Students Announce Candidacy For SGA Election

By Merrell Miles Staff Writer MONTICELLO– Aliyah Kennedy and Taylor Norris recently announced their candidacy for the upcoming 2015-2016 University of Arkansas-Monticello’s Student Government elections, which will be held in an online format through the UAM student email from the 13th through the 20th of April. Kennedy, who currently serves as SGA Treasurer will run for … Continue reading

UAM Students Attend Women Can! Event

By Merrell Miles Staff Writer MONTICELLO- Rebecca Nugent, University of Arkansas-Monticello’s Director of Student Programs and Activities, along with a small group of UAM students, attended Women Can! 2015 in Little Rock, Arkansas Tuesday, March 17. The conference, which began at 9:00 a.m. and lasted until 3:15 p.m., included a vast array of speakers and sessions. … Continue reading

SGA Host Casino Night

By Merrell Miles Staff Writer MONTICELLO- The University of Arkansas-Monticello’s Student Government Association held Casino Night Monday, March 15 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Slot machines and various casino games plastered the University Center Green Room. Upon entering the casino, attendees received $2500 in chips. After playing until either the demise of their chips or … Continue reading

SGA Hosts Sweet Shoppe

By Merrell Miles Staff Writer March 3 was National I Want You to Be Happy Day. To celebrate, the University of Arkansas-Monticello’s Student Government Association held Sweet Shoppe in the University Center Green Room. At the event, students walked, skipped, or danced down a yellow brick road lined by balloons, grabbed a brightly colored bag, … Continue reading

SGA Host Black History Month Balloon Release

By Merrell Miles Staff Writer MONTICELLO – The University of Arkansas-Monticello’s Student Government Association hosted a Black History Month Balloon Release Ceremony Thursday, Feb. 26. The event was originally scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 24, but it was rescheduled due to the recent snow and ice. The event, which was hosted in the University Center Green Room, … Continue reading

SGA Holds Vote To Change Constitution

By Merrell Miles Staff Writer MONTICELLO- The University of Arkansas-Monticello’s Student Government Association is holding a vote concerning changes to its constitution. Prior to the current amendments, the constitution had not been updated since 2009. Taylor Norris, UAM Student Government Association President and senior Business Marketing major, explains, “The biggest change to the constitution that we … Continue reading

SGA Petitions For A Fall Commencement

By Merrell Miles Staff Writer MONTICELLO- The University of Arkansas-Monticello’s Student Government Association recently started a petition for a fall commencement. UAM presently hosts only one commencement per year; it is held at the end of the spring semester. SGA President Taylor Norris explains, “According to the information I gathered from the registrar, in the fall … Continue reading

MLK Commemoration Displays King’s Legacy, Brings Students Together

By Merrell Miles Voice Contributor MONTICELLO- Upon visiting the Alpha Phi Alpha’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration, the differences between the world of Mr. King and the current mentality of the United States are blatantly displayed. A slideshow displays videos of Dr. King and his family contemplating their court case concerning the rights to his possessions. … Continue reading

Alpha Chi Chapter Receives Star Chapter Award For Ninth Consecutive Year

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO — The University of Arkansas-Monticello’s chapter of Alpha Chi, the national collegiate honor society, was recently selected for the ninth consecutive year to receive Star Chapter status for 2013-14, according to Kate Stewart, professor of English and UAM chapter sponsor. The Star Chapter designation honors chapters for meeting several criteria, including … Continue reading

UAM Inducts 36 Into Alpha Chi National Honor Society

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO — Thirty-six University of Arkansas-Monticello students were recently inducted into UAM’s Arkansas Zeta Chapter of Alpha Chi national collegiate honor society. The Arkansas Zeta Chapter is one of 300 Alpha Chi chapters with membership limited to the top 10 percent of the junior and senior classes with a grade point … Continue reading

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