Showing posts from March, 2018

FOX16 Anchor Donna Terrell to Speak at UACCM

Donna Terrell The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton invites all current students and members of the public to attend a special guest presentation by local FOX16 anchor Donna Terrell at 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27. This free event, sponsored by the UACCM Diversity & Inclusion Committee, is being held in celebration of Women’s History Month. Terrell will speak for approximately 30 minutes inside the UACCM Student Union and will be available for photos and autographs following her presentation. Light refreshments will be served. Terrell will discuss her personal and uplifting story of being a woman of color working as a broadcast journalist and starting her own nonprofit organization for cancer survivors, patients, and caregivers. Since arriving in Little Rock from Michigan, where she also worked in broadcasting, Terrell has earned numerous awards and honors, and has become a well-known and important figure in the Central Arkansas community. F

Dates Set for Spring 2018 Graduation Ceremonies

The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton will hold five graduation ceremonies for its spring 2018 graduates beginning Thursday, May 10. Each ceremony will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Auditorium on campus, followed by a reception in the Student Union where families may take pictures and meet with UACCM’s faculty and staff. The schedule for all spring 2018 graduation ceremonies is as follows: Thursday, May 10: Practical Nursing Monday, May 14: Associate of Science in Liberal Arts; Associate of Science in Education; Associate of General Studies; Certificate of General Studies; Computer Information Systems Technology; Computer Maintenance; Networking Technology; Early Childhood Development Tuesday, May 15: Associate of Arts in General Education (A-G)** ; Associate of Science in Business with focus in Accounting, Business Office Technology, and Retail Marketing; Technical Certificate in Business; Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Wednesday, May 16: Air Condi

Holocaust Survivor Addresses Students, Community Members

More than 2,200 people listened to Holocaust survivor Peter Gorog speak March 6 and 7 about his experiences as a young Jewish boy in Hungary during World War II. The two presentations were part of the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton’s 10 th annual Holocaust Survivor Series event— a yearly public lecture in cooperation with the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) in Washington, D.C. The first lecture, an evening event in UACCM’s Fine Arts Auditorium on March 6, was also attended by World War II veteran and American Liberator Beryl Wolfson, 95, of Lamar. Wolfson served in the 12th Armored Task Force, 21st American Corps, 935th Field Artillery Battalion and his major engagements were in North Africa, Italy, and Germany — most notably at the Dachau concentration camp. He and his wife, Esther, have attended the Holocaust Survivor Series event for the last five years. Gorog (right) sits with Wolfson in the audience following his presentation in UACCM’s F