MONTICELLO, Ark. — The University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM) and National Park College (NPC) will hold two events on Tuesday, Jan. 24, to announce an innovative new partnership that will give Hot Springs students an opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree on NPC’s campus at one of the state’s lowest tuition rates.
UAM and NPC have reached an agreement for a strategic partnership that will integrate their business programs to offer an affordable, accessible bachelor’s degree. The institutions will leverage their collective resources to improve college completion rates in Arkansas, creating a model partnership for higher education in the state.
Media and the public are invited to both a press conference featuring leaders from UAM, NPC, University of Arkansas System and its Board of Trustees at the University of Arkansas System — Cammack Campus in Little Rock at 10:30 a.m., while a public announcement is planned to celebrate the news with the NPC campus community at 2:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m., Jan. 24: University of Arkansas System — Cammack Campus (2404 N. University, Little Rock)
2:30 p.m., Jan. 24: National Park College Student Commons (101 College Drive, Hot Springs)
Interviews with students and leaders from NPC, UAM and the UA System will be available.