Showing posts from February, 2021

UACCM Student Development Office Tackles Test Anxiety

UACCM has a new resource to help students combat test anxiety: a pair of sessions from the staff of Student Development , that teaches students coping tips. On March 3-4, students can choose between two sessions, called How NOT to Fail: Test Anxiety Edition, with both lasting around 45 minutes. Interested students have the choice to either attend the sessions in person at the Student Development office, located at the Business Technology Center, Room 216, or virtually. Details about the sessions can be found below: March 3, 9:00 a.m., BTC 216 Virtual Link (Use this at the designated day and time to join) March 4, 12:10 p.m., BTC 216 Virtual Link (Use this at the designated day and time to join) The issue of test anxiety is a serious problem college campuses, according to the staff of Student Development. About 16-20% of students have high test anxiety, making this the most prevalent scholastic impairment in our schools today. Another 18% are troubled by mo

UACCM's RN to BSN Transfer Agreement Expands Opportunities for Nursing Students

At some point, every nurse with an associate degree reaches an important moment in their career. It’s the decision to stay the course, or take a step forward. Whether you’re a RN student preparing for graduation or you’ve been caring for patients for years, we embrace those who choose to go further. The RN to BSN path can certainly enhance your career. Most importantly, it can elevate your ability to care for your patients and give you a clear voice in the conversation surrounding how best to advance the field of nursing.   UACCM holds 2+2 transfer agreement with UCA This BSN program expands on clinical training and coursework at UACCM. In total, this agreement requires 120 credit hours: minimum 49 at UACCM and remaining 60 at the University of Central Arkansas (40 of which must be upper-division coursework). There are benefits of attending UACCM while pursuing this program thanks to partnerships with UCA. Thanks to the Bear Partners Program , students have a unique opportuni

A Virtual Transfer Fair That Spans Across Arkansas

  University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton students will have the opportunity to discuss all things transfer with representatives from four-year colleges and universities across Arkansas. College representatives are available each day on the following days: March 2, Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. March 3, Wednesday, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. March 4, Thursday March 4, 4:00 to 7:30 p.m. All sessions will take place in breakout rooms on Zoom, so that students will be allowed to visit specific college representatives. Once a student enters the Zoom meeting they will be able to pick the desired colleges from the list of rooms. “This event provides a great opportunity for students to learn more about transfer options, scholarship opportunities, degree programs, and more,” said Bobbi Yarbrough, the UACCM director of advising and concurrent enrollment. The fair, which is free of charge, is coordinated by the Arkansas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Adm