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A new twist on a cherished Ozarks tradition, this year’s luncheon is open to all alumni regardless of their class year. Designated tables will be reserved for each class decade and special recognition will be given to those classes celebrating their 50th, 60th and 70th reunion. This event will be held in the Bean & Bruning Rooms within Rogers Conference Center. ** Alumni Only Event **
Each year the University of the Ozarks Alumni Association selects distinguished alumni who have excelled in their fields and/or in their support of Ozarks. We will also be inducting alumni/friends into the Sports Hall of Fame, and giving donor recognition awards selected by the Advancement & Alumni Office of Engagement. A cash bar will be available.
Skip the hotel cereal and start the day off right with an Ozarks breakfast. Choose from a variety of buffet options, visit with friends and listen to President Rich Dunsworth talk about the great things happening at Ozarks. The event will be held in the Hanna & Bruning Rooms within the Rogers Conference Center. **Alumni Only**
Alumni Association Board hosts all Alumni for the annual meeting of the Association. Join us as you learn more about the work of the Association Board and how you as an alum can help the University continue to thrive. The meeting will be held in the Bean Room of the Rogers Conference Center.