A hallmark of University of the Ozarks’ Pat Walker Teacher Education program is the year-long student-teaching internship which each education major must complete before graduation. Nick Brill and Mitchell Powers, two Ozarks education majors who graduated in December, participated in physical education internships in area schools this past year. Powers, from North Little Rock, Ark., […]
Beginning in the 2013 Fall Semester, students at University of the Ozarks will be able to earn a major in health sciences as well as a minor outdoor leadership. The university has also made significant changes to its physical education curriculum to give students more professional opportunities in the field of study. The University’s Board […]
Clarksville, Ark. — Brett Stone, who has served as assistant professor of health and physical education at Ozarks since 2008, was named the recipient of the 2011 Higher Education Educator of the Year award by the Arkansas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreations and Dance (ArkAHPERD) during its annual state convention, held Nov. 17-18 in […]
Clarksville, Ark. --- In 14 years of working in public schools, Brett Stone saw first-hand the decline of physical activity among young people, and ever since he has been determined to do his small part to help turn that trend around.