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Professor Caldwell
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 […]

Amy and Pam
July 20, 2018 • Posted in , ,

Education Partnership To Address Teacher Retention

Three out of ten new classroom teachers in Arkansas are leaving the profession within five years, a disturbing trend that the University of the Ozarks’ Pat Walker Teacher Education Program is working to help change. The U of O education program is partnering with the Guy Fenter Education Service Cooperative in a unique initiative to […]

Stephanie Alderson
February 16, 2018 • Posted in , , , ,

A Passion For The Classroom

It didn’t take Stephanie Alderson very long to figure out what career path was calling her name. The University of the Ozarks senior elementary education major from Clarksville, Ark., knew that teaching and learning was in her blood, even at a young age. “Teaching has been my dream since I was nine years old,” said […]

Pattersons
January 30, 2018 • Posted in , , , ,

Pattersons Establish Education Scholarship

University of the Ozarks alumna Edna Elkins Patterson ’67 and her husband, John, have created a new scholarship endowment at Ozarks to assist elementary education students from Johnson County. The long-time Clarksville residents established The Edna Elkins Patterson and John S. Patterson Education Scholarship recently with a gift commitment of $100,000. The first preference for […]

Sarah Scroggins
November 15, 2017 • Posted in , ,

A Teaching Tradition

Teaching runs deep in Sarah Scroggins’ family and she’s excited about being the latest in a long line of educators. The University of the Ozarks senior from Oark, Ark., is completing her Internship II at Lamar High School this semester. She will graduate in December 2017 with majors in business administration and business education, following […]

Kappa Delta Pi
April 28, 2017 • Posted in

Kappa Delta Pi inducts new members

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 27. The ceremony included current KDP members as well as faculty and administrators from the program and the university. […]

Dyslexia Conference
October 17, 2016 • Posted in

Teacher education students attend dyslexia conference

Several students in the University of the Ozarks’ teacher education program recently gained valuable experience by taking part in professional education conference on dyslexia. The first “Teaching and Learning Conference Focus on Dyslexia: Building Bright Futures,” event was held Oct. 6-7 at the Fort Smith Convention Center. It was presented by the Guy Fenter Education […]

July 28, 2016 • Posted in

Dr. Stone receives honor from education cooperative

University of the Ozarks Associate Professor Dr. Brett Stone has been awarded the 2016 Outstanding Professor of the Year Award by the Guy Fenter Education Cooperative, which encompasses more than 44,000 students in 22 school districts throughout western Arkansas. Stone, dean of the U of O Division of Business, Communication and Education, has taught health […]

April 26, 2016 • Posted in

KDP holds induction ceremony for education majors

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 Tuesday, April 26. The ceremony included current KDP members as well as faculty and administrators from the program and the university. […]