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Clay Target team wins National Championship
October 11, 2021 • Posted in ,

Clay Target Program Captures Two National Championships

The University of the Ozarks’ clay target shooting team continued its championship tradition by winning two Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) National Championships over the weekend in Marengo, Ohio. The Eagles brought home collegiate national championships in International Skeet and International Trap/Bunker. It is the first team national championships for Ozarks. The group of Keaton […]

Storyteller Stocks to Speak at Ozarks on Nov. 4
October 8, 2021 • Posted in

Storyteller Stocks to Speak at Ozarks on Nov. 4

University of the Ozarks will present an Evening of Storytelling with Joey Stocks at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 4. The event, which is part of the University’s 2021-22 Walton Arts & Ideas Series, will be held in the Seay Theatre, located in the Walton Fine Arts Center. Masks and social distancing protocols will be […]

October 7, 2021 • Posted in , , ,

Psychology Students Present Research at International Conference

A trio of University of the Ozarks psychology students had the rare opportunity as undergraduates to present their research at a major international conference this past summer. (Pictured, from left) Isabella Matute Hernandez, Katerin Alvarado and Solange Avalo joined recent graduate Laura Gochez in presenting at the 2021 American Psychological Association international convention, which was […]

Dr. Eakin's New Book
October 4, 2021 • Posted in

Professor Emeritus Eakin Features Redgunk Collection in New Book

University of the Ozarks Professor Emeritus Dr. William Eakin’s newest book, “Welcome to Redgunk,” will be released on Nov. 1, 2021, by Lethe Press. Eakin taught at Ozarks from 1991 until his retirement as professor of philosophy and German in 2020. He was the recipient of the University’s Bagwell Outstanding Faculty Award in 2003 and […]

Alumni Board of Directors
September 30, 2021 • Posted in ,

Ozarks Speaks Virtual Event to Feature Alumni Board Officers

University of the Ozarks will present an opportunity to learn about the University’s Alumni Association Board of Directors and to hear from several of the board’s officers during a virtual Ozarks Speaks event at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 7. The event will be held via Zoom and all U of O alumni and friends […]

Jake Holland
September 28, 2021 • Posted in ,

Holland ’20 Named Associate Director of Alumni Engagement

Jake Holland, a 2020 graduate of University of the Ozarks, is returning to his alma mater as the associate director of alumni engagement. He will begin his new duties on Oct. 25. A native of Houston, Texas, Holland earned a degree in communication studies with Summa Cum Laude honors at Ozarks.   Holland will serve […]

September 28, 2021 • Posted in , ,

JLC Alumna Taylor ’09 Leading by Example

(Editor’s Note: The 2020-21 academic year marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Jones Learning Center at University of the Ozarks. In honor of this milestone, the University will be featuring alumni and current students of the JLC throughout the academic year.) Courtney Taylor is proud to be a role model for young […]

Get to Know Your Alumni Board
September 28, 2021 • Posted in ,

Meet Your Alumni Board Members

Cyleste (Willis) Coppage ‘97 (pictured right) Tell us about your time at Ozarks. What did it mean to you? How did that time change or impact your future? (Think beyond just the classroom) My time at the Ozarks were some of my best years. I made friends from around the world and I grew as a […]

Shaw to Lead Ozarks Outdoors
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 […]

WAIS event postponed to April
September 21, 2021 • Posted in ,

October WAIS Event Postponed to April

The University of the Ozarks’ Walton Arts & Ideas Series event scheduled for October featuring author Kim Ruehl has been postponed to April. The event will now take place on Thursday, April 7, 2022. Ruehl is a writer, editor and folk music advocate from Asheville, N.C.  Her 2021 book, “A Singing Army: Zilphia Horton and […]