News - Student Events

Nichole Sherman
June 9, 2022 • Posted in , ,

Sherman Named Director of Student Engagement

Nichole Sherman has joined the University of the Ozarks’ Office of Student Affairs as the new director of student engagement. Sherman, who started at Ozarks on June 1, will be responsible for planning, implementing and assessing major campus events and traditions to promote the retention and persistence of Ozarks’ students. She will oversee the areas […]

Graduates taking a picture
April 1, 2021 • Posted in , ,

University Planning In-Person Commencement for May 15

University of the Ozarks will host a limited in-person Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 15, 2021. The ceremony will take place outdoors on the Hurie Soccer Field beginning at 10 a.m. and will be held in accordance with Arkansas Department of Health guidelines as well as the University’s COVID pandemic protocols and guidelines. Each graduate […]

Jemal Tisby
February 12, 2021 • Posted in ,

Tisby to Discuss Christian Nationalism on March 1

Christian author, speaker and historian Jemar Tisby will speak at University of the Ozarks on Monday, March 1, as part of the Cecil and Ruth Boddie Farmer Chapel Guest Speaker Series. Tisby’s talk is titled, “How to Fight Christian Nationalism,” and it will begin at 7 p.m. in the Walton Fine Arts Center. The in-person […]

Theatre Poster
February 8, 2021 • Posted in , , ,

University Theatre to Present Professor Shook’s Murder’s Disposal

Valentine’s Day may never be the same, thanks to the University of the Ozarks Theatre’s dark comedy, Murder’s Disposal, written and directed by Dr. Rhonda Shook, associate professor of communication. John Dunn has been swindled. Twenty thousand dollars has disappeared, along with his new girlfriend. When he turns to Murder’s Disposal to recover the money […]

November 30, 2020 • Posted in , , ,

Fall 2020 Commencement Set for Virtual Format on Dec. 19

University of the Ozarks will hold its 2020 Fall Commencement in an all-virtual format at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 19. The ceremony will be livestreamed via the University’s Facebook page as well as through Zoom. The Zoom link for the ceremony is: The ceremony will include live speakers as well as visual and […]

For Hurting Hands
November 19, 2020 • Posted in , ,

University Theatre to Present “For Hurting Hands” Nov. 19-21

The University of the Ozarks Theatre will present the student-written and performed production, “For Hurting Hands,” on Nov. 19-21. The 40-minute production has been pre-recorded and will be available through Zoom at 7 p.m. each of the three evenings. Assistant Professor of Theatre Rebecca Bailey said the story “has its finger on the pulse of […]

Blanca Almaraz Martinez
October 20, 2020 • Posted in , , , ,

Almaraz-Martinez to Present Senior Exhibit

Recent University of the Ozarks graduate Blanca Claudia Almaraz-Martinez of Clarksville will present her Senior Art Exhibit, “And a Million More…,” from Oct. 26 through Nov. 6 in the University’s Stephens Gallery. Almaraz-Martinez graduated in May with Cum Laude honors with a bachelor’s degree in art and psychology. Her senior show was postponed in the […]