General News

Remembering Coach Alvy Early

MONTICELLO, AR - The winningest coach in the history of college athletics in Arkansas has coached his last game. Alvy Early, who won more than any coach in the history of college athletics in Arkansas, regardless of the sport or division, finally met an opponent he couldn't defeat. Early lost a short, sudden battle with cancer today, ending a storybook coaching career that covered a half century. Early coached the women's basketball and softball teams at the University of Arkansas at Monticello for 39 years, including three years when he coached both sports and served as the school's athletics director at the same time, never missing a beat. Before coming to UAM, he was a successful high school coach in West Fork.

Jeff Weaver Named Vice Chancellor For Advancement

MONTICELLO, AR - Jeff Weaver, vice president for external affairs at National Park College in Hot Springs, has been named vice chancellor for advancement at his alma mater, the University of Arkansas at Monticello. Weaver will lead university initiatives in fund-raising, governmental relations, alumni relations and technology.

UAM To Host Freshman Preregistration Sessions June 11-12, Transfer Preregistration June 13

MONTICELLO, AR - The University of Arkansas at Monticello will hold two preregistration sessions for incoming freshmen June 11 and 12, according to Tawana Greene, director of admissions. Both sessions begin with registration at 12:30 p.m. in the John F. Gibson University Center. Only students who have applied for admission and have received notification may preregister on those dates. Sessions for parents will provide information regarding the Family Educational Right to Privacy Act (FERPA), academic programs, financial aid, student programs and activities, residence life, campus safety and services, and information technology.

Dr. Moses Goldmon Is UAM's New Vice Chancellor for Student Engagement

MONTICELLO, AR - Dr. Moses V. Goldmon is coming home. A star wide receiver on the University of Arkansas at Monticello football team in the early 1980's, Goldmon is returning to his alma mater as vice chancellor for student engagement. The appointment was announced today by UAM Chancellor Karla Hughes.

Dr. Marsha Clayton Is New Dean Of The UAM School Of Business

MONTICELLO, AR - Dr. Marsha Clayton, a long-time member of the faculty at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, has been named dean of the UAM School of Business, according to Dr. Peggy Doss, vice chancellor for academic affairs.

Alex Becker Named Vice Chancellor For Finance And Administration

MONTICELLO, AR - Alex Becker of Monticello is the newest member of the senior leadership team at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. Becker was recently appointed vice chancellor for finance and administration where he will serve as the institution's chief financial officer.

BSN Graduates Recognized At Pinning Ceremony

The School of Nursing at the University of Arkansas at Monticello held a pinning ceremony for 2018 graduates at the Fine Arts Center last Friday. Students receiving the bachelor of science in nursing degree were (from left, first row) Corrie Ferrell of Tillar, Chelsea French of Monticello, McKenna Daniel of Searcy, Hernan Mondragon of Montrose, Anjernique Young of Monticello, Ashley Guffey of Monticello, (second row, from left) Hannah Murry of Monticello, Abby Searcy of Wilmar, Rebecca Rook of Warren, Kira Gray of Dermott, Cheyann Purifoy of Monticello, Alyssa Zieman of Stuttgart, Kya Standford of Grand Prairie, Tex., Bethany Jade Grice of Warren, Holly Rosegrant of Monticello, Laura Harper of Bastrop, La., Christen Shipley of Monticello, Madison Kelley of Monticello, and Christa Wisenor of Fordyce.