UAM-CTC Students Win State Medals at Arkansas SkillsUSA Welding Competition

UAM-CTC Students Win State Medals at Arkansas SkillsUSA Welding Competition

CROSSETT, Ark.—Twelve University of Arkansas at Monticello College of Technology-Crossett (UAM-CTC) welding students competed at the Arkansas SkillsUSA Conference from April 11 through April 13 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Four UAM-CTC concurrently enrolled high school welding students from Hamburg High School and Crossett High School competed in the welding sculpture event. Braiden Bradford of Hamburg…

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.…

Clinton Young Named Dean of UAM School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Clinton Young Named Dean of UAM School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

MONTICELLO, Ark.—Dr. Clinton D. Young, professor of history at the University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM), has been named dean of the UAM School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, effective May 1, 2022. He has been serving as the dean in an interim capacity since August 2021. A faculty member at UAM since 2009, Young…

Johnson breaks GAC hit record in mid-week win over Mississippi College

Johnson breaks GAC hit record in mid-week win over Mississippi College

CLINTON, Miss. – The Arkansas-Monticello baseball team took down Mississippi College on Tuesday afternoon as they traveled to Clinton, Mississippi for a mid-week with the Choctaws. The Weevils put up 3 runs compared to Mississippi College’s 1 run. UAM would head home with a win as they prepare for their upcoming GAC series with SAU.…

UAM To Host Tree Dedication and Educational Program for Arbor Day

UAM To Host Tree Dedication and Educational Program for Arbor Day

MONTICELLO, Ark.-The University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM) will host a tree dedication and educational program on Thursday, April 28, in observance of Arbor Day. The hour-long program will begin at 1:30 p.m. at the Centennial Clock Tower on the Monticello campus. A host of experts from the UAM College of Forestry, Agriculture and Natural…

UAM Golf: Sturaro Selected to All-GAC Second Team and Qualifies for Central Regional

UAM Golf: Sturaro Selected to All-GAC Second Team and Qualifies for Central Regional

The University of Arkansas at Monticello women’s golf team had one individual qualify for the 2022 NCAA Central Region Tournament. Chiara Sturaro will compete in the tournament on May 2-4 at the Hot Springs Country Club in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Sturaro is the first UAM individual to qualify for the Central Regional since Frida Rydberg…

Midlick named head women’s basketball coach

Midlick named head women’s basketball coach

MONTICELLO, Ark. – Today (April 19) Arkansas-Monticello’s Director of Athletics Hud Jackson announced the hiring of David Midlick as the new head women’s basketball coach. Midlick will lead Monticello’s program after coaching at both NCAA Division I and Division II levels. “We are extremely happy about our new Women’s Basketball Coach David Midlick.” said Jackson.…

UAM students win statewide academic awards at FBLA-Phi Beta Lambda Conference

UAM students win statewide academic awards at FBLA-Phi Beta Lambda Conference

MONTICELLO, Ark.—Five University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM) School of Business students won academic awards in a statewide FBLA-Phi Beta Lambda competition. The competition was held during the 2022 Arkansas FBLA-Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference from March 31 through April 2 in Little Rock, Arkansas. All five UAM students who competed won awards in…

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…

Union Bank & Trust Co. donates $50,000 to UAM for Athletic Performance Center Campaign

Union Bank & Trust Co. donates $50,000 to UAM for Athletic Performance Center Campaign

MONTICELLO, Ark.—On April 4, 2022, the University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM) received a $50,000 check from Union Bank & Trust Co. for UAM’s Performance Center Campaign (PCC). John McClendon, chairman of Union Bank, and Dave Dickson, president and CEO of Union Bank, presented the check to Dr. Peggy Doss, chancellor of UAM, Hud Jackson,…

Two UAM Nursing Faculty nominated for Arkansas’s 2022 Outstanding Nurse Educator Award

Two UAM Nursing Faculty nominated for Arkansas’s 2022 Outstanding Nurse Educator Award

MONTICELLO, Ark.—UAM School of Nursing faculty members Anita Shaw, MSN, RN, and Joy Stringfellow, MS, RN, have been nominated as two of twenty-five nurse educators statewide for the 2022 Outstanding Nurse Educator Award. The winner of the award will be announced in May 2022. For the past eight years, Publishing Concepts, Inc., the nation’s largest…

UAM awarded grant for Special Education Resource Teacher Academy

UAM awarded grant for Special Education Resource Teacher Academy

MONTICELLO, Ark.—On March 30, Johnny Key, commissioner of the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) announced in an ADE Commissioner’s Memo that the Division of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) has partnered with six universities in Arkansas, including the University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM), to offer Special Education Resource Teacher Academies. The UAM partnership is…

UAM Natural Resources grad student wins regional poster competition

UAM Natural Resources grad student wins regional poster competition

MONTICELLO, Arkansas — UAM Natural Resources graduate student Cassandra Hug won first place in the 68th Annual Southern Hardwood Forest Research Group poster contest on March 22nd. The contest was held this year online via Microsoft Teams. “This was the first time attending,” said Hug. The meeting is for people from various state agencies, organizations,…

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…

Rep. Wardlaw tours Agriculture Building renovations at UAM

Rep. Wardlaw tours Agriculture Building renovations at UAM

MONTICELLO, Ark. – On Friday, March 18, Rep. Jeff Wardlaw, R-Hermitage, visited the University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM) campus to view progress on renovations to the Agriculture Building, which began in February 2022. Wardlaw was instrumental in gathering supplemental funding to renovate the Agriculture Building, helping to secure $250,000 from Gov. Asa Hutchinson. “With…

Foresters for the Future Scholarship application period open through June 15, 2022

Foresters for the Future Scholarship application period open through June 15, 2022

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Department of Agriculture’s Forestry Division and the University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM) are pleased to announce that applications for the Foresters for the Future scholarship are now being accepted. The scholarship will provide $4,000 per semester, for four years, to an incoming freshman pursuing a forestry degree at UAM’s…

Lee elected President of the Southwestern Psychological Association

Lee elected President of the Southwestern Psychological Association

MONTICELLO, Ark.— Seungyeon Lee, associate professor of psychology at the University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM), has been elected to serve a three-year term as president on the board of directors of the Southwestern Psychological Association (SWPA). Lee joined the UAM School of Social and Behavioral Science faculty in 2014. She earned a Doctor of…

Weevils take down #5 Southern Arkansas in mid-week slugfest

Weevils take down #5 Southern Arkansas in mid-week slugfest

MAGNOLIA, Ark. – The Arkansas-Monticello baseball team took down #5 ranked Southern Arkansas in a mid-week slugfest. The Weevils may not have been the first team to score, but took down the Muleriders with what may be their most impressive offensive showing of the year. UAM outscored the SAU 19-14 to win the match. After…