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Friday, June 07, 2019
Monday, June 03, 2019

UA Cossatot’s Occupational Therapy Assistant Program has been awarded a 10-year reaccreditation from the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE).  ACOTE is the accrediting agency for occupational therapy education in the United States. Being accredited by (ACOTE) ens…

On April 10, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson signed two bills in support of DACA immigrants.  House Bill 1552 grants nursing licenses to DACA students and House Bill 1684 grants in-state college tuition to those with DACA and other immigrant visas.  This is a state law that will become effe…

Monday, May 27, 2019
Wednesday, May 22, 2019

April was Occupational Therapy Month, and on April 26, OTA students at the Ashdown campus celebrated the work OTA’s and OT’s do for people of all ages.  Students in UA Cossatot’s OTA program made a special lunch to mark the occasion.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Monday, May 20, 2019

The spring 2019 semester at UA Cossatot has now closed and summer classes are set to begin on June 3. UA Cossatot has many courses that are available for traditional and nontraditional students seeking to start, continue or finish their education.

Friday, May 17, 2019

The deadline to apply for this year’s Physical Therapist Assistant Program at UA Cossatot is May 30. As UA Cossatot’s inaugural class of physical therapist assistant students plan to graduate this August, the college is currently accepting applications for the next cohort of the PTA program,…

Monday, May 13, 2019

De Queen-Mena Education Service Cooperative held a dedication ceremony in honor of Frank Scott on April 29. Together with his family, friends and co-op staff, they celebrated his many years of hard work in education by naming their new STEM Center the J. Frank Scott Stem Center.   

Good Citizens for De Queen Middle School for April and May were, left to right: Noah Varela, Caitlyn Carter, Laura Mae Harp andWill Collins. Students that have demonstrated Good Citizenship (helpful to teachers and other students, no office referrals, etc.) are chosen at the end of each month. 

The University of Arkansas–Fayetteville’s Chancellor, Dr. Joe Steinmetz, has announced that the University of Arkansas–Fayetteville will now charge associate degree graduates from UA Cossatot the same tuition rates those graduates were charged at UA Cossatot. A transfer student from UA Cossa…

Thursday, May 09, 2019

The fifth annual UA Cossatot ceremony for Hispanic Night took place at UA Cossatot’s De Queen Campus on April 25, with over 60 people in attendance. Nominees and awards were announced and given to outstanding Hispanics, La Media Luna catered the event, and UA Cossatot staff presented informa…

Tuesday, May 07, 2019

To help UA Cossatot students get ready for the 2019-2020 academic year, the school's Financial Aid department has been hosting FAFSA Fridays, which gives students the chance to complete the FAFSA with assistance from a UA Cossatot Financial Aid employee. On April 26, the Financial Aid Office…

Monday, May 06, 2019

De Queen High School won the 5A conference finals of the Arkansas Governor’s Academic Competition “Quiz Bowl 2019” Saturday, April 27, against Morrilton High School.

De Queen Senior Perla Cervantes has been awarded a Reddie Achievement Scholarship worth $10,000, a $16,000 HSU Band Scholarship and a $400 from the Arkansas Women Band Directors Association "Cathy Williams Scholarship." Perla is the daughter of Beatrice and Francisco Cervantes. She is a memb…

Sunday, May 05, 2019
Thursday, May 02, 2019

De Queen Honor graduate Bailey Ward is the recipient of a $24,000 Achievement Scholarship from the University of Central Arkansas. She is the daughter of Mitchell and Sarah Morphew. Bailey is a member of National Honor Society, Future Business Leaders of America, Lady Leopard softball team a…

Wednesday, May 01, 2019

May is Stroke Awareness month and the UA Cossatot Employee Safety and Wellness committee is working with the Arkansas Stroke Assistance through Virtual Emergency Support (AR Saves) and the UA Cossatot Educational Research Center (ERC) to promote stroke awareness. The committee has received p…

UA Cossatot Collegiate FFA received a Day of Service Mini-Grant through the National FFA Living to Serve program to collaborate on a project with Runnin’ WJ Ranch in Texarkana, Texas. Runnin' WJ Ranch is a non-profit equine assisted activities facility for special-needs children and adults.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Legacy Academy held its fifth annual Spring Follies on Friday, April 26 at the Legacy Academy auditorium in downtown De Queen. The Spring Follies is a comedy variety show written and performed by students. The evening was filled with smiling faces and lots of laughter from the audience.

Addie Steiner, daughter of Tabitha and Billy Steiner, has been awarded an $8,000 Achievement Scholarship from Southern Arkansas University. She is a member of the De Queen High School FCCLA. Addie was selected Rotary student of the month for April. Her plans are to pursue a career in special…

UA Cossatot brought numerous employers to the college’s spring job fair on Thursday, April 18. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., students and community members were able to visit and learn about career opportunities with local businesses.  

Dania Castillo, daughter of George and Brenda Ramirez, has been awarded an $8,000 Leadership Scholarship from Arkansas Tech University. The De Queen High School senior is the cheer captain, member of Future Teachers of America, track and field team and volunteers at the Mary and Martha Cente…

Monday, April 29, 2019

De Queen senior Sarah Ahumada has been awarded a $17,000 Opportunity Scholarship along with a $3,000 cross country scholarship from SAGU (Southwestern Assemblies of God University)  She is the daughter of Erika Buenrrostro. Sarah is a member of FBLA, cross country and soccer. She plans on ma…

Christian Brothers University in Memphis, Tenn. has awarded De Queen honor graduate, Pamela Delgado, the $60,000 Presidential Scholarship as well as the Opportunity Scholarship valued at $80,000.00. Pamela is the daughter of Araceli Laguna and Alfonso Delgado. She is a member of National Hon…

De Queen honor graduate, Miryana Rafael, has been awarded an $80,000 Opportunity Scholarship and a $52,000 Maurelian Scholarship from Christian Brothers University in Memphis, Tenn. She is the daughter of Margarita and Tomas Rafael. Miryana is a member of National Honor Society, Lady Leopard…

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Jesse Power, a senior at De Queen High School, was named student of the month by the De Queen Lions Club. Jesse started attending De Queen schools in the seventh grade, transferring from Dierks. He is a member of the Future Farmers of America, Future Business Leaders of America, spends half …

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

De Queen senior Jonathan Buenrostro has been awarded the Henderson State University  Red and Gray Scholarship valued at $16,000. Buenrostrois the son of Rene and Xochitl Buenrostro. He is a member of the National Honor Society, Leopard football and track teams, and an honor graduate. He plan…

Monday, April 22, 2019

UA Cossatot will be hosting their fifth annual Hispanic Night event honoring the academic achievement among Latinos on April 25 at 6 p.m. This event will be held at the De Queen campus in the Weyerhaeuser Room inside the Skilled Trades building. UA Cossatot students, high school seniors, UA …

Sophomores from De Queen, Nashville, and Horatio High School attended UA Cossatot’s Career Exploration Camp on Friday, April 12. The event was held at the Lockesburg campus, and over 300 students were in attendance. The goal of the Career Exploration Camp was to make an impact on high school…

Esmeralda Balderas-Hernandez is the daughter of Pedro and Maria Balderas. She is a De Queen High School honor graduate, secretary of the National Honor Society, FCCLA, soccer and basketball. She has been awarded the Arkansas Seal of Biliteracy and named December Rotary Student of the Month.

De Queen honor graduate Cindy Rueda has been awarded an $80,000 scholarship from Christian Brothers University in Memphis, Tenn. as well as the CBU Maurelian Scholarship worth $52,000.

The Sevier County Single Parent Scholarship committee held their annual spring fish fry fundraiser at UA Cossatot’s De Queen Campus on Thursday, April 18. The fish fry took place in UA Cossatot’s Weyerhaeuser room as the Argenbright Band provided entertainment.

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Horatio State Bank believes in our future educators, according to Horatio school officials. As part of the #TeachArkansas and #ARSigningWeek2019 campaign, Ned Hendrix, Todd and Liz Trimble hosted a luncheon with Horatio High School seniors who plan to become educators. Pictured left to right…

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

De Queen High School senior Angeles Rojas has been awarded a $10,000 Horatio Alger Scholarship. She is the daughter of Liliana Duran Anaya and Jose M Rojas. She is a member of  Show Choir, National Honor Society, FCCLA, Cross Country and Archery.Rojas plans to earn a Doctoral Degree in Psychology.

De Queen High School senior Sadie Trevino has received an in-state tuition waiver valued at $60,000 and a $16,000 Wentz Housing Scholarship from Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Okla.

Monday, April 15, 2019

UA Cossatot selected 10 students from various UA Cossatot student organizations to attend a student leadership retreat on April 5-6 at the Rick Evans Grandview Prairie Conservation Education Center in Columbus. The leadership retreat included different leadership courses and team building ac…