arkansas at Monticello was named the season-long national individual speaking champion in varsity debate at the 21st annual International Public Debate Association's national tournament and convention hosted last week by Whitworth University in Spokane, Wash.

Monticello Student Receives $1,000 Scholarship From Mainline Health Systems

Abbigail Goodding of Monticello, a junior biology and biochemistry double major at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, was recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship from Mainline Health Systems, Inc. The recipient of the Mainline Health Systems, Inc. Endowed Scholarship must be a resident of Lincoln, Drew, Bradley, Ashley, Chicot or Desha counties, a junior or senior in good academic standing majoring in a pre-professional medical field, and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or better. The scholarship will be awarded each fall and spring semester. Pictured from left are Keith Williams, vice chairman of the Mainline Health Systems board of directors, Byron Montgomery, APRN and assistant clinical director, Cassi Bazar, executive assistant, Brittany Sears, marketing manager, Abbigail Goodding, Tafta McCain, chief financial officer, Ron Miller, chairman of the board, Allan Nichols, chief executive officer, and Amanda Gilbert, grants management director.

UAM Hosts "Dinner and Dollars" Event For Area School District Educators and Staff

MONTICELLO, AR - Understanding credit, college savings plans, investing and retirement planning are the subjects of "Dinner and Dollars," a workshop and dinner for area K-12 educators and school district staff to be hosted by the University of Arkansas at Monticello's School of Business April 5. The event will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Conference Room A of the Taylor Library and Technology Center.