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Roy Horne
3 days ago • October 3, 2022 • Posted in , ,

Horne ’57 Donates Black Heritage Stamp Collection to Ozarks

University of the Ozarks alumnus Roy W. “Bud” Horne ‘57 of Fayetteville, Ark., has donated a commemorative Black Heritage stamp collection dating back nearly 50 years to his alma mater. Horne (pictured, center) was joined by Doug Denne (left), director of Robson Library, and Brian Henderson, director of alumni engagement and annual giving, during the […]

Emerging Philanthropists
1 week ago • September 27, 2022 • Posted in ,

Doty ’12, Taylor ’09 Named “Emerging Philanthropists”

Zach Doty ’12 and Courtney Taylor ’09 have been named the recipients of the University of Ozarks’ Emerging Philanthropist Award for 2022. The awards will be presented during the Ozarks Awards Ceremony, scheduled as part of Homecoming 2022 at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21.   The Emerging Philanthropist Award is presented annually to individuals […]

Arvest Foundation
September 16, 2022 • Posted in ,

Arvest Foundation Supports Student Emergency Fund

The Arvest Foundation made a $3,500 donation this week to the University of the Ozarks’ Student Emergency Fund. Among those who attended the check presentation were (pictured, from left) Dody Pelts, U of O vice president for student success; Tony Warren, Arvest vice president/commercial lender; Benjamin Stormes, U of O Student Government Association president; Richard […]

Teacher Education Students
October 12, 2021 • Posted in , , , ,

Alumni Grant Provides Study Away for Education Students

Four soon-to-be graduates from the University of the Ozarks’ Pat Walker Teacher Education Program will have the opportunity to visit schools in rural Southwest Arkansas this week, thanks to a grant by the University’s Alumni Association. The students are (pictured, standing from left) Rachael Masterson of Clarksville, Ark.; Seth Duke of Gravette, Ark.; Michael Rankin […]

Dr. Niece
August 26, 2020 • Posted in , , ,

Walton Foundation Makes Gift to U of O in Honor of Dr. Rick Niece

The Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation has made a $525,000 gift to University of the Ozarks in honor of the University’s long-time former president and foundation board member, Dr. Rick D. Niece. Niece was president of Ozarks for 16 years – from 1997 to 2013 – and served as a director on the Bentonville, Arkansas-based […]

November 26, 2019 • Posted in , ,

Lister ’17 Awarded Prestigious Fulbright Scholarship

University of the Ozarks alumnus Trevor Lister is on his way to Brazil with the prestigious title of Fulbright Scholar. Lister, a 2017 U of O graduate originally from Waldron, Ark., found out earlier this fall that he had been awarded a renowned Fulbright Scholarship to teach English next year at the Federal University of […]

Commencement 2019
November 25, 2019 • Posted in

Support Ozarks Students With Year-End Gift

During this Christmas season of blessings and gratitude, University of the Ozarks is grateful for the support and commitment of its many alumni and friends from around the world. Thank you for your past support. Your gifts have made a significant and lasting impression on the entire Ozarks community as well as future generations of […]

Williams House
March 25, 2019 • Posted in , ,

Williams Legacy Continues With Donation Of House

The grandchildren of long-time Clarksville residents Everett E. and Myrtle Mae Williams believe that their deceased grandparents would be happy knowing the house they built near the University of the Ozarks campus nearly a century ago is now a part of the University. The Williams House, located at 406 Brown Street, about three blocks west […]