Showing posts from April, 2013

Spring 2013 Student Recognition Awards Ceremony Honorees

Faculty and staff of the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton gathered on April 25 to honor distinguished students at this year’s Student Recognition Awards Ceremony. Students were joined by their families and peers as they were recognized for their achievements. Earlier in the semester, students were nominated by faculty and staff for distinguished awards in their fields of study. Faculty members then selected those students who have worked to go above and beyond in both the classroom and college community. “It is an honor to be able to give special recognition to this group of outstanding students at UACCM,” Chief Information Officer Mary Clark said. “These individuals represent the high-quality of students who attend our college, and this event is one of the highlights of the year for faculty and staff.” Linda Zambrano, UACCM Business Instructor and ceremony committee member, added, “It is important to recognize the success of students and their contributio

UACCM to host Conway and Perry Counties Relay for Life April 26

Did you know that the American Cancer Society’s researchers have found a cure for Childhood Leukemia? Did you know that finding this cure was possible because of funds raised at local Relay for Life events? Did you know that you could help find a cure for all cancers? How? By participating in the 2013 Conway/Perry Counties Relay for Life event on Friday, April 26. The relay represents one’s battle with cancer; it can be a dark time for many that is very long and exhausting. We show our support to those we know who have been affected by cancer through Relay for Life. Teams will gather throughout the afternoon to start constructing their campsites to go along with this year’s theme: “Relay Around the World.” This year’s relay will feature some great live entertainment, including musical performances by Heaven’s Echoes and other talented musicians. Join us for a night packed with games, fun, and food as we celebrate life and fight for a cure for cancer! The night will start wi


The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton’s pop group Soundscape announces its spring production, “On Broadway.” Performances are Thursday, May 2, and Friday, May 3, in the Fine Arts Auditorium of the UACCM campus. The evening will begin at 6:30 p.m. with fun foods that can be found at vendor carts in New York City, including hot dogs, big pretzels, popcorn, roasted nuts, cupcakes, and more. The show will follow at 7:00 p.m. Tickets may be purchased in advance for $10 at the student accounts window of the C. Nathan Crook University Center at UACCM. Tickets will also be available at the door the evening of the performance for $15. “On Broadway” will feature music from Broadway shows throughout the years including selections from “Man of La Mancha,” “Wicked,” “Aida,” “The Wizard of Oz,” “Gypsy,” “Into the Woods,” and much more! Proceeds from the performances of “On Broadway” support the UACCM Music Department. For more information, call 501-977-2198 or email

Doug Rye to share energy efficiency methods

First Electric members will be able to ask questions of the “King of Caulk and Talk” when energy efficiency expert Doug Rye speaks at the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton. The free seminar will begin at 6:30 p.m. May 14 in the Fine Arts Gallery. Rye will teach simple, feasible, commonsense and proven methods that will make both new and existing homes more efficient and that can mean more comfort and lower utility bills. Rye hosts "Home Remedies," a show focusing on energy efficiency that airs on radio stations in several states. The licensed architect is a consultant for the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas and writes a monthly column for Arkansas Living magazine on ways cooperative members can reduce their energy bills. He lives in Saline County. For more information on Doug Rye, visit the “Energy Efficiency” section of First Electric serves more than 88,000 active accounts throughout 17 counties in central and southeast Ar


Many students will take advantage of attending classes at the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton this summer. Space still is available for registration. Summer school at UACCM provides a great opportunity for students to get a jump start on their degree. A variety of learners can benefit from summer classes, including those who are first-time students or ones who attend other schools during regular semesters further from home. Additionally, anyone looking to further their education for a current or prospective job and anyone looking to simply learn something new should take part in summer school at UACCM. Not only can students complete courses in much less time than full-semester courses, the low cost of summer school makes it affordable for anyone. And with two-, four-, and eight-week course options, even someone with the busiest of schedules can attend. Class sizes are smaller than regular semester courses allowing for more personalized instruction. Parki

UACCM Theatre Department's spring play cancelled, hopes to return in fall

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the UACCM Theatre Department’s production of "Kindertransport" has been cancelled. The department hopes to bring the play to UACCM next fall.

UACCM featured on THV Garden Party March 2013