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The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton (UACCM) Foundation is hosting its “Aiming for Education” trap shoot fundraiser. The fundraiser will be held at the AGFC Dr. James E Moore Jr. Camp Robinson Firing Range in Conway, with registration beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturday, October 7.  Awards will be given to the top three shooters in each of the following divisions: Junior Division – Grades 5-8 (Shooting 1 round of 25). Senior Division – Grades 9-12 (Shooting 2 rounds of 25). Open Division – Post-high school and up (Shooting 2 rounds of 25).  The fundraiser will follow AYSSP rules, and participants are required to use 7 ½ or 8 shot. Reloads are not allowed.  The proceeds will provide broader opportunities and services to students and the residents of UACCM’s service area.  Entry fees are $30 per shooter if pre-registered; or $35 per shooter if paid at the day of the event. Sponsorship opportunities are available, ranging from $100 to $2500.  Participant and sponsor regis

UACCM Sees 18% Growth, with Fall Enrollment Exceeding 2,200

  The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton (UACCM) has reported a preliminary fall enrollment of 2,229 students, Chancellor Lisa Willenberg announced today. “It’s a great time to be a part of UACCM,” Willenberg said. “I am so grateful to everyone for their parts in recruiting, enrolling, and retaining students.” The 2,229 students represent an 18% growth from last fall’s 1,888 students. The fall mark of 2,229 also serves as the highest reported fall enrollment since 2012. Willenberg noted that in addition to the 18% increase in headcount, UACCM had a 12% increase in student semester credit hours (SSCH), which is the number of credit hours in which students are enrolled. The total number of credit hours students take is important because it drives the tuition and fee revenue. “One of the biggest factors in our current enrollment figures are concurrent students,” Willenberg said. “These students desire more options and flexibility in their education. Our partners


  To commemorate 60 years since its establishment, the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton (UACCM) will host a community-wide festival on Thursday, September 21. The casual, festival-style event, suitable for all ages,will begin at 4:30 p.m.   and continue until 8:00 p.m. Activities will include a car show, free food, live music, and games for the public to enjoy. Additionally, there will be a display of UACCM memorabilia from each decade since UACCM’s opening in 1963. The event will also feature several children’s games, activities, and bounce house. There will also be a special area for retirees to reminisce. There will be a brief ceremony at approximately 6:00 p.m. that will include an official welcome and introduction of several special guests including former college leaders and UACCM’s outstanding alumni of the year Bill Zellner. Retirees and all alumni will also be recognized as a group. Homegrown musical duo Cliff and Susan will be performing live music fo


  The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton (UACCM) was happy to welcome Commissioner of the Arkansas Division of Higher Education, Dr. Ken Warden, and Chief Workforce Officer of Arkansas, Mike Rogers, to campus last week. Warden and Rogers visited with Chancellor Lisa Willenberg and other campus representatives about the trending issues in higher education, including the role of community colleges and the growing need for workforce education and training to meet the demand of today’s business and industry. The Arkansas Division of Higher Education manages the state’s scholarship and financial aid programs; recommends higher education and institutional budgets to the legislature; assures academic program quality and viability; provides educational support to business and industry; and promotes the importance of postsecondary education in enhancing both personal and community quality of life. Rogers serves as the state’s first Chief Workforce Officer and advises th