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Shaw to Lead Ozarks Outdoors
6 days ago • September 22, 2021 • Posted in , , ,

Shaw to Lead Ozarks Outdoors Program

Darrell Shaw III has been named the new director of Ozarks Outdoors, the outdoor education and recreation program at University of the Ozarks. He will begin his new duties on Oct. 1. A native of Lamar, Ark., Shaw served as director of outdoor education and recreation at Lyon College in Batesville, Ark., from 2013 to […]

Send Silence Packing
September 13, 2021 • Posted in ,

National Exhibit to Bring Suicide Awareness to Campus Sept. 27

University of the Ozarks will host the powerful suicide awareness exhibit “Send Silence Packing” on Monday, Sept. 27, on the campus mall. The national traveling exhibit is presented by Active Minds, a Washington, D.C. organization dedicated to raising awareness of suicide and mental health issues. The exhibit is being held in conjunction with National Suicide […]

Terri Thomas
May 25, 2021 • Posted in ,

Terri Thomas Will Serve as Dean of Students at University of the Ozarks

University of the Ozarks has named Terri Thomas as its new dean of students. Her duties at Ozarks begin July 1, 2021. Thomas has served as the assistant director of academic success at Hendrix College. She is passionate about creating equitable opportunities and improving curricular and co-curricular experiences for students. After graduating from University of […]

Nicole England
October 26, 2020 • Posted in ,

England Moves to Director of Student Life

Nicole (Justice) England will become the University’s new director of student life, effective this week. A 2018 graduate of Ozarks, England has served in the University’s Office of Admission as the international program and global outreach manager since July 2019. In her new position, she will serve as the chief student life officer and will […]

Jeremy Wilhelmi
September 23, 2020 • Posted in , ,

Rev. Wilhelmi Named to APCU Board

University of the Ozarks Chaplain Rev. Jeremy Wilhelmi has been appointed by the Presbyterian College Chaplains Association (PCCA) to represent the group on the board of directors of the Association of Presbyterian Colleges and Universities (APCU). Wilhelmi is filling an unexpired term on the board due to the departure of the current president of the […]

COVID-19 Update
March 14, 2020 • Posted in , , , ,

University Cancels Classes, Moves Online March 30

University of the Ozarks is extending Spring Break and cancelling all classes, effective immediately, for the next two weeks to best protect students and the broader community in response to risks associated with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Classes will resume on Monday, March 30, in an all-online method of delivery and continue online for the […]

All Hallows Eve
October 22, 2019 • Posted in , , ,

University to Present Halloween Concert, Trunk-or-Treat

The University of the Ozarks will present a pair of family-friendly events for the local community during the week of Halloween. The music department will present the 19th annual All Hallows’ Eve Concert on Monday, Oct. 28, in Munger-Wilson Memorial Chapel. In addition, the Office of Student Affairs will sponsor a Trunk-or-Treat event from 5:30 […]

Homecoming pep rally

Signing Proclaims 2019 Homecoming Week

Clarksville Mayor David Rieder and Johnson County Judge Herman Houston joined University President Richard Dunsworth and alumna Lisa Gruben-Inness in a proclamation signing event declaring October 14-20 as University of the Ozarks 2019 Homecoming Week throughout the city and county. The proclamation signing took place on Oct. 14 in front of the Johnson County Courthouse […]