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Ozarks ranked No. 4 in South by U.S. News

Date Released: 9/10/2014

University of the Ozarks has been ranked the fourth best college in the South in the latest college rankings by "U.S. News & World Report."

Frost's article on transitioning published in education magazine

Date Released: 9/5/2014

An article written by Jones Learning Center Director Julia Frost on helping students with learning disabilities transition from high school has been published by a leading education magazine.

University Launches Microsite for Jones Learning Center

Date Released: 8/12/2014

University of the Ozarks has launched a new microsite to promote the services and success stories of its Jones Learning Center, which has been helping students with learning disabilities earn a college degree at the University for more than 40 years.

Frost to speak at state learning disabilities conference

Date Released: 3/7/2013

Jones Learning Center Director Julia Frost will be one of the featured speakers at the annual conference of the Learning Disabilities Association of Arkansas (LDAA), scheduled for Saturday, March 9, in North Little Rock, Ark.

Radio show on poetry and short stories latest venture for versatile Risher

Date Released: 2/15/2013

It may seem unlikely that the host of the campus' sports talk radio show would also be developing a show about poetry and short stories, but senior Kourtney Risher, with his trademark drive, wouldn't let that stop him.

Rogers '96 having "a blast" as a mobile production engineer

Date Released: 2/5/2013

Patrick Rogers was 8 or 9 years old when he made his first visit to a television studio in his hometown of Fort Smith, Ark., to visit his brother who worked there.

Ozarks and the JLC convert a reluctant Texas native

Date Released: 12/21/2012

Maegan Bell, a senior early childhood education major from Dallas, Texas, didn't always consider Ozarks her home. But four years later, she is an avid champion for Ozarks and the Jones Learning Center.

Ozarks loses one of its "giants" as former President Ehren passes away at age 83

Date Released: 10/31/2012

The University lost a beloved member of its family when former president Dr. Fritz H. Ehren '53 of Clarksville passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, at Johnson Regional Medical Center at the age of 83. The service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at First Presbyterian Church, located at 212 N. College Ave., in Clarksville.

Chauhan '99 to serve as keynote speaker at international learning disabilities conference

Date Released: 10/19/2012

When Saima Chauhan takes the stage in February as one of the keynote speakers at the Learning Disabilities Association of America's 50th annual international conference in San Antonio, Texas, she expects to be quite nervous. But Chauhan, a 1999 Ozarks graduate, plans to overcome that stage fright the same way she has overcome other obstacles in her life: with dogged determination and an unwavering will to succeed.

U of O Board selects Dunsworth 25th president

Date Released: 10/11/2012

Clarksville, Ark. --- The University of the Ozarks Board of Trustees has elected Richard L. "Rich" Dunsworth, J.D., as the University's 25th president, effective July 1, 2013. Dunsworth, 43, has served as vice president for enrollment at Millikin University in Illinois, since 2004. He will succeed Dr. Rick Niece, who is retiring in June after a 16-year tenure as president of the private, Presbyterian-affiliated university.

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