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Downtown Mural
7 hours ago • August 5, 2021 • Posted in

University Partners With Clarksville for Summer Internship Program

In a collaborative endeavor between the City of Clarksville and University of the Ozarks, college students recently began working with the local parks and recreation department. The students are participating in a newly formed internship program that allows them to gain experience working in different areas, connect with the community, and deepen the relationship between […]

15 hours ago • August 5, 2021 • Posted in , ,

Pelts Named Vice President of Student Success

Dody Pelts has been named vice president for student success, U of O President Richard Dunsworth announced this week. Pelts has served as the director of the Jones Learning Center since July of 2019. Prior to that she was assistant director of the JLC for 12 years. “Dody has spent her professional career working with […]

1 day ago • August 4, 2021

McClure Joins JLC as Academic Support Coordinator

Morgan McClure has joined University of the Ozarks as an academic support coordinator, beginning the Fall 2021 Semester. A native of Pine Bluff, Ark., McClure has served as an admission counselor at Arkansas Tech University since 2018.  She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and sociology from ATU and will graduate this week with a […]

1 week ago • July 29, 2021 • Posted in ,

Fall Semester Classes Begin Aug. 24

University of the Ozarks will begin classes for the 2021 Fall Semester on Tuesday, Aug. 24. The University is planning to hold all of its classes in face-to-face, in-person formats throughout the semester. Masks and social distancing will be required in all classroom settings as well in large indoor gatherings on campus. Masks will not […]

July 12, 2021 • Posted in

Cowell, Cecil Join Physical Plant

Jerrod Cowell and Chase Cecil have joined the University of the Ozarks physical plant. Cowell (pictured, left) and Cecil both started in June and are part of the University’s maintenance and grounds department. Cowell previously worked for Hanes Brand Inc. as a machine technician and at the Walmart Distribution Center. A graduate of Clarksville High […]

Elodie Jabouin
July 12, 2021 • Posted in

Jabouin Joins Ozarks as Student Accounts Coordinator

Elodie Jabouin, a May 2021 graduate of Ozarks, has joined the Office of Administrative Services (OAS) as the new student accounts coordinator. Her first day was June 15. A native of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Jabouin graduated with Summa Cum Laude honors with a degree in business administration and minors in psychology, Spanish, marketing and strategic communication. […]

Matthew Bumbach
June 28, 2021 • Posted in , ,

Bumbach Named Assistant Professor of Music

Dr. Matthew Bumbach will join University of the Ozarks as the new assistant professor of music, beginning the Fall 2021 Semester. Bumbach (Boom-bahk) has served as an assistant professor of music and director of choirs at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology in Rapid City since 2017. He held those same titles at College […]