News - Student Life

MacLean Hall Drawing - Exterior
February 19, 2019 • Posted in , ,

MacLean Hall Undergoing $10 Million Renovation

University of the Ozarks’ MacLean Hall is currently undergoing a $10 million renovation, the most extensive refurbishment project in the building’s 92-year history. Construction began in December on the stately “H” shaped, three-story student residence hall that was completed in 1927 and sits on the east side of College Avenue. The current project is expected […]

Caitlin Huckfeldt
January 7, 2019 • Posted in , ,

Huckfeldt Named Director Of Residential Life

Caitlin Huckfeldt has been named the new director of residential life at University of the Ozarks, effective immediately. Huckfeldt has served as the assistant director of residence life and student engagement at Ozarks since July. In her new duties, she will provide leadership and administrative direction to a comprehensive and vibrant student housing program, including […]

January 4, 2019 • Posted in , , ,

Fall 2018 Academic Honor Lists Announced

University of the Ozarks has announced its academic honor lists for the 2018 Fall Semester. To be included on the President’s List, a student must carry at least 12 hours and maintain a 4.00 grade point average. To be included on the Dean’s List, a student must carry at least 12 hours and achieve between […]

Emily Autry
December 21, 2018 • Posted in , ,

Autry Shares “Joy And Perseverance”

When University of the Ozarks senior Emily Autry gave the sermon at the University’s weekly Chapel service in December, she shared a message of endurance that’s been in the works for the past three and a half years. The senior religion and political science major from Hot Springs, Ark., gave the sermon to the campus […]

Project Poet 2018

Dotson Crowned Poet Laureate Of Spadra Valley

Lauren Dotson, a senior English major from Harrison, Ark., took home top honors in Season 13 of the University of the Ozarks’ Project Poet competition. A total of 28 students entered the annual multi-week, fall semester competition that started in mid-September. In the following weeks, several poets went out of print until five remained, competing […]


Homecoming 2018 To Welcome Alumni & Families

University of the Ozarks is expected to welcome more than 500 alumni, friends and family members to campus for a variety of events and reunions during Homecoming 2018, scheduled for Oct. 25-28. In recent years, the University has combined its traditional alumni weekend with homecoming to make one larger campus-wide celebration. This year, family weekend […]

Student w/ iPad

New Comprehensive Digital Learning Initiative Unveiled

University of the Ozarks has launched a campus-wide digital learning initiative that will support and enhance teaching and learning by providing every student and faculty member with an Apple iPad. Compass is a comprehensive student-success program that will provide universal access to a common set of learning technologies. As part of the initiative, the University […]

Student Affairs
September 14, 2017 • Posted in , ,

New Office, New Faces

In an effort to enhance and expand the student experience, the Office of Student Engagement was recently created.   A part of a restructuring in the Office of Student Affairs, the new office was developed over the summer to tie into the University’s philosophy that student engagement and global initiatives should be an integral part […]