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September 17, 2018 • Posted in , ,

Voorhees Selected For National Register

Voorhees School, the University of the Ozarks’ iconic rock-walled building that has anchored the southwest corner of campus for nearly eight decades, has been selected for inclusion into the prestigious National Register of Historic Places. Known as Voorhees Hall for much of the past 70 years, it was among 30 properties throughout the U.S. named […]

Paint the town purple
September 12, 2018 • Posted in , , , , ,

Homecoming 2018

Pre-registration is currently underway for a wide variety of events and gatherings that will make up the University of the Ozarks’ Homecoming 2018, scheduled for Oct. 25-28. Formerly known as Alumni Weekend, Homecoming 2018 is a weekend for alumni and current students, as well as their families, to share and celebrate the special bond that […]

Earth Day Essay Winners 2018

Huckaba Wins Earth Day Essay Contest

University of the Ozarks senior Jae Lynn Huckaba’s essay titled, “Regnant Populus,” took top honors in the University’s 13th annual Earth Day Essay competition, announced during Honors Day. Huckaba, an English and Spanish major from Forrest City, Ark., won the $400 first-place Workman Award for her essay. Prizes for the top four places were donated […]

Honors Day 2018
May 3, 2018 • Posted in , ,

Honors Day Awards

University of the Ozarks presented its top division and university academic awards on May 2 during the 61st annual Honors Day ceremony, held in the Walton Fine Arts Center. Hurie Award Hailey Hardgrave, a senior biology major from Hartman, Ark., was presented the Hurie Award as the outstanding member of the Class of 2018 by […]

ARCH 2018 Winners
May 3, 2018 • Posted in , ,

A.R.C.H. Symposium Top Honors

Ariana Lujan, Shelby Morales and Ana Sofia Camargo Montenegro took home the top honors at the 2018 A.R.C.H. (Advanced Research and Creative Highlights) Symposium. The competition was held on April 23 and the winners were announced on May 2 at the University’s 61st annual Honors Day. The sixth annual A.R.C.H. competition is an opportunity for Ozarks […]

2018 BOT Winners

2018 Faculty, Staff Awards Announced

The University of the Ozarks’ Board of Trustees presented its annual faculty and staff awards during the 2018 Trustees Awards Banquet, held April 27 in the Rogers Conference Center. Among the recipients for 2018 were (pictured, from left) Patti Schuh, enrollment data manager; Debbie Siebenmorgen, accountant; Tammy Harrington, professor of art; Susan Edens, assistant professor […]

April 30, 2018 • Posted in , , ,

Commencement Set For May 12

University of the Ozarks will award bachelor degrees to 101 graduating seniors during its 2018 Spring Commencement ceremony, scheduled for 10 a.m., Saturday, May 12, on the campus mall. Dr. Eric Steinmiller, a 2002 Ozarks graduate who is an educator, instructional leader and administrator in Chicago, will serve as the keynote speaker during Commencement. A […]

November 30, 2017 • Posted in , , ,

Fall Commencement Set For Dec. 16

University of the Ozarks will award bachelor degrees to 19 graduating seniors during its 2017 Fall Commencement ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 16. The ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m. in Munger-Wilson Chapel. There will be a reception for the graduates and their families and friends following the ceremony in the Rogers Conference Center. Matt David, […]

Lessons & Carols
November 16, 2017 • Posted in ,

Lessons And Carols Set For Dec. 7

University of the Ozarks’ time-honored Christmas tradition, A Service of Lessons and Carols, will feature an added bonus this year as members of the Conway (Ark.) Symphony Orchestra will take part in the concert. The event, which is a part of the 2017-18 Walton Arts & Ideas Series, is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Thursday, […]

Project Poet
November 14, 2017 • Posted in ,

Campus Poet Laureates Crowned

Historic Outcome For the first time in the 11-year history of the University’s Project Poet, there are co-champions. Sophomores Bekah Moore of Mountainburg, Ark., and Jake Sawyer of Mena, Ark., took top honors and the title of Poet Laureates of the Spadra Valley recently by winning the annual fall semester competition. A total of 20 […]