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Rev. Doddle Harris
October 17, 2022 • Posted in ,

Hastings College Chaplain is Visiting Pastor

The Rev. Doodle Harris, the chaplain at Hastings College in Nebraska, will be on the University of the Ozarks campus throughout the week of Oct. 17 as part of the Struthers Pastoral Study Leave Program. Harris grew up in Moultrie, Ga., where her family joined the Presbyterian Church, which made it possible for her to […]

Rev. Bridges
October 21, 2021 • Posted in , ,

Rev. Bridges to Serve as Visiting Pastor Oct. 25-29

The Rev. Dr. Parrish L. Bridges, senior pastor at First Presbyterian Church in Huntington, W.V., will visit campus on the week of Oct. 25-29 as part of the University of the Ozarks’ Struthers Visiting Pastoral Study Leave Program. As part of his visit, Bridges will speak at the University’s weekly Chapel Service at 11:30 a.m. […]

Rev. Gonzalez to visit campus Sept. 13-17
September 7, 2021 • Posted in , , ,

Rev. Gonzalez to Visit Campus Sept. 13-17

The Rev. Jesus Juan “Jesse” Gonzalez, pastor of Gethsemane Presbyterian Church in Fort Worth, Texas, will visit University of the Ozarks on the week of Sept. 13-17 as part of the University’s Pastoral Study Leave Program. Gonzalez (pictured above with his son, Obed, a 2017 U of O graduate) will lead the University’s weekly Chapel […]

Vivien Wambugu

Wambugu Named University’s 2021 Tutor of the Year

Recent graduate Vivien Wambugu has been named the University of the Ozarks’ 2021 Tutor of the Year by the University’s academic services program. The outstanding tutor awards were announced in May and given by academic services based on several factors, including evaluations from students receiving tutoring, GPAs, and staff members’ interactions and observations. Academic services […]

Jakob Case
September 15, 2020 • Posted in , , , ,

Year in Japan Makes Impact on Case

University of the Ozarks senior Jakob Case recently completed a challenging year of study in a completely foreign country during a world pandemic. It’s an experience that he wouldn’t change for anything. Case, a health science major and education and religion minor from Keller, Texas, returned from an 11-month study abroad experience in Japan in […]

Weave Williams

Williams Has Prestigious Options For Grad School

Harvard or Yale? That was the win-win decision facing University of the Ozarks senior religion and philosophy major Emilie “Weave” Williams earlier this month on where to pursue a graduate degree after she was accepted into both of the prestigious Ivy league universities. The Keller, Texas, native who will graduate with Magna Cum Laude honors […]

Rev. Mike Ulasewich
October 15, 2018 • Posted in , ,

Rev. Ulasewich Is Visiting Pastor

The Rev. Mike Ulasewich, the pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Conway, will visit University of the Ozarks on the week of Oct. 22 as a visiting pastor in the University’s Pastoral Study Leave Program. He will lead the University’s weekly Chapel Service at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 23. Ulasewich’s personal mission is to […]

Jessica Dixon
September 24, 2018 • Posted in , ,

Oklahoma Pastor In Study Leave Program

The Rev. Jessica Dixon, interim associate pastor at First Presbyterian Church in Norman, Okla., will visit University of the Ozarks during the week of Oct. 1 as a visiting pastor in the University’s Pastoral Study Leave Program. She will lead the University’s weekly Chapel Service at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 2. Dixon studied at […]

Wendell Griffen

Little Rock Judge To Give Thought Provoking Lecture

Arkansas circuit judge and pastor Wendell L. Griffen will speak at University of the Ozarks at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27, in the Rogers Conference Center. The event was originally scheduled for February but was postponed because of illness. Griffen’s talk is titled, “Prophetic Hope, Religious Nationalism, and the Fate of Democracy in the 21st […]