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2019 Graduation Edition of The Polk County Pulse

Aim High the Future is Yours!  

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UA Rich Mountain Board of Visitors Receives Update on Expanding Athletics and Programs

The UA Rich Mountain Board of Visitors held its first meeting of 2019 on Wednesday in the Board Room on the Mena Campus. As the first order of business, Chancellor Dr. Phillip Wilson welcomed newest board member, Michael Wood. Wilson told members that Wood had been incredibly supportive of all of the College’s efforts since the announcement of its athletic ...

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UARM Names Coach for New Soccer Program

UA Rich Mountain has a new Soccer program and now the university has its first coach with the hiring of Brian Byrd. Coach Byrd comes to UARM by way of Coastal Bend College in Beeville, Texas. Before Byrd’s arrival at Coastal Bend they had won only one game in 14 years. In his 5 years at Coastal Bend Byrd led ...

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Gathright Endowment Completed

The Al and Diann Gathright Endowment Grant was recently completed and endowed to the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Foundation by a donation from Al and Diann Gathright. The purpose of the endowment is to provide support the UA Rich Mountain Foundation Development Fund, help secure additional funding through grants or other means, enhance facilities, and support ongoing needs, programs, ...

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Chism Maye Receives Transfer Scholarship From Arkansas Tech University

Arkansas Tech University is pleased to announce that Chism Maye has received a Transfer Scholarship for the fall 2018 semester.  This $2000 scholarship is awarded on academic merit and has a total potential value of $12,000 over three years.  Chism is the son of Vicky Maye and Bryan Maye.  Chism’s honors and awards include, Arkansas Game and Fish Conservation Scholarship ...

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Smith Named UA Rich Mountain SSS TRiO Hall of Fame Student For 2018

SUBMITTED – Michael A. Smith was named the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Student Support Services’ TRiO Hall of Fame student for 2018. Mike is a non-traditional student who has received two Associate’s degrees from the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain, but continues to take classes in order to transfer to the University of Arkansas Fort Smith. Mike’s course load ...

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University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Announces Fall 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 fall 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 for the ...

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Hawkins Family Continues Scholarship Support

SUBMITTED – On December 19th, Edgar and Sue Hawkins presented the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Foundation with a $10,000 donation to continue their support in building additional endowments for the Nick Hawkins Endowment Scholarship Fund. The Nick Hawkins Endowment Scholarship Fund was established with the UA Rich Mountain Foundation in 2015 by Edgar and Sue Hawkins to honor the ...

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UARM’s Meet the Faculty: Dr. Gaumani Gyanwali

In the fall of 2014, Dr. Gaumani Gyanwali joined as a faculty member of the UA Rich Mountain family. His responsibilities include teaching the physical sciences as well as serving in an advising role to the UA Rich Mountain Science Club membership. His formal education accomplishments include; completing high school at the Pashupati Mitra School in Kathmandu, Nepal; receiving a ...

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Legion Auxiliary Provides Support to UARM Foundation

On December 19th, the American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 18 presented the UA Rich Mountain Foundation with a donation for scholarships. The American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 18 is a non-profit organization comprised of women or their descendants, of men who have served in the military during periods of war. The organization provides community service, conducts fundraisers, supports Girls’ State delegates, lobbies ...

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