NEW Final Exam Schedule
The final exam schedule for this semester has been revised. Last semster
the exam scheduled was moved back one hour to allow students a break
for lunch. However, this caused some exams to run rather late. Therefore,
the schedule will be returning to the 8:00 a.m. start time. Any student
who will miss the scheduled cafeteria time should notify cafeteria
personnel during breakfast and a box lunch will be provided.
The WA-Press will host a talent show Monday, Feb. 1, at 7:00 p.m.
in the bottom of the Seay Center. Performances will include poetry,
music, one-acts, short stories, painting, sculptures, and many others.
All students are invited, and convocation credits will be given.
WAIS - "Claim The Dream"
The Walton Arts and Ideas Series presents "Claiming the Dream,"
starring Dianne Oyama Dixon on Tuesday, Feb. 2. The production is
a celebration of the black American female experience. Dixon, a graduate
of Stephens College in Theatre Arts and Dance, has numerous credits
in film, television, and theatre. She is also a published playwright,
director, choreographer, and producer. The show begins at 7:30 p.m.
in the Seay Theatre.
Computer Literacy Sessions
Elaine Contant will be conducting the following computer classes and
computer literacy exams over the Spring Semester. Classes began Thursday,
Jan. 28, and will run every Thursday through April 1.
Classes are held from 11:00a.m. until 11:50 a.m. in the Math/Science
Computer Lab. For those only needing to take the exam, a mock exam
will be given on Monday, Feb. 1, at 2 p.m. followed up on Monday,
Feb. 8, with the official exam. Testing dates will also be available
in March and April.
Faculty Enrichment Award
The Alumni Association will once again sponsor the Faculty Enrichment
Award with a stipend of approximately $1,000. To apply, submit a two-page
letter/proposal that states the reason you seek the award, indicating
very specifically how you plan to use the stipend and how it will
enrich you as a faculty member of the University of the Ozarks.
The Alumni Office is accepting applications for the award on behalf
of the Alumni Association. Please submit proposals no later than noon
on Friday, Feb. 12. The selection committee will meet Feb. 19-20 to
select recipients. The winner or winners will be announced during
Alumni Weekend. If you have any questions, contact Lori McBee at 979-1237.
Dr. Sharon Gorman will perform a faculty organ recital in Raymond
Munger Memorial Chapel on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at 7:30 p.m. The concert
will include works by Boch, Buxtehude, Mozart, and Franck.
Religion Field Trip
There will be a field trip to Hendrix College, Thursday, Feb. 18,
to hear Dr. Walter Brueggemann give a lecture titled, "A Rooted
Future in the Face of Thinness."
Dr. Brueggemann is the William Marcellus McPheeters Professor of Old
Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary and is an ordained minister
in the United Church of Christ. His lecture will address options
and alternatives facing our society, and the role of seriously educated
people in adjudicating these options.
The trip will depart from the Walton Center at 5:15 p.m. and return
about 10:30 p.m. Meals-to-go will be available at the cafeteria. Please
contact Dr. Mitchell or Rev. Woodard to reserve a place on the vans.
Ozarks Will Host Choral Festival
The University Chorus will host the West Central Region High School
Choral Festival on Tuesday, March 9, in the Walton Fine Arts Center.
High School Choirs will be on campus to perform for a panel of adjudicators.
If anyone would like to listen to the choral performances, there will
be seating available in the Seay Theatre.
Basketball Teams Return Home
The U of O men's and women's basketball teams return from a three-game
road trip on Thursday, Feb. 4, to play host to LeTourneau University.
The Eagles are in the thick of the American Southwest Conference East
Division race behind the scoring of senior Ben Jones and junior Patrick
Prater, both of whom are among the league's top 10 scorers. The Lady
Eagles, who helped head coach Jack Jones claim his 300th career victory
last week, are led by senior Erin Tyler and sophomore Carla Rhodes,
who have combined to win three of the last four ASC East Division
Player of the Week awards.
There will also be a pep rally, featuring a slam dunk contest, on
Wednesday, Feb. 10, as part of Homecoming Weekend. Other events for
the week include, Dress-Up Days, Purple & Gold Day, a Comedian
and a formal dance. The Homecoming Game is Saturday, Feb. 13.
Come out and support the Eagles and Lady Eagles.
Deadline to sign up your team for basketball intramurals is Thursday,
Feb. 4. The season starts Monday, Feb. 15.