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Ark. Dept. of Workforce Services to Relocate to UARM

BY MELANIE WADE – The Arkansas Department of Workforce Services in Mena is changing locations after being in the Northside Shopping Center for more than 40 years. The move is the result of several partners coming together with a vision of being under one roof. Tom Bonkofsky of Mena’s Workforce Center said that they have partnered with UA-Rich Mountain, Rich ...

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UA Rich Mountain Hosts The Vietnam War Screening

SUBMITTED – As a way to honor veterans and their families, the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain’s Johnson Learning Commons hosted the screening of The Vietnam War on Monday, September 11th. At the request of Chancellor Phillip Wilson, the Ouachita Center was selected to hold a screening of the upcoming PBS documentary film series. Thanking those who have served in the military ...

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UARM to Host Pre-Screening of The Vietnam War; AETN Seeks Stories, Photos

BY MELANIE WADE – The University of Arkansas Rich Mountain will host a pre-screening of one of the most highly anticipated documentaries in recent years. Directors Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s 18-hour epic documentary, The Vietnam War, has already drawn critical acclaim from other screenings across the country, and the directors hope to bring knowledge of the event from all ...

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Back to School Bash Success

The University of Arkansas Rich Mountain, with the help of community and business donations, were able to serve 660 Polk County Students this year in their annual Back to School Bash. Each student received a backpack and school supplies. Shown are two former Holly Harshman Elementary teachers, Marilyn Davenport (left) and Tracy Hensley (right), who volunteered to help pass out ...

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UARM and Workforce Services Form Partnership

BY MELANIE WADE – A partnership is in the making between the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain (UARM) and the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services (ADWS), one that hopes to benefit clients of both entities. UARM President Dr. Phillip Wilson explained the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act is a United States public law that consolidates job training programs under the ...

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2017 UA Rich Mountain Practical Nursing Capping Ceremony

On Thursday, June 29th, the 2017 University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Practical Nursing Capping Ceremony was held at the Ouachita Center on the Mena campus.  Chancellor Phillip Wilson welcomed a record crowd and the 2017 LPN Class of 25 students to the ceremony. Pyke Bobo, CRNA for Mena Regional Health System, was chosen by the LPN students as this year’s ...

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UARM Prepares for Fall; Foundation Prepares to Approve Scholarships

BY MELANIE BUCK – University of Arkansas Rich Mountain is preparing for the 2017 Fall Semester and looks forward to providing resources to their students, who will now enjoy having the UA name on their future diplomas. Fall registration will run from July 31st until August 3rd, with the first day of classes being held on August 21st. To help ...

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University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Announces Spring 2017 Honor Recipients

The University of Arkansas Rich Mountain has announced the students named to the Chancellor’s List and Vice Chancellor’s List who were enrolled for the spring 2017 semester. Students named to the Chancellor’s List are full-time, current students who complete 12 semester credit hours or more, excluding developmental coursework, and earn a 4.0 grade point average or higher. The Chancellor’s List ...

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UA Rich Mountain Hosts Junior Day 2017

The University of Arkansas Rich Mountain held their annual Junior Day event on April 12th in the Ouachita Center on the Mena campus. For the day, approximately 425 high school juniors from eight schools in the UA Rich Mountain service area attended: Acorn, Caddo Hills, Cossatot River, Mena, Mt. Ida, Oden, Smithville, and Waldron. Chancellor Dr. Phillip Wilson welcomed the high ...

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UA Rich Mountain Foundation Receives Donation for American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship

On March 7, the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 18 presented a donation to the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Foundation to provide an annual scholarship for $1,200. The scholarship priority award is to provide financial assistance to a Polk County student attending University of Arkansas Rich Mountain that is a female veteran or descendent of a veteran. Scholarship award is ...

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