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

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

Weevils For Christ Break Ground On New Building

Courtesy of Media Services   MONTICELLO – Weevils for Christ, a campus student religious organization sponsored by the Church of Christ, broke ground Wednesday, July 17 on a new building at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.              

UAM To Offer More Master’s Degrees Online

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO — The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools has given approval to the University of Arkansas at Monticello to expand its distance education offerings.    UAM’s School of Education will now offer five master’s degrees completely online. The degrees are the master of education degree … Continue reading

Alpha Chi Chapter Receives Star Chapter Award For Eight 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 eighth consecutive year to receive Star Chapter status for 2012-13, according to Kate Stewart, professor of English and UAM chapter sponsor. The Star Chapter designation honors chapters for meeting several criteria, including sending … Continue reading

Former Faculty Member Returns As Provost

By Jennifer Lawrence Senior Editor    A former faculty member returns to the University of Arkansas at Monticello as the new provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs.    “I want people to know that the Academic Affairs office puts students first and faculty second. Students and faculty are our highest priority,” said Jimmie Yeiser. He feels … Continue reading

Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Ushers In Holiday Spirit

By Patricia Adams Staff Writer MONTICELLO – The University of Arkansas at Monticello put on a show in honor of the annual Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony.    Samantha Montgomery, the Student Government Association president, gave a speech to welcome staff, faculty and students to enjoy in the holiday spirit. The UAM Jazz Ensemble and Alpha Psi … Continue reading

Employment Opportunity – Registrar

Courtesy of Human Relations MONTICELLO – The University of Arkansas at Monticello is seeking applicants for the position of Registrar, available Dec. 1. In accord with University affirmative action policy, this notice of the available position is being advertised as a promotion opportunity for current employees. Responsibilities: The Registrar is the official custodian of student records … Continue reading

UAM To Offer Online Master of Fine Arts Degree in Creative Writing

Courtesy of Brian Ramsey MONTICELLO — The University of Arkansas at Monticello has become the third university in the nation and the fourth worldwide to offer a master of fine arts degree in creative writing that may be completed totally online.    UAM received approval for the MFA program recently from the Higher Learning Commission of the … Continue reading

Yeiser To Return As Provost And Vice Chancellor For Academic Affairs

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO — A familiar face is returning to the University of Arkansas at Monticello.    Jimmie Yeiser, professor, T. L. L. Temple Chair and Director of the Forest Resources Institute at Stephen F. Austin State University, has been appointed Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. Yeiser will begin his appointment on … Continue reading