UA Cossatot News and Updates
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UA Cossatot will host Veterans' Night Thursday, February 9, at the men’s and women’s basketball games at the UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Gymnasium.
UA Cossatot (UAC) split a pair of conference games Saturday, February 4 in Lockesburg when they hosted National Park College of Hot Springs.
The Colts and Lady Colts picked up non-conference wins on Monday night, January 30 in Lockesburg.
Tiffany Maurer, Director of Economic Development for Sevier County, was recently named the new president of the Southwest Arkansas Development Alliance (SADA).
UA Cossatot dropped a pair of conference basketball games to ASU Mid-South Saturday, January 21 in Lockesburg.
UA Cossatot was recently awarded a $64,000 Blue & You Foundation Grant to provide hunger relief and hygiene items for students in need.
UA Cossatot was recently selected as one of 14 community colleges across the nation to participate in the Cyber Skills for All initiative, made possible by a partnership between the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) and Microsoft.
UA Cossatot’s textbook rental and Open Educational Resource (OER) program has saved students $3,004,899.01.
The Lady Colts extended their school-record winning streak to eight straight games with a hard-fought 81-77 victory at Cedar Valley College on Tuesday, January 10.
The Colts and Lady Colts each picked up their tenth win of the season Thursday night, January 5 at the UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Historic Gymnasium.
UA Cossatot’s spring 2023 regular classes will begin on Tuesday, January 17, and registration is open until Thursday, January 19.
UA Cossatot’s Office of the Registrar recently released the fall 2022 Chancellor’s List and Vice Chancellor’s List as well as the names of the fall 2022 graduates.
The UA Cossatot Foundation recently received a $1,000 gift from Al and Vicky Wright of De Queen, Arkansas, to establish the Al and Vicky Wright Agriculture Scholarship.
UA Cossatot's ladies picked up their second win over Southwestern Christian College in three days, a 79-63 road victory.
The UA Cossatot (UAC) basketball teams closed out the first half of the season with a pair of home wins over Southern University -Shreveport on Wednesday night, December 14 in Lockesburg.
The Colts and Lady Colts picked up wins Saturday afternoon, December 10 against Southwestern Christian College.
UA Cossatot’s (UAC) men's team won their fourth straight game on Wednesday night, December 7 in Walnut Ridge, downing Williams Baptist University 88-75, evening their record at 7-7.
UA Cossatot Announces their Registered Nursing (ARNEC) and Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Graduates
UA Cossatot hosted a Registered Nursing (ARNEC) and Occupational Therapy Assistant graduation and pinning ceremony on Saturday, December 3, at the UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Historic Gymnasium.
UA Cossatot hosted its first “Community A Cappella Christmas Caroling” event Monday night, December 5 in the Atrium of the Nashville Campus.
The UA Cossatot (UAC) basketball teams won both their contests Monday night, December 5, at the UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Historic Gym.
After the Lady Colts received a forfeit from their opponent, the Colts men's team won in overtime to cap off Saturday night in Lockesburg.
There are funding opportunities for UA Cossatot students to attend free in spring 2023 through the ArFuture Grant.
On Thursday, December 1, the Lady Colts competed against Connor State, which ended up with a final score of Connor State 80 to Lady Colts 77.
UA Cossatot’s basketball teams won one game and lost one on the road Wednesday, November 30, at Southern University-Shreveport.
UA Cossatot’s women's basketball team traveled to Kilgore, TX on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 for a non-conference game with NJCAA Division I Kilgore College.
UA Cossatot Basketball Teams Split a Pair of Non-conference Games Wednesday Night at Jarvis Christian College.
The UA Cossatot basketball teams split a pair of non-conference games Wednesday night, November 9, 2022, at Jarvis Christian College.
The Lady Colts picked up their first win of the season Monday night, November 7, 2022, 82-77 at Mountain View College in Dallas, avenging a Saturday loss to the Lady Lions.
UA Cossatot Shooting Sports Team recently competed in the Midwest Conference Championships in Sparta, Illinois.
The UA Cossatot basketball teams lost a pair of close contests to Mountain View College Saturday, November 5, 2022, in their home openers.
UA Cossatot Colts and Lady Colts’ first home game of the season starts this Saturday, November 5, 2022, at the UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Historic Gymnasium.
UA Cossatot will host its annual Veterans Day breakfast on Friday, November 11, 2022, at the UA Cossatot De Queen Campus in the Skilled Trades Building.
UA Cossatot announces former Assistant Basketball Coach, Stanley Asumnu, as the new Athletic Director and Head Basketball Coach of the UA Cossatot Colts.
Six agriculture students from UA Cossatot will be attending the annual National Science Foundation Advanced Technician Education (NSF ATE) conference on October 25-28, 2022 in Washington D.C.
UA Cossatot affiliates attended the annual Arkansas Community Colleges (ACC) conference in Hot Springs, AR on October 9-11, 2022.
UA Cossatot Foundation recently received a $5,000 gift from Michael D. Jones and Linda Croy of Bentonville, AR.
UA Cossatot was selected as Harvest Regional Food Bank’s 2022 Outstanding Partner in Education at this year’s Hunger Action Luncheon held on September 27, 2022, in Texarkana, TX.
UA Cossatot’s High School Programs is hosting the “Ready for College” scholarship/financial aid night on Thursday, October 6th at 6 PM at the UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Historic Gymnasium on the Lockesburg Campus.
UA Cossatot hosted an open house on Thursday, September 15, to showcase Phase I completion of the old Lockesburg Middle School restoration project.
In preparation for their inaugural shooting sports season this October, UA Cossatot will hold team tryouts on Friday, September 9.
UA Cossatot is hosting three Meet the Colts events; one in De Queen, one in Nashville, and the other in Ashdown.
UA Cossatot agriculture student and graduate Ryan Vance interned at Rick Evans Grandview Prairie in the summer of 2022.
UA Cossatot hosted an induction ceremony for the newly elected Student Ambassadors on Thursday, August 25, 2022, in the Skilled Trades building on the De Queen Campus.
UA Cossatot is hosting a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) pinning and graduation ceremony on Thursday, August 18, 2022, at the Barbara Horn Civic Center on the Ashdown Campus.
UA Cossatot invites the community to a Grand Opening Ceremony to see the newly renovated Lockesburg Middle School building on Thursday, September 15, from 11 AM until 1 PM.
UA Cossatot's Office of the Registrar recently released the summer 2022 Chancellor's List, Vice Chancellor's List, and 2022 summer graduates.
Classes at UA Cossatot begin on Monday, August 15, and are available in various formats; in-class, online, AV, and offered for eight and sixteen weeks to fit a variety of schedules and student needs.
UA Cossatot hosted a Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) graduation and pinning ceremony on Friday, June 24, at the UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Historic Gymnasium.
UA Cossaot announces the hiring of Stanley Asumnu as the new Assistant Basketball Coach of the UA Cossatot Colts.
UA Cossatot and Dr. Randy Walker Family Practice and Allergy Clinic recently partnered to provide mental health services to UA Cossatot students with no out-of-pocket expense to students.
Arkansas Community Colleges (ACC) will join the Open Education Network (OEN) to further its initiatives for removing financial barriers to higher education and promoting student success across the state.
The UA Cossatot Foundation recently received a $500 gift from Johnny and Alisa Cooke of Ashdown, Arkansas, to establish the My Dream, My Future Scholarship.
UA Cossatot’s Office of the Registrar recently released the spring 2022 Chancellor’s List and Vice Chancellor’s List, as well as the names of the spring 2022 graduates.
UA Cossatot will be adding another team sport in fall 2023. The Colts will compete at the NJCAA Division II level in men’s and women’s soccer.
UA Cossatot recently received a $311,800 grant from the Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council (ANCRC) to finish restoring the remainder of the old Lockesburg Middle School.
The UA Cossatot Foundation recently received a $500 gift from Mrs. Jana Bradford of Glenwood, Arkansas, to the Foundation’s 50 & Forward Campaign.
UA Cossatot's Secondary Career Center (SCC) Welding Team from the Nashville Campus won 3rd place at the 2022 Weld-A-Thon competition, held at South Arkansas Community College in El Dorado on March 17, 2022.
UA Cossatot Part of UALR’s $1.96 Million Workforce Development Grant to Support a Regional Cyber Learning Network
University of Arkansas Little Rock has received a $1.96 million workforce development grant to fund further development of the Cyber Learning Network (CyberLearN) – a regional cyber-learning partnership with six other schools in the University of Arkansas System (including UA Cossatot) to address Arkansas’s talent gap in cybersecurity.
UA Cossatot students recently visited the State Capital to learn about legislation, met with their state delegation, and visit with the Governor.
UA Cossatot will be adding another team sport in the coming school year. The Colts will compete at the NJCAA Division II level in men’s and women’s clay target shooting beginning in the fall of 2022.
UA Cossatot hosted an awards banquet for the Colts and Lady Colts on Wednesday, March 16, in the Weyerhaeuser Room on the De Queen Campus.
UA Cossatot’s Cosmetology Program Receives $500 Donation from The Springs of Mine Creek Nursing Home
UA Cossatot’s Cosmetology Program recently received a $500 donation from The Springs of Mine Creek Nursing Home.
UA Cossatot Career Coaches hosted a Career Exploration Camp on March 3rd and 4th for the six school districts they serve at UA Cossatot’s LIMI campus.
UA Cossatot’s Center for Student Success recently received a $2,500.00 Capacity Building Grant from the Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance.
The UA Cossatot Colts and Lady Colts played North Arkansas and SAU Tech in Searcy Tuesday, February 22.
UA Cossatot and the City of De Queen recently partnered to provide City of De Queen employees and children discounted tuition rates while attending UA Cossatot.
The UA Cossatot Colts and Lady Colts closed out the regular season in West Memphis against ASU-Mid South on Saturday, February 19.
In their final home games of the 2021-22 basketball season, UAC split a pair of conference matchups with National Park College Thursday night, February 17, dropping an 83-80 decision in the Lady Colts contest but taking the men's game 78-71.
SAU Tech Rockets took both games from UA Cossatot Colts and Lady Colts Saturday, February 12, at the UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Gymnasium.
North Arkansas swept a pair of conference games against UA Cossatot in Harrison on Thursday, February 10.
The UAC men's basketball team rolled to a 96-61 non-conference road victory in Marshall, TX, Monday night, February 7, defeating the East Texas Baptist JV.
UAC swept a pair of conference games on the road Saturday, February 5, in El Dorado.
The FRIENDS foundation board and members met for their annual meeting on January 20, 2022, where Tiffany Maurer presented the director’s annual report for 2021 and annual plan for 2022.
On Saturday, January 29, UAC split a pair of closely contested conference games at National Park College, winning the men's contest 87-82 while dropping the women's matchup 60-59.
The UA Cossatot Colts and Lady Colts played a pair of non-conference games Wednesday, January 26, against Williams Baptist College in Walnut Ridge.
The UA Cossatot Colts and Lady Colts played a pair of conference games Saturday, January 22, in the Historic UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Gymnasium.
UA Cossatot Foundation recently received a $2,500 donation from Dr. Randy Walker Family Practice & Allergy Clinic.
The UA Cossatot Colts and Lady Colts split a non-conference doubleheader at Dallas Christian College on Wednesday, January 19.
UA Cossatot’s 2022-2023 online scholarship application is currently open, and the deadline to apply is March 1, 2022.
UA Cossatot is pleased to announce its spring schedule of non-credit continuing education courses.
UA Cossatot recently honored Mr. Robert Martinez of De Queen, Arkansas for 22 years of service as an essential member of the college's Board of Visitors.
The UA Cossatot Colts and Lady Colts played against the South Ark Stars on January 8, 2022, at the UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Historic Gym.
UA Cossatot’s Office of the Registrar recently released the fall 2021 Chancellor’s List and Vice Chancellor’s List, as well as the names of the fall 2021 graduates.
UA Cossatot’s spring 2022 regular classes will begin on Tuesday, January 18, and registration is open until Thursday, January 22.
The UA Cossatot men's and women's teams will head into the new year on a high note after wins in Little Rock on Saturday, December 11, and in Terrell, TX, on Monday, December 13.
Ellen Moreland of Glenwood, Arkansas, recently joined UA Cossatot’s Board of Visitors.
The UA Cossatot Foundation recently received a $500 gift from Mickey and Melanie Buchanan to go toward the Foundation’s 50 & Forward Campaign.
The holidays arrived early for UA Cossatot and its Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) students; the long-awaited arrival of its in-class ambulance simulator.
The FRIENDS Foundation hosted AEDI for Sevier County CEDS planning on Monday, November 22nd, in the Weyerhaeuser room of the UA Cossatot De Queen Campus.
The UA Cossatot Foundation received a gift from Foundation Board Member Dewayne Mack and his wife, Janice, the week of Giving Tuesday.
The UA Cossatot Colts and Lady Colts played against the Mountain View College Lions and Lady Lions on Saturday, December 4, in Dallas, Texas.
The UA Cossatot Colts men's basketball team ran their record to 7-3 with a 103-65 victory over the East Texas Baptist Tigers JV team Monday night, November 29, in Lockesburg.
UA Cossatot Foundation recently received a $1,500 donation from Jimmy Carvers’ Refrigeration Heating & Air to benefit UA Cossatot Colts and Lady Colts’ athletic scholarships.
The UAC Colts and Lady Colts walked away with victories Thursday night, November 18, in a pair of non-conference basketball games in Lockesburg.
FRIENDS Foundation Announced a One Million Dollar SBA Community Navigator Pilot Program Grant for Sevier County Small Business Assistance
On Wednesday, November 4, Dr. Steve Cole, Chancellor at UA Cossatot, addressed community leaders at a luncheon at UA Cossatot as the FRIENDS Foundation announced a $1 million grant award for Sevier County small business assistance.
UA Cossatot traveled to Brenham, TX, and took part in the Blue Bell Ice Cream Classic Friday and Saturday on November 12 and 13.
The UA Cossatot women's basketball team evened their record at 2-2 with a 64-47 victory in Marshall, TX Tuesday night.
The UA Cossatot Colts are now 2-1 in the season after their 86-75 victory over SWCC on Saturday afternoon, November 6, in Lockesburg.
The UA Cossatot Lady Colts competed against the Trinity Valley College Lady Cardinals yesterday, November 4, in Athens, Texas.
The UA Cossatot Colts and Lady Colts competed against the Murray Stare Aggies, yesterday November 3, at Tishomingo, OK.
The UA Cossatot Colts and Lady Colts rolled two significant victories in their season openers last night, November 1, at the UA Cossatot Bank Of Lockesburg Historic Gymnasium.
November 1-6 is officially "Colts Week" in Southwest Arkansas as the Colts and Lady Colts open the 2021-22 basketball season on Monday, November 1 in Lockesburg.
On Wednesday, October 28, 2021, members of the UA Cossatot Colts and Lady Colts basketball teams visited De Queen Elementary School.
UA Cossatot will host its annual Veterans Day breakfast on Thursday, November 11, 2021, at the UA Cossatot De Queen Campus in the Skilled Trades Building.
UA Cossatot Colts and Lady Colts open the 2021-2022 basketball season, Monday, November 1, at the UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Historic Gymnasium.
UA Cossatot’s Open Educational Resource (OER) program has saved students of the college nearly 2.5 million in textbook rental fees.
Two agriculture students from UA Cossatot, Ryan Vance and Misty Goings, applied to present a poster on the GSTARS (GIS Skilled Technicians in Agriculture and Related Sciences) grant at the NSF ATE conference and were both students were selected to participate in this year’s virtual conference.
UA Cossatot’s Center for Student Success was recently highlighted in two statewide magazines, Engage and Arkansas Total.
UA Cossatot will host four Meet the Colts events and fish fries on October 5 through October 8. Festivities will take place in Nashville, Ashdown, Lockesburg, and De Queen.
FRIENDS Foundation Hosts AEDI and Community Leaders for First Meeting to Develop CEDS for Sevier County
The FRIENDS Foundation hosted the Arkansas Economic Development Institute research team and community leaders on Thursday, August 26th, in the Weyerhaeuser room of the UA Cossatot De Queen Campus for its first planning meeting to begin work toward a county-specific CEDS.
UA Cossatot’s Center for Student Success announced its 2021-2022 Student Ambassadors.
UA Cossatot’s Office of the Registrar recently released the summer 2021 Chancellor’s List and Vice Chancellor’s List and 2021 summer graduates.
U.S. Department of Commerce Awarding $2 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance to Support Healthcare and Workforce Training at UA Cossatot
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to UA Cossatot.
Weyerhaeuser Company in Dierks is offering paid mechanical millwright internships to UA Cossatot students.
With the announcement of a chamber coffee and open house at the newly remodeled Educational Resource Center (ERC) on the UA Cossatot Nashville campus, Wednesday, August 4th, from 9:30 until 11 am, UA Cossatot continues to advance its role as an Open Educational Resource (OER) leader in the state and within the OER world.
The UA Cossatot Educational Resource Center (ERC) will hold a grand opening ceremony to mark the completion of its construction project on Wednesday, August 4, at 10 am at the ERC Nashville Campus to celebrate the renovation of the college’s primary resource center.
UA Cossatot hosted a Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) graduation and pinning ceremony on Friday, June 25, at the UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Historic Gymnasium.
Two educational systems came together today on the campus of ASU Three Rivers to unveil Arkansas’ first and only public trucking academy.
The FRIENDS board of directors held its monthly meeting on June 18, 2021 at 11:30 AM on the UA Cossatot De Queen Campus.
Tamla Heminger was recognized as UA Cossatot’s Teacher of the Year at the Little River Chamber of Commerce Banquet on Thursday, May 27.
UA Cossatot announced that renovations at the UA Cossatot Lockesburg Campus will continue now that it has been approved to complete the renovations to the old Lockesburg Middle School.
UA Cossatot announces its new partnership with Pilgrim’s Pride for its students and future students.
The FRIENDS board of directors held its monthly meeting on May 21, 2021 at 11:30 AM on the UA Cossatot De Queen Campus.
FRIENDS held its monthly board of directors meeting on April 16, 2021 at 11:30 AM on the UA Cossatot De Queen Campus.
The UA Cossatot Educational Resource Center (ERC) will hold a grand opening ceremony to mark the completion of its construction project on Wednesday, August 4, at 10 am at the ERC Nashville Campus to celebrate the renovation of the college’s primary resource center.
Six concurrent students graduated with their Associate's Degree at UA Cossatot while simultaneously graduating from high school.
Six UA Cossatot students graduated from the Phlebotomy Technician Program on Saturday, May 22, 2021.
In 2020, UA Cossatot received $387,631 in Emergency Financial Aid Grants for its students.
UA Cossatot Foundation recently received a $2,500 donation from Tyson Foods to establish the Tyson Technical Maintenance Scholarship.
UA Cossatot’s Office of the Registrar recently released the spring 2021 Chancellor’s List and Vice Chancellor’s List as well as announce 2021 graduates.
UA Cossatot hosted a retirement reception on Thursday, May 13 at the UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Historic Gymnasium to honor five longstanding employees: Michael Wright, Christine Vertiz-Atkins, Steve McJunkins, Sonya Robinson, and Mark Kutak.
UA Cossatot Adult Education announces their spring graduates.
Terry Anderson of UA Cossatot was named an NJCAA 2nd Team All American DII Player. Anderson was recognized as one of the top 20 players at the NJCAA D2 level nationally.
UA Cossatot is the recipient of a National Science Foundation (NSF) Advanced Technological Education (ATE) grant for its "GIS-Skilled Technicians in Agriculture-Related Sciences (GSTARS)" proposal within the College's Agriculture and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) programs.
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) released a report revealing UA Cossatot’s success in key areas compared to similar colleges; indicating UA Cossatot is now 6th in overall graduation rates among all two-year schools in Arkansas.
UA Cossatot recently received an additional $387,000 in HEERF II funds for student financial relief.
UA Cossatot Colts and Lady Colts fell to ASU Mid-South on Tuesday, April 6 at West Memphis for their final games of the season.
UA Cossatot announced YouthBuild’s most recent GED® graduates, Aliaah Ramos and Travis Archer.
UA Cossatot Colts and Lady Colts both won in regional tournament action last weekend.
UA Cossatot will host Fiesta Fest on Saturday, May 1, 2021, in Downtown De Queen on North 3rd Street and West De Queen Avenue in front of the Courthouse from 1:00 PM until 9:00 PM.
UA Cossatot split a pair of games against North Arkansas College on Tuesday, March 30 at the UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Historic Gymnasium.
UA Cossatot will host two drawdowns for UA Cossatot’s Colts and Lady Colts on Friday, April 2, 2021, at the UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Historic Gymnasium.
UA Cossatot Colts and Lady Colts were in Hot Springs Monday night, March 22, to face the Nighthawks of National Park.
UA Cossatot Colts and Lady Colts played against ASU Mid-South Saturday, March 20 at the UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Historic Gymnasium.
The UA Cossatot basketball teams endured a pair of tough losses Thursday, March 18 at SAU-Tech.
UA Cossatot Secondary Career Center students from the Nashville Campus attended and won first place in the 2021 Weld-A-Thon competition Thursday, March 18 at South Arkansas Community College.
The UA Cossatot Colts basketball teams traveled to El Dorado Monday, March 15 for a rematch with the SouthArk Stars.
The UA Cossatot basketball teams swept a pair of conference matchups Saturday, March 13 when they hosted South Arkansas Community College at the UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Historic Gymnasium.
UA Cossatot split a pair of conference games on Thursday, March 11 at North Arkansas College.
Terry Anderson of UA Cossatot is the #NJCAAMBB DII Player of the Week.
The UA Cossatot Colts and Lady Colts won against National Park Community College on Saturday, March 6 at the UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Historic Gymnasium.
The UA Cossatot Colts and Lady Colts won against Arkansas Baptist College on Monday, March 1 at the UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Historic Gymnasium.
The UA Cossatot basketball teams lost a pair of road conference contests Saturday, February 27 at ASU Mid- South.
UA Cossatot will receive a $400,587 grant for fiber upgrades for their Lockesburg Campus and virtual reality welding simulators.
UA Cossatot Colts and Lady Colts played SAU-Tech on Thursday, February 25 at the UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Historic Gymnasium.
The University of Arkansas Cossatot Office of the Registrar releases fall 2020 Chancellor’s List and Vice Chancellor’s List as well as the names of the fall 2020 graduates.
The Career Pathways department at UA Cossatot was created in July of 2005 and still exists today to financially assist students, who are parents, in achieving their personal and professional goals while also helping them develop the skills they need to boost their resumes or job applications.
UA Cossatot defeated Central Baptist College JV 110 - 62 in a record setting game for the Colts on Monday, February 8 at the UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Historic Gymnasium.
The University of Arkansas Cossatot has received a grant called “Delivering on the Dream” that has been awarded to help the college plan, develop, and create the first-ever UA Cossatot Leadership Academy.
The University of Arkansas Cossatot is excited to announce that two new board members have been selected to serve on the college’s Board of Visitors.
UA Cossatot would like to announce that the online Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship application is available for students to complete at www.aspsf.org.
UA Cossatot has been awarded a $615,000 grant from the Arkansas Department of Higher Education.
The University of Arkansas Cossatot is excited to announce a new course schedule for its spring 2021 continuing education classes.
Sevier County Economic Development Director Tiffany Maurer has announced that a foundation has been created to benefit Sevier County.
University of Arkansas Cossatot has announced that full-time students who qualify can apply and receive a $500 CARES ACT Grant this spring.
UA Cossatot will be starting a new spring semester on Monday, January 11, 2021.
UA Cossatot is making preparations for the upcoming basketball season set to begin on January 22, 2021.
After an exciting first semester, UA Cossatot will continue to offer classes for its YouthBuild program beginning on Tuesday, January 19, 2021.
Due to the rise in COVID-19 cases, UA Cossatot feels that it would be safest for the college’s graduates, their families, and the UA Cossatot staff to cancel the face to face ceremonies scheduled for December 11.
UA Cossatot is a community college that is proud to partner with local industry.
The UA Cossatot Foundation has recently begun a new fundraising campaign called the Blue Darter Heritage Campaign.
From November 9th through November 13th, UA Cossatot will be holding Veterans Week at the college to recognize veterans who have served their country.
On November 2, 2020, UA Cossatot advisors will begin helping incoming and returning UA Cossatot students enroll in spring 2021 classes.
UA Cossatot’s Collegiate FFA organization announces the fall 2020 FFA officers.
UA Cossatot is excited to announce that the college has received a subaward grant of $141,387 in partnership with the Bumpers School of Agriculture at the University of Arkansas Fayetteville on a United States Department of Agriculture grant titled: PREPARES: Providing Relevant Experiences and Pedagogy in Agriculture to Retain and Engage Students.
The University of Arkansas Cossatot recently received notification that the college will be receiving a 2.2 million dollar Title III Strengthening Institutions grant from the U.S. Department of Education.
UA Cossatot will host a Meet the Colts event and fish fry on October 21 through October 24.
In 2017, Tyson Foods launched an internship program for college students in connection with the University of Arkansas Cossatot.
On Thursday, September 24, 2020, UA Cossatot inducted 12 new students into its Student Ambassador student organization.
UA Cossatot would like to announce that qualified high school students may be eligible to enroll in concurrent courses at UA Cossatot and be covered by the new Arkansas Concurrent Challenge Scholarship.
UA Cossatot offers a 50-hour Pharmacy Technician program that will prepare students to work as a pharmacy technician in a retail or other pharmacy setting and to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam.
UA Cossatot Foundation recently received a $2,000 donation from Jimmy Carvers’ Refrigeration Heating & Air to benefit UA Cossatot Colts athletic scholarships.
On Monday, September 21, 2020, at 4:00 P.M., a pinning ceremony was held at UA Cossatot's Ashdown Campus in the Barbara Horn Civic Center for the 2020 PTA class.
September 14 - 20 is National Hispanic Serving Institutions Week.
On Thursday, August 27, 2020, an articulation agreement was signed, creating a pathway for UA Cossatot students to transfer to University of Arkansas Fayetteville with an Associate of Science degree in Agriculture Education.
UA Cossatot's YouthBuild Program offers teenagers and young adults the chance to enter a program where students will learn skills to prepare for skilled and technical careers.
On Saturday, August 29, 2020, UA Cossatot hosted a benefit golf tournament to support the Colts and Lady Colts basketball student-athletes.
The University of Arkansas Cossatot Office of the Registrar releases summer Chancellor’s List and Vice Chancellor’s List recognizing honor students.
The University of Arkansas Cossatot Office of the Registrar releases names of summer 2020 graduates and names of those graduating with honors.
Senior United States Senator for Arkansas, John Boozman, visited UA Cossatot's De Queen Campus on Tuesday, August 18, 2020.
Bryant Pagan II will be joining the UA Cossatot basketball program, where he will be serving as the Assistant Basketball Coach with a special emphasis on the program's Operations and Strength and Conditioning.
UA Cossatot is one of the twenty-two community colleges in Arkansas that is represented by the Arkansas Community College’s (ACC) non-profit association.
University of Arkansas Cossatot has announced its Continuing Education schedule for the fall 2020 semester.
UA Cossatot recently became the second college in Arkansas to offer a YouthBuild program.
On July 23, 2020, UA Cossatot Chancellor, Dr. Steve Cole, spoke at the Capitol, during the Education Committee meeting of the Arkansas Legislative Council.
As a new academic year approaches, UA Cossatot wants to encourage high school students to visit with a UA Cossatot Career Coach.
University of Arkansas Cossatot has announced that students who qualify can apply and receive a $500 CARES ACT Grant this fall.
Students interested in receiving financial aid assistance for the 2020-2021 academic year still have time to apply for three state scholarships.
On Monday, July 13, 2020, the UA Cossatot Board of Visitors met for their July summer meeting to discuss the upcoming academic year.
On Friday, July 10, 2020, Arkansas Governor, Asa Hutchinson, held a press conference to discuss the latest information concerning COVID-19 in De Queen at University of Arkansas Cossatot.
The U.S. Department of Labor announced earlier this year that they were awarding $85 million to support and expand YouthBuild programs across the country.
The University of Arkansas Cossatot Office of the Registrar releases names of spring 2020 graduates and names of those graduating with honors.
University of Arkansas Cossatot has announced the re-opening of its application process to distribute Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds for Spring 2020 students who may have previously missed the opportunity when it was made available in May.
The Division of Professional Studies department at UA Cossatot announces that a new Digital Media and Marketing degree will be available this fall.
Globally, the nursing profession is celebrating a milestone in 2020, as the World Health Organization declares it the International Year of the Nurse.
Students planning to pursue a career in the medical field or who are questioning the medical field as a career option can receive an affordable medical certificate of proficiency or a technical certificate at UA Cossatot.
UA Cossatot received a grant of $336,000 from the Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council (ANCRC) at its meeting held on Wednesday, June 3rd.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many colleges and universities across the nation are offering the majority of their classes strictly online.
The Secondary Career Center at UA Cossatot is a high school program designed to help teenagers earn college credit in technical programs while still in high school.
On May 21, 2020, UA Cossatot Chancellor, Dr. Steve Cole, signed an articulation agreement with the University of Arkansas Walton School of Business in Fayetteville for the Associate of Science Business transfer degree.
Dear UA System students, faculty, and staff:
FROM THE OFFICE OF THE CHANCELLOR
UA Cossatot’s Office of Continuing Education is offering ten free self-paced courses this summer to support the communities it serves during these uncertain times.
Brian Hankins is a Sevier County and Lockesburg, Arkansas resident who graduated from UA Cossatot.
FROM THE OFFICE OF THE CHANCELLOR
University of Arkansas Cossatot has announced its application process to distribute Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds for Spring 2020 students.
Colby Dellinger, a senior from Ashdown High School, has been awarded a $500 RAMP scholarship from the University of Arkansas Cossatot.
April is Occupational Therapy Month.
Dear University of Arkansas System students, faculty and staff: On behalf of the Board of Trustees and the administration of the University of Arkansas System, we are writing to give you an update on the ongoing efforts of the Board and the system to provide support to students and employees during this challenging time.
Tiffany Maurer of De Queen has been chosen to be the new Economic Development Coordinator for Sevier County, replacing Lisa Taylor, who recently took the same job in Durant, Oklahoma.
Each year, Online U publishes its “Most Affordable Online College Rankings List,” which represents the most affordable online degrees in the country across a variety of popular subjects.
As summer and fall registration takes place, UA Cossatot is proud to announce that 61% of all courses do not require a textbook.
UA Cossatot’s Adult Education students have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic like all public schools.
Victor Rojas was raised and currently resides in De Queen, Arkansas.
I am emailing you to check in to see if we can do anything for you during these difficult times.
The COVID-19 epidemic continues to influence our lives in so many ways.
Due to safety and health concerns, the seventh annual Fiesta Fest scheduled for Saturday, May 2, 2020, in Downtown De Queen, is now rescheduled for Saturday, September 12, 2020, in the same location from 11:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
On February 13, 2020, UA Cossatot’s Medical Education department held its second annual Nursing Competition in the Adams Building on the De Queen Campus from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
This has been one of the most challenging semesters in our history.
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, 2020.
UA Cossatot is working closely with the University of Arkansas System Office, UAMS, and other entities to ensure our pandemic plan regarding COVID-19 protects our students, employees, and other stakeholders.
“Come Fall in Love” is an event that takes place at UA Cossatot every February.
The Central Arkansas Development Council (CADC) currently serves 19 counties in Arkansas, including Sevier.
UA Cossatot’s Collegiate FFA organization announces the spring 2020 FFA officers.
Horatio resident, Gayla Irvan, donated to the UA Cossatot Foundation to establish the Alex Scholarship.
February is recognized as American Heart Month.
The second annual Miss UA Cossatot Scholarship Pageant will be held at the historic UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Gymnasium on Saturday, March 28, 2020, at 6:00 P.M.
The 2020 UA Cossatot Transfer Fair took place on Monday, February 17, at UA Cossatot’s De Queen and Nashville Campus.
The ninth annual Colts Classic Career Development Event took place at UA Cossatot in De Queen on Friday, February 14, 2020, where over 700 high school students traveled to the college to compete in agricultural competitions.
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.
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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.
On December 13, 2019, UA Cossatot held its winter graduation ceremony at the UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Gymnasium in Lockesburg, Arkansas.
On December 12, 2019, 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 December 7, 2019, at the UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Gymnasium.
On November 19, 2019, the UA Cossatot Center for Student Success held its first awards ceremony to honor outstanding students of the college.
UA Cossatot will continue to offer meal plan options for students during the spring 2020 semester.
December 3 is #GivingTuesday, a global movement in the busy holiday season to give back.
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.
On Monday, October 28, 2019, UA Cossatot’s spring registration for classes will be available.
UA Cossatot’s Adult Education department will be offering an eight-week course to help individuals receive assistance with the U.S. naturalization application, interview, and civics exam.
As of October 1, 2019, current and prospective UA Cossatot students can apply for scholarships and grants for the 2020-2021 academic year by completing online applications.
Natasha Cribbs is a former UA Cossatot student who now works as a graphic designer and illustrator for Phillips Media Group (PMG) in Springfield, Missouri.
The Arkansas Department of Higher Education has announced the statewide colleges and universities fall 2019 preliminary enrollment numbers.
The University of Arkansas Cossatot honored staff and faculty members for 5, 15, 20, and 25 years of distinguished service during the colleges August and September faculty/staff meetings.
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.
UA Cossatot's Collegiate FFA organization announces the fall 2019 FFA officers.
On August 9, 2019, UA Cossatot employees gathered at the UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Gymnasium for a monthly faculty/staff meeting.
The University of Arkansas Archaeological Survey Team and the Arkansas Archaeological Society came to UA Cossatot’s De Queen Campus in Sevier County during the month of June.
The Lockesburg Lions Club and the UA Cossatot Foundation will be hosting the 3rd Annual Blue Darter Trade Days & Fall Fest at the Historic UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Gymnasium.
It is not too late to sign up for summer classes at UA Cossatot.
UA Cossatot’s agriculture building, on the De Queen Campus, was the meeting place for the 2019 4-H Day of Archaeology.
UA Cossatot has a Diesel Technology program at its De Queen Campus for students who would like to pursue a career as a Diesel Technician or Diesel Mechanic.
For the first time during the 2018-2019 academic school year, UA Cossatot offered a nursing assistant training program to Ashdown High School seniors.
The University of Arkansas Archaeological Survey Team and The Arkansas Archaeological Society are coming to De Queen this summer.
On April 10, 2019, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson signed two bills in support of DACA immigrants.
The deadline to apply for this year’s Physical Therapist Assistant Program at UA Cossatot is May 30, 2019.
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.
Sophomores from De Queen, Nashville, and Horatio High School attended UA Cossatot’s Career Exploration Camp on Friday, April 12.
UA Cossatot hired Brad Phillips to coach men and women’s basketball as the college joins the NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association).
UA Cossatot held its first annual Nursing skills Competition for LPN Nursing students on March 15, 2019.
In 2017, Tyson Foods launched an internship program for college students in connection with the University of Arkansas Cossatot.
The Board of Visitors met at UA Cossatot’s Lockesburg campus to discuss and review recent and upcoming information.
UA Cossatot agriculture students attended the Arkansas FFA Alumni State Conference hosted at SAU in Magnolia on January 18-19, 2019.
The University of Arkansas Cossatot held a pinning ceremony for Arkansas Rural Nursing Education Consortium (ARNEC) LPN/LVN-to-RN transition program graduates on Saturday, December 1, 2018.
Weyerhaeuser donates $10,000 to the University of Arkansas Cossatot Foundation for the development of a pump transfer training system for the Lockesburg Industrial Maintenance Institute (LIMI).
The University of Arkansas Cossatot is now offering a new Criminal Justice Technical Certificate Program. The program prepares students to enter into the Criminal Justice field as a dispatcher/jailer.
This most recent IPEDS report lists UA Cossatot as having the fourth highest graduation rate in Arkansas.
The University of Arkansas Cossatot Foundation received over $13,000 in donations from Southwest Arkansas community members during #GivingTuesday on November 27, 2018.
According to a recent assessment by the TechForce Foundation, the US trucking industry needs nearly 300,000 new technicians over the next 10 years to meet demand. The University of Arkansas Cossatot will offer Diesel Technology courses starting January 2019 to address this need.
The University of Arkansas Cossatot was awarded for Improving Institutional Efficiencies with their new Textbook Program by the Arkansas Department of Higher Education (ADHE). Instead of renewing a lease with a book vendor, the college created its own textbook program.
The University of Arkansas Cossatot Financial Aid Department will host FAFSA Fridays on the first two Fridays in December.
For the fifteenth year in a row, the University of Arkansas Cossatot provided lunch to the participants of the Disabled Youth Deer Hunt on the Jones Ranch located near Mineral Springs.
At an open house event on October19, 2018, the University of Arkansas Cossatot Lockesburg Industrial Maintenance Institute (LIMI) was praised as a model for the rest of the state and a successful collaborative educational effort among higher education, K-12 institutions, local industries, and state agencies by key industry, government, and education leaders.
The University of Arkansas Cossatot’s Center for Student Success held one of its two health fairs providing free flu shots on the De Queen campus on Thursday, October 18, 2018, for two hours with a total of 138 benefiting from such services.
The University of Arkansas Cossatot Foundation chartered and welcomed seven new members to the Young Alumni Board at a video conference held on August 14, 2018.
The University of Arkansas Cossatot and the Sevier County Economic Development Director would like Sevier County business owners to complete an online Business Inventory Form linked at www.cccua.edu/sevier.
The University of Arkansas Cossatot offers welding and pipe welding 8-week courses that begin on October 8, 2018.
The University of Arkansas Cossatot Physical Therapist Assistant Program will host a continuing education course for physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, physical therapists assistants, and occupational therapy assistants on March 9 and 10, 2019, on the Ashdown Campus.
The University of Arkansas Cossatot is now the first college in Arkansas to become a member of the Open Textbook Network (OTN). OTN membership supports UA Cossatot’s innovative open educational resource (OER) and internal textbook rental program. In the past three years, those programs have saved UAC students just under $1.1 million dollars in textbook costs.
The American Electric Power (AEP) Foundation donates $30,000 to the University of Arkansas Cossatot Foundation to purchase industrial technology training equipment for the Lockesburg Industrial Maintenance Institute (LIMI).
The University of Arkansas Cossatot Textbook Rental/Open Educational Resource (OER) Program has saved students $1,047,949.23 in the past three years.
The University of Arkansas Cossatot is expanding its Industrial Maintenance programming in Fall 2018 to serve high school and college students.
The family of the late Adrienne E. Butler of Horatio, Arkansas, honors her memory with a memorial scholarship through the University of Arkansas Cossatot Foundation.
The UA Cossatot ERC on UA Cossatot campuses now offers free tutoring for students all hours of the day, every day of the week.
The University of Arkansas Cossatot Physical Therapist Assistant Program requested reconsideration following a previous adverse decision.
The University of Arkansas Cossatot Center for Student Success will offer a free, bilingual Basic Computer Skills course in three parts on the Ashdown, De Queen, and Nashville Campus.
The University of Arkansas Cossatot honored academic achievement among Latinos at the 4th Hispanic Night event on April 26, 2018.
Over 360 University of Arkansas Cossatot students will be eligible to graduate at the college’s commencement ceremony on May 12, 2018.
Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson presented the University of Arkansas Cossatot with a $13,750 Arkansas Motor Vehicle Commission Education and Training grant that will be used to purchase diagnostic equipment for diesel engines.
The University of Arkansas Cossatot Phi Theta Kappa honor society inducted fourteen members in a ceremony on Sunday, April 28, 2018.
The U.S. Department of Education has named the University of Arkansas Cossatot a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) for 2018-19, meaning that over 25% of full-time students identify as Latino.
The University of Arkansas Cossatot announces its intention to hire a Coordinator of Intermodal Design and Economic Development for Little River County.
UA Cossatot has received a $100,000 grant from the Sunderland Foundation for renovations to the Lockesburg High School Campus for industrial technology training.
UAC has renamed the Workforce Education Center on the Little River campus to Domtar Center for Workforce Excellence.
Rep. DeAnn Vaught and local leaders met for an Economic Development Summit on the UA Cossatot De Queen and Ashdown Campus.
UA Cossatot and Texas A&M University Texarkana now have an agreement that will allow UAC business graduates to transfer with junior standing to business programs.
Students pursing high-demand or STEM degrees at University of Arkansas Cossatot may now complete the Arkansas Future (ArFuture) grant program application.
Tyson Foods announces the launch of 10 part-time internship positions in connection with the UA Cossatot.
UA Cossatot students enrolled in Secondary Career Center high school programs and college level technical programs attended the annual Arkansas Skills USA Convention and Competition recently held in Hot Springs.
UA Cossatot Agriculture program hosted GIS Day featuring agriculture industry experts to discuss the use of geographic information system (GIS) technology in farming and land assessment with area educators.
The UAC Adult Education program recently submitted a Request for Proposal (RFP) to continue the program for two additional years by receiving state and federal funds.
Centerpoint High School and UA Cossatot administration have finalized an agreement that will enable Centerpoint students to leave CHS with both a high school diploma and an Associate of General Studies degree.
UA Cossatot Receives Awards from Association
The latest graduation rates calculated for all the two-year schools in Arkansas show UA Cossatot has the third highest.
Ashley Aylett Named Vice Chancellor of Academics
Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council voted on and approved a proposal on Wednesday made by UA Cossatot staff that awarded the college a $175,000 grant that will be used to restore the old Lockesburg gymnasium.
For many years, economists have shown the correlation between people who complete a college degree and the tendency for them to earn more than people who have not attended any college. Yet, the individual benefits are not the only considerations.
UA Cossatot hosted legislators and Ashdown school administrators last Thursday on the Ashdown campus to see the programs offered to county high school students.