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Allison Freed
November 16, 2020 • Posted in , ,

Dr. Freed Named President-Elect of ArATE

Dr. Allison Freed, director of teacher education and assistant professor of education/science education at University of the Ozarks, has been selected as president-elect of the Arkansas Association of Teacher Education (ArATE). Her term as president-elect will run from January 2021 until July 2021, at which time she will take over as president of the state-wide […]

Jakob Case
September 15, 2020 • Posted in , , , ,

Year in Japan Makes Impact on Case

University of the Ozarks senior Jakob Case recently completed a challenging year of study in a completely foreign country during a world pandemic. It’s an experience that he wouldn’t change for anything. Case, a health science major and education and religion minor from Keller, Texas, returned from an 11-month study abroad experience in Japan in […]

November 14, 2019 • Posted in , , , , ,

Stratton’s “Flock Life” is Senior Exhibit

University of the Ozarks senior art major Willow Stratton of Fayetteville, Ark., will showcase her Senior Art Exhibit, titled, “Flock Life,” from Nov. 18-23 in the Stephens Gallery. Willow, who is minoring in education and psychology, will present an artist talk at 3 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 15, in Baldor Auditorium. There will be a […]

Dr. Freed
November 12, 2019 • Posted in , , ,

Dr. Freed Named Director of Teacher Education

Dr. Allison Freed, assistant professor of education/science education, has been appointed director of the Pat Walker Teacher Education Program, University of the Ozarks officials announced this week. The promotion is effective immediately for Freed, who has taught at Ozarks since 2015. “It’s an honor to be named the director of teacher education,” Freed said. “Moving […]

June 12, 2019 • Posted in

Education Program Receives Accreditation Through 2024

The University of the Ozarks’ Pat Walker Teacher Education Program has been granted accreditation by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) through 2024. U of O’s program was granted accreditation at the initial-licensure level and was one of 42 providers (colleges and universities) from 23 states and the District of Columbia that […]

Shelby Carlton
May 23, 2019 • Posted in , ,

Internship Has Carlton Prepared for Teaching Career

As Carlton was about to leave Beth Mayes’ second-grade classroom for the final time, she was quickly enveloped by a large number of children in a farewell group hug. It was a moving culmination of a rewarding and educational year-long internship for the elementary education major from Clarksville who graduate with honors in May. While […]

Kappa Delta Pi
April 9, 2019 • Posted in , ,

Kappa Delta Pi Honors Inductees, Seniors

The University of the Ozarks’ chapter of Kappa Delta Pi (KDP), the international honor society for teacher education, inducted several new members during a special ceremony in the Pat Walker Teacher Education Program on Thursday, April 4. The ceremony included current KDP members as well as faculty and administrators from the program and the University. […]

Randi House
April 4, 2019 • Posted in , ,

Teacher Education Pinning Ceremony Set For April 18

The University of the Ozarks’ Pat Walker Teacher Education Program will formally welcome nine new students into the program during a special induction and pinning ceremony on Thursday, April 18, in the Walker Hall Community Room. The ceremony, which begins at 11:30 a.m., is a symbolic, time-honored tradition marking the occasion when students are welcomed […]

November 27, 2018 • Posted in , ,

Professor Caldwell Honored By Arkansas Arts Educators

University of the Ozarks alumna and art and education adjunct professor Dr. Cathy Caldwell was recently presented with the Barbara Teague Leadership Award by the Arkansas Arts Educators at their 2018 conference in early November. Caldwell is a 1969 graduate of Ozarks and has taught as an adjunct faculty member for the U of O […]

Chris and Martha Allen
July 23, 2018 • Posted in , ,

Allens Establish Education Scholarship

Chris and Martha Allen of Clarksville have established an endowed scholarship at University of the Ozarks to aid future educators. With a $50,000 commitment, the Allens created the Chris and Martha Allen Scholarship Endowment for Teacher Education. The scholarship will be awarded to education majors at U of O with financial need, with a preference […]