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Homecoming Postponed
August 25, 2021 • Posted in ,

Homecoming Postponed to April

Because of the recent COVID surge in Arkansas and throughout the South, Homecoming at University of the Ozarks will be postponed until April, University officials announced this week. Originally scheduled for October, Homecoming will now be held April 8-10, 2022. Brian Henderson, director of alumni engagement and annual giving and a 2002 Ozarks graduate, said […]

Alumni Award Recipients
August 24, 2021 • Posted in ,

Alumni Association to Honor Four at Homecoming

The University of the Ozarks Alumni Association will present honors to four of its distinguished alumni during the University’s Homecoming ceremonies in the Spring. University officials recently announced that this year’s Homecoming Week would be postponed from October to April 2022 because of the status of the COVID pandemic in Arkansas. These alumni will be […]

WAIS Lineup for 2021-22
August 18, 2021 • Posted in , ,

University Announces 2021-22 WAIS Lineup

The co-creator of a popular podcast about prison life, a two-time Pulitzer winning screenwriter and a woman whose Vietnam War-era picture as a little girl is one of the most iconic photographs in U.S. history highlight the University of the Ozarks’ 2021-22 Walton Arts & Ideas Series (WAIS). WAIS is made possible by an endowment […]

Campus Mall
March 9, 2021 • Posted in ,

Alumni Board Adds Eight New Members

The University of the Ozarks Alumni Association elected eight alumni to join its board of directors during the organization’s annual winter meeting, held in an online format on Feb. 27. The new directors will begin their terms on July 1, 2021. Those selected included, Rev. DeeDee (Corbin) Autry ’87 of Fort Smith, Ark.; Sam Ballard […]

Bruce Williams
March 8, 2021 • Posted in , , ,

100-Year-Old Alumnus to Speak on March 18

Retired U.S. Navy Commander and Chaplain Bruce Williams, a 1943 University of the Ozarks graduate and one of the University’s oldest-living alumni, will speak about his life during a special virtual alumni event on Thursday, March 18. Williams, who turned 100 last August, will be speaking about his journey to Ozarks, his time there and […]