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Monday, October 14, 2019

FAFSA Fridays are a free service that UA Cossatot’s Financial Aid department provides to help UA Cossatot students complete the FAFSA.  The college will be hosting FAFSA Fridays on five Fridays this fall semester at the UA Cossatot Ashdown, Nashville, and De Queen Campus.  

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Current and prospective UA Cossatot students can apply for scholarships and grants for the 2020-2021 academic year by completing online applications. All federal, state and local scholarships and grants are now available to view and complete.

Tuesday, October 08, 2019
Monday, October 07, 2019

The De Queen High School Student Council announces the 2019 DQHS Homecoming Court. The De Queen Leopards football team will be playing their homecoming game against the Lakeside Rams on Oct. 25. Homecoming festivities will kick-off with Spirit Week beginning on Oct. 21 going through Oct. 25.…

Friday, October 04, 2019

The University of Arkansas Cossatot honored staff and faculty members for five, 15, 20, and 25 years of distinguished service during the college's August and September faculty/staff meetings. Recipients were Sonya Robinson, Sunni Davis, Bruce Franklin, Crystal Sims, Beverly Foreman, Mary Col…

Thursday, October 03, 2019
Monday, September 30, 2019

On Thursday, Oct. 17, the Sevier County Coalition’s Live Well Sevier County Committee and UA Cossatot will be co-hosting a Lunch-n-Learn presentation entitled "Refuse to Be a Victim" on UA Cossatot’s De Queen campus. The presentation will begin at noon in the Weyerhaeuser room, located in th…

On Sept. 24, a team of UA Cossatot employees participated in the "Explore Success, Youth Manufacturing Conference." This conference took place at the University of Arkansas Community College at Hope. At the conference over 900 eighth-graders from Southwest Arkansas gathered to explore opport…

The Arkansas Department of Higher Education has announced the statewide colleges and universities fall 2019 preliminary enrollment numbers and the data shows that from fall 2018 to fall 2019, UA Cossatot had the highest post-secondary enrollment increase for all public two-year colleges and …

Friday, September 20, 2019

UA Cossatot has released the class schedule for available October flex courses. These eight-week classes will begin on Oct. 7 and end on Dec. 6. The last day to sign up for one or more of these classes is Oct. 4.

UA Cossatot has announced the new Rotaract Officers for the fall 2019 semester. Rotaract is the college level of Rotary and was re-established as a student organization at UA Cossatot last year. 

De Queen Middle School Good Citizens (elected by the DMS faculty) for August/September are Caleb Grant, Emma Chambers, Vianey Dominguez and Osvaldo Perez.

On Tuesday Sept. 10, De Queen High School seniors met with Bradley Byers with Arkansas Rehab, filled out TRIO forms and received How to Pay for College booklets. Karla Fernandez is showing the booklet provided by Arkansas Division of Higher Education. 

As the fall basketball season approaches, UA Cossatot has announced that the college will be starting a Colts Pep Band. Members of the band will provide musical entertainment at the Colts home basketball games. The Colts Pep Band is a social, musical opportunity that is open to the general p…

On Sept. 9, UA Cossatot held their bi-monthly Board of Visitors meeting at the college’s Lockesburg campus. At the meeting, division reports were given, announcements were made, the board passed nine new and edited policies, and UA Cossatot Chancellor, Dr. Steve Cole, spoke about the possibi…

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Jimmy Arnold began his college career in the fall of 1999 at UA Cossatot and graduated in the spring of 2002 with an Associate of Arts degree. In 2008, Arnold was hired to teach history and political science at UA Cossatot, where he continues to work as an instructor committed to improving t…

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Front Row: Senior Maid Athena Winton, Crown Bearer Jaycee Cleghorn, Queen Laiken Emerson, Senior Maid Alicia Patlan. Back Row: Sophomore Maid Gracie Shelton, Junior Maid Angelica Camberos, Junior Maid Madison Olvey, Junior Maid Kenzey Nelson, Sophomore Maid Madison Bagley, Freshman Flower Gi…

Monday, September 09, 2019

The 2019 UA Cossatot Collegiate FFA Gun Raffle and Chili Supper will take place at UA Cossatot’s De Queen Campus in the Adams building on Thursday, Nov. 7, at 6:30 p.m. The UA Cossatot Collegiate FFA is selling raffle tickets to raise money for scholarships, while also giving the community t…

Thursday, September 05, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Adult Education centers across the state will participate in the third annual Arkansas’ Adult Education Open House on Thursday, Sept. 19, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Adult Education (Adult Ed), a section of the Division of Workforce Services in the Department of Comme…

Thursday, August 29, 2019

On Saturday, Aug. 24, UA Cossatot’s student organization, Rotaract, attended a conference at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville. The theme of the conference was how to connect, network and get inspired to create projects that benefit people locally and across the globe. 

Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Caleb Burrow is a former Sevier County resident and a former UA Cossatot nursing student who graduated from UA Cossatot’s RN program in 2015. This summer, Burrow started a new chapter in his life when he and his wife moved to Plano, Texas. In this new location, Burrow was hired to work as a …

Rachel Hockaday is a Dierks resident who graduated from UA Cossatot in December of 2014 with an Associate of Applied Science: Occupational Therapy Assistant degree. Since graduating, Hockaday has spent the last four and a half years working as an occupational therapy assistant helping others…

Monday, August 26, 2019

On Friday, Aug. 9, a pinning ceremony was held at UA Cossatot's Ashdown Campus for the 2019 PTA Class. UA Cossatot launched its Physical Therapist Assistant Program last year, and now, six students have graduated from the program.

On Aug. 16, a large group of hungry De Queen High School seniors crowded the fellowship hall of First Baptist Church for breakfast to kick off the 2019-2020 school year. The parent sponsored Senior Breakfast was also attended by De Queen Schools’ Superintendent Jason Sanders and De Queen May…

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

On Aug. 9, UA Cossatot employees gathered at the UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Gymnasium for a monthly faculty/staff meeting. During the meeting, three employees were recognized and received awards for supporting the UA Cossatot Foundation.

Thursday, August 08, 2019

It will be a year of big changes at Legacy Academy, as the school, founded 12 years ago by Chad and Jessica Gallagher, moves to Lockesburg this year and graduates its first senior class. 

Students at Horatio Schools need to be ready to work when school starts on Aug. 13, as there will be a strong focus on academics this year, according to Horatio School Superintendent Lee Smith, who begins his fifth year heading up the district. Smith said the district’s principals have been …

For the first time in 13 years, the De Queen School District will have a new leader at the helm; Jason Sanders will take over the reins from former Superintendent Bruce Hill, who retired last spring after a distinguished career in education. Sanders came to work as a district assistant super…

Wednesday, August 07, 2019
Friday, August 02, 2019

Ashley McBroom is a resident of De Queen, Arkansas, and a former UA Cossatot welding student.  On July 31, Ashley and her husband drove 16 hours to their new home in Hartford, Wisc. McBroom is now employed to work as a laser welder for Steel Craft Corporation in Hartford where she will begin…

Monday, July 22, 2019
Monday, July 15, 2019

More than 9,500 Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) members, advisers, alumni, and guests from across the country gathered in Anaheim, Calif., for the 2019 National Leadership Conference. The meeting provided three De Queen Junior High members with the opportunity to atte…

Monday, July 08, 2019

The first American agricultural fair dates back to the early 1800s with the Berkshire County Fair in Massachusetts, with a goal of creating a venue for farmers to come together, share information, and educate each other. Early fairs focused on the practical aspects of home farm life, such as…

Monday, July 01, 2019

On June 20, the Sevier County Coalition’s Live Well Sevier County Committee hosted the first Lunch-and-Learn event for the summer. The event was called “How Failing made us Successful." The presentation began at noon at UA Cossatot’s De Queen campus and was presented by physician assistant a…

UA Cossatot’s Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) program in Ashdown hosted and coordinated a camping themed Kid’s College for five to seven-year-olds on Thursday, June 20.  The Kids College was a one-day event that lasted from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The annual event is something the OTA program…

Two students from Cossatot River High School received national recognition during competition at the National Beta Convention in Oklahoma City, June 19-22. Sosha Richardson, of Grannis, placed first in the nation in drawing. She was also named Best of Show for all division I art entries for …

Monday, June 24, 2019