Reception To Honor Lassiter

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO — The University of Arkansas at Monticello will host a retirement tribute and reception for Chancellor and Mrs. Jack Lassiter Thursday, Nov. 20 from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Green Room of the John F. Gibson University Center. The reception is a come-and-go drop-in with remarks scheduled for 3 … Continue reading

UA Begins Search For New UAM Chancellor

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO — The University of Arkansas has begun a search for a new chancellor for the Monticello campus, according to Dr. Donald Bobbitt, president of the UA System. Current UAM Chancellor Jack Lassiter will retire January 5, 2015, after more than 10 years as chief executive officer. The search to replace Lassiter … Continue reading

New Wellness Center Named For Randy Risher

   

New Wellness Center Named For Randy Risher

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO — The University of Arkansas at Monticello dedicated the Randy Risher Wellness Center Saturday morning, honoring a man who donated cutting-edge fitness equipment to the facility.    The 3,656-square-foot structure which formerly housed the Baptist Collegiate Ministry, was renovated this year to provide a new home for the University’s wellness and … Continue reading

Parent/Family Appreciation Day Schedule Of Events

Courtesy of Julie Gentry Schedule of Events 11 a.m. Wellness Center Building Dedication 1 p.m. Registration & Reception, Fine Arts Center Visit with Faculty & Staff 2 p.m. Special Program and Entertainment, Fine Arts Center Welcome by Chancellor Lassiter Performance by UAM Concert Choir Presentation of UAM Family of the Year Performance by UAM Cheerleaders … Continue reading

Yeiser Named Vice Chancellor For Advancement And University Relations

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO — A familiar face has returned to the University of Arkansas at Monticello to take direction of the university’s private fund-raising activities.    Linda Yeiser is UAM’s new vice chancellor for advancement and university relations, a position she held from 2005 to 2008.    “I am pleased to welcome Linda Yeiser back … Continue reading

UAM Among The Fastest Growing Public Master’s Degree Universities In Nation

Courtesy ofMedia Services MONTICELLO — The University of Arkansas at Monticello is one of two Arkansas universities listed among the 20 fastest growing public master’s degree granting institutions in the nation, according to a recent report by the Chronicle of Higher Education.    From 2001 to 2011, UAM ranked 13th in enrollment growth, showing an enrollment … Continue reading

UAM Acquires Arkansas City Office Of Former Governor; To Become Museum And Historical Site

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO — The law office of former Arkansas Governor Xenophon Overton Pindall will soon become part of the University of Arkansas at Monticello.    Located in Arkansas City, the office is on the National Register of Historic Places. UAM will receive $150,000 from the state’s general improvement fund to have the structure … Continue reading

Bankston Hall Taking On New Look

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO — When upperclassmen return to the University of Arkansas at Monticello in August, those who lived in Bankston Hall and plan to live there again won’t recognize the building they left in May.    Built in 1968 as a men’s residence hall, the 45-year-old structure is getting a complete makeover this … Continue reading

UAM Presents EAST Scholarships

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO — Two 2013 high school graduates have been selected to receive Environmental and Spatial Technology (EAST) scholarships to attend the University of Arkansas at Monticello next fall.    The recipients are Tiffany Jernigan, a graduate of Hampton High School and the daughter of Robert and Angela Williams; and LaTasha Shopher, a … Continue reading

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