Student Activities

UAM Debate Team Competes At TECHnically Speaking Tournament

Members of the University of Arkansas at Monticello debate team display awards won at last weekend's TECHnically Speaking Debate Tournament at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville. Pictured from left are Dylan Hargis, an agriculture major from Warren, Hunter Cook, a criminal justice major from Sheridan who reached the round of 16 in junior varsity debate, Adeline Bowman, a political science major from Berthoud, Colo., Kyle Hargis, a communications major from Warren and a semifinalist in varsity debate, and Danial Wire, an exercise science major from Kenner, La. (Not pictured: Gabe McDorman of Sheridan and Grace Nash of Mount Holly.) The competition featured debate teams from 17 colleges and universities from Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas and Washington. Participating universities were UAM, Arkansas Tech, Bossier Parish Community College, College of the Mainland, Drury, Harding, John Brown, LSU-Shreveport, Louisiana Tech, Middle Tennessee State, Oklahoma Baptist, Oral Roberts, Southern Methodist, Stephen F. Austin, Central Arkansas, Southern Mississippi, Union and Whitworth.

Scholarship Deadline Is March 1

MONTICELLO, AR - Prospective and current students who plan to apply for either institutional or private scholarships to attend the University of Arkansas at Monticello during the 2018 fall semester should do so by March 1, according to Tawana Greene, executive director of admissions and enrollment management.

Wind Symphony and Concert Band To Present Free Performance March 1

MONTICELLO, AR - A free public concert by the University of Arkansas at Monticello Wind Symphony and Concert Band will be presented March 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the UAM Fine Arts Center auditorium. Justin Anders, chair of the Division of Music, will direct the Wind Symphony while John Webb will conduct the Concert Band. The performance will include "The Thunderer" by John Philip Sousa, "Dedicatory Overture" by Clifton Williams and selected works by Robert Sheldon and John Mackey. The performance will be preceded by a pre-concert lecture by Anders at 6:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center's Spencer Gallery. For more information, contact the Division of Music at (870) 460-1060. - 30 -

Debaters Place Second At Southern Forensics Championship Tournament

MONTICELLO, AR - The debate and forensics team at the University of Arkansas at Monticello placed second in the Arkansas sweepstakes competition and third in the Southern Region debate sweepstakes at the Southern Forensics Championship Tournament hosted over the weekend by Arkansas Tech University in Russellville. The tournament included competitors from 21 colleges and universities from Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Texas and Tennessee. Students competed for both regional and individual state awards.

UAM Announces 2017 Fall Semester Chancellor's and Dean's Lists

MONTICELLO, AR - The University of Arkansas at Monticello named 207 students to the Chancellor's List for the fall 2017 semester and another 352 students to the Dean's List, according to Carol Dolberry, registrar. Selection to the Chancellor's List requires a grade point average of 4.0 on at least 12 semester hours of course credit at the 1000-4000 level. The Dean's List requires a grade point average of 3.5 or higher, also on at least 12 semester hours of course credit at the 1000-4000 level.