Saturday, April 04, 2020
De Queen competed March 13 in the Battle of the Books competition held on the UA Cossatot campus with a total of 10 teams. De Queen’s A team finished second while De Queen’s B team went undefeated and was tournament champions. De Queen A team members are top picture, from left to right: Rome…
Thursday, March 26, 2020
UA Cossatot students who are currently taking classes this semester will have the opportunity to sign up for summer and fall 2020 classes starting on Monday, March 30. VIP Registration Week will take place March 30 through April 7. Current UA Cossatot students who register for classes during…
In an attempt to help students complete the spring semester, UA Cossatot Chancellor Dr. Steve Cole will have students in lecture courses use the Blackboard Online Learning Platform. Cole said that the COVID-19 epidemic has created one of the most perilous times in Arkansas history and that U…
De Queen Middle School 6th-7th grade AMI packets will be available anytime at the north entry door of the middle school building. The packets are located in the filing cabinet (see photo below). Each drawer is labeled by grade. These packets contain work for March 30 - April 17. Students wil…
Monday, March 23, 2020
On Thursday, March 19, UA Cossatot announced that the scheduled spring graduation ceremony set to take place at UA Cossatot’s De Queen Campus on May 15, will be postponed.
Monday, March 16, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 coronavirus, UA Cossatot has closed its campuses to students and the public until after spring break. Certain events have been canceled and will be rescheduled.
Friday, March 13, 2020
=“Come Fall in Love” is an event that takes place at UA Cossatot every February. It is designed for juniors in high school to fall in love with UA Cossatot. Approximately 500 high school students visited the college to learn about careers, educational opportunities, and how they can achieve …
The De Queen quiz bowl team competed Saturday, March 7 in the 5A South Regionals held on the Watson Chapel campus. They went undefeated and are regional chaampions. Right: At the 5A South Regionals, Noah Reed from De Queen was named MVP averaging 19 questions per game.
Thursday, March 05, 2020
The Central Arkansas Development Council (CADC) currently serves 19 counties in Arkansas, including Sevier. With the help of UA Cossatot Center for Student Success Coordinator Erika Buenerrostro, the CADC will be providing more services in Sevier County to help its residents.
De Queen Band Directors Alex Clark, Chris Richard and Jeff Attaway hosted a scholarship signing to U of A Monticello for Anna Stinnett and Aldo Hernandez. Stinnett is the daughter of Ray and Glenda Stinnett and Aldo is the son of Fredrico and Paul Hernandez. The two signed band scholarships …
De Queen Middle School February Good Citizens were Cole Bass, Ava Billingsley and Ninel Gonzalez. 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, March 04, 2020
UA Cossatot’s Collegiate FFA organization announced the spring 2020 FFA officers. These officers will serve for a term of one semester and be active leaders in UA Cossatot’s FFA.
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
February is recognized as American Heart Month. The UA Cossatot Employee Safety and Wellness Committee and the college’s Continuing Education department are both promoting heart health and CPR training this month to educate individuals throughout the year.
Horatio resident, Gayla Irvan, donated to the UA Cossatot Foundation to establish the Alex Scholarship.
Monday, February 24, 2020
Horatio Board of Education met in regular session on Monday, February 10, 2020 in the high school cafeteria.
The second annual Miss UA Cossatot Scholarship Pageant will be held at the historic UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Gymnasium on Saturday, March 28, at 6 p.m. The winner of the pageant will be crowned Miss UA Cossatot 2020 by Perri Lowrey, and will also receive a full-tuition waiver while att…
Monday, February 17, 2020
The ninth annual Colts Classic Career Development Event took place at UA Cossatot in De Queen on Friday, Feb. 14, where over 700 high school students traveled to the college to compete in agricultural competitions. Thirty-four schools across Arkansas and one from Missouri participated in thi…
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
LITTLE ROCK — Fort Smith Southside, Russellville, De Queen, Arkadelphia, Mountain View, Haas Hall-Fayetteville and Norfork top their divisions, from 7A to 1A, respectively, in a mid-season poll of participating Arkansas Governor’s Quiz Bowl Association (AGQBA) coaches.
ARLINGTON, Va. — Jill Collins, literacy facilitator at De Queen Elementary, recently achieved National Board Certification in the area of Literacy: Reading-Language Arts for early childhood through middle adolescence. She joins the ranks of teachers across the country who have proven their a…
Wickes Elementary School Honor roll, second nine weeks and semester
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
UA Cossatot is offering a truck driving training program this spring at its Nashville campus for individuals seeking a career as a professional truck driver. The training program is provided through the college’s Continuing Education department and is available in March, April, and May.
Friday, February 07, 2020
10th Grade First
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
The De Queen quiz bowl team completed Monday, Jan. 27 in the Mena Invitational Tournament held on the U of A Rich Mountain campus. They went undefeated winning the tournament. A total of 11 teams competed.
Horatio Elementary School Honor Roll 1st semester
Sunday, January 26, 2020
The De Queen Junior High School Quiz Bowl team hosted and competed in the 5A South Regional Tournament at the CCCUA De Queen Campus on Friday, Jan. 17. The junior high team was undefeated and earned 1st Place in the tournament. The team will advance to the state competition Feb. 8 at Watso…
Horatio Board of Education met in regular session on Monday, Jan. 13, in the administration building.
Intelligent.com, a trusted resource for online degree rankings and higher education planning, recently announced their national community college list for 2020 listing the top 60 online community colleges in the United States.
Monday, January 20, 2020
The De Queen quiz bowl team completed Wednesday, January 8th in the Dual Educational Cooperatives Invitational Tournament held on the CCCUA Nashville campus. They were undefeated and won the tournament.
Monday, January 13, 2020
The University of Arkansas Cossatot Textbook Rental/Open Educational Resource (OER) program continues to help students overcome financial barriers by including two primary medical programs.
The UA Cossatot spring semester will begin on Monday, Jan. 13, but open registration will be taking place until Wednesday, Jan. 15. Anyone that would like to enroll in a college course at UA Cossatot for the spring semester can do so by contacting Student Services by Jan. 15.
Monday, January 06, 2020
Jacob Bunyard of De Queen, graduated with honors in December from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree with a double major in accounting and finance.
Friday, December 27, 2019
The University of Arkansas Cossatot Office of the Registrar releases names of fall 2019 graduates and names of those graduating with honors.
On Dec. 13, UA Cossatot held its winter graduation ceremony at the UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Gymnasium in Lockesburg. The ceremony began at 6 p.m. and concluded with 257 students receiving 374 credentials.
The University of Arkansas Cossatot Office of the Registar released the fall Chancellor’s List and Vice Chancellor’s List recognizing honor students.
The UA Cossatot OTA Pinning Ceremony took place at the UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Gymnasium on Dec. 7. The ceremony took place at 2 p.m. as the seventh OTA graduating class received their OTA pins.
Erika Buenrrostro is the coordinator for the Center for Student Success at UA Cossatot. Buenrrostro was invited to serve on the panel for the Hispanic Organization for Women Conference in Springdale in October. Topics she discussed at the conference included Latinos in higher education, tren…
Saturday, December 21, 2019
During this fall semester, the Mexican Consulate of Little Rock, worked alongside the UA Cossatot Foundation to provide a total donation of $5,000 towards student scholarships.
On Friday, Dec. 6, the 2019 UA Cossatot Agriculture Department and Collegiate FFA Banquet took place at the college’s De Queen campus. The banquet is an annual event to thank supporters, honor graduates, recognize students, and celebrate agriculture. The banquet was hosted by UA Cossatot Agr…
Thursday, December 19, 2019
On Dec. 12, following UA Cossatot’s Christmas party, school representatives met with Sandra Gandara, administrative assistant for Weyerhaeuser, where Christmas came early in the form of a $6,000 donation from Weyerhaeuser’s “Giving Fund Grant”.
UA Cossatot’s medical department held an RN pinning ceremony on Dec. 7, at the UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Gymnasium. The ceremony began at noon where 27 UA Cossatot RN students received their registered nursing pins.
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Three months after moving into the former Lockesburg Elementary School campus in Lockesburg late last summer, the personnel and students of Legacy Academy, a Christian Pre-K-12 school that first opened in De Queen 11 years ago, are beginning to settle in — some of them.
Monday, December 16, 2019
The De Queen quiz bowl team competed Saturday, Dec. 13 in the Drew Central Invitational Tournament in Monticello. A total of 11 teams competed and De Queen went undefeated, winning the tournament. Pictured from left to right: Coach Thomas Sweeten, Gunner Bradshaw, Jesus Wences, Noah Reed, De…
On November 19, 2019, the UA Cossatot Center for Student Success held its first awards ceremony to honor outstanding students of the college. The awards ceremony took place in the Skilled Trades building on the De Queen Campus where nominated students were recognized for their accomplishmen…
Friday, December 06, 2019
UA Cossatot will continue to offer meal plan options for students during the spring 2020 semester. By completing a Colt Bucks form, UA Cossatot students will be able to set up meal plan options through the UA Cossatot campus café.
Monday, December 02, 2019
Last month, UA Cossatot personnel attended the 2019 ACC (Arkansas Community Colleges) Conference. At the conference, awards were given to four individuals from each college during the ACC Awards Banquet.
Dec. 3 is #GivingTuesday, a global movement in the busy holiday season to give back.
De Queen High School biology students built self-sustaining ecosystems to study photosynthesis and cellular respiration. During this project, students built a biome, collected data on the biotic and abiotic factors in the system, and developed a model to explain how energy and matter flowed …
Friday, November 22, 2019
The De Queen quiz bowl team competed today in the Ashdown invitational tournament. A total of 11 teams participated. De Queen went undefeated and finished first. Their closest victory was by over a 100 points.
The Heisman Trophy Trust announced that De Queen High School seniors Ashlyn Chambers and Weston Harp were named 2019 Heisman High School Scholarship School Winners.