An exhibition of watercolors from regional artists
will be on display throughout the month of November in the Stephens
Art Gallery. The show is a part of the Arkansas Art Centers traveling
exhibition. It will include works by well-known Arkansans such as George
Dombek and Al Allen, as well as regional artists like Zuleyka Vargas
Benitez, Lillian Brown and Frederick Conway.
The show includes art that spans seven decades, from
Market Day Quebec (1929) to Peppers/Pears (2001).
Twelve inducted into Alpha
Twelve U of O students were inducted into the prestigious
academic honor society, Alpha Chi, during a special ceremony held Nov.
12 in Munger Chapel.
The newest members of the universitys Alpha
Chi chapter include: Samantha Armstrong, Yessica Ayala, Sarah Boen,
Wilma Harris, Jessica Musselman, Jonathan Vance, Kelli Woodard, Fiorella
Bove, Tish Pennington, Debbie Shuffield, Nakia Smith and Fernando Rivera.
Current Alpha Chi members Anneke Bollman, Audrey Crumbliss, Narissa
Hutchinson, Zuri Ramirez and Sharon Schulte were also recognized. Alpha
Chi is a national honor society that promotes academic excellence and
exemplary character and is open to the top 10 percent of the junior
and senior classes. It recognizes previous accomplishments and provides
opportunities for continued growth and service. The Alpha Chi sponsors
at Ozarks are Dr. Pat Farmer and Dr. Tim Edwards.
Judd crowned Miss
U of O
India Judd, a freshman theatre major from Sapulpa,
Okla., was crowned the 2002-2003 Miss University of the Ozarks during
the annual pageant held Nov. 9 in the Walton Center.
During the talent portion of the pageant, Judd sang
Miss Celies Blues from the movie The
Color Purple. The contestants were also judged on formal wear
and casual wear.
Judd, who is pursuing a minor in music at Ozarks,
won a $200 cash prize for her first-place finish. The first runner-up
was freshman Courtney Frost; second runner-up was junior Lindsay McEuen
and Miss Congeniality was senior Tish Pennington.
Basketball teams open Nov. 22
The Eagles and Lady Eagles basketball teams open their
respective seasons on Friday, Nov. 22.
The Lady Eagles will play at home at 6 p.m. against
NAIA powerhouse College of the Ozarks out of Point Lookout, Mo. C of
O returns three starters from last years team that went 30-3 and
advanced to the round of 16 in the NAIA Division II national tournament.
The Eagles will play in the four-team North Central
College Tournament in Naperville, Ill. The Eagles open at 4 p.m. against
Bluffton (Ohio) College, an NCAA Division III program that returns three
starters from a 10-17 season. If the Eagles win, they will play in Saturdays
8 p.m. championship game against either North Central College or North
Aramark Food Services will offer its annual Thanksgiving
lunch from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 25, in the cafeteria.
The lunch will include ham, turkey, dressing and many of the other traditional
holiday trimmings and side dishes. Cost of the meal is $5 plus tax.
Students on meal plans will be able to use their meal tickets ... Solo
acoustic guitarist and vocalist Mike Gulezian of Nashville will perform
during OCHOS at 8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 19, in the Seay Student Center
... The campus community is invited to watch a short video on Friday,
Nov. 22, entitled We Respond that will feature the bagpipe
music of alumnae Dayna Hilton, the wife of Business Professor Dr. Robert
Hilton. The motivational video will be shown to emergency first responders
throughout the United States. The video will be shown at 12:15 p.m.,
Nov. 22, in the Walker Hall film screening room on the first floor ...
Rotaract is hosting a Hunger Banquet in the Seay Student Center at 6
p.m., Monday, Nov. 25. The purpose of the Hunger Banquet is to bring
awareness to world poverty and hunger. The event is free, but seating
is limited. See a Rotaract member for more information ... The Ozarks
Alumni Association is announcing its continuing commitment of offering
scholarships to returning students. Applications for the 2003-04 academic
year are available in the Alumni Office located in the Advancement Suite
of the Mabee Administration Building. Scholarship applications must
be returned to the Alumni Office by Jan. 15, 2003, to be considered
for awards for the 2003-04 school year. Scholarship recipients will
be announced in April.
to present one-act plays
The University Theatre and the advanced directing class
will present four evenings of one-act plays Dec. 3-4 and Dec. 6-7 in
Seay Theatre. On Dec. 3-4, Lord Byrons Love Letter, directed
by Sacha Fincher, and The Actors Nightmare, directed by
April James, will be presented. On Dec. 6-7, Approaching Lavender,
directed by Misti-Nicole Ponder, and Visitor from Forest Hills,
directed by Dustin Campbell, will be performed. The plays begin at 7:30
p.m. each evening.
fare well at SC event
U of O students received numerous individual honors
during the annual Student Congress competition held earlier this month
in Little Rock.
Jason Small won superiors in both Caucus and Floor
Debate and won an excellent in Parliamentary Procedure; Robert Hines,
Kayla Todd and Katrina Vaughn won an excellent in Committee Work; Elizabeth
Drye won an excellent in Caucus and in Parliamentary Procedure; Vaughn
won an excellent in Floor Debate and Parliamentary Procedure; Parisa
Kiani won a superior in Caucus; and Cody Bennett won an excellent in
Two bills written by Hines and Small and submitted
by the U of O delegation went on to become Laws of Congress.
draws big crowd
More than 150 students, faculty and staff gathered
in Baldor Auditorium on Oct. 31 to listen to Proctor & Gamble executive
Julio Echegoyen talk about business ethics.
Echegoyen, a native of El Salvador and former Walton
Scholar at John Brown University, was a part of the U of O Students-In-Free-Enterprises
(SIFE) Distinguished Speaker Series. Echegoyen, whose brother David
is a student at Ozarks, is the international finance manager for Proctor
& Gamble and is based out of Fayetteville. He spoke on the importance
of business ethics and how they relate to real-life business practices.
SIFEs next guest in the Distinguished Speaker
Series will be Andy Murray of the Thompson & Murray advertising
agency in Fayetteville. It is scheduled for sometime in February.
earn ASC honors
Seven U of O mens soccer players and three womens
soccer players received American Southwest Conference honors, announced
recently by the league office.
Senior defender Aaron Coats and senior midfielder
Will Masterson along with junior forward Ricky Herrera and sophomore
goalkeeper Chris Schultz were named to the All-ASC squad.
Freshman forward Ron Hogsett was named the ASC East
Division Offensive Freshman of the Year. Hogsett, Coats, Masterson,
Herrera and Schultz earned a spot on the ASC All-East Division first
team. Sophomore midfielder Daniel Faires was named to the ASC All-East
Division Second Team and freshman defender Lars Nyberg received ASC
All-East Division Honorable Mention.
Senior defender Kara Carlson, senior midfielder Kim
Jacky and sophomore forward Lindy Swatzell were named to the ASC All-East
Division Second Team.