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March 7, 2007 • Posted in

Students run for Oklahoma Burn Camp

Clarksville, Ark. -- Three University of the Ozarks students recently took part in the March Meltdown 5K race in Tulsa, Okla., to benefit the Oklahoma Burn Camp Scholarship Fund and the Tulsa District Dietetic Association. Quinn Glass, a junior political science major from Palestine, Texas; Jessica Peden, a junior psychology major from Green Forest, Ark.; […]

February 20, 2007 • Posted in

Campus raises money for Boys Club

Clarksville, Ark. -- The University of the Ozarks campus community raised $757 for the Johnson County Boys Club in a recent fund-raising effort held in conjunction with Homecoming activities. The money was raised in voting for the 2007 faculty/staff homecoming king and queen. Those attending the check presentation were (from left) U of O President […]

November 13, 2006 • Posted in

Hunger awareness banquet to be held at Ozarks

Students work to raise awareness of world hunger. CLARKSVILLE, ARK. (Nov. 13, 2006) -- A group of largely freshman students is organizing a banquet for Thanksgiving week at Ozarks that will give the campus a unique view of world hunger. Students in Professor Jesse Weiss’ Critical Inquiry class, a class required for Ozarks freshmen, are […]

June 8, 2006 • Posted in

Clarksville bank utilizes Ozarks students to bring in Hispanic customers

Students help design bank brochure CLARKSVILLE, ARK. (June 8, 2006) - University of the Ozarks students partnered with a Clarksville bank on a project that has significantly increased local Hispanic participation in banking. Working with First Security Bank in Clarksville, students met with Hispanic residents and helped produce a brochure, printed in Spanish, that has […]

January 4, 2006 • Posted in

Ozarks students aid with hurricane relief

Students raise money and supplies for displaced victims of Katrina. CLARKSVILLE, ARK. --The Ozarks community took part in helping victims of the Hurricane Katrina catastrophe through support of local relief efforts and by supporting displaced college students from the affected regions. One way the university helped was by waiving tuition for the fall 2005 semester […]

September 8, 2005 • Posted in

U of O community rallies around hurricane relief efforts

Clarksville, Ark. --- The University of the Ozarks campus community has responded to the recent tragedy of Hurricane Katrina through support of local relief efforts and by supporting displaced college students from the affected regions. Ozarks officials announced last week that it would waive tuition for the fall 2005 semester for students who wished to […]

March 1, 2002 • Posted in

U of O schedules Community

Clarksville, Ark. --- The University of the Ozarks Community Service Program will present a pair of one-day workshops for the public in March dealing with scrapbooking and publishing and marketing novels. "Beginning Scrapbooking" will be held from 9 a.m. to Noon, Saturday, March 9, on the Ozarks campus. Led by Professor of Communications Dr. Greta […]

November 27, 2001 • Posted in

Volunteerism rampant at Ozarks

Clarksville, Ark. --- Amanda Clifft does it by walking dogs at the animal shelter. George Pittenger delivers hot meals to the elderly. Kim Grigg tutors young students. Dr. Doug Jeffries restores a nature trail. Charles Hurley helps with paper work at the police department. And, Carlos Gonzalez provides translation services. Those are just a few […]