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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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Gene Haas Foundation Provides Scholarships

At the 2017 Annual Giving Campaign event, An Evening of Jazz, the Gene Haas Foundation presented a donation of $15,000 to fund scholarship awards for the 2017 year for University of Arkansas Rich Mountain students enrolled in the following UA Rich Mountain technical programs: Machine Tool Technology, Advanced Manufacturing, and Welding. Priority for scholarship criteria consists of demonstration of academic ...

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RMCC Now Officially University of Arkansas – Rich Mountain

BY MELANIE BUCK – Effective February 1, 2017, Rich Mountain Community College is an official member of the University of Arkansas System, according to Chancellor Phillip Wilson, Ed.D., and will now be titled the University of Arkansas Community College at Rich Mountain. The College will also be known as the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain and UA Rich Mountain. The ...

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Area Graduates Earn College Success

Bethany Barney of Mena was honored at the Southern Arkansas University Fall Commencement on December 9, 2016. Barney was an Agricultural Education major and graduated Cum Laude from the College of Science and Engineering with a Bachelor of Science degree. Sydnee Curry, who attends Hendrix College, was honored for being on the Dean’s List for the Fall 2016 semester. Maria ...

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UARM Drama Dept. to Present The Nina Variations

SUBMITTED – The theatre department at U of A Rich Mountain will present their entry in the American College Theatre Festival for the Mena public at the Ouachita Little Theatre November 4 at 7:30 and November 6 at 2:30.  This is an addition to the OLT shows already scheduled, “The Penultimate Problem of Sherlock Holmes” this weekend and “EB Scrooge” December 2. The UARM entry is ...

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UARM Selects Mowdy for SSS Student of the Month

Shawn Mowdy has been chosen as Student Support Services’ Student of the Month for September 2016 at U of A, Rich Mountain. Shawn began taking classes at UARM in the fall of 2015, majoring in business and information technology, which he thoroughly enjoys.  He will complete his degree in the fall semester of 2017, but also plans to obtain a ...

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Community Clean-up Event Organized by UA Rich Mountain Science Club

UA Rich Mountain Science Club organized this year’s Community Clean-up event on Friday, September 30, 2016 from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. A team started the event on the main campus of the UA Rich Mountain and completed the day’s efforts in and around the community. A total of 16 bags were collected from the event which included: plastic bottles, ...

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