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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.

Black '09 brightens smiles in Romania

Date Released: 9/24/2012

Lauren Black, 2009 Ozarks graduate, may have followed her heart when she earned her bachelor's degree in religion and philosophy, but it was her teeth that took her all the way to Romania as part of a medical mission team.

Get to Know, featuring Natalie Roden

Date Released: 6/7/2012

Get to Know is a weekly feature hosted by Andrea Dankert, which airs on Ozarks KUOZ Channel 6. In this program, we'll get to know Natalie Roden, a junior strategic communication major from Berkeley, California.

Ozarks JLC alum overcomes personal challenges, thrives in youth ministry

Date Released: 5/29/2012

U of O's most recent Alumni Weekend brought a bevy of former Ozarks grads back to campus. The one with the big smile was Lauren Black.

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