South Arkansas Community College to change name to South Arkansas College

South Arkansas Community College to change name to South Arkansas College

The South Arkansas Community College Board of Trustees, at a regularly-scheduled meeting last night, voted to approve the college’s plan to change its name to South Arkansas College. While students and the general public will not notice any immediate differences, college president Dr. Bentley Wallace said, the change is an important one, intended to be…

College scholarships available for conservation-minded students

College scholarships available for conservation-minded students

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is offering scholarships for any student interested in a conservation career. Applications will be accepted until June 15 for the fall 2022 semester. Scholarships are available for any Arkansas resident paying in-state tuition with a declared major related to conservation or agriculture. A complete list of…

UAM College of Technology-McGehee awards 56 Allied Health Certificates

UAM College of Technology-McGehee awards 56 Allied Health Certificates

MONTICELLO, Ark.—The University of Arkansas at Monticello College of Technology-McGehee held its semi-annual allied health commencement ceremony at the Fine Arts Center on the Monticello campus on Monday, May 2. A total of fifty-six students were conferred a Technical Certificate in Paramedic or a Certificate of Proficiency in Emergency Medical Technician, Phlebotomy or Nursing Assistant.…

Kingwood Forestry Services invests $30K for UAM grad student fellowship

Kingwood Forestry Services invests $30K for UAM grad student fellowship

MONTICELLO, Ark. — Kingwood Forestry Services is again giving back to the University of Arkansas at Monticello, establishing a $30,000 endowment to help University of Arkansas at Monticello graduate students with their forestry studies. Kingwood, based in Monticello, provides consultancy to private landowners, including investment, appraisal, site preparation, planting and economic advice. The owners, John…

Five-day tour offers college ag students a bird’s eye view of state’s top industry

Five-day tour offers college ag students a bird’s eye view of state’s top industry

LITTLE ROCK — College students who are studying agriculture have many potential career paths into the state’s largest industry. The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture hopes to spotlight some of the agriculture industry’s resources and job opportunities during a five-day tour for college juniors and seniors. The tour runs May 16-20 and is…

Jackson to serve as UAM Director of Athletics

Jackson to serve as UAM Director of Athletics

MONTICELLO, Ark.—The University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM) has suspended the search committee to fill the institution’s director of athletics position. William “Hud” Jackson will serve as the director of athletics and continue in his role as the head football coach at UAM. Jackson has served as the UAM interim director of athletics since July…

UAM Foundation Fund names Alexander to Board of Directors

UAM Foundation Fund names Alexander to Board of Directors

MONTICELLO, Ark.—The University of Arkansas at Monticello Foundation Fund has announced that Terry Alexander of Texarkana, Arkansas, will join its board of directors. In 1980, Alexander became the first African American to graduate from the UAM School of Forestry, earning a Bachelor of Science in natural resource management degree. He was inducted into the UAM…

Arkansas wins regular season finale

Arkansas wins regular season finale

STARKVILLE, Miss. – Arkansas Women’s Basketball (17-12, 7-9) will head into the SEC Tournament with some momentum, as the Hogs beat Mississippi State (15-13, 6-10) 87-79 in Humphrey Coliseum on Sunday night. With the win, Arkansas finished the regular season eighth in the Southeastern Conference standings. Head Coach Mike Neighbors’ Razorbacks will meet a familiar…

Notae’s 30 points leads Arkansas past Kentucky

Notae’s 30 points leads Arkansas past Kentucky

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – JD Notae became the first Razorback to score 30 points and have eight assists in an SEC game and Jaylin Williams recorded his 11th double-double of the year as #18/18 Arkansas defeated #6/3 Kentucky Saturday afternoon at Bud Walton Arena. Arkansas improved to 4-0 versus ranked opponents this season, improves to 23-6…

Mulerider Baseball holds steady at No. 4 in latest NCBWA DII Top 25

Mulerider Baseball holds steady at No. 4 in latest NCBWA DII Top 25

PEMBROKE, N.C. – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association announced its second NCAA Division II Top 25 rankings on Wednesday and holding at No. 4 is Southern Arkansas; the top ranked team in the Central Region for the second straight week. Following a 3-0 week, with only one win counting toward the current poll and…