Student Activities

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS! UAM Debate Team Is Nation’s Best

MONTICELLO, AR — The debate team at the University of Arkansas at Monticello has earned the right to be called national champions. UAM debaters swept the Scholastic, Founders and Overall Sweepstakes Awards at the 2015-16 International Public Debate Association (IPDA) National Tournament hosted March 31 through April 3 by Lee College of Baytown, Tex.

UAM To Host 10th Annual Boll Weevil Stampede April 7-9

MONTICELLO, Ark. — More than 250 rodeo cowboys and cowgirls from 14 colleges and universities will compete at the 10th annual Boll Weevil Stampede hosted by the University of Arkansas at Monticello April 7-9.

UAM To Host Scholar’s Day April 18

MONTICELLO, AR — First-time freshmen for the fall of 2016 who have been awarded institutional merit-based scholarships from the University of Arkansas at Monticello will be guests of UAM for Scholar’s Day April 18, according to Mary Whiting, director of admissions.

Nathan Bailey Places First At Collegiate Farm Bureau Discussion Meet

MONTICELLO, AR — Nathan Bailey of Monticello took first place in the 2016 UAM Collegiate Farm Bureau Discussion Meet recently held at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. Discussion meets are sponsored by the Arkansas Farm Bureau and allow participants to discuss a current agricultural issue in a committee meeting format. Points are given for analysis of the topic, problem solving and implementation, a cooperative attitude, and general delivery. Each participant makes individual opening and closing statements of their own composition with all participants engaging in a general discussion period.

UAM Announces Math Contest Winners

MONTICELLO, AR — Top mathematics students from high schools, junior highs and middle schools across southeast Arkansas put their skills to the test at the Arkansas Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Math Contest held Saturday morning at the University of Arkansas at Monticello Science Center.

UAM Debate Team Wins Multiple Awards At Bossier Parrish Tournament

MONTICELLO, AR — The debate team at the University of Arkansas at Monticello captured the Debate Commander Award for the highest overall winning percentage and the second place Sweepstakes Award at the Eddy Shell Invitational Debate Tournament hosted recently by Bossier Parrish Community College in Shreveport, La.