Showing posts from December, 2009

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year, UACCM! It's hard to believe, but 2010 is literally just a few hours away (how did that happen?) If your New Year's resolution involves furthering your education, why not give UACCM a try? Read on for more information about registration next week... The Campus Link Blog will be on autopilot for the next several days while we gear up for the new semester, which will bring lots of new students, events, and a daily posting here on the ol' blog. So please be patient with us next week...we promise we'll do better after registration is over! In the meantime, check out the UACCM web site here  or stop by and visit the handy-dandy information desk in the University Center  lobby with any questions you have.  Have a great New Year's Eve, weekend, and week. See ya in a few! Spring 2010 registration schedule Students whose last names begin with the letters J through R may register from 8:00 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, January 6. The alphabetical schedule

Spring Registration coming up January 6

Ready to have some UACCM in your life? Regular registration for the spring 2010 semester will begin on Wednesday, January 6, 2010. All new and returning students who did not pre-register should plan to register according to the alphabetical schedule below: Students whose last names begin with the letters J through R may register from 8:00 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, January 6. The alphabetical schedule continues throughout the day on Wednesday, January 9 with students whose last names begin with the letters S through Z registering from noon to 4:00 p.m., and students whose last names begin with the letters J through Z registering from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Registration will continue on Thursday, January 7 with students whose last names begin with the letters A through I registering from 8:00 a.m. to noon. An open registration for all students will be from noon to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 7. New UACCM students will be required to attend new student orientation on Monday, January 11

Who wants a scholarship?

With the spring semester coming up, it's as good a time as ever to search for some FREE money, right? Check out the information below on a new scholarship available to you... The Community Action Program of Central Arkansas is offering the following scholarship opportunity for UACCM students for the Spring 2010 semester. Below are the eligibility criteria for the scholarship: Students must meet poverty guidelines based on 2008 income. If the UACCM Financial Aid office does not have a copy of your income tax returns, you will have to provide a copy at the time of turning in the application to the FA office. Scholarship recipients must be residents of Faulkner, White, or Cleburne counties. You must be completing your desired program of study before September 30, 2010 (must graduate in spring or summer 2010).  You must be enrolled in a certificate of proficiency, technical certificate or technical degree program (no AA or AS degree majors). Scholarships must be applied to tuiti

The end of the year is here!

Good afternoon, UACCM! Well, finals are over, grades are turned in, and the last day of pre-registration for the spring 2010 semester is in full swing. Speaking of grades, did you know you can check them anytime on Campus Connect? Click here to log in and see them. Art students for the fall 2009 semester currently have their work posted on the UACCM web site. Click here to see what this talented group of students was up to over the past few months. The practical nursing student pinning will be held this Thursday, December 17 at 4:00 pm in the UACCM Fine Arts Auditorium, followed by the December commencement ceremonies at 7:00 pm at H.B. White Auditorium at Morrilton High School. If you get a chance, stop by these events and congratulate graduates on their achievements.

Time to register for classes, Italy, and Peru!

Pre-registration for spring classes is almost over! If you haven't pre-registered yet and wish to register this Wednesday, December 16, you MUST call and make an appointment by Tuesday, December 15 at 3:30 pm. Call Jan at (501) 977-2165. Again, you MUST have an appointment in order to register on Wednesday, December 16. If you are interested in traveling to Italy in 2011 or Peru in 2012, be sure to sign up by tomorrow in order to get a $200 discount off the tour price! For information on Italy, contact Tina Lake at and for information on Peru, contact Karen Caig at . Book buyback is going on NOW through 5:00 pm today at the University Bookstore. Take your used books down for CA$H! Tomorrow, all Christmas items will be %50 off at the Bookstore, so get your last minute shopping done and save some money at the same time. Today is the last day of finals! Good luck and have an amazing holiday break! Keep checking this blog, our Facebook Page , o

Last day to order pageant pics, Peru, and get some CA$H!

Want to order pictures from the UACCM Pageant? Next Tuesday, December 15 is the last day you will be able to order them! Go to to check out the pics. and place your order. We're going to Peru! UACCM is planning a trip to Peru for May 2012. Though it seems like it's years away (technically, it is), you can receive a discounted rate and set up a payment plan NOW. If you sign up by Tuesday, December 15, you will receive a $200 discount.  You need only a $95 deposit to lock in the discounted rate. The cost for the entire 11-day trip (with the extension to the Amazon Jungle is $3293.00, including travel insurance. The monthly payment on Auto Pay is only $206 per month. If you're interested, contact Karen Caig at or click here . Finally, it's book buyback time! It's time to end the semester with some extra cash, so bring your used books to the University Bookstore today until 4:00 pm and Monday, December 14 from 9:00 am

UACCM Announces Upcoming Graduates

UACCM will hold its December commencement exercises on Thursday, December 17, 2009 at 7:00 pm in the H.B. White Auditorium on the Morrilton High School campus. Former UACCM student and graduate Renee Gabbard will serve as the keynote speaker during commencement. Family and friends of graduates are invited to attend. There are 265 candidates for graduation. Congratualtions to all graduates! Candidates for graduation from UACCM include (with hometown, award and major listed): Cleburne County Residents: Dustin Davis of Heber Springs, Certificate of Proficiency in Petroleum Technology; Austin L. Dotson of Greers Ferry, Associate of Applied Science, Technical Certificate, and Certificate of Proficiency in Petroleum Technology; Christopher K. Human of Greers Ferry, Associate of Applied Science and Technical Certificate in Petroleum Technology; Melissa G. Wilson of Quitman, Associate of Applied Science in Petroleum Technology Conway County Residents: Amanda C. Allred of Morrilton, Ass

Finally, finals are here

Good morning, UACCM. It's finals time! That means it's time to study up and finish out the semester, but it also means some free food is coming your way! Student Government Association is providing cookies and other goodies in Union Station in the Kirk Building, and free popcorn is hot and fresh in the University Center lobby all day long. So stop in and fill up...who can concentrate on a test with an empty stomach anyway, right? Head down to the University Bookstore today to enjoy 25% off of Aromatique candles & potpourri , stuffed animals , and Baekguard Leather Goods !   Be sure to check the upcoming dates over to the left. There's some important stuff about to happen (like graduation)!  

UACCM Library: "We need your stuff!"

Here's a note from the UACCM Library: Just a reminder that all materials from the E. Allen Gordon Library are due on December 14. Students should return any books that they have to the library or drop them in the book return just outside the library entrance. At semester's end, the names of all students who have not returned items checked out from the library will be forwarded to the business office, where a hold will be placed on their record. Any student with a hold on their record cannot register for the upcoming semester, get financial aid, or get a transcript. Avoid the mess and please return all materials by December 14! Don't forget about the Christmas sale going on at the University Bookstore NOW and the book buy back coming up this Friday and next Monday! Good luck with finals!

Save $$$ on UACCM Gear and Bring a Coat for a Kid

Today marks the beginning of the "It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas" sale at the University Bookstore! See last week's post here to check out what's on sale. Don't forget to bring a new or slightly used coat to the bookstore for the "Coats for Kid's" charity and be entered for a chance to win one of two $25 gift certificates to the bookstore.

It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas at the UACCM Bookstore

Need to pick up some gifts for friends or family? Here's your chance to score some UACCM gear at great prices! The "It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas" Sale at the University Bookstore starts next week! Here's what to expect during the sale: Monday, December 7: 25- 30% off s elect Christmas items, travel mugs, jewelry, and picture frames Tuesday, December 8: 30- 50% off clothing, hats, Vera Bradley Wednesday, December 9: 25% off Aromatique candles & potpourri, stuffed animals, Baekguard leather goods Thursday, December 10: 30% off Burt's Bees, World of Good, Luminary Graphics Tuesday, December 15: 50% off all Christmas items Wednesday, December 16: 50% off all Christmas items Book Buyback is coming up! The semi-annual Book Buyback at the University Bookstore is coming up on Friday, December 11 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm and Monday, December 14 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. They'll take your books anytime, but they're worth most on the

Thursday, December 3 Class Cancelations & Luminaries

Happy Thursday! Here's a class cancelation today: Danny Gifford (air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration technology) is out today, and his classes are canceled. Don't forget about this free event tonight:

Luminaries tomorrow evening...entrance/exit changes

As you may already know, tomorrow evening is our annual "Night of Luminaries" free holiday event here at UACCM. The event begins at 6:00 pm and features nearly 2,000 candle-lit paper bags spread across campus , free refreshments , a free gift for each child attending , and Santa himself . Please stop by and check out this fun event that helps usher in the holiday season. Just a quick note about the entrances/exits available on campus during the event: ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS WITH THURSDAY EVENING CLASSES: For the safety of Night of Luminaries volunteers and patrons, traffic through campus will be one-way beginning at 5:00 pm. Outside traffic is asked to enter campus using the Bruce Street Entrance on the east end of campus and exit through the newest University Boulevard exit on the far west end of campus. The main University Boulevard entrance will be closed completely to thru traffic beginning shortly after 4:30 pm on Thursday. Those leaving the University Center/BTC

Christmas Choir Concert this Sunday!

During this special time of year, what better way to get into the spirit than enjoying an afternoon of classic and modern Christmas carols performed by a choir? The UACCM Choir is presenting a special holiday concert at 2:30 pm this Sunday, December 6 in the Fine Arts Auditorium which is free and open to the community. The program will feature the UACCM Choir, Soundscape group, voice students, and a surprise guest performing songs including everything from favorite well known carols to selections from “The Nutcracker” and everything in-between. Concessions will be available for purchase and will include Christmas cookies and other treats, hot cocoa, sodas, and more, with proceeds benefitting the UACCM Music Society. The event will be entertaining for the entire family and will definitely put attendees in the Christmas spirit. The UACCM Choir is composed of UACCM students and is under the direction of Shannah Cummings. For more information, contact Cummings at (501) 977-2198 or at c

Wednesday, December 2 Class Cancelation and News

Here's one class cancelation for this cold, rainy Wednesday: Danny Gifford (air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration technology instructor) is out today, and his classes are canceled. Don't forget about Big $$$ Bingo today from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm in Union Station. It's FREE to play for some great prizes like cash an iPod, and a netbook. Bring a new, unwapped toy with you today for "Stuff the Sleigh" and receive a second Bingo card to double your chances to win. Faculty and staff can also play for free with the donation of a toy. More to come throughout the day...

SGA Reminders...

Here are a couple of reminders from your UACCM Student Government Association about some events coming up: B-I-N-G-O for Big $$$ SGA announces "BIG MONEY BINGO" on Wednesday, December 2, 2009 at Union Station from 10:00am to 1:00pm! Game/prize schedule: 10:00am $20 CASH 10:10am UACCM Zebra Hoodie 10:20am Bookstore Gift Pack 10:30am $20 CASH 10:40am I-Pod Nano MP3 player (this game will be a cover-all!) -short break- 11:00am $20 CASH 11:10am UACCM Camouflage Hoodie 11:20am Bookstore Gift Pack 11:30am UACCM Zebra Hoodie 11:40am Kodak EasyShare Digital Camera (this game will be cover-all) -short break- 12:00pm $20 CASH 12:10pm UACCM Camouflage Hoodie 12:20pm Bookstore Gift Pack 12:30pm $20 CASH 12:40pm DELL Nickelodeon SLIME Green Netbook (this game will be cover-all) Students: bring your STUDENT ID to play free! Also, Donating a TOY to "STUFF THE SLEIGH" will earn you an additional BINGO card for two chances to WIN each game! Faculty/st