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Austin Event Canceled
October 28, 2021 • Posted in

Austin Presentation Canceled

The presentation by adventure writer and international mountain guide Charlotte Austin, scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 28, at University of the Ozarks, has been canceled due to COVID-19 health and safety protocols.   University officials said they hope to bring Austin to campus at a future date to give her presentation,  “Climbing Mount Everest: Lessons From […]

October 26, 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 Brittany Brantley ‘13, an attorney in Fort Worth, Texas; and Loscar Mejia ’01, a distribution center general manager for The Container Store in Dallas Texas. Brittany Brantley ‘13 […]

Rachael Masterson
October 26, 2021 • Posted in , , ,

Students Keep Teacher Intern Masterson Motivated

“Mrs. Masterson you’re my favorite.” “I love you, Mrs. Masterson.” Those words coming from first-graders in University of the Ozarks student intern Rachael Masterson’s class go a long way in encouraging and inspiring the senior from Clarksville, Ark. But there is more to what brings her back to the classroom energetically each day. “To hear […]

Rev. Bridges
October 21, 2021 • Posted in , ,

Rev. Bridges to Serve as Visiting Pastor Oct. 25-29

The Rev. Dr. Parrish L. Bridges, senior pastor at First Presbyterian Church in Huntington, W.V., will visit campus on the week of Oct. 25-29 as part of the University of the Ozarks’ Struthers Visiting Pastoral Study Leave Program. As part of his visit, Bridges will speak at the University’s weekly Chapel Service at 11:30 a.m. […]

Harderson Experiences Washington D.C. in Internship
October 19, 2021 • Posted in , , , ,

Washington D.C. Internship Reaffirms Career Path for Harderson

For someone who has loved politics and the law since he was in middle school, Logan Harderson’s recent internship in the nation’s Capitol was the ideal way to spend the summer. The University of the Ozarks senior political science major from Oark, Ark., spent this past summer living in Washington, D.C., where he took classes […]

Crook Receives Teacher Mentor Award
October 14, 2021 • Posted in , ,

Crook ’14 Named State’s Outstanding Mentor Teacher

Clarksville (Ark.) first grade teacher Jessica (Prater) Crook, a 2014 graduate of University of the Ozarks, has been named the recipient of the 2021 Outstanding Mentor Teacher Award by the Arkansas Association of Teacher Educators (ArATE). The award was presented to Crook on Thursday, Oct. 14, in her classroom at Clarksville Primary School. Presenting the […]

Artist of the Month
October 13, 2021 • Posted in , ,

Neal Harrington is Artist of the Month for October

Russellville printmaker Neal K. Harrington is presenting his exhibit, “Many Moons,” in the University of the Ozarks Stephens Gallery through Nov. 4 as part of the University’s Artist of the Month series. Harrington will give an artist talk at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 27, in the Rogers Conference Center, Bean Room. There will also […]

Visiting Pastor
October 13, 2021 • Posted in ,

Rev. Belles is Visiting Pastor

The Rev. Dr. Catherine Belles of Vidalia, Ga., will visit University of the Ozarks on the week of Oct. 11-15 as part of the University’s Pastoral Study Leave Program. Belles (pictured with University President Richard Dunsworth, left, and Chaplain Rev. Jeremy Wilhelmi) will lead the University’s weekly Chapel Service at 11:30 a.m. on Oct. 12 […]