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UA Rich Mountain Students Learn About Financial Planning

On November 9th, UA Rich Mountain students enrolled in the Personal Finance class, taught by Lisa Rackley, were provided “real world” experience by guest speaker, Ginger Sterner. Ginger is a Financial Advisor for Edward Jones Investments and her office is located in the Northside Shopping Center in Mena. Topics presented included: personal investments, buying stocks and mutual funds, Wall Street, ...

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Miss Polk County Awarded UA Rich Mountain Scholarship

Each year, the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain provides a scholarship to the reigning Miss Polk County. On September 30th, Hannah McDonald was crowned Miss Polk County for the 2017-2018 year and was awarded a scholarship to UA Rich Mountain to be applied toward tuition, fees, & books. Hannah is a junior at Mena High School and plans to pursue ...

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UA Rich Mountain Honorees Recognized at State Conference

The 29th Annual Conference for Arkansas Community Colleges was held October 15-17, 2017 at the Marriott and Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock. At the conference, each of the 22 community colleges in Arkansas recognize and honor an outstanding staff, faculty, alumnus and Academic All-Star student from each of their respective institutions. The ACC Awards Luncheon was held on Monday, ...

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UA Rich Mountain Achieves 7% Enrollment Growth

The UA Rich Mountain campus is busy with activity this fall with more students choosing them as their next step to achieving their higher education and training goals. On the 11th class day for the fall 2017 semester, the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain reported on an unduplicated headcount of 938 students, a 7% increase over the fall 2016 headcount.  Chancellor ...

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U of A Rich Mountain’s Meet the Staff: Tonya Boydstun

Tonya Boydstun joined the UA Rich Mountain family as a faculty member in the fall 2013. In her role as the School of Cosmetology Coordinator and Instructor, she provides hands-on practicum experience and classroom instruction to her students. Tonya is an alumna of Barton High School, obtained a Certificate of Proficiency in Cosmetology and completed the Instructor of Cosmetology program ...

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U of A Rich Mountain’s Meet the Staff

This October, Charlotte Wiles celebrates her 16th anniversary at the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain. Of the 16 years at the College, she has served as the Director of the AR Career Pathways Initiative Program on campus for the past ten years. Charlotte is an alumna of Smithville High School, obtained an AAS in Computer Systems Technology from the University ...

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UARM Foundation to Host Annual Wreath Auction

The University of Arkansas – Rich Mountain Foundation has released participation information for their annual Wreath Silent Auction, held each year to raise money for the Foundation’s charitable efforts. Businesses, organizations, and individuals can participate by decorating and donating a wreath for auction. There are two ways to donate a wreath. Option 1 is to build and bring your own ...

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Senior Day 2017 at UA Rich Mountain

On September 13th, the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain hosted area high school seniors for the College’s annual senior day event. The event was held in the Ouachita Center on the main campus in Mena. Over 375 seniors from nine high schools in the UA Rich Mountain service area attended: Ouachita River Acorn, Caddo Hills, Cossatot River, Mena, Mount Ida, ...

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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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