Showing posts from February, 2006

UACCM Spring Enrollment Sets Record

The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton has reported a record-setting enrollment of 1538 students for the Spring 2006 semester, an increase of 3.3 percent above the Spring 2005 semester. The official report was submitted to the Arkansas Department of Higher Education (ADHE) on the 11th class day.   Full-time students make up 65 percent of the student body. Thirty-five percent are considered part-time students, enrolled in courses ranging from 1 to 11 credit hours.  Students enrolled in technical, business, health, and service-related occupational programs account for 47 percent of the student body. Students pursing Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees, two-year degrees designed for university-transfer, account for 41 percent of credit students. The remaining 12 percent are non-degree seeking students, undeclared majors, students enrolled in cooperative programs, and concurrently enrolled high school students. The average age of total student enrol

UACCM Art Student Snares Grand Prize at Collegiate Competition

Caleb McNew, a UACCM fine arts major, was honored Sunday, February 5, 2006, at the Arkansas River Valley Arts Center in Russellville. McNew won the Grand Prize Award at the  19th Annual Collegiate Art Competition and Exhibition  sponsored by CenturyTel. His work, a large triple self-portrait, was selected from almost 100 entries in the competition. McNew, who resides in Plumerville, has been enrolled at UACCM since fall 2004. His advisor is Art Instructor Tina Lake. UACCM fine arts major  Caleb McNew stands in front of  his award-winning self-portrait. Each year, art students from college campuses around the region, including the University of Central Arkansas, Arkansas Tech University, University of the Ozarks, and UACCM  compete in this time-honored exhibition. The Juror for this year’s show was artist Patricia Lappin of Fort Smith. As this year’s grand champion, Caleb not only wins the Grand Prize cash award but also receives the honor of a one-man exhibition of his artwork