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UA Rich Mountain Christmas Open House

[MENA, Ark.]  Over 600 guests attended the ‘Jingle and Mingle’ Christmas Open House hosted by UA Rich Mountain last week. The event featured musical performances by area choirs ...

RN Class of 2018 Pinning Ceremony

[MENA, Ark.]  In a tradition that dates back to the mid-1880’s, UA Rich Mountain held its pinning ceremony for the college’s RN Class of 2018 on Thursday, November 29 in the Ouachita ...

60+ Potluck Luncheon

The 60+ Program offered through UA Rich Mountain is hosting a potluck luncheon featuring keynote speaker Dr. James P. Barnett and is open to the community. Barnett is an Acorn alumnae, born in the ...

Job Opportunities

Our Career Pathways professionals are ready to help you with resumes, applications, or interviews. They are located in the Abernathy Building on the Mena Campus or you can call them at 479-394-7622 ...

Massage Therapy Program Approved

[October 19, 2018 – Mena, Ark.]  The Arkansas Department of Higher Education (ADHE) has officially approved a new massage therapy program to begin in January 2019 at UA Rich Mountain, ...

Elizabeth Griffin Hill Author Talk

[MENA, Ark. | October 24, 2018] UA Rich Mountain is pleased to announce its next author talk & book signing will feature Elizabeth Griffin Hill, who is an independent researcher and writer ...

Fall 2018 Child Care Orientation Training

Registration is now open for the Fall 2018 Child Care Orientation Training. The course will be one Saturday session, October 20th from 8 a.m. until 6:30 pm. The course will be provided on the main ...

Massage Therapy Program

[October 5, 2018 – Mena, Ark.]  Dr. Krystal Thrailkill, Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs, has announced that UA Rich Mountain is in the final developmental stages of providing a new ...

Eastern Star Provides Scholarships for UA Rich Mountain Students

Members of the Eastern Star recently presented a donation to support scholarships for UA Rich Mountain students pursuing a career and program in the nursing field. Scholarship awards are based on need ...

Fall 2018 Hunter Education Course

Hunter Education 3-Day Course Information

Fall 2018 55+ Classes Offered

Instructor MIchael Cate Contact for Registration Dr. Krystal Thrailkill, 479-394-7622, ext. 1300 Registration Dates August 13 - 17, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Art Courses ART0002-lec-Ol Drawing and ...

UA Rich Mountain Student Shares Success Story

The old adage, “You are never too old to learn”, is a familiar one for many students at a community college. The mission of the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain serves the needs of ...

Meet Our Staff

In August 2018, Brenda Miner will celebrate her 23rd year anniversary as a member of the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain family. For many years, she worked in TRiO secondary and ...

Meet Our Faculty

Kandy Page joined the UA Rich Mountain family as a faculty member in 2003. As Computer Technology Instructor, her responsibilities include teaching full-time information systems courses in ...

Gathright Family Endows Grant Fund

The Al and Diann Gathright Endowment Grant was recently completed and endowed to the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Foundation by a donation from Al and Diann Gathright. The purpose of the ...

Spring 2018 Honor Recipients

The University of Arkansas Rich Mountain recognizes the following additional honor recipients named to the Chancellor’s List and Vice Chancellor’s List enrolled for the Spring 2018 ...

Spring 2018 Honor Recipients

University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Spring 2018 Honor Recipients

KCS Railroad Safety Presentation

On April 23rd, the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Safety and Emergency Preparedness Committee in partnership with the Mena/Polk County Chamber of Commerce hosted an Operation Lifesaver Railroad ...

Junior Day 2018

The University of Arkansas Rich Mountain held their annual Junior Day event on April 18th in the Ouachita Center on the main campus in Mena. Approximately 475 seniors from 10 high schools in the UA ...

Cross Signs UA Rich Mountain Cross Country Team Letter of Intent

On Friday, April 13th, Cross Hughes, senior at Ouachita River Schools – Acorn High School signed his letter of intent to run with UA Rich Mountain Bucks Cross Country next Fall. Cross is the ...