Showing posts from August, 2013


The fall semester has begun, and on board the exciting year ahead, the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton has some new employees who have joined us on the journey. In the Nursing Department, Amanda Beaver adds to the team her 20 years of experience as a Registered Nurse. She has worked in various intensive care units, post-anesthesia care units, and perioperative settings. Also, for five years, she managed a hospital-based hyperbaric/wound care clinic. Amanda holds an Associate of Science in Nursing from Lousiana Tech University and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Texas Women's University. Additionally,she is currently pursuing a Master's degree in Nursing Education. Originally from Oklahoma, Amanda now resides in Greenbrier where she enjoys the outdoors. She said, "I am excited to join the faculty at UACCM and merge my years of clinical knowledge with curriculum standards. This is a fantastic opportunity!" Joining the Biology Depar


It’s not too late to enroll in fall classes at the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton. Throughout the summer, UACCM has made many changes, additions and improvements to ensure the highest quality learning experience for its students. Classes at UACCM begin Monday, Aug. 19, and students can enroll in classes through Aug. 23 provided the class has not yet met. Tuition is due at the time of registration by paying in full, establishing a payment plan, or utilizing financial aid. Students may make charges to their financial aid up to twice at the University Bookstore until Aug. 26. UACCM offers technical, career and transfer degrees to students of all ages. Some students may want to complete short-term training programs and quickly enter the workforce armed with solid career skills through technical programs including air conditioning, heating and refrigeration; automotive collision repair; automotive service technology; business; computer information systems; die


University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton Chancellor Dr. Larry Davis announces that Miles Lacy will serve as chairman of the college’s “Give Meaning” capital campaign. Lacy currently serves as vice-president and manager of oil & gas operations and the sustainable forestry initiative coordinator of the Fiber Resource Division of Green Bay Packaging, Inc. Lacy joined the team at GBP’s Booneville office in 1975 and made the move to Morrilton in 1978. He is a member of the Morrilton Rotary Club, serves on the Conway County Regional Water Distribution District Commission, Conway County Economic Development Corporation, Morrilton Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Conway County School Counts Steering Committee, Arkansas Forestry Association Board of Directors, and the Arkansas Sustainable Forestry Initiative Implementation Committee. Additionally, he has previously served on the Counseling Associates Board of Directors, Arkansas State Tree Farm Committee, and t