Nursing Students Get New Simulation Lab

Jennifer Lawrence Senior Editor    The University of Arkansas-Monticello’s School of Nursing simulation lab will be getting a renovation beginning in December. The lab will still be on the second floor of Sorrell’s Hall, but the construction of walls and doors will make the current lab look like an actual hospital.    Brandy Haley, associate professor of … Continue reading

School Of Nursing To Get Simulation Lab

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO — The University of Arkansas at Monticello will soon have a simulation laboratory for its nursing students equal to any in the state thanks to $400,000 in anonymous donations.    The announcement was made today by  Jack Lassiter, who called the new facility “essential to our commitment to making our School … 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

Enrollment Down From Previous Fall Semesters

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO — The University of Arkansas at Monticello has enrolled 3,897 students for the 2013 fall semester at its three campuses in Monticello, Crossett and McGehee according to preliminary census figures released today by the UAM registrar’s office.    The figures indicate a slight drop from last fall’s record enrollment of 3,946 … 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

UAM To Honor Four With Alumni Awards

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO — A college administrator, a public school superintendent, a businessman and an insurance executive have been selected to receive the 2013 Alumni Awards for Achievement and Merit presented annually by the University of Arkansas at Monticello.    Lionel Maten, assistant vice president for enrollment management and housing at the University of … 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

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