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January 23, 2007 • Posted in

Nabholz donates $20,000 for technology

Clarksville, Ark. -- Charles Nabholz (Left), Chairman of the Board of Nabholz Charitable Foundation in Conway, Ark., presents a donation to University of the Ozarks President Dr. Rick Niece recently. The Nabholz Charitable Foundation has pledged $20,000 over the next four years for technical computer support in Walker Hall

December 12, 2006 • Posted in

CenturyTel donates $5,000

Clarksville, Ark. -- CenturyTel made a donation of $5,000 to University of the Ozarks on Dec. 12. The donation will be used to increase the University's bandwidth and expand the capacity to provide quick, reliable internet connectivity for U of O students. Ron Leavell (right), area plant supervisor with CenturyTel, presents a check for $5,000 […]

December 7, 2006 • Posted in

ARAMARK Corp. donates $125,000 to the University

Clarksville, Ark. — ARAMARK Corp., which handles the food services for University of the Ozarks, recently made a $125,000 gift to the University for replacing and upgrading cafeteria and kitchen equipment in the University’s Seay Student Center. Among those at the presentation were (front row, from left) Sherée Niece, University First Lady; Angel Herrera, Regional […]

December 6, 2006 • Posted in

Walkers donate $2.96 Million for Teacher Education Program

Clarksville, Ark. --- The University of the Ozarks has announced a $2.96 million gift from the Willard and Pat Walker Charitable Foundation of Fayetteville that will give teacher education in Arkansas another big boost. The gift will endow the maintenance and operations of the University's Walker Hall, the 34,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art, teacher education and communications center […]

October 4, 2006 • Posted in

Marie Lewis makes gift in memory of husband

Clarksville, Ark. --- Marie Baskin Lewis of Clarksville has made a substantial financial commitment to the University of the Ozarks' Raymond Munger Chapel in memory of her late husband, Jimmy Lewis. The gift will establish the Jimmy Lewis Memorial Chapel Preservation Endowment Fund. <#IMAGE:1#>In a special announcement on Oct. 3 during the university’s weekly chapel […]

February 14, 2006 • Posted in

Ozarks receives $20 million gift from Helen Walton

Clarksville, Ark. -- Mrs. Helen R. Walton of Bentonville, Ark., has made a $20 million gift to University of the Ozarks, university officials announced on Tuesday, Feb. 14. Faculty, staff, students, friends and alumni gathered in the university's Munger Chapel to hear the announcement from Ozarks President Dr. Rick Niece. The gift launches a broader […]

June 29, 2001 • Posted in

U of O busy with summer projects

CLARKSVILLE, Ark. ---Almost $10 million in campus construction and improvements are planned for this summer at University of the Ozarks. The major project of the summer is the beginning of construction of Walker Hall, a new $7 million state-of-the-art education and communications building made possible by a gift from the Willard and Pat Walker Foundation […]

April 17, 2001 • Posted in

Johnsons help Ozarks put “best foot forward”

CLARKSVILLE, Ark. ---Thanks to the generosity of Roy and Nancy Johnson, visitors to the University of the Ozarks should experience a much better first impression when they arrive on campus. A donation to the university by the Johnsons helped fund a large new brick and limestone entryway sign on the corner of College Avenue and […]

October 7, 2000 • Posted in

Ozarks Announces $7 Million Gift to Fund Education, Communications Building

CLARKSVILLE, Ark. ---University of the Ozarks has announced a $7 million gift from the Willard and Pat Walker Charitable Foundation of Springdale to construct a new educational facility on the university's campus in Clarksville. The announcement was made Saturday morning at the university's Fall Board of Trustees Meeting. The 34,108 square-foot structure will house the […]