Students Present Research At National Conference

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO — Five University of Arkansas at Monticello students recently braved a late spring snowstorm to present their original research at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research, held at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.    The UAM students who attended were Daniel Degges of Hamburg, a junior majoring in history and political … Continue reading

UAM To Sponsor Curriculum Development Program For Teachers This Summer In South Africa

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO — English and social studies teachers will spend 39 days in the Republic of South Africa June 20 through July 28 as part of a program in curriculum development hosted by the University of Arkansas at Monticello’s 2013 Summer Institute “South Africa: Continuity and Change.”    Twenty-five teachers were chosen from … Continue reading

SSWA Gives Back To The Community

MONTICELLO – University of Arkansas-Monticello Student Social Work Association makes a positive impact on Monticello and Southeast Arkansas communities.    SSWA consists of eighteen full members, a faculty sponsor, and several non-members who contribute to SSWA projects. Assistant Professor and Faculty Sponsor for SSWA Donna Taylor indicated that SSWA is student-oriented. Taylor said SSWA, “finds out … Continue reading

SSWA Names Jessica Coble Secretary

By Rodney Hill Staff Writer MONTICELLO-The Student Social Work Association held a meeting April 9 at 12:30 p.m. to decide on a new secretary and discuss the upcoming Special Olympics.    Vice President Kayley Williams conducted the meeting which began by discussing the duties of the secretary and nominating members for the position. The secretary is responsible for … Continue reading

Monticello Student Receives Scholarship From American Association Of University Women

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO — Gregoria Garcia of Monticello, a sophomore pre-law student at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, has been chosen as a national scholarship recipient by the American Association of University Women to attend the AAUW’s National Conference for College Women Student Leaders at the University of Maryland-College Park May 30 … Continue reading

Students Present Papers At D.C. Conference

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO— Students and faculty from the University of Arkansas at Monticello presented original research to scholars and popular culture enthusiasts from across the country at the annual Popular Culture/American Culture Conference in Washington D.C. in March.    Rejena Saulsberry, assistant professor of criminal justice, and Christopher Brown of Siloam Springs, a recent … Continue reading

Students Receive Alpha Chi Scholarships

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO— Two University of Arkansas at Monticello students have received scholarships from Alpha Chi, the national collegiate honor society.    Kelly Reed of Bentonville, a senior political science and communication major, has been awarded the Alfred H. Nolle Scholarship for senior-year undergraduate study. The $1,500 award is named for Alfred Nolle, who … Continue reading

Ten Students Travel To London, Study Jack The Ripper

By Susan Pruitt Senior Editor MONTICELLO – Ten psychology students, accompanied by Assistant Professor of Psychology Krista Nelson, traveled to London, England during spring break to study serial killer Jack the Ripper. The trip was part of Nelson’s criminal profiling class.    While attending the Jack the Ripper guided tour, the group not only learned about … Continue reading

History Student Presents Award-Winning Paper

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO —A research paper by a University of Arkansas-Monticello student investigating a crucial Civil War battle in Arkansas was named Best Paper on Arkansas History at the Arkansas Regional Conference of Phi Alpha Theta national history honor society held recently in Searcy.    Roy P. Wisecarver, III, a senior history major from … Continue reading

SSWA Meeting Planned For March 12

Courtesy of Guy Joubert MONTICELLO – The Student Social Work Association plans to hold a meeting March 12 at 12:35 p.m. in Memorial Classroom Building, Room 204. Pizza and drinks will be provided. Immediately following the SSWA meeting, there will be a Phi Alpha Honor Society meeting also in MCB, room 204.

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