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Marcelina Pop
September 26, 2019 • Posted in , , ,

Pop is Proud of Kekchi Heritage

Only about 500,000 people in the world speak the Mayan language called Kekchi and University of the Ozarks junior Marcelina Pop of Belize is proud to be one of those native speakers. This past summer she was able to put those skills to use as an interpreter in an immigration case. Pop, an English and […]

William Clary

Dr. Clary Pens Moya Book Review

University of the Ozarks Professor of Spanish Dr. William Clary has published a review of renowned Salvadoran novelist Horacio Castellanos Moya’s latest book for Latin American Literature Today (LALT). The review of the 2018 novel, “Moronga,” appears on the LALT website,, as well as in the February edition of its magazine. Clary said he […]

Madidi Group

A South American Adventure

With colorful macaws flying in formation overhead, the growls of howler monkeys echoing through the jungle and surrounded by walking palms — Tolkienesque trees that get its name from its tall, spiny root system that looks like multiple legs — Cherokee Gott found herself in disbelief as she stood in the rainforest of the Bolivian […]

Meghan Mansur
March 10, 2017 • Posted in

Mansur ready to put her Spanish degree to work

Meghan Mansur had never traveled outside the United States before she enrolled at University of the Ozarks. Now the soon-to-be graduate is a seasoned traveler who can’t wait to begin her professional career abroad. Since arriving at Ozarks, the senior Spanish major from Little Rock, Ark., has lived with a host family and studied Spanish […]

Shayla Morrow
May 25, 2012 • Posted in

Ozarks graduate headed for Columbia to study Spanish

Columbia, Missouri, that is. Shayla Morrow, who graduated this spring from U of O, has been accepted into the graduate program at the University of Missouri at Columbia for the fall to begin studying for her Master’s degree in Spanish literature. Shayla Morrow, who graduated this spring from Ozarks, will be studying at the University […]

December 1, 2011 • Posted in

Las presentaciones de los pa?ses hispanoamericanos ser?n el 5 de diciembre

Clarksville, Ark.--- Estudiantes de 9 pa?ses centroamericanos y suramericanos dar?n presentaciones acerca de su pa?s natal el lunes, 5 de diciembre. Estudiantes de 9 países centroamericanos y suramericanos darán presentaciones acerca de su país natal el lunes, 5 de diciembre. Las presentaciones, las cuales son organizadas por el departamento de español de la universidad, el […]

December 1, 2011 • Posted in

Hispanic American Country presentations scheduled for December 5

Clarksville, Ark. --- Students from nine Central and South American countries will give presentations about their native country on Monday, December 5. Students from nine Central and South American countries will give presentations about their native country on Monday, December 5. The presentations, which are organized by the university’s Spanish department, the Spanish Club, and […]

August 2, 2011 • Posted in

Study Abroad program immerses senior in Mexican culture, language

As Shayla Morrow's plane made its approach for landing in Morelia, Mexico, the University of the Ozarks senior knew she was in for perhaps the most challenging six weeks of her life. Little did she know it would also be among her most rewarding. Shayla, a senior Spanish, English and secondary education major from Hartman, […]