New Center Offers Multiple Health Services

By Francesca Zaragoza Staff Writer MONTICELLO-The new Health and Wellness Center on campus is located next to the University Center and is stocked with new state of the art work out equipment. Not only is it a great place for students to work out and get fit but it is also a place that provides the … Continue reading

Blood Drive Scheduled For Sept. 30 & Oct. 1

Courtesy of Terri Richardson MONTICELLO – The Student Health Services and Student Activities Board plans to sponsor a blood drive Sept. 20 and Oct. 1 from 11:00 a,m, to 5:30 p.m. in the John F. Gibson University Green Room.    Every donor receives a t-shirt and is eligible to win an individual prize. Donors also have … Continue reading

Foreign-Born Requirements

Courtesy of Terri Richardson    Arkansas Law states that every student who was “foreign born” is subject to the requirements of the Arkansas Department of Health Tuberculosis Screening Program for Foreign Born University and College Students.    In order to comply with these regulations, every student born outside the USA must begin by completing the Tuberculin Skin … Continue reading

Have A Heart Blood Drive Scheduled For Feb. 14

Courtesy of Terri Richardson MONTICELLO – The Have A Heart blood drive is scheduled  for Feb. 14 from 11 to 5:30 p.m. in the University Center Green Room. A Build A Bear workshop and photo booth will also be available to students.    Students need to eat before donating blood and also bring their student ID. … Continue reading

National Wear Red Day For Women’s Heart Disease Awareness Feb. 1

Courtesy of Terri Richardson MONTICELLO– The University of Arkansas at Monticello will observe National Wear Red Day in observance of women’s heart disease awareness Feb 1.    Students can wear red and come to the sidewalk on the west side of Weevil Pond  between 11:30 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. to receive free items, which include: A … Continue reading

Blood Drive Today

Brooke Rutledge Staff Writer MONTICELLO – Students and faculty are encouraged to donate blood for a great cause.    LifeShare Blood Center is setting up a blood drive Monday, Dec. 3  in the John F. Gibson University Center from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. A donor must be at least 17-years-old and have a photo ID. … Continue reading

World Diabetes Day Observance Planned For Nov. 14

Courtesy of Terri Richardson MONTICELLO – Student Health Services invites faculty and students to attend a lunch to observe World Diabetes Day Nov. 14 at the dining hall.    Due to lifestyle changes, diabetes is on the rise world-wide. One way you can reduce your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes is by decreasing your intake … Continue reading

Winners Of National Women’s Health & Fitness Day

Courtesy of Terri Richardson    National Women’s Health & Fitness Day, Sept. 26, was designed to focus attention on the importance of regular physical activity and health awareness for women. A group of UAM women took advantage of the beautiful day and took a walk around Weevil Pond. Several of the ladies also participated in fun, physical … Continue reading

National Women’s Health And Fitness Day Takes Place Sept. 26 At Weevil Pond

National Women’s Health & Fitness Day! Wednesday, Sept. 26 Noon – 1:30 p.m. (Come & Go) West side of Weevil Pond    This event focuses attention on the importance of regular physical activity and health awareness for women. All UAM women are invited to walk around the pond. Also, attendees can enter four different competitions to win … Continue reading

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