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Aye Aye and Paw Moo Lar
2 days ago • May 13, 2021 • Posted in , , , ,

Karen Graduates Recall Journey of Mercies and Miracles

A journey of mercies and miracles. That’s how University of the Ozarks graduating seniors Aye Aye and Paw Moo Lar described their pathway from a refugee camp in Thailand to soon-to-be college graduates. Aye (pictured, left) and Lar will be among 148 graduates from the University’s Class of 2021 who will walk across the stage […]

Honors Day

Outstanding Students Recognized During Honors Day Ceremony

University of the Ozarks administrators and faculty presented the University’s top academic and division awards during the 64th annual Honors Day ceremony, held Wednesday afternoon via Zoom. Petron Brown, a theatre and environmental studies major from Nassau, The Bahamas, was the recipient of the 2021 Wiley Lin Hurie Memorial Award, presented to the outstanding senior […]

Destinee Manning

Manning Plans to Make Impact in STEM Field

According to the National Science Foundation, African American women are significantly under-represented in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) professions, holding less than five percent of those jobs in the workforce. University of the Ozarks senior Destinee L. Manning plans to help change that trend. Manning, a chemistry major from Memphis, Tenn., will graduate with […]

Elodi Jaoubin
February 25, 2021 • Posted in , , , ,

Business Students Collaborate with Paris College on Food Industry Project

Twenty University of the Ozarks business students are putting their classroom knowledge and experience to work this semester on a cross-cultural project to help the food industry navigate the Covid pandemic. The Ozarks students, who are in an upper level special studies elective in the Business Administration program, are collaborating with college students from the […]

juan pablo

Vivar ’04 Finds Fulfillment in Finance Profession

For former University of the Ozarks Walton Scholar Juan Pablo Vivar ’04, it is an exciting time to be working in the finance industry. Vivar is living in Mexico City and working as a senior consultant at the Dubai-based Amarante Consulting, a firm that offers advisory projects to a variety of public and private institutions […]

Alejandra “Ale” Polanco-Montoya
July 17, 2020 • Posted in , , ,

Polanco-Montoya ’05 is Making a Difference in HR

Alejandra “Ale” Polanco-Montoya leads the human resources department for one of the largest family-owned produce companies in Central America, a professional accomplishment that she credits her alma mater, University of the Ozarks, for helping her achieve. Originally from Honduras, Polanco-Montoya is a 2005 management and economics honors graduate and former Walton Scholar at Ozarks. She […]