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County high school students eligible to enroll at U of O

Date Released: 7/23/2014

Qualified high school juniors and seniors in Johnson County can get a head start on their college course work by taking tuition-free classes at University of the Ozarks as part of the university's Concurrent High School Program.

Professor helps secure NASA grant for Lamar first-graders

Date Released: 7/21/2014

University of the Ozarks Associate Professor of Physics Dr. Salomón Itzá has teamed with teachers from the Lamar (Ark.) School District to secure a space science grant that will benefit the school's first-graders.

U of O students earn honors at national FBLA-PBL conference

Date Released: 7/17/2014

A group of University of the Ozarks students were among more than 1,800 of America's best and brightest college students who traveled to Nashville to showcase their talents as future business leaders and vie for the opportunity to win $79,000 in cash awards.

Ozarks names Weaver as dean of students

Date Released: 7/7/2014

Steven Weaver has been named the new dean of students at University of the Ozarks, it was announced Monday by University officials. Weaver most recently served as director of residential life and housing at Carroll University in Waukesha, Wis.

Ozarks To Hold Open Tryouts For Cheer/STUNT

Date Released: 7/2/2014

New U of O head cheer/STUNT coach Tori Cox will hold an open tryout for individuals interested in competitive cheer/STUNT on August 18-20 in Mabee Gymnasium.

University bids farewell to Heil, Arey

Date Released: 6/26/2014

Two long-time administrators at University of the Ozarks have recently accepted positions at other universities.

Job Readiness Workshop for Single Mothers set for July 9 at U of O

Date Released: 6/26/2014

The Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund will present a job and career readiness workshop for single mothers on Wednesday, July 9, on the campus of University of the Ozarks in Clarksville.

Art Professor Holder takes top honor at River Valley Invitational

Date Released: 6/24/2014

University of the Ozarks Assistant Professor of Art Dawn Holder took home top honors at the 66th annual River Valley Invitational, announced recently at the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum.

University announces 2014 Spring Semester honor lists

Date Released: 6/12/2014

University of the Ozarks has announced its honor lists for the 2014 Spring Semester.

Maymester gives mathematics, science students taste of the classroom

Date Released: 6/2/2014

It's a day before semester finals begin at Lamar (Ark.) High School and students in teacher James Smith's sophomore biology class are preparing for the comprehensive exams by …. playing Jeopardy?

Athletics program hires coaches for wrestling, cheer/STUNT

Date Released: 5/29/2014

University of the Ozarks has hired head coaches for two of its newest sports programs.

Shemanske '14 secures corporate position through Arkansas Fellowship

Date Released: 5/27/2014

Kurt Shemanske, 2014 University of the Ozarks graduate, recently secured a position working with the executive vice president of Dillard's, Inc. in Little Rock, Ark. as part of the Arkansas Fellowship.

University adds archery, expands shooting sports

Date Released: 5/23/2014

The University of the Ozarks athletic department has announced it will add competitive men's and women's archery and expand its current men's and women's clay target shooting team.

2014 grads Bradley, Moreland ready for pharmacy school

Date Released: 5/19/2014

According to a report by the Department of Health and Human Services, because of an aging population and a growing demand for services there could be a shortage of as many as 157,000 pharmacists in the United States by the year 2020.

Coker to spend summer working with Sen. Pryor in Washington, D.C

Date Released: 5/19/2014

University of the Ozarks senior Cameron Coker with spend part of his summer working as an intern for Arkansas Sen. Mark Pryor in Washington, D.C.

U of O awards degrees to 120 graduates

Date Released: 5/19/2014

University of the Ozarks awarded degrees to 120 graduates during the 180th Commencement ceremony, held May 17 on the campus mall.

RTV program completes marketing video for Presbyterian Village

Date Released: 5/16/2014

The University of the Ozarks' Radio-Television-Video (RTV) program recently completed a year-long video project for the Presbyterian Village of Little Rock.

Professor Coleman provides tips for future health care professionals

Date Released: 5/14/2014

As a professor of biology and the University's chief health professions advisor, Dr. Sean Coleman has helped dozens of University of the Ozarks students achieve their goal of attending a professional school within the health care field.

Broadcast journalism students cover Search and Rescue drill

Date Released: 5/12/2014

The Code RED alert came across the KUOZ news desk at around 1 p.m. "News tip received at 0900 7 May 2014. Joint agencies setting up Incident Command Center 1697 HWY 21 North, where Search and Rescue teams from Franklin and Johnson counties are preparing to search for missing woman and child. PIO will be with one of the SAR teams and is not known at this time."

Ponseigo '11 thriving as CPA for Marathon Oil Corp.

Date Released: 5/12/2014

In three short years since graduating from University of the Ozarks with a degree in accounting and economics, Meagan Ponseigo finds herself as a freshly-minted certified public accountant for one of the top oil and gas companies in the world.

Ozarks Featured On Prominent Wrestling Web Site

Date Released: 5/12/2014

University of the Ozarks Athletic Director Jimmy Clark is currently featured on the front page of one of the nation's premier wrestling web sites,, after being interviewed by its host Scott Casber earlier this week.

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