Monday, December 02, 2019
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.
Saturday, November 16, 2019
The UA Cossatot Physical Therapist Assistant program was recently notified the program has been granted accreditation for an initial five-year length.
UA Cossatot’s Cosmetology Program is an educational opportunity offered at the college, but it is also a business with several services and low prices. The cosmetology program is located on the backside of the Nashville campus. The program is here to provide services to our community while p…
The purpose of Red Ribbon Week is to raise awareness of living a drug-free life. UA Cossatot celebrated Red Ribbon Week, Oct. 25-31.
UA Cossatot has announced that two of the college's employees have graduated from the Arkansas Community Colleges (ACC) Leadership Class XI. The two graduates include the college's Coordinator of the Center for Student Success, Erika Buenrrostro and Director of Institutional Research and Ass…
The University of Arkansas Cossatot Textbook Rental/Open Educational Resource (OER) Program has saved students $1,579,986.09 during the past four years.
Monday, November 11, 2019
Horatio Elementary 2019/2020 1st Nine Weeks Honor Role
Wickes Elementary School Honor Roll, 1st nine weeks.
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Thursday, November 07, 2019
The UA Cossatot collegiate FFA has received a semester-long Living to Serve grant through the National FFA for $1,200 to partner with Runnin’ WJ Ranch this fall. Runnin' WJ Ranch is a non-profit equine assisted activities facility in Texarkana, Texas for special-needs children and adults.
Monday, November 04, 2019
The De Queen Quiz Bowl team finished 3rd at the CenterPoint tournament on Saturday. Their only loss was to 6A Russellville, the tournament champion.
UA Cossatot’s Economic Development department is working with the broadband provider Aristotle Unified Communications (AUC) to disseminate a survey that will assist in identifying the need and feasibility of deploying new broadband service in Sevier County. In order to receive useful quality…
De Queen Middle School has been recognized by the Office for Education Policy (OEP) at the University of Arkansas as a school where students demonstrated high growth on the ACT Aspire! The OEP creates an annual report entitled the Outstanding Educational Performance Awards where they recogni…
De Queen resident, Julie Brown, donated $25,000 to the UA Cossatot Foundation to establish the Cathy Sennett Memorial Scholarship.
Monday, October 28, 2019
October Good Citizens for De Queen Middle School are Katherine Peppers, Jeremiah Coto, Noah Varela and Perry Nickerson. Students that have demonstrated Good Citizenship (helpful to teachers and other students, no office referrals, etc.) are chosen at the end of each month.
On Sept. 27 and 28, the Lockesburg Lions Club and the UA Cossatot Foundation hosted the third annual Blue Darter Trade Days. The two-day event raised over $2,000 to help support the organizations’ projects.
Thursday, October 24, 2019
On Monday, Oct. 28, UA Cossatot’s spring registration for classes will be available. Students will be able to enroll in courses by contacting a Student Services Advisor to begin or continue their education at UA Cossatot.
October is an extremely important month when it comes to raising awareness for great causes and great educational programs and UA Cossatot’s Physical Therapy program is busy this October recognizing and raising awareness of the great benefits physical therapy provides. Physical therapists (P…
UA Cossatot students Dusty Kesterson and Kinley Wright, along with UA Cossatot agriculture faculty, Kelli Harris, will be in the nation’s Capitol Oct. 22-25 attending the 26th National ATE Principal Investigators' Conference. Wright and Kesterson were selected to present information about th…
On Wednesday, Oct. 16, Legacy Academy in Lockesburg, for the first time formally recognized its students and charged them to live up to their calling as Legacy students. The school was divided into four groups: Rookies (kindergarten, first and second grades), Protégés (third-sixth grades), A…
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The Lions Club Student of the Month for October was De Queen High School 12th-grader Noah Reed. Reed is the National Honor Society President, Quiz Bowl Captian, and Spring 2019 MVP of State Quiz Bowl where De Queen was the State Champions of Class 5A.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
On Friday, Oct. 1,tthe Lockesburg Volunteer Fire Department visited Legacy Academy preschool and grammar level students. Fire Chief Doug Currence explained the importance of fire safety and why families should have an escape route and meet-up plan in place. Local fire department member Thoma…
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.
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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
LITTLE ROCK — The De Queen High School quiz bowl team was ranked first among 5A schools in a preseason poll of participating Arkansas Governor’s Quiz Bowl Association (AGQBA) coaches.
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
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Monday, September 30, 2019
Little Bitty City Enrichment Center De Queen Head Start is sending this banner made for the kids to show respect for the senior citizen residents at Bear Creek Healthcare.
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…
On Friday, Sept. 13, the UA Cossatot Foundation hosted its annual Scholarship Appreciation Luncheon at the Historic UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Gymnasium. The event gave scholarship recipients, their family, donors, and friends of the college a chance to meet one another.
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…
The UA Cossatot Foundation has received a donation of $1,500 from AEP Southwestern Electric Power Company.
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.