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Dr. Nathan “Eric” Dickman
November 11, 2020 • Posted in , ,

Professor Dickman’s Book Contribution Leads to Articles, Presentations

Dr. Nathan “Eric” Dickman, assistant professor of philosophy at University of the Ozarks, recently published two academic journal articles and presented at a pair of virtual conferences. Both the articles and presentations were in support of a soon-to-be-published academic book in which Dickman contributed a chapter. The book, “The Just University: Paul Ricoeur and the […]

Science Building
November 9, 2020 • Posted in ,

Sunderland Foundation Provides $500K Grant for Science Center

University of the Ozarks has received a $500,000 grant from the Sunderland Foundation of Overland Park, Kan., for the University’s new science center project. The gift is part of the University’s Climb Higher Campaign that recently surpassed the $68 million mark, significantly exceeding the campaign’s initial goal of $55 million. The campaign will conclude on […]

Nicole England
October 26, 2020 • Posted in ,

England Moves to Director of Student Life

Nicole (Justice) England will become the University’s new director of student life, effective this week. A 2018 graduate of Ozarks, England has served in the University’s Office of Admission as the international program and global outreach manager since July 2019. In her new position, she will serve as the chief student life officer and will […]

Dr. Sherilyn W. Poole
October 22, 2020 • Posted in

Dr. Poole Elected U of O Board Chair

Dr. Sherilyn W. Poole of Park Forest, Ill., has been elected as chair of the University of the Ozarks’ Board of Trustees during the board’s annual fall meeting, held virtually on Oct. 2-3, 2020. Poole’s two-year term will begin Jan. 1, 2021. In addition, Susan Pinson of Edmond, Okla., was chosen as chair-elect and Peter […]

Blanca Almaraz Martinez
October 20, 2020 • Posted in , , , ,

Almaraz-Martinez to Present Senior Exhibit

Recent University of the Ozarks graduate Blanca Claudia Almaraz-Martinez of Clarksville will present her Senior Art Exhibit, “And a Million More…,” from Oct. 26 through Nov. 6 in the University’s Stephens Gallery. Almaraz-Martinez graduated in May with Cum Laude honors with a bachelor’s degree in art and psychology. Her senior show was postponed in the […]

Student Support Services
October 8, 2020 • Posted in ,

Ozarks Receives $1.6 Million Grant for Student Services

University of the Ozarks has been awarded $1.6 million in federal grant funding from the U.S. Department of Education for its Student Support Services programs. The funds are awarded to colleges and universities to provide opportunities for students’ academic development as well as to motivate students toward the successful completion of their postsecondary degrees. Student […]

Gloria Arcia
October 7, 2020 • Posted in

Arcia Selected as Finalist for CFO of the Year

Gloria Arcia, vice president for finance and administration at University of the Ozarks, has been named one of three finalists for the Arkansas Business CFO of the Year in Education for 2020. The winner of the publication’s Education CFO of the Year will be announced at the virtual CFO of the Year event in Little […]