Wednesday, February 12, 2020
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.
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.
Umpire High School
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…