Showing posts from March, 2021

Registration for Intersession, Summer, and Fall 2021 Semester Begins on April 5

    Registration will begin on April 5 for May Intersession, Summer I and II, as well as the fall 2021 semester at UACCM. During a registration period, current students can schedule advising appointments online through Appointment Plus . Students can also schedule an appointment by visiting the Student Success Center or by calling 501-208-5307. Students have the option to attend an advising appointment in person, by phone, or virtually using an online service (link provided by advisor.) During any special walk-in/call-in registration dates, students can call or drop by the Student Success Center without making an appointment. For prospective students interested in taking may summer classes or starting in the fall, begin by applying for admission to UACCM, or to find out more about the college, schedule a tour, or ask questions at the Admissions office .  As students continue to advance through the spring semester, many may be thinking about their summer plans. Students will ha

Nominations Open for Faculty of the Year Award

The UACCM community is invited to submit nominations for 2021 Faculty of the Year, a high recognition where faculty members are celebrated at the Arkansas Association of Community Colleges annual conference. Any full-time instructor at UACCM is eligible for the award. Nominations will be accepted from UACCM students, faculty, and staff; however per the current guidelines only student nominations will be placed on the ballot, and only faculty members may vote. The following individuals have been honored with this award within the last five years; thus, they are not eligible to receive the award at this time:  Terry Cleaver Kara Jones Tosha Bradley  Cindy Fields Anthony Holt The deadline to nominate is April 2, 2021, 4:00 pm. Nominations are anonymous. Please follow the link below to submit your nomination:

UACCM Announces Spring Commencement Plans

The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton will host in-person commencement ceremonies at Morrilton High School’s Devil Dog Arena in May to celebrate its spring 2021 and all 2020 graduates. The spring commencement exercises will mark the first time UACCM has hosted in-person ceremonies since December 2019, as all 2020 ceremonies were canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The in-person commencement ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 15, at 10:00 a.m. The facility’s size enables the college to accommodate the graduates and their guests. Exact details about event protocols and public health precautions will be announced closer to the ceremony date. The commencement is a moment of celebration and reunion, as UACCM welcomes back graduates from the spring and fall 2020 semesters. Because of the pandemic, UACCM conferred degrees and certificates in virtual ceremonies last May and December, with the expectation that the college would invite them to participate in a

New Student Success Center Created For Student Convenience , Expanded Access

The Student Success Center inside the Business Technology Center on campus has recently opened, a merging of student support resources—the Advising Center and Student Development . The center offers a new convenience for students, who will now have easier access to a variety of services. Among other things offered on campus, students can visit the office for academic advising, transfer services, career counseling, personal counseling, student readiness, and college accommodations . The office’s strategic plan sets goals of making student resources more robust. The reorganization originated from a holistic approach to student success, with the mission to offer students one central location in the Business Technology Center where they could go for services to help them reach their goals. “The centralized location and increased collaboration between Advising and Student Development has enabled the staff to better connect students to resources on campus,” said Bobbi Yarbrough, d

Women's History Month 2021 Speaker: Adena White

  The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton is holding an in-person and virtual conversation with prominent podcaster Adena J. White, a host and co-founder of the Blackbelt Voices podcast, to discuss her work sharing stories from the Southern Black Belt. The event, part of the college’s celebrations of women’s history month, will be held at 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 30 at the Fine Arts Auditorium. White will be appearing as part of the college’s “Talks, Thoughts, & Treats Speaker Series” hosted by the Diversity and Inclusion Committee. Throughout the discussion, White will talk about her work with the podcast, what it means to her, and the stories shared.   White is a public relations professional with more than a decade of experience leading communications efforts for nonprofits, including her current work as editor of Conway Publications at the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce. In 2017, she founded Blackbelt Media, LLC to help purpose-driven organizations