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May 15, 2000 • Posted in

U of O confers 95 degrees during ceremonies

CLARKSVILLE, Ark. ---University of the Ozarks conferred degrees on 95 graduates during its 166th commencement ceremonies, held Saturday morning on the campus mall. The university awarded 72 bachelor’s of science, 16 bachelor’s of art and seven bachelor’s of general studies degrees during the event. Sixteen of the commencement participants graduated in December. Those who received […]

April 25, 2000 • Posted in

Ozarks to hold graduation ceremonies May 13

CLARKSVILLE, Ark. ---University of the Ozarks will hold its 166th commencement ceremonies at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 13, on the campus mall. Approximately 95 graduates are expected to participate in the ceremony, including 16 who received degrees this past December. ??? The commencement speaker will be Joe Hoing, dean of students at Ozarks. Hoing, a […]

April 11, 2000 • Posted in

U of O to honor Bennett’s career of service

CLARKSVILLE, Ark. ---Dr. E. Fay Bennett said the liberal arts education he received at University of the Ozarks 50 years ago was the catalyst to a successful and diverse career serving others as an educator, minister and missionary. Bennett, now retired and living in Clarksville with his wife Jean, will be honored with the prestigious […]

April 4, 2000 • Posted in

U of O offers Concurrent High School Program

CLARKSVILLE, Ark. ---For the fourth consecutive year the University of the Ozarks will offer Johnson County high school students an opportunity to earn college credit through its Concurrent High School Program for the 2000-01 academic year. The program allows county students in their junior or senior year of high school to take college classes at […]

March 30, 2000 • Posted in

Ozarks’ Chorus schedules three-state tour

CLARKSVILLE, Ark. --- The University of the Ozarks Chorus will perform at four churches in three states from April 6-9 during its annual spring concert tour. The 45-student University Chorus, under the leadership of Choral Director Dr. David De Seguirant, will be joined by the University Ringers, the college’s handbell choir, during the tour. The […]

March 29, 2000 • Posted in

Ozarks Theatre to present “Sylvia,” April 13-14

"Sylvia" at 7:30 p.m. April 13 and 14 in Seay Theatre of the Walton Fine Arts Center on the U of O campus. ???The production, written by A.R. Gurney, Jr., will be directed by Dr. Pat Farmer, Walton Professor of Theatre at Ozarks. General admission is $5. Described as a warm and funny play about […]

March 28, 2000 • Posted in

Reunions highlight Alumni Weekend 2000

CLARKSVILLE, Ark. ---Eight different reunions ? including long-anticipated gatherings for the Pharmacy School, Choir and Walton Scholars ? will highlight this year's University of the Ozarks Alumni Weekend 2000, scheduled for April 14-16. The theme for Alumni Weekend 2000 is "Looking Forward, Looking Back." U of O Alumni Director Lori McBee said the start of […]

March 23, 2000 • Posted in

Eagles’ Adams hitting stride

Clarksville, Ark.0University of the Ozarks outfielder Shawn Adams has been playing organized baseball most of his life, but he doesn't remember ever being in the type of hitting groove he is currently enjoying. By Larry Isch, Director of Public Relations The sophomore leadoff hitter from Lafayette, La., is among the American Southwest Conference’s top hitters […]

February 23, 2000 • Posted in

Ozarks’ endowment growth among largest

CLARKSVILLE, Ark. ---University of the Ozarks had the second-largest endowment percentage growth among colleges and universities in the United States for the 1998-99 fiscal year, according to a survey in the Feb. 18 edition of ?The Chronicle of Higher Education. Ozarks’ endowment went from $33.6 million to $71.7 million, an increase of 113 percent. Only […]

February 21, 2000 • Posted in

Eagles ready for post season play

CLARKSVILLE, Ark. ---The University of the Ozarks men's basketball team picked the right time to play its best basketball of the season. The Eagles have won six of their last seven games, including an 83-60 victory over East Texas Baptist University on Saturday, to head into this week’s American Southwest Conference Tournament in Abilene, Texas, […]