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Norris receives two national awards from EDM

Norris receives two national awards from EDM
November 10, 2023 / OZARKA NEWS
The Educational Digital Marketing Awards (EDM) has awarded Katie Norris, Ozarka College Director of Public Relations and Marketing, two awards in the category of "Digital Video Under Two Minutes. ""This is a well-deserved recognition and is evidence …

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Santa is Coming to Ozarka for Trees and Tidings!

Santa is Coming to Ozarka for Trees and Tidings!
November 8, 2023 / OZARKA NEWS
We will host our 14th annual holiday event on December 1, 2023 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. This event is free to the public and will take place in the John E. Miller Education complex, at Ozarka College in Melbourne. The Ozarka Foundation is teaming …

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Clay Selected as Employee of the Quarter

Clay Selected as Employee of the Quarter
November 2, 2023 / OZARKA NEWS
We are proud to announce that Shawn Clay of Mountain View, Arkansas has been selected as Ozarka's Employee of the Quarter. Clay is the Mountain View maintenance technician at Ozarka."Shawn quickly connected with everyone on campus with his friendly …

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Ash Flat hosts successful Fall Festival

Ash Flat hosts successful Fall Festival
November 1, 2023 / OZARKA NEWS
Ash Flat recently held its first annual Fall Festival on Wednesday, October 25  from 4-6PM. The beautiful weather helped bring in an attendance of well over 150 people. The Fall Festival was created to celebrate the season with Ozarka students, …

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The Aspen Institute Names Ozarka College as Top 150 U.S. Community Colleges Eligible for 2025 Aspen Prize
November 1, 2023 / OZARKA NEWS
Recently, the Aspen Institute named Ozarka College as one of the 150 institutions eligible to compete for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation's signature recognition of high achievement and performance among …

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Free GED classes offered
November 1, 2023 / OZARKA NEWS
Free GED classes are currently available at the following locations:Ozarka College Melbourne           Tuesday - Thursday               8:00-3:00 p.m.Mammoth Spring Fire Station   …

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Registration now Open
October 30, 2023 / OZARKA NEWS
Registration is in full swing at Ozarka College for current and new students. Now is the time to seek advising and register for spring 2024 classes.Spring classes will begin on January 16, 2024. By meeting early with an Advisor, students are often …

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Arkansas Career Pathways Shark Tank awards Ozarka College CPI Funding
October 27, 2023 / OZARKA NEWS
Recently Career Pathways Initiative (CPI) partnered with the Arkansas Division of Higher Education and Arkansas Community Colleges and took  a page from reality television to  launch their own Enrollment Pitch Competition, modeled by the …

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Long appointed Executive Assistant to the President
October 27, 2023 / OZARKA NEWS
We are pleased to announce the recent promotion of Valerie Long to Executive Assistant to the President."We are proud of Valerie's accomplishments and her promotion is well deserved," said Dr. Richard Dawe, President of Ozarka College. "Valerie has …

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The Culinary Arts Program Hosts Chef's Table
October 26, 2023 / OZARKA NEWS
The students of the Culinary Arts program recently hosted Chef's Table. Held on Ozarka's Melbourne campus, the event showcased cuisine that was enjoyed by a steady flow of groups including community members, Ozarka staff, and students.The event …

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2+2 Agreement announced with Arkansas Tech University
October 26, 2023 / OZARKA NEWS
Ozarka College and Arkansas Tech University (ATU) announced a formal articulation agreement to assist students transitioning from a two-year associate degree to a four-year bachelor's degree toward a degree in education.Starting in spring 2024, …

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Foundation Announces Kenneth & Janice Sutton Nursing Scholars
October 19, 2023 / OZARKA NEWS
The Ozarka College Foundation has announced the 2023 Kenneth and Janice Sutton Nursing Scholars. Each recipient will receive a $3,000 scholarship for the 2023-2024 academic year.   Mr. and Mrs. Sutton began offering scholarships to students …

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Successful Book Sale hosted by Friends of the Paul Weaver Library
October 16, 2023 / OZARKA NEWS
The Ozarka College Friends of the Paul Weaver Library recently partnered with Melbourne's Manna House Thrift Store to host their annual book sale. Held on Ozarka's Melbourne campus, the event offered a variety of good quality used books, including …

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American Red Cross Blood Drive a Big Hit
October 6, 2023 / OZARKA NEWS
Ozarka College recently hosted an American Red Cross Blood Drive on October 4, 2023 in the lobby of the John E. Miller Education Complex in Melbourne, AR. American Red Cross Employees stated that 16 bags of blood were donated and six first time …

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American Red Cross Blood Drive a Big Hit
October 6, 2023 / OZARKA NEWS
Ozarka College recently hosted an American Red Cross Blood Drive on October 4, 2023 in the lobby of the John E. Miller Education Complex in Melbourne, AR. American Red Cross Employees stated that 16 bags of blood were donated and six first time …

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Successful Casino Night hosted by Foundation
October 5, 2023 / OZARKA NEWS
On September 30, 2023, Cooper's Pointe was filled with enthusiasm and positive energy from attendees of the Ozarka College Foundation Casino Night. Sharp County residents and supporters delighted in this second annual signature fundraiser. Guests …

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Scholars Recognized at Annual Scholarship Reception
October 4, 2023 / OZARKA NEWS
The Ozarka College Foundation hosted its 2023 scholarship reception on October 3 at the Student Services Center in Melbourne. With approximately 150 attendees, the event provided scholarship recipients an opportunity to say, "thank you " and to …

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Ozarka Remembers, Honors Former Colleague with Memorial Scholarship
September 29, 2023 / OZARKA NEWS
The Ozarka College Foundation announces the creation of the Val West Memorial Nursing Scholarship. Val's passing has left a wake of outpouring from her family as well as Ozarka faculty and staff, and the Foundation is extending this opportunity for …

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Foundation Golf Tournament a Big Hit
September 22, 2023 / OZARKA NEWS
Thirty-one teams gathered  for  our annual fundraiser and fun-filled day at the Ozarka College Foundation Golf Tournament on September 21, 2023. The four-person scramble took place at Cooper's Hawk Golf Course in Melbourne, Arkansas and …

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GOINS NAMED ACADEMIC ALL-STAR
September 18, 2023 / OZARKA NEWS
Ozarka College has selected Makayla Goins, of Mountain View, Arkansas as recipient of the Academic All-Star scholarship program. Upon completion of her Associate of Science degree in Agriculture at Ozarka, Goins plans to pursue a bachelor's degree …

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Friends of the Paul Weaver Library hosts book sale
September 15, 2023 / OZARKA NEWS
The annual Friends of the Paul Weaver Library book sale will be held Saturday, October 7 in the lobby of the John E. Miller Education Complex on the Ozarka College Melbourne campus. The sale will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  The Friends …

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Foundation Presents the Fall Concert
September 12, 2023 / OZARKA NEWS
The Foundation will host The Fall Concert and dinner at Ozarka College's Amphitheatre in Mountain View, Arkansas on October 7, 2023. BBQ Dinner will be served from 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. with the concert beginning at 7:00 p.m. The event will showcase …

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Celebration of Bonnie Crider
September 12, 2023 / OZARKA NEWS
Bonnie Crider, Ozarka College Maintenance technician, retired recently after twenty-five years of service. Mrs. Crider was honored at a retirement celebration on Thursday, August 31, 2023. Colleagues were in attendance and shared stories, voiced …

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Sandlin Hired as Education Instructor
September 9, 2023 / OZARKA NEWS
We are pleased to announce the recent hiring of Jill Sandlin as the new Education Instructor."Jill's experience in education, as well as her enthusiasm for students, makes her a perfect fit in our culture here at Ozarka," said Dr. Chris Lorch, …

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Freedom Ford to sponsor Hole-in-One at Foundation Tournament
September 8, 2023 / OZARKA NEWS
Participants in the Ozarka College Foundation Golf Tournament will have the opportunity to win a car, thanks to Freedom Ford, the tournament's hole-in-one sponsor! The four-person scramble will take place at Cooper's Hawk Golf Course in Melbourne, …

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Foundation to Endow Wayburn Watson Memorial Scholarship
September 6, 2023 / OZARKA NEWS
The Ozarka College Foundation is proud to announce the Wayburn Watson Memorial Scholarship endowment. The Watson Memorial Endowment will provide scholarship support in the amount of $500 annually to an Ozarka College student. ┬áIn 2013, in …

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Katie Norris
Director of Marketing & PR
870.368.2045
katie.norris@ozarka.edu
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Dr. Josh Wilson
VP of Advancement
870.368.2060
jwilson@ozarka.edu




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