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 associate of applied science in nursing degree were (from left) Stephanie Henry of Monroe, La., LaTasha Thomas of West Monroe, La., Kenneth Cobb of Bastrop, La., Kwanza White of Bastrop, La., and Kassidy Goad of Star City.
MONTICELLO, AR - The 2018 College National Finals Rodeo will include a contingent of three tough, talented women from the University of Arkansas at Monticello. Abby Searcy of Monticello, Jessica Rowland of Hot Springs and Whitney DeSalvo of Springfield will represent UAM when the nation's top collegiate cowboys and cowgirls gather in Casper, Wyoming June 10-16.
Fifteen senior BSN nursing students at the University of Arkansas at Monticello were recently presented "Shining Star" awards by the intensive care unit staff at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff. The awards were presented in recognition of the students' professionalism and knowledge. Pictured from left are (first row) Hernan Mondragon of Montrose, Hannah Murry of Stuttgart, Abby Searcy of Wilmar, Ashley Guffey of Star City, Kya Standford of Grand Prairie, Tex., Anjernique Young of Monticello, (second row, from left) Rebecca Rook of Warren, Jade Grice of Warren, Madison Kelley of Monticello, Corrie Ferrell of Tillar, Holly Rosegrant of Monticello, (top row, from left) Kira Gray of Dermott, Alyssa Zeman of Stuttgart, Christa Wisenor of Fordyce, and Laura Harper of Bastrop, La.
Students pictured in this photograph are education majors at the University of Arkansas at Monticello who were recently admitted to the school's teacher education program at a pinning ceremony last week. Pictured from left are (first row) Lindsey Todd of Monticello, Madison Michels of Star City, Corin Reed of White Hall, Sarah Brockwell of Crossett, Harlee Brown of Rison, April Osburn of Monticello, Christina Conley of Monticello, Emily Johnston of Hermitage, (second row) Allison Harrison of Crossett, Courtney Tomboli of Benton, Mary Ferracci of Vicksburg, Miss., Karrah Paschall of Monticello, Ashley Pierce of Hamburg, Jana Jenkins of Crossett, Paxton Harmon of Lonoke, Alexandra Austin of Crossett, (top row) Darian Johnson of Crossett, Abigail Leonards of Crowley, La., Madison Collins of Texarkana, Tex., Jenna Presley of Beebe, Melanie Long of Jacksonville, Tristan McMahan of Warren, C.J. Brewer of Monticello and Lacee Roberson of DeWitt.
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.)
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, AR - The University of Arkansas at Monticello Concert and Chamber Choirs will present performances on Friday, April 27 and Saturday, April 28.
MONTICELLO, AR - Forestry students from the University of Arkansas at Monticello finished third in competition with teams from 14 colleges and universities at the 61st annual Southern Forestry Conclave hosted recently by Abraham Baldwin College in Tifton, Ga.
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.
MONTICELLO, AR - The Student Social Work Association (SSWA) at the University of Arkansas at Monticello will host a Child Abuse Prevention Dinner April 12 at 6 p.m. in the Capitol Room of the John F. Gibson University Center. Tickets are $25 and may be purchased by contacting the social work office at (870) 460-1747 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.