Participants gather at the University of Arkansas at Monticello Oct. 18 to sign a beam in the Student Success Center under construction. Pictured, from left, are UA Trustee Mark Waldrip, UA System President Donald Bobbitt, SGA President Bryson Berry, George Harris of the UAM Board of Visitors, Ashley Fiant of SCM Architects, Rusty Rippee, director of the UAM physical plant, Mike Steelman of SCM, Bettye Gragg of the visitors board, Chancellor Karla Hughes, Trustee Cliff Gibson, Alex Becker, associate vice chancellor, Greg Reep of the visitors board, and state Sen. Eddie Cheatham. Special to The Commercial