Showing posts from October, 2011

UA Fort Smith Rep On Campus

A representative from the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith will be on campus Wednesday, October 26 from approximately 10:00 am to 2:00 pm .  The representative will have a table set up on the second floor of the University Center.  Feel free to stop by and visit with her if you have any questions regarding transferring to UA Fort Smith.  I have also included her contact information below. Kelly Mabery | Admissions Officer/Transfer Recruiter University of Arkansas - Fort Smith 5210 Grand Ave | Fort Smith, AR 72913 Phone: 479.788.7106 | Fax: 479.788.7108

UACCM Theatre Presents a Neil Simon Classic!

The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton would like to invite everyone to the UACCM Theatre Department's production of Neil Simon's "Last of the Red Hot Lovers."  The play follows m iddle-aged and married, overworked and overweight, Barney Cashman who is having a mid-life crisis and decides to have an affair.  He arranges three seductions: the first, Elaine Navazio proves to be a foul-mouthed bundle of neuroses; Bobbi Michele is next, a 20-ish actress who's too kooky by half; finally comes Jeanette Fisher, a gloomy, depressed housewife who happens to be married to Barney's best friend.  This Neil Simon classic comedy will have you rolling in the aisles and questioning the ideas of what it means to be a decent human. Performances will take place in the UACCM Fine Arts Auditorium on October 27 th , 28 th , 29 th  at 7:30 pm, and on October 30 th  at 2:30 pm .  Tickets are free to faculty, staff, and students of UACCM, as well as all students

UACCM Pageant Registration Deadline Soon!

The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton Phi Beta Lambda chapter will host the fifth annual UACCM Pageant.  This pageant is opened to current UACCM students and other age categories .  Prizes for the Ms. UACCM Category: CURRENT STUDENTS ONLY! Ms. UACCM = $1,000 Scholarship 1st Runner Up = $400 Scholarship 2nd Runner Up = $300 Scholarship 3rd Runner Up = $200 Scholarship 4th Runner Up = $100 Scholarship This pageant is set for Saturday, November 5, 2011 at the Fine Arts Auditorium at UACCM.  The rules and registration form are attached.   The deadline to register is October 28, 2011. Forms can be turned in  at the UACCM Business Office Technology Building Rm. 100 to Kira Livingston between 8:00 a.m. -4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday or mailed to UACCM, Attention: Kira Livingston, 1537 University Boulevard, Morrilton, AR  72110. For more information, please look at the website.

Grant Expands High-Speed Network to Two-Year Colleges

Arkansas public two-year college students including those at the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton will benefit from a grant awarded to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in partnership with the Arkansas Association of Two-Year Colleges (AATYC).        Funded by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the grant expands the current Arkansas Research & Education Optical Network (AREON) to the 22 public two-year colleges in the state.  The network will improve the colleges’ ability to deliver distance learning.  Two-year colleges will also have new opportunities to collaborate to expand course and program offerings by sharing curriculum and other resources that benefit students. To manage fiber construction and connectivity at the two-year colleges, UAMS will grant a subaward to AREON, the state’s only publicly owned fiber optic network currently serving four-year universit


The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton Music Department has two exciting events during the month of October. The first event will be the annual fall concert on Thursday, Oct. 20, featuring the UACCM Concert Choir, University Singers, and Soundscape. This free concert is entitled “Around the World” and will feature music from many different regions including Africa, India, Asia, Ireland, and the good old USA! There will be two separate showings of the concert: one at 12:05 p.m. and an evening performance at 7 p.m. Both showings will be held in the UACCM Fine Arts auditorium and are free and open to the public. The second event is a part of the 2011-2012 Soundscape Salon Series. This year’s series features music of the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s. The first show, “Songs of the 40’s” will be held at 7 p.m. on Oct. 27, at the UACCM Plaza. This show will feature some of the greatest hits of the 40’s including “Sing, Sing, Sing,” “Stormy Weather,” “I’m So Loneso


To commemorate fifty years since its establishment, the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton (UACCM) will host a community-wide party on Thursday, October 13. The event will begin at 5 p.m. with a free BBQ and chicken dinner for all area residents, just as the institution did for the original dedication five decades ago. This year marks three major milestones for the institution: fifty years since its creation by the Arkansas General Assembly; 20 years as a two-year college; and 10 years as a member of the University of Arkansas System. Dinner, featuring smoked pork and chicken, will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. Following the dinner, there will be a free concert at 7 p.m. by four-time, Grammy-nominated band Trout Fishing in America. Trout Fishing in America is a musical duo which performs both folk/pop and children’s music. The duo is composed of Keith Grimwood and Ezra Idlet and has received much critical recognition for both family and adult music.