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Matt Bussell
November 5, 2019 • Posted in ,

Rev. Bussell to Serve as Visiting Pastor

The Rev. Matt Bussell, pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Jonesboro, Ark., will visit University of the Ozarks on the week of Nov. 18 as part of the University’s Pastoral Study Leave Program. Bussell will lead the University’s weekly Chapel Service at 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 19 in Munger-Wilson Chapel. A lifelong Presbyterian, Bussell is […]

Ethan Lubera
October 28, 2019 • Posted in ,

Designing a Career in Theatre

University of the Ozarks senior Ethan Lubera has been accepted into a prestigious graduate degree program in theatre design, continuing a love of the performance arts that first began a decade ago as a sixth-grader when he was cast in a community theatre production of “Cheaper by the Dozen.” The theatre and music major from […]

All Hallows Eve
October 22, 2019 • Posted in , , ,

University to Present Halloween Concert, Trunk-or-Treat

The University of the Ozarks will present a pair of family-friendly events for the local community during the week of Halloween. The music department will present the 19th annual All Hallows’ Eve Concert on Monday, Oct. 28, in Munger-Wilson Memorial Chapel. In addition, the Office of Student Affairs will sponsor a Trunk-or-Treat event from 5:30 […]

October 22, 2019 • Posted in ,

U of O Ranks Among Top in “Grateful Grads” Index

University of the Ozarks ranks among the top colleges in the country in producing “happy and successful alumni,” according to Forbes magazine’s 2019 Grateful Graduates Index. Announced in August, the 2019 index ranks U of O first among Arkansas universities and No. 87 in the country. The index ranks the top 200 private, non-profit institutions […]

October 19, 2019 • Posted in , ,

Helms team wins U of O Golf Tournament

The duo of Kyle Helms and Quintin Helms shot a 13-under 59 to capture the University of the Ozarks’ Alumni Golf Tournament, held Oct. 18. Kyle Helms, a 1986 U of O graduate, and his nephew, Quintin, topped 14 other teams to win the annual two-person scramble, held at the par-72 Clarksville Country Club course. […]

Homecoming pep rally

Signing Proclaims 2019 Homecoming Week

Clarksville Mayor David Rieder and Johnson County Judge Herman Houston joined University President Richard Dunsworth and alumna Lisa Gruben-Inness in a proclamation signing event declaring October 14-20 as University of the Ozarks 2019 Homecoming Week throughout the city and county. The proclamation signing took place on Oct. 14 in front of the Johnson County Courthouse […]

October 15, 2019 • Posted in ,

First Friday to Feature Arkansauce on Nov. 1

Arkansauce, a genre-hopping, four piece string band from Northwest Arkansas, will perform as the featured act during the final First Friday of the fall semester on Nov. 1. The event in downtown Clarksville begins at 5 p.m. with the music starting at 5:30 p.m. There is no charge for admission and the public is invited […]

Dylan Eakin
October 11, 2019 • Posted in , ,

Eakin ’13 to Present Art Show in Photorealism

University of the Ozarks alumnus Dylan Eakin of Seattle, Wash., will present his art show titled, “The Machines Are Taking Our Jobs So I’ll Take One of Theirs,” from Oct. 14 to Nov. 7 in the University’s Stephens Gallery. The show is a part of the University’s Artist of the Month Series. There will be […]

Project Poet

Project Poet to Cap 14th Year in Homecoming Finale

By Jake Sawyer Fourteen years ago, University of the Ozarks English Professor David Strain had an idea only a mad poetry scientist could cook up. Strain and his fellow English professors were looking for a way to boost submissions to the department’s annual Falstaff literary magazine when inspiration struck from an unlikely source: the reality […]