UAM Hosts High School Foreign Languages Contest Festival

By Merrell Miles Staff Writer Isabel Bacon, Assistant Professor of Spanish, hosted the High School Foreign Languages Contest Festival Saturday, March 28 in the Memorial Classroom Building on the University of Arkansas-Monticello campus. Students from surrounding schools competed in many categories in both Spanish and French. Some of the categories included: poetry, extemporaneous speaking, and … Continue reading

Campus Offers Community Education Courses

By Francesca Zaragoza Staff Writer MONTICELLO- The University of Arkansas at Monticello is hosting some fun and educational classes for the community this month.    Four classes are being offered through the month of October, starting with two cooking classes; Japanese and Thai, handgun self-defense and tree care. The Japanese course will be instructed by Yukiko Bivens who … Continue reading

Fulbright Teaching Assistants Bring International Flavor To Campus

Courtesy of Media Services   MONTICELLO — Claire Guillouet admits to being panic-stricken when she found out she would be teaching French on a small college campus in rural southeast Arkansas.    Guillouet had just completed her master’s degree in French linguistics and didactics at Rennes University, located in a  city of 206,000 people in northwest … Continue reading

Japanese Club Interest Meeting Planned For Sept. 17

Courtesy of Yukiko Shepherd MONTICELLO – The Japanese Club plans to hold an interest meeting Sept. 17 at 12:40 p.m. in the Memorial Classroom Building Room 121.

Japanese Class II and IV Offered For Spring Semester

Courtesy of Yukiko Shepherd The University of Arkansas at Monticello plans to offer Japanese classes from beginner to advanced level. These classes are open to anybody who wants to learn the Japanese language and about Japanese culture. Students will be able to recognize words and phrases from Japanese songs, cartoons, comics, movies and martial arts. … Continue reading

Fall Conference for English and Foreign Language Teachers Held Here Oct. 6

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO — English and language arts teachers as well as foreign language teachers from across Arkansas will be at the University of Arkansas at Monticello Oct. 6 for the joint fall conference of the Arkansas Council of Teachers of English and Language Arts and District V of the Arkansas Foreign Language … Continue reading

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