Southark Spotlight: Bob Ware, Vice Chancellor UAM McGehee

Southark Spotlight: Bob Ware, Vice Chancellor UAM McGehee

It’s time for a new episode of Southark Spotlight, our monthly show which sits down to discuss someone, some business, or organization that is making an impact in South Arkansas. This month we sat down to chat with Bob Ware, Vice Chancellor of UAM McGehee to discuss the programs and career opportunities available through the…

Weevils run through Tech on Parent and Family Day

Weevils run through Tech on Parent and Family Day

MONTICELLO, Ark. – The University of Arkansas at Monticello football team took down Great American Conference foe Arkansas Tech University on Saturday for a Parent and Family Day victory. The 35-17 victory over the Wonder Boys push the Weevils to a 3-1 record on the season. UAM came out of the gate strong in Saturday evening’s GAC match-up, being the…

Weevils come up just short on the road at Henderson State

Weevils come up just short on the road at Henderson State

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – The University of Arkansas at Monticello football team played their third match-up of the 2022 season on Saturday evening. The Boll Weevils traveled to Arkadelphia, Arkansas to take on in-state, Great American Conference rival Henderson State University, taking a 37-27 loss from the Reddies. The loss on the day drops the Weevils to a 2-1 record on the season.…

UAM signs 2+2 visual arts agreement with ASU-Beebe

UAM signs 2+2 visual arts agreement with ASU-Beebe

MONTICELLO, Ark. — The University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM) and ASU-Beebe signed a Memorandum of Understanding 2 + 2 articulation agreement during a brief ceremony at the ASU-Beebe England Center on September 1. Dr. Peggy Doss, chancellor of UAM, stated, “We thank ASU-Beebe for its willingness to partner with UAM, and we look forward to…

UAM School of Education plans new welcoming building entrance walk-way

UAM School of Education plans new welcoming building entrance walk-way

The UAM School of Education is undertaking a new cosmetic project of its entrance where it is housed in Willard Hall. The project undertaking is the front steps and walk entrance to Willard Hall’s School of Education. In the past, Willard hall was used as a girls’ dormitory. Presently, it serves as the UAM School…

Sturaro ties for first as UAM Women’s Golf finish fifth in NCAA DII Central Region Fall Preview

Sturaro ties for first as UAM Women’s Golf finish fifth in NCAA DII Central Region Fall Preview

Blue Springs, Miss. – The Arkansas-Monticello women’s golf team closed out the 2022 NCAA DII Central Region Fall Preview Tournament on Wednesday afternoon at the Adams Pointe Golf Club Golf Course in Blue Springs, Missouri. UAM closed out the final round of the tournament tied for 5rd place. Chiara Sturaro led the Blossoms throughout the tournament, closing out the final round of…

UAM Volleyball wins conference opener over Ouachita Baptist in reverse sweep fashion

UAM Volleyball wins conference opener over Ouachita Baptist in reverse sweep fashion

MONTICELLO, Ark. – The University of Arkansas at Monticello volleyball team comes out of their Great American Conference opener with a win over Ouachita Baptist on Tuesday. The Blossoms played five sets in the match, dropping the first two and winning the next three to complete a reverse sweep over the Tigers. The opening set began with a back and…

UAM Volleyball concludes final day of Gorilla Classic Tournament

UAM Volleyball concludes final day of Gorilla Classic Tournament

PITTSBURG, Kans. – The University of Arkansas at Monticello volleyball team closed out the final day of the 2022 Gorilla Classic at Pittsburg State University on Saturday. The Blossoms played four sets in the first match, falling to tournament host Pittsburg State University, and are taken down by New Mexico Highlands University in five sets in game two. UAM closes…

Boll Weevils take down crimson storm in season opener

Boll Weevils take down crimson storm in season opener

BETHANY, Okla. – The University of Arkansas at Monticello football team began their 2022 football campaign with a win over Great American Confere foe Southern Nazarene University. The 40-26 victory over the Crimson Storm pushes the Weevils to a 1-0 record on the season. UAM came out of the gate strong in Thursday evening’s Great American Conference match-up, gainging…

UAM overall fall enrollment up, graduate enrollment sets record

UAM overall fall enrollment up, graduate enrollment sets record

MONTICELLO, Ark. — The University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM) has announced a 1.5% increase in overall enrollment for the Fall 2022 semester. The overall number of students enrolled for the fall semester is 2,717, up from 2,677 students during the fall 2021 semester. Graduate student enrollment at UAM has reached a record high, seeing a 10%…

New animal science professor brings global perspective to UAM

New animal science professor brings global perspective to UAM

MONTICELLO, Ark. — A missionary group may have drawn away one of UA-Monticello’s veterinarians, but it also had a hand in bringing in his replacement. UAM’s College of Forestry, Agriculture and Natural Resources has welcomed Dr. Maribel Nelson, a veterinarian who comes aboard as an assistant professor teaching animal science courses.  Nelson is taking up…

Members of UAM School of Nursing selected as 2022 Best Health Care Professionals

Members of UAM School of Nursing selected as 2022 Best Health Care Professionals

MONTICELLO, Ark. — AY About You recently released its 2022 Best Health Care Professionals list. Among the honorees were two members of the University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM) School of Nursing. In the category of Nursing/Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant, Dr. Brandy Haley, Ph.D., RN, was recognized for her work at UAM. Dr. Haley is a…

UAM Volleyball dominates day 2 of Union University

UAM Volleyball dominates day 2 of Union University

JACKSON, Tenn. – The University of Arkansas at Monticello volleyball team closed out the final day of the Union University Volleyball Invitational in dominant fashion. The Blossoms played just eight sets on the day, taking down Belmont Abbey 3-0 in the first match, and defeating Texas Women’s College 3-2 in the second. UAM closes out the first weekend of the…

UAM Sports announce 2022 Hall of Fame Class

UAM Sports announce 2022 Hall of Fame Class

MONTICELLO, Ark. – Four former student-athletes and one incredible supporter of UAM Athletics have been chosen for induction into the UAM Sports Hall of Fame, Director of Athletics Hud Jackson announced on Monday. The new inductees will be honored in the 2022 UAM Hall of Fame Ceremony on Thursday, October 6th. The inductees will also be recognized during pregame ceremonies at Will Convoy Leslie Cotton…

UAM Wind Symphony Advances to Finals in National Competition

UAM Wind Symphony Advances to Finals in National Competition

MONTICELLO, Ark. — In March, UAM announced that the UAM Wind Symphony had been named a semi-finalist in three categories for the American Prize National Nonprofit Competitions in the Performing Arts. The competition concluded this summer, and the UAM Wind Symphony earned finalist recognitions in two of the three categories, as well as a national…

UAM transfer student enrollment sees significant increase, scholarships still available

UAM transfer student enrollment sees significant increase, scholarships still available

MONTICELLO, Ark. — The University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM) has announced that transfer student enrollment for fall 2022 is trending higher than last fall. Data currently indicates a 66% increase in transfer students enrolled for the fall 2022 semester as compared to this time last year. “The increase in transfer students is an exciting…

Shuneize Slater named Dean of UAM School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences

Shuneize Slater named Dean of UAM School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences

MONTICELLO, Ark. — The University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM) has announced the appointment of Dr. Shuneize Slater as dean of the School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences. Dr. Slater joins the leadership team at UAM with extensive knowledge of the university and its traditional service area. She grew up in Dumas, Arkansas, and graduated…