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2018 Faculty, Staff Awards Announced

The University of the Ozarks’ Board of Trustees presented its annual faculty and staff awards during the 2018 Trustees Awards Banquet, held April 27 in the Rogers Conference Center. Among the recipients for 2018 were (pictured, from left) Patti Schuh, enrollment data manager; Debbie Siebenmorgen, accountant; Tammy Harrington, professor of art; Susan Edens, assistant professor […]

Ivan Bustillo
November 20, 2017 • Posted in ,

Award Winning Digital Storyteller

University of the Ozarks senior Ivan Bustillo’s final semester has been quite memorable. The radio-television-video (RTV) major from El Salvador will cap a notable last semester when he receives his diploma on Dec. 16, during the Fall 2017 Commencement ceremony. Earlier in the semester, Bustillo won the prestigious Student Pillar of Excellence Award from the […]

KUOZ election
November 1, 2016 • Posted in

KUOZ 6 to present live election coverage Nov. 8

The University of the Ozarks’ communication department will present live, local coverage of the general election throughout the evening of Tuesday, Nov. 8. The University’s educational access TV station, KUOZ 6, will begin broadcasting KUOZ Election Night at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 8. The coverage will be aired in the Clarksville area on Suddenlink’s channel […]

Gil Lebois
October 25, 2016 • Posted in

Lebois takes top honor at Spring Creek Festival

University of the Ozarks RTV student Gil Lebois took home three awards, including first place in the public affairs category, at the Spring Creek Festival, held this past weekend in Springdale, Ark. Gil Lebois took home first place at the Spring Creek Festival in the category of public affairs with his video, “1440>Than Me.” The […]

April 4, 2016 • Posted in

Johnston nabs prestigious Arkansas broadcasting scholarship

Christian Johnston's dream of a career in sports broadcasting received a significant boost this week when he learned he had been chosen to receive the prestigious Jim Elder Good Sport Scholarship. Named in memory of the long-time legendary Arkansas sportscaster, the scholarship is awarded to broadcasting and journalism college students in Arkansas and is worth […]

March 8, 2016 • Posted in

KUOZ students earn honors at international competition

Students with University of the Ozarks' radio station KUOZ FM-100.5 recently earned some well-deserved international recognition. Several student-produced and student-hosted shows on KUOZ received accolades at the 76th annual International Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) Conference’s 2015-16 Awards Program, held March 5 in New York City. The conference featured more than 150 speakers, sessions, tours, and […]

March 1, 2016 • Posted in

Communications program sponsoring 48-Hour Movie Project

The University of the Ozarks' communication program is once again providing a platform for aspiring filmmakers with this semester's 48-Hour Movie Project. This is the third year for the short film competition, which debuted in 2011.  Teams will have 48 hours to conceptualize, write, shoot, edit, and export a 4-6 minute movie. Registration to enter […]

December 17, 2015 • Posted in

KUOZ students named finalists for collegiate broadcasting awards

Several students in the University of the Ozarks' communication department have been named finalists in this year's Intercollegiate Broadcasting System radio awards. The IBS Trophy Awards honor excellence in programming, air personalities, public service efforts, and outstanding stations at colleges and universities throughout the country. The winners will be announced in March at the 76th […]