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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 […]

March 8, 2019 • Posted in , ,

University Unveils Office Of Advancement And Alumni Engagement

A new philosophical approach to advancement and alumni relations at University of the Ozarks has led to a new department name for those services— the Office of Advancement and Alumni Engagement. The name change, effectively immediately, reflects an effort by the University to build stronger life-long relationships with its alumni and external constituents, according to […]

February 5, 2019 • Posted in ,

Fishers Gift To Support Music, Religious Studies Programs

University of the Ozarks has received a gift commitment from John and Sue Fisher of Broken Arrow, Okla., and their daughter, Jennifer of Bixby, Okla., to benefit the music and religious studies programs The gift was made in honor of Jennifer, a 1993 U of O graduate, and will be used to fund faculty chair […]

AR Valley Electric Donation
January 31, 2019 • Posted in , ,

Arkansas Valley Electric Continues Scholarship Support

Representatives from Arkansas Valley Electric Cooperative Corporation (MyEnergyAVECC) made a $3,500 donation to the University of the Ozarks’ Wallace M. Milton Scholarship Fund on Jan. 30. Those attending the presentation included (from left), Sam Davis, AVECC board member; Brandon Fisher, IT/GIS manager and interim member services manager for AVECC; alumnus Kevin Baskin ‘85, AVECC member […]

December 20, 2018 • Posted in , ,

Anonymous Donors Gift $10,000 To JLC

The University of the Ozarks’ Jones Learning Center has received a $10,000 gift from the parents of a former JLC student for providing a “life-altering experience” for their son. The parents, who wished to remain anonymous, said the JLC made a tremendous impact on their son and helped him graduate from U of O with […]

Graduates Fall 2018
December 18, 2018 • Posted in

Your Year-End Gift Matters

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 […]

Janna Rhinehart
November 12, 2018 • Posted in , ,

Rhinehart Thriving Thanks To Frontier Scholarship

Janna Rhinehart was the type of highly motivated and dedicated student that University of the Ozarks and the Walton Family Foundation had in mind when they established the Frontier Scholarship in 2017. The freshman health science and education major from Dardanelle, Ark., is one of about two dozen Ozarks students who are taking advantage of […]

Patterson Family
November 7, 2018 • Posted in , , ,

J.T. Patterson Honored In Rededication Ceremony

University of the Ozarks on Wednesday rededicated the J.T. Patterson Administrative Services Office in memory of the University’s long-time business manager. In front of numerous family, friends and University employees, the newly remodeled office suite was rededicated during a ceremony in the lobby of the Mabee Administration Building. Patterson, who passed away in 2000, served […]

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 […]

Cara Graham
June 22, 2018 • Posted in , , ,

Graham To Lead Fundraising Team

University of the Ozarks officials have announced that Cara Graham will serve as the University’s new director of development, beginning July 2. Graham has worked as an attorney since earning a juris doctorate in 2007, including as a juvenile and family law attorney at her solo law practice in Oregon City, Ore. She has also […]