Student Activities

Forestry Students Attend National Society of American Foresters Convention

These seven undergraduate students from the School of Forestry and Natural Resources at the University of Arkansas at Monticello attended the 2016 Society of American Foresters national convention in Madison, Wis., recently. Four of the seven participated in a quiz bowl tournament and the group toured the headquarters of the Aldo Leopold Foundation. Pictured from left are Caleb Wilson of Elwood, Neb., Greg Craig of Mena, Austin Passmore of Pleasant Plains, Tyler Daniell of Arkadelphia, Brody Nosal of Sherwood, Kenya Barner of Little Rock and Richard Harris of Lonoke.

Centennial Opportunity Fund To Finance Four Campus Projects

MONTICELLO, AR — Changing the Green Room of the John F. Gibson University Center to a user-friendly student hangout is one of four projects selected for funding from the University of Arkansas at Monticello’s Centennial Opportunity Fund.

Senior Art Exhibit Combines Photographs and Paintings

MONTICELLO, AR — A senior art exhibition by Maggie Barnett of Monticello will be on display November 17-29 in the Glassblock Gallery of the Taylor Library and Technology Center at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. An artist’s reception will be held November 17 from 2-4 p.m. and from 5-7 p.m. The exhibition is free and open to the public.

UAM Students Participate In Arkansas Student Leadership Forum

MONTICELLO, AR — Carly Curry of Sheridan and Bryson Berry of Hamburg recently represented the University of Arkansas at Monticello at the 18th annual Arkansas Student Leadership Forum at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Little Rock.

Concert and Chamber Choirs To Present Concert November 17

MONTICELLO, AR — The concert and chamber choirs of the University of Arkansas at Monticello will perform with guest artists Andy Wen and Scott Bearden in a concert November 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public.

UAM To Host High School Senior Preview Day November 12

MONTICELLO, AR — The University of Arkansas at Monticello will host High School Senior Preview Day in conjunction with UAM’s last home football game November 12, according to Tawana Greene, executive director of admissions and enrollment management.

Crossett Student Receives American Legion Scholarship

Christian Harris of Crossett (second from right), a student at the UAM College of Technology-Crossett, was recently selected to receive the American Legion Post 111 Scholarship. According to Linda Rushing, vice chancellor of the Crossett campus, the $500 scholarship is awarded annually to a student currently enrolled in a UAM COT-Crossett technical program who has “exceptional academic standing and attendance and has demonstrated a strong work ethic.” Harris is studying electromechanical technology-instrumentation. Pictured from left are Steven Lochala, Jack Netherland, Post 111 commander, Harris and Jim Young.

UAM Student Nursing Association Receives Three Awards

The Student Nurses Association at the University of Arkansas at Monticello received three awards at the 65th annual Arkansas Nursing Students’ Association convention recently in Little Rock. The UAM SNA received the Community Health Award, the Financial Excellence Award, and the Image of Nursing Award. The Community Heath Award was presented for the UAM nursing students’ work with Hope Place, which provides infant care kits to mothers. The Financial Excellence Award was presented for “exceptional record keeping, internal control, and successful fund raising.” The Image of Nursing Award was presented for a project on the UAM campus entitled “Bullying Hurts.” Pictured from left are Chelsea Burton of Monticello, UAM SNA president, Russell Peacock of McGehee, UAM SNA treasurer, Cheyann Purifoy of Crossett, and LaTasha Shopher of McGehee, recipient of the ASNA District IV Scholarship. (Not pictured: Linzy Gavin of Monticello, project chair of “Bullying Hurts.”)

UAM’s 2016-17 Student Government Leaders

These six students are leading the University of Arkansas at Monticello’s Student Government Association in 2016-17. Pictured from left are Bryson Berry, a junior nursing major from Hamburg, treasurer; Allison Foret, a senior K-6 education major from Sheridan, secretary; Emily England, a senior finance major from Stuttgart, vice president; Aliyah Kennedy, a senior exercise science major from Hot Springs, president; Mauri Armstrong, a junior political science major from Lake Village, Student Activities Board representative; and Zachery Birdsong, a junior psychology major from Horatio, parliamentarian.