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Fall Commencement
December 1, 2021 • Posted in ,

Fall Commencement set for Dec. 18

University of the Ozarks is expected to confer degrees upon 35 graduating seniors during the Fall 2021 Commencement ceremony, scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 18. The in-person ceremony, which is limited to ticketed guests, will begin at 10:30 a.m. in the University’s Mabee Gymnasium. Graduates will each be provided eight tickets for guests and Covid protocols, […]

Meet Your Alumni Board
November 30, 2021 • Posted in ,

Meet Your Alumni Board Members

Meet Your Alumni Board members is an ongoing series where we highlight members of the Alumni Association Board of Directors. This month we are featuring board members Jessalyn Halsted ‘08, an optometrist in Rogers, Ark.; and Fernando Galindo ‘96, an independent corporate communications consultant in Guatemala. Jessalyn Halsted ‘08 Tell us about your time at […]

Lessons and Carols
November 23, 2021 • Posted in ,

Service of Lessons and Carols set for Dec. 10

The University of the Ozarks music department will present its annual time-honored Christmas tradition, A Service of Lessons and Carols, from 7-8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 10, in Munger-Wilson Memorial Chapel. Masks and social distancing will be required throughout the service. There is no cost to attend the event but tickets will be required for […]

Shalley Coffin
November 23, 2021 • Posted in ,

Coffin to Present Nature-Inspired Senior Art Show

University of the Ozarks senior Shalley Coffin will present her Senior Art Show titled, Human Nature, from Nov. 22 through Dec. 3 in the Stephens Gallery. There will be a reception to meet the artist from 7-8 p.m. on Nov. 30, in the gallery, located in the Walton Fine Arts Center. Coffin will also present […]

Abby and Brian
November 12, 2021 • Posted in , ,

Asencio, Wilken Published in Presbyterian Magazine

The arrival of the November 15 edition of The Presbyterian Outlook magazine highlighted a memorable achievement for two University of the Ozarks senior English majors. Abby Asencio from Gentry, Ark., and Brian Wilken from Claremore, Okla., both had byline, full-page book reviews in the national magazine’s annual higher education edition. Based in Virginia, The Outlook […]

UO Eagles Sports
November 11, 2021 • Posted in , ,

UO Eagles Sports Providing Valuable Service to Athletics

University of the Ozarks senior Sade Seymour will never forget seeing for the first time the video clip that she helped produce appear on the national network ESPN and its popular SportsCenter Top-10 segment last March. The clip featured Eagles senior guard Bryson Johnson’s 25-foot game-winning three-pointer as the final buzzer sounded in the semifinals […]

Dr. Dickman Publishes Articles
November 10, 2021 • Posted in , , ,

Professor Dickman Publishes Articles

University of the Ozarks Assistant Professor of Philosophy Dr. Nathan “Eric” Dickman has recently had three articles published in academic journals. “Dialogue or Narrative? Exploring Tensions between Interpretations of Genesis 38,” was co-authored with Joy Spann and appeared in Religions: An Open Access Journal of Theology. “I’m really grateful to have worked with my friend, […]

For the Win Project
November 8, 2021 • Posted in ,

U of O to Present For the Win Creators Nov. 29

Because everyone deserves a chance to win, be awesome, and feel awesome.” That’s the motto of the For the Win Project, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit that helps transform seriously ill and disabled children into super heroes. Two of the co-founders of the project will speak at University of the Ozarks on Monday, Nov. 29, as […]

Casie Ballard Named RH Director for MacLean Hall
November 4, 2021 • Posted in , ,

Ballard ’21 Named RH Director for MacLean Hall

Casie Ballard, a 2021 University of the Ozarks graduate, has been named the new residence hall director for MacLean Hall. She began her new job on Nov. 1. Originally from Cabot, Ark., Ballard graduated with degrees in business administration and English and a minor in psychology. She earned Summa Cum Laude honors and also served […]