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U of O Commencement scheduled for May 17

Date Released: 4/17/2014

University of the Ozarks will confer bachelor degrees to 92 graduating seniors during its 2014 Spring Commencement ceremony, scheduled for 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 17, on the campus mall.

Kappa Delta Pi inducts 10 new members

Date Released: 4/17/2014

The University of the Ozarks chapter of Kappa Delta Pi (KDP), the international honor society for teacher education, inducted 10 new members during a special ceremony in the Pat Walker Teacher Education Program on April 16.

Ozarks' PBL team captures top honor at state competition

Date Released: 4/16/2014

Members of the University of the Ozarks' Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) team took home nine first-place, five second-place and seven third-place finishes to capture the overall Sweepstakes title in the 2014 Arkansas FBLA-PBL State Leadership Conference, held in Little Rock on April 11-12.

University of the Ozarks installs Dunsworth as 25th President

Date Released: 4/11/2014

CLARKSVILLE, Ark. --- Richard L. Dunsworth, J.D., was formally installed as the 25th president of University of the Ozarks during a special Inauguration Ceremony on Friday, April 11, 2014.

Class presenting Positive Psychology Week April 14-18

Date Released: 4/10/2014

University of the Ozarks Associate Professor of Psychology Dr. Karen Jones' positive psychology class is hosting a week's worth of activities geared toward boosting positive feelings and well-being across campus.

U of O Enactus team shines at national competition

Date Released: 4/10/2014

The University of the Ozarks' Enactus team advanced to the quarterfinals last week in the 2014 Enactus United States National Exposition in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Baptist Collegiate Ministries group takes part in Spring Break mission trip

Date Released: 4/7/2014

Over Spring Break, members from the University of the Ozarks' Baptist Collegiate Ministries (BCM) teamed up with students from other area universities to participate in Mission Arlington, a non-profit mission organization dedicated to community service in Arlington, Texas.

Tri-Beta chapter honors seniors, inducts new members

Date Released: 4/4/2014

The University of the Ozarks' Nu Eta chapter of Beta Beta Beta, the National Biological Honor Society, honored its seniors and inducted new members during a ceremony held on campus on April 3.

Hilgendorf's communication capstone project includes organizing 5K race

Date Released: 4/4/2014

As part of the senior capstone project for his strategic communication major, Max Hilgendorf has organized a new 5K race and 1-mile fun run for the Clarksville area on Saturday, April 19.

Native American trio to perform at Ozarks on April 9

Date Released: 4/4/2014

University of the Ozarks will present one of the world's premier Native American musical groups, the R. Carlos Nikai trio, at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 9, in the Rowntree Hall, located in the Walton Fine Arts Center.

Sophomore Phillips self-publishes Christian living book for young adults

Date Released: 4/2/2014

Rebecca Phillips, a sophomore at University of the Ozarks, recently released her first self-published book geared toward helping young Christian adults navigate difficult decisions and deal with their inevitable mistakes.

Freshman Estrada gains valuable TV journalism experience over Spring Break

Date Released: 4/2/2014

David Estrada, a freshman radio/television/video major from Costa Rica, will never forget this year's Spring Break.

Alumnus, Climate Reality director Molina to speak at Ozarks on April 10

Date Released: 4/1/2014

Mario Molina, a 1998 University of the Ozarks graduate and a program director for the Climate Reality Project, will speak at the U of O on Thursday, April 10, as part of the University's Walton Arts & Ideas Series.

DeVoss secures spot in physical therapy doctoral program

Date Released: 3/25/2014

Cole DeVoss, a senior at University of the Ozarks, recently learned that he has been accepted into the doctor of physical therapy program at Trine University in Fort Wayne, Ind.

Professor Shook's play to be performed by Ohio troupe

Date Released: 3/24/2014

A play written by University of the Ozarks Assistant Professor of Communication Dr. Rhonda Shook will be presented April 3-13 at the Weathervane Playhouse in Newark, Ohio.

Alumni Association to honor five at Awards Banquet

Date Released: 3/24/2014

The University of the Ozarks Alumni Association will present honors to five of its distinguished alumni during the 2014 Alumni Weekend Awards Banquet, scheduled for Saturday, April 12.

Gutierrez '09 aiming to make a difference as family physician

Date Released: 3/20/2014

It's been five years since Josue Gutierrez graduated from University of the Ozarks with a degree in biology and a dream to become a family physician. That dream is now close to a reality.

University Theatre to present "The Cover of LIFE" April 10-12

Date Released: 3/18/2014

University of the Ozarks Theatre will present R.T. Robinson's dramatic comedy "The Cover of LIFE," April 10, 11 and 12, in the Walton Fine Arts Center's Seay Theatre.

Cantu '99 named Business Leader of the Year by University's business division

Date Released: 3/17/2014

Leonel Cantu, a 1999 University of the Ozarks graduate and the branch manager for Regions Bank in Clarksville, was named the 2013-2014 Business Leader of the Year by University's Division of Business, Communication and Government.

U of O named chamber Corporate Business of the Year

Date Released: 3/17/2014

University of the Ozarks was named the Corporate Business of the Year at the 2014 Clarksville-Johnson County Chamber of Commerce's 93rd annual Awards Banquet, held March 14 in the University's Rogers Conference Center.

Enactus, PBL project SPARKs business savvy in 8th graders

Date Released: 3/13/2014

Approximately 70 students from Clarksville Junior High School recently received some real-world business experience thanks to a project called SPARK Initiative that was presented by University of the Ozarks' business students.

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