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

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

Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Dec. 2

Courtesy of Jay Hughes MONTICELLO-The Office of Student Affairs and the Student Government Association would like to invite you and your family to attend the annual UAM Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony scheduled for Monday, Dec. 2 at 5:00 p.m. in the John F. Gibson University Center, Green Room.  The evening will be filled with Christmas celebrations as … Continue reading

Student Government Association To Host “Undie Run”

Courtesy of Guy Joubert MONTICELLO – The Student Government Association plans to host “Undie Run” Sept. 16 at 6:30 p.m. at Weevil Pond.    Please come dressed in many layers of winter clothing. While running around Weevil Pond, students will strip down to his/her patriotic tanks and shorts.    All items removed will be donated to a … Continue reading

Student Government Association Run-Off Election

   Student Government Association will hold Presidential run-off elections between Lei Brist and Jessica Noble. Polls re-open at noon on Monday, April 29 and close at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30.

Election Nominees Give Voters A Closer Glimpse

By Kelly Reed Staff Writer MONTICELLO – The University of Arkansas at Monticello will hold Student Government Association elections the week of April 22.    The candidates for student government president are Lei Brist, Dylan Miles and Jessica Noble.    Junior Lei Brist majors in communications and minors in criminal justice. Brist participates on several on-campus activities … Continue reading

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