Eagles reach NCAA Tourney
The Ozarks mens soccer team defeated McMurry
(3-0) and UT-Dallas (2-1) over the weekend in Richardson, Texas, to
win its first American Southwest Conference championship and become
the first team in school history to advance to NCAA postseason play.
The Eagles will play in the 44-team NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Tournament
at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 15, against Trinity (Texas), at Emory University
in Atlanta, Ga. Emory is hosting one of the four-team regionals.
Stay tuned for the time and place of a campus-wide
pep rally for the team. Congratulations Eagles!
Christmas Angels Program
The Chamber of Commerce would like to encourage the
support of every one for the Christmas Angels Program, which is sponsored
by the University of the Ozarks Women (UOW). Angel gifts should be returned
to the business tree no later than December 8. Gifts will be distributed
on Dec. 15-16 at the Johnson County Fair Building between 9 a.m. and
Angels are available this year at the following locations:
Clarksville Insurance Agency, Baldor Electric, Bright Harvest Sweet
Potato Company, Clarksville Refrigerated Lines, Coldwell Banker Ken
Stall & Associates, First Security Bank, Holy Redeemer Catholic
Church, Mid-South Roller Company, Sara Lee Hosiery, Simmons Bank, Tyson
Foods, Wal-Mart Distribution Center, Wal-Mart Supercenter, Whitson-Morgan
Motor Company, U of O, Rotary Club, Kut Hut, and Lamar City Hall. If
interested in putting up an Angel tree, or for more information, contact
UOW representative Diana McCormick at 979-1415.
Renowned Arkansas nature photographer and author
Tim Ernst will present a slide show program of his photography at 7:30
p.m., Thursday, Nov. 13, at Ozarks.
The event, which is free and open to the public, is
sponsored by the universitys Photography Club and Planet Club.
It will be held in Baldor Auditorium, located in the Boreham Business
Building. Ernsts Arkansas wilderness photographs have appeared
in hundreds of national, regional and local publications, including
National Geographic and Outdoor Photographer. He has authored
numerous hiking and photography books, including Arkansas Portfolio:
Twenty Years of Wilderness Photography, Buffalo River Wilderness,
Arkansas Hiking Trails, and The Ozark Highlands Trail
Rev. Clingan to speak on book
The Rev. Dr. Ralph Garlin Clingan, a 1963
University of the Ozarks alumnus, will present a lecture and book signing
at the university on Tuesday, Nov. 11.
Clingan, a pastor of a Presbyterian Church in New
Jersey, will speak about the book he recently authored, Against
Cheap Grace in a World Come of Age. The book is an intellectual
biography of the African-American clergyman and author Clayton Powell
(1865-1953). Clingans book was published by the Peter Lang Publishing
Co., New York, in September of 2002. The lecture, which is free and
open to the public, will begin at 7 p.m. in the Seay Student Center.
Clingan will hold a book signing immediately following his lecture.
Around Campus ...
The University of the Ozarks Community
Service Program will present a Spanish for Business class for the community
during the spring semester. The class will be held from 5:30 p.m. to
7 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays from Jan. 12 to May 6. Call Ginny Sain
at Ext. 1346 for more information ... The makeup day for yearbook photos
will be from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 13, in the student
center ... At 7 p.m., Nov. 18, there will be a Lady Eagles alumni basketball
game in Mabee Gym featuring current players against alumni ... For anyone
who is interested in studying abroad in Spain, there will be a meeting
on Monday, Nov. 10 at 5 p.m. in Walton 222. Contact Dr. Heil at Ext.
1338 for more information ... Tree Planting will be Nov. 15, on the
campus mall at 9:30 a.m....The College Republicans are sponsoring a
Christmas Card drive for the troops. There are drop boxes located in
the Seay Student Center, Boreham, and in the Robson Library.
English ensemble Red Priest brings unique style to
The English group Red Priest will bring
its unique and creative style of Baroque music to the University of
the Ozarks at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 11, as part of the Walton Arts &
Named after the flame-haired priest, Antonio Vivaldi,
this extraordinary English ensemble has redefined the art of Baroque
music performance, combining extensive research with swashbuckling style,
creative re-composition, tremendous emotion and exciting staging. International
critics have described their style as electrifying, daring,
supercharged, brilliant, and utterly inspired.
Formed in 1997, Red Priest gives more than 50 concerts a year throughout
Europe and the United States.
UofO faculty, staff and students are provided one
free ticket each.
Steven Jackson to perform
Steven Jackson has become known for his
high-energy grit, nostalgic intimacy and his off-the-cuff humor. Paste
Magazine says Jackson gives form to your thoughts with words more
beautiful, evocative and true than you could ever find yourself.
Nashville-based singer/songwriter Steven Jackson will
perform live at Ozarks at 8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 18. Admission is free
of charge. Jackson's music has a storytelling and roots-rock
style with a folksy focus on lyrics. Jackson admits that listening to
pioneers like Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash had an impact on developing
Scholarship deadlines near
The Financial Aid Office has information on numerous
state and national scholarships available in its office.
One of those is the James Madison Memorial Fellowship
Foundation worth up to $24,000 in each state for master's level graduate
study of History, American History, American government and social studies.
Arkansas Geographic Critical Needs Minority Teacher
Scholarship must be an African-American, Hispanic-American, Asian-American,
or Native American United States citizen or permanent resident alien.
Talbots Womens Scholarship is available for
non-traditional women, who have earned a high school diploma or a GED
at least 10 years ago and have at least two full-time semesters remaining.
Applicant must be a member of the Presbyterian Church
and demonstrate financial need. Native American Education Grant is for
Alaska Natives and Native Americans pursuing full-time post-secondary
education. Samuel Robinson Award is available to undergraduate juniors
and seniors enrolled full-time in one of the colleges related to the
Undergraduate/Graduate Loan Programs applicants much
demonstrate financial need, be enrolled full-time, and be a member of
the Presbyterian Church.
For information on these and other scholarships, please
contact the Financial Aid Office, located in the Mabee Administration