Showing posts from May, 2008

Lieutenant Governor Halter to Speak at Commencement

Arkansas’ 14th Lieutenant Governor, Bill Halter, will deliver the commencement address during the spring 2008 graduation ceremony for the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton on Saturday, May 17 at 10:00 am in the H.B. White Auditorium on the Morrilton High School campus.    Arkansas voters elected Halter to a four-year term as Lieutenant Governor on November 7, 2006. He has served as an economic adviser to the President of the United States and to the U.S. Senate, managed the Social Security Administration, advised Fortune 500 companies, and served on the boards of directors of information technology and life sciences companies. President Bill Clinton appointed Halter as Deputy Commissioner of Social Security in 1999. Later, he served as Acting Commissioner of Social Security, managing 65,000 employees in 1,500 offices. Halter also served the U.S. Congress as an economist for the Joint Economic Committee and as Chief Economist for the Senate Finance Committee.

Spring 2008 Graduates Announced

The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton will hold its spring commencement exercises on Saturday, May 17 at 10:00 am in the H.B. White Auditorium on the Morrilton High School campus. There are 146 candidates for graduation. Arkansas Lieutenant Governor Bill Halter will deliver the commencement address. All family and friends of graduates are invited to attend.  Students graduating from UACCM include (with hometown, award and major listed): Benton County Resident:  Dylan Hathorn of Rogers, Certificate of Proficiency in Petroleum Technology Cleburne County Resident:  Christopher Holliman of Quitman, Associate of Applied Science in Petroleum Technology Conway County Residents:  Shawna Andrews of Morrilton, Associate of General Studies; Brandon D. Baker of Morrilton, Certificate of Proficiency in Emergency Medical Technology; Sheila A. Barr of Oppelo, Associate of Applied Science in Business Office Technology and Certificate in Business; Kelli Michelle Black of Mo

Community Choir Concert & Art Exhibit Coming Up

The UACCM Community Choir will perform their annual spring concert on Sunday, May 4 at 2:30 pm in the Fine Arts Auditorium at UACCM. In conjunction with the concert, several UACCM art students will have artwork on display in the Fine Arts Gallery. Both events are being presented free of charge and are open to the public.  The choir will perform several traditional pieces including Beethoven’s “Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee” and “A Mighty Fortress is Our God” by Johann Sebastian Bach as well as traditional spirituals. Additionally, the choir will perform a number of modern pop/rock pieces including “Rock and Roll is Here to Stay” by Kirby Shaw and “Rock This City” by Ed Lojeski. The art exhibit will feature drawings and paintings created by students in the UACCM art program. All are invited and encouraged to attend what promises to be an enjoyable afternoon for the entire family. The choir is composed of UACCM faculty, staff, students, and community members, and is under the direct