Jay Hughes (second from left), vice chancellor for students affairs at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, and Dorissa Kaufman (right), special projects coordinator at the UAM College of Technology-McGehee, represented UAM at a reception at the Governor’s Mansion in Little Rock in recognition of September as “Arkansas Volunteer Month.” Governor Mike Beebe invited representatives from various state agencies to a reception recently to recognize the impact of volunteer service and those agencies who have worked closely with volunteers in their respective communities. Pictured with Hughes and Kaufman are (left) Annemarie Lehman of the Governor’s Office and (second from right) Sherry Middleton, director of the Spirit of 110, the organizing committee for the event.