General News

Student Government Association Spearheads Campus Clean-up

The Student Government Association at the University of Arkansas at Monticello has begun a campaign to keep the campus clean by passing out rubber gloves to students, faculty and staff to encourage everyone to pick up trash they find on campus. Pictured at the kickoff event for the campaign were (from left) Rachel Morgan of Dermott, Rebecca Nugent, director of student programs and activities, Adi Arellano of Horatio, Tanner Dinger of DeQueen, Zachery Birdsong of DeQueen, Cassandra Pollock of Mayflower, Kamilah Kelley of White Hall, UAM Chancellor Karla Hughes, Nathan Cagle of Witter, Lauraen Harrison of Star City, SGA President Bryson Berry of Hamburg, Caitlyn Horton of Lonoke, Donnell White of Monticello, Shelby Rhodes of Rison and Emily Mendiola of Hamburg.

Jazz Bands To Perform May 1 At UAM

MONTICELLO, AR — The University of Arkansas at Monticello's Jazz Bands II, III and IV will present their 2017 spring concert Monday, May 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the UAM Fine Arts Center. The performance is free and open to the public.

22 Education Majors Admitted To Teacher Preparation Program

These education majors were formally admitted to the teacher preparation program at the University of Arkansas at Monticello during a recent pinning ceremony in the UAM Fine Arts Center. Pictured from left are (first row) Olivia Wooten of Monticello, Katelyn Patterson of McGehee, Meagan Oliver of Fordyce, Allison Foret of Sheridan, Rebecca Stephenson of Monticello, Lydia Byrd of DeWitt, Sequin Cook of Smackover, (second row) Brittany Barnard of Wilmar, Katherine Adams of Monticello, Tifany Lane of Crossett, Kylie Gibbons of Benton, Taylor Montgomery of Monticello, BreAnn Sturdivant of Crossett, Alyssa Tozer of Beebe, (third row) Christian McCone of Crossett, Kristen Spencer of Grapevine, John-Mark Lockling of Crossett, Katlin Poor of Almyra, Rachel Adams of Monticello, Amanda Moseley of Monticello, Kayla Blasengame of Pine Bluff and Cara McMahon of Wilmar.

Students Present Research To Arkansas Academy of Science

These eight University of Arkansas at Monticello students recently presented research to a meeting of the Arkansas Academy of Science. Pictured from left are (front) John Mitchell of Little Rock, (second row, from left) Rachel Knight of Bryant, Makenzie Pierce of Hamburg, Beth Justice of Monticello, Haley Koenig of Lakeville, Minn., Jessica Lester of Bearden, Caleb Lamb of Jersey, and Crystal Haynes of Monticello.

UAM Agricultural Policy Class Hosts Arkansas Legislative Roundtable

Students in Dr. Bob Stark's agricultural policy class at the University of Arkansas at Monticello met with members of the southeast Arkansas legislative delegation recently for an agricultural policy roundtable. Legislators discussed the recently completed session of the Arkansas General Assembly and its impact on agricultural policy and answered students' questions concerning the session.

UAM To Hold Arbor Day Observance April 20

MONTICELLO, Ark. — Students, faculty and staff at the University of Arkansas at Monticello will plant a redbud tree at the center of campus adjacent to the Centennial Clock Tower on Thursday, April 20 at 12:30 p.m. in observance of Arbor Day, a nationally-celebrated observance that encourages tree planting and care.