Thursday, February 14, 2019
Reed Renfro was selected as Rotary’s February Student of the Month. Reed is active in FFA, Archery, Trap and Quiz Bowl. After high school, he plans to enroll in Catepillar Equipment training. He is pictured with his parents Brent and Cheryl Renfro.
Monday, February 11, 2019
MINERAL SPRINGS – Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO), an American Electric Power company (NYSE: AEP), today presented a $30,000 check on behalf of the AEP Foundation to Mineral Springs School District’s Superintendent Thelma Forte to fund the purchase of Apple iPads for students i…
Wednesday, February 06, 2019
The De Queen Family and Consumer Sciences class went through a CPR class for infants, children and adults. Hoping they never have to put into practice the skills they learned, if there is an emergency, this group knows how to make a difference.
Tuesday, February 05, 2019
Dr. Scott White of Southern Arkansas University (SAU), and Mary Lowrey, a De Queen Middle School science teacher, co-authored a grant for 10 Arduino Hummingbird Robotics Kits through SAU STEM Center. The grant specifically required funds be used to further the interest and education of middl…
The University of Arkansas Cossatot Foundation received a donation from Martin Marietta in Cove, to fund an industrial maintenance scholarship for UA Cossatot students.
Friday, February 01, 2019
January Good Citizens for De Queen Middle School are April Guerrero Leon, Jesus Arroyo, Max Pinkerton and Jerralynn Samaniego. Students that have demonstrated Good Citizenship (helpful to teachers and other students, no office referrals, etc.) are chosen at the end of each month.
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Monday, January 28, 2019
Honor rolls for the first semester at De Queen Elementary School have been announced as follows:
Monday, January 21, 2019
Esmeralda Balderas-Hernandez was selected as Rotary’s Student of the Month for December. She is pictured with her parents, Maria and Pedro. Esmeralda participates in basketball and soccer at DHS. She is also involved in FBLA, FCS, Spanish Club and volunteers at the Mary and Martha Center. Sh…
Friday, January 18, 2019
The University of Arkansas at Cossatot inducted 13 college students into the 2019 Student Ambassadors Class at a ceremony held at the UA Cossatot Weyerhaeuser Room on Friday, Dec. 14.
University of Arkansas Cossatot Office of the Registrar released fall Chancellor and Vice Chancellor’s lists.
University of Arkansas Cossatot Office of the Registrar released fall 2018 graduates.
The University of Arkansas Cossatot held a pinning ceremony for the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program graduates Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at the historic UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Gymnasium on the Lockesburg Campus. This year the program graduated 12 students. program director, Tamla…
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
The University of Arkansas, Cooperative Extension Service, in partnership with the Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education (DCCECE) offers up to 50 hours of professional development training for educators or caregivers of young children. If you provide care to children, birth to…
MAGNOLIA —Southern Arkansas University announced the names of 509 students who earned a 3.5 or higher GPA for the fall 2018 semester and recognition on the SAU’s Dean’s List.
The De Queen quiz bowl team won the DMEC/SWAEC Quiz Bowl Tournament held last Tuesday in Nashville. They won by an average of over 250 points winning their closest game by 165 points. There were a total of 12 teams participating.
UA Cossatot’s January Board of Visitors meeting began with Senator Barbara Horn being bestowed the rank of UA Cossatot Board Member Emeritus.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Honor rolls for the second nine weeks and first semester at De Queen Middle School have been announced as follows:
Monday, January 14, 2019
The University of Arkansas Cossatot Foundation received a donation of 10 canvas artwork sets that highlight various Sevier County landmarks from McDonald’s of De Queen.
Wednesday, January 09, 2019
Monday, January 07, 2019
The University of Arkansas Cossatot held a pinning ceremony for Arkansas Rural Nursing Education Consortium (ARNEC) LPN/LVN-to-RN transition program graduates on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at the historic UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Gymnasium on the Lockesburg Campus. This year the program g…
Astrid Jasso was recognized as the December Student of the Month by the De Queen Rotary Club. Jasso spoke with club members about her school activities and college plans. Rotary Club President Dustin Roberts presented Jasso with her award. Also pictured is her aunt Zemy Figueroa and cousin M…
The University of Arkansas Cossatot is now offering a new Criminal Justice Technical Certificate Program. The program prepares students to enter into the Criminal Justice field as a dispatcher/jailer. This program was developed in conjunction with the Sevier County Sheriff’s Office with inpu…
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) released a report revealing the University of Arkansas Cossatot’s success in key areas compared to similar colleges.
The University of Arkansas Cossatot Foundation received over $13,000 in donations from Southwest Arkansas community members during #GivingTuesday on Nov. 27, 2018.
Wednesday, January 02, 2019
HORATIO - Honor rolls for the second nine weeks and first semester at Horatio Elementary School have been announced as follows:
Thursday, December 27, 2018
Legacy Academy recently held two events to celebrate Christmas. The school held a Christmas program on Thursday, Dec. 20, that included a number of songs sung by Pre-K and Kindergarten classes along with the grammar choir. One grammar class signed “O Come all ye Faithful” while the choir san…
The University of Arkansas Cossatot Foundation received a third Legacy 2020 capital campaign donation from Horatio State Bank.
Thursday, December 20, 2018
McKenna Caudle, a senior at De Queen High School, was named Student of the Month by the De Queen Lions Club. McKenna is a member of Future Farmers of America, is in Advanced Placement Art Class and rodeos for the Arkansas High School Rodeo Association where she served as secretary last year.…
Thursday, December 13, 2018
November/December Good Citizens for De Queen Middle School, left to right: Riley Cate Carlton, Keishla Trinidad, Luis Ahumada and Altin Kight. Students that have demonstrated Good Citizenship (helpful to teachers and other students, no office referrals, etc.) are chosen at the end of each month.
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
LOCKESBURG, ARK. — Weyerhaeuser donated $10,000 to the University of Arkansas Cossatot Foundation for the development of a pump transfer training system for the Lockesburg Industrial Maintenance Institute (LIMI).
Legacy Academy upper level students enjoyed hearing from American Airlines first officer Sarah Lipsey at Professional Day on Wednesday, Dec. 5. Lipsey spoke about the life and career of a pilot. Professional day is designed as a special day where upper level students dress up, go out for lun…
Thursday, December 06, 2018
The University of Arkansas Cossatot was awarded for Improving Institutional Efficiencies with their new Textbook Program by the Arkansas Department of Higher Education (ADHE). Instead of renewing a lease with a book vendor, the college created its own textbook program.
Monday, December 03, 2018
The University of Arkansas Cossatot is offering pipe welding courses in 8-week and 16-week modules beginning January 2019 on the Nashville campus. Pipe welding is an advance welding career that is in high-demand across the country.
The University of Arkansas Cossatot Financial Aid Department will host FAFSA Fridays on the first two Fridays in December in order to assist current and incoming college students and their families complete the 2019-2020 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Completing the FAFSA …
According to a recent assessment by the TechForce Foundation, the US trucking industry needs nearly 300,000 new technicians over the next 10 years to meet demand. The University of Arkansas Cossatot will offer Diesel Technology courses starting January 2019 to address this need.
County Extension Agent, Rex Herring, will conduct two Private Applicator Training (PAT) sessions on Tuesday, Dec. 4 at 1:30 and 5:30 p.m. at the Adams Building on UA Cossatot College Campus in De Queen. Anyone whose PAT license has expired or those who do not have a license and need to be ce…
Monday, November 26, 2018
The University of Arkansas Cossatot campus policemen Jason Curtis and Monte Stringfellow were presented Distinguished Service Awards for five years of service to the college at the UA Cossatot November faculty/staff meeting.
Technical Sergeant Erick Angeles was a Mystery Reader for De Queen Elementary fourth grade students last week. Students were given clues each day to try to figure out who the mystery reader would be. Angeles, who is stationed with the US Air Force in the Middle East, read the book, "The Boss…
The De Queen High School Quiz Bowl team won the Ashdown tournament on Nov. 12. Pictured, front row: Sophie Burke and Noah Reed. Back row: Reed Renfro, Coach Thomas Sweeten, Ismeal Montero, Miguel Montero, Emily Riley.
Friday, November 23, 2018
Horatio Board of Education met in regular session on Monday, Nov. 12 in the administration building. The board members approved emergency response team policy, athletics’ events concession policy, and agreement with Central Payment for acceptance of debit/credit cards.
MAGNOLIA — Mallory Miller, of Lockesburg, is interning with PEAK Therapy Services, an outpatient private practice clinic in De Queen.
Monday, November 19, 2018
De Queen Junior High October Good Citizens. Pictured left to right: Pedro Sanchez, Lorel Morphew, Alma Trejo and Luis Luna. Students that have demonstrated Good Citizenship (helpful to teachers and other students, no office referrals, etc.) are chosen at the end of each month.
De Queen Junior High School physical science teacher Payton Covington was one of 116 educators awarded $500 from Arvest Bank. Arvest Bank had a Facebook contest for nominating educators and describing why that teacher should win. For the third consecutive year, Arvest Bank has awarded educa…
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Quinshaun Bennett-Hale was selected as the De Queen Rotary Club's Student of the Month for October. Quinshaun spoke to club members about his involvement in sports at De Queen High School and his plans to pursue a degree in education. He is presented his award by Club President Dustin Roberts.
The University of Arkansas Cossatot Foundation will accept donations on Nov. 27, for #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that takes place the Tuesday after Thanksgiving.
Spring 2019 classes and financial aid are open for enrollment for new and continuing students at the University of Arkansas Cossatot in Ashdown, De Queen, Nashville, and online.