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Jackie Hampton
October 13, 2022 • Posted in ,

Career is One of Service and Advocacy for Hampton ’68

University of the Ozarks alumna Jacquelyn “Jackie” (Lawrence) Hampton ’68 of Stone Mountain, Ga., spent the majority of her professional career helping others and fighting for those less fortunate. For that, her alma mater honored her recently with the prestigious Alumni Merit Award for 2022. Hampton received the honor during the University’s annual Ozarks Awards […]

New Board of Trustees members
October 12, 2022 • Posted in

Six New Trustees Elected to University Board

The University of the Ozarks’ Board of Trustees elected six new members to the board during its annual fall board meeting, held Oct. 8 on campus. The new members who will begin their three-year terms on Jan. 1, 2023, include (top row, from left), Shannon Huggins ’91 of Arlington, Texas; Kendra Akin Jones ’01 of […]

Laura Bruce
October 10, 2022 • Posted in , , , ,

Bruce’s Summer Internship Combined Learning and Fun

By Odalis Garcia University of the Ozarks senior Laura Bruce had an unforgettable experience interning in El Salvador this summer. The double major in environmental studies and sociology from Panama was an energy efficiency intern at the National Administration of Aqueducts and Sewages (ANDA) in El Salvador. “I had met the former Walton Scholar and […]

Communication Alumni
October 7, 2022 • Posted in , ,

Communication Alumni Thriving for Springdale Schools

Three graduates of the University of the Ozarks’ communication program are combining their talents to help promote and advance one of the largest school districts in Arkansas. (Pictured, from left) Luis Alfaro ’20, Trent Jones ’02 and John Steele Cooper ’04 are all working in the communications department of the Springdale School District in Northwest […]

Roy Horne
October 3, 2022 • Posted in , ,

Horne ’57 Donates Black Heritage Stamp Collection to Ozarks

University of the Ozarks alumnus Roy W. “Bud” Horne ‘57 of Fayetteville, Ark., has donated a commemorative Black Heritage stamp collection dating back nearly 50 years to his alma mater. Horne (pictured, center) was joined by Doug Denne (left), director of Robson Library, and Brian Henderson, director of alumni engagement and annual giving, during the […]

Artist Suzannah Schreckhise
September 29, 2022 • Posted in , ,

Schreckhise ’91 to Present Art Exhibit in October

University of the Ozarks alumna Suzannah M. Schreckhise ’91 will present her art exhibit, prə-ˋjekt; prä- jekt, throughout the month of October as part of the University’s Artist of the Month Series. The exhibit will run from Oct. 3-28 in the Stephens Gallery. The exhibit is open to the public from 9 a.m. to 4 […]

Javier Taylor
September 28, 2022 • Posted in ,

Taylor Completes Master’s Degree in Applied Statistics

Dr. Javier Taylor, assistant professor of mathematics at University of the Ozarks, recently completed a master’s of science degree in applied statistics from Michigan Tech University in Houghton, Mich. Taylor has taught at Ozarks since the fall of 2016.  Taylor has bachelor’s degrees in mathematics and Biblical studies as well as a master’s degree in […]

Astronomy Class to Present Event
September 26, 2022 • Posted in ,

University to Host Observe the Moon Event on Oct. 1

University of the Ozarks will present a moon observation event on the campus mall on Saturday, Oct. 1, in conjunction with the annual International Observe the Moon Night. The event will be held from 7-9 p.m. in the area in front of Robson Library. The public is invited to attend and there is no cost […]

ZUZU Acrobats
September 19, 2022 • Posted in ,

ZUZU African Acrobats to Perform on Campus Oct. 11

University of the Ozarks will present a performance by the ZUZU African Acrobats at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, in the University’s Walton Fine Arts Center Seay Theatre. Sponsored by the Walton Arts & Ideas Series, this is a free performance that is open to the public. The ZUZU Acrobats are a Tanzanian troupe […]