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Michelle Loving
4 hours ago • February 6, 2023 • Posted in

Loving Earns Conference and Events Professional Certification

Michelle Loving, director of conference services at University of the Ozarks, has earned the Collegiate Conference and Events Professional Certification (CCEP) by the Association of Collegiate Conference and Events Directors-International (ACCED-I). Loving will be recognized at the association’s 43rd annual conference in Chicago on March 14, 2023. The CCEP certification program was established by ACCED-I […]

Paralympic Champion Nicole Roundy
1 week ago • January 27, 2023 • Posted in ,

Paralympic Snowboard Champion to Speak at Ozarks

Nicole Roundy, a Paralympic snowboard champion and motivational speaker, will present a talk at University of the Ozarks on Wednesday, Feb. 15, as part of the University’s 2022-23 Walton Arts & Ideas Series. Roundy’s event will begin at 7 p.m. in the Rogers Conference Center. The event is open to the public and there is […]

Greystone students
2 weeks ago • January 26, 2023 • Posted in , ,

Greystone Students Earn Academy Nominations

All five students in University of the Ozarks’ Greystone Preparatory School have received multiple nominations to the country’s military service academies. Greystone is a college-level academy prep school that prepares students for nomination, appointment and success at one of the five military service academies in the United States. This year’s Greystone class includes, Rocco Alessandro […]

Artist Melissa Cowper-Smith
January 19, 2023 • Posted in ,

Cowper-Smith to Present “Fire Remedy” Exhibit at Ozarks

Arkansas River Valley multimedia artist Melissa Cowper-Smith will present her exhibit, “Fire Remedy,” at University of the Ozarks from Jan. 17 through Feb. 17 as part of the University’s Artist of the Month Series. The exhibit will be displayed in the Stephens Art Gallery, located in the Walton Fine Arts Center. There will be a […]

Giselle Alfaro '05
January 18, 2023 • Posted in , ,

Alfaro ’05 Bridging Cultures Through Dance

“It is when different cultures meet that different experiences are created, and one learns about the other.” That is one of Giselle Alfaro’s favorite quotes and the 2005 University of the Ozarks’ alumna is doing her part to bring different cultures together through the art of dance. Alfaro, a native of El Salvador who graduated […]

Alumnus Rick Armstrong
January 17, 2023 • Posted in , ,

Armstrong ’00 Tells Graduates to have Sisu

University of the Ozarks alumnus Rick Armstrong ’00 has never forgotten the sage advice he received from an Ozarks faculty member more than 25 years ago. Armstrong returned to campus in December to provide the keynote address at the University’s 2022 Fall Commencement ceremony on Dec. 17. He currently lives in Seattle where he is […]

Professor Wofford teaches class

Ozarks Adds New Business-Related Majors, Minor

The recent addition of several new business-related academic programs at University of the Ozarks is providing students with more options of study and better preparation for the business world. The University added majors in finance, management and marketing as well as a minor in entrepreneurship during the fall semester. The new programs were approved by […]

Lauryn Houston, Stephenie Squire, Kim Maddox
January 11, 2023 • Posted in

University Announces Staff Promotions

Several staff promotions have been announced recently in the University of the Ozarks’ Office of Administrative Services (OAS). (Pictured, from left) Lauryn Houston has been promoted from OAS office coordinator to financial aid coordinator; Stephenie Squire has been promoted from student account coordinator to student account manager; and Kimberly Maddox has been promoted from director […]