CAMPUS NEWS

Ozarka College Presented at Higher Learning Commission

Updated: 06/30/2015
Ozarka College accepted an invitation to showcase their successes at the Higher Learning Commission's National Assessment Academy conference in St. Charles, Illinois.  On June 4, 2015, Dr. Dennis Rittle, Provost and Executive Vice President of …

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Ozarka College announces President and Provost Lists

Updated: 06/29/2015
Ozarka College recently announced that 84 students have been named to the President's List and 69 students have been named to the Provost's List for the Spring 2015 semester.To be eligible for the President's List, a student must be enrolled in at …

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Lunch and Learn Series at Ozarka College - Mountain View

Updated: 06/25/2015
The Stone County Extension Office has partnered with Ozarka College to offer a series of Lunch and Learn sessions that began on June 8, 2015. These sessions will continue to meet on Mondays through July 13, from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM in room 121 at …

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Withers Attends the Governor's Scholastic Honors Day

Updated: 06/23/2015
Ozarka College was pleased to accept an invitation from the Governor and Mrs. Asa Hutchison to the Governor's Scholastic Honors Day. The Scholastic Honors Day was held on May 2, 2015 at the Governor's Mansion in Little Rock. Attending on behalf of …

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Other News

Apnf Funds Ozarka College Nursing Tuition Stipends

Updated: 06/22/2015
With support from the Arkansas Partnering for Nursing's Future (APNF) grant, Ozarka College awarded  twelve students in the LPN program at Ozarka College - Mammoth Spring $1,000 tuition stipends for the summer term. 100% of the LPN students enrolled …

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Herrington Family Donates $10,000 To The Ozarka College Capital Campaign

Updated: 06/18/2015
The Mark Herrington family has committed $10,000 to the Ozarka College Student Services Center Capital Campaign. Their contribution will pay to furnish the student conference room, located in the new Student Services Center, on the Melbourne …

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Ozarka College Announces Area Graduates For 2014-2015

Updated: 06/16/2015
Ozarka College hosted the 2014-2015 Commencement on Saturday, May 9, 2015 in the John E. Miller Auditorium. Congressman Rick Crawford delivered the Commencement address to graduates and their guests. He congratulated all graduates for their …

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Ozarka College To Host Farewell For Rittle

Updated: 06/11/2015
Ozarka College will host a farewell for Dr. Dennis C. Rittle, Ozarka College Provost and Executive Vice President of Learning, on June 18, 2015. Colleagues, family and friends are invited to join us for cake and punch, beginning at 10:00 a.m., in …

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Ozarka College Donates To Relay For Life

Updated: 06/08/2015
 Ozarka College would like to thank the community for supporting their event, "Grillin' for a Cure," which took place on May 13, 2015. Ozarka employees purchased the supplies for cheeseburger meals and volunteered their time to prepare and deliver …

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Fulbright Receives Faculty Of The Year From Ozarka College

Updated: 06/03/2015
Joanna Fulbright, Ozarka College English Instructor, has received the 2015 Faculty of the Year award. Fulbright, who has been teaching at Ozarka College since the fall semester of 2001, was also a recipient of this award in 2009."I always like to …

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Successful Spring Gala Hosted By Ozarka College Foundation

Updated: 06/01/2015
Despite having to postpone due to severe weather threats, the Ozarka College Foundation's Spring Gala was a huge success. The 2015 Spring Gala took place on April 30, in the FNBC Student Commons Area of the Student Services Center, at Ozarka College …

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Lea Donates To Ozarka College

Updated: 05/30/2015
Ozarka College has received a $50,000 donation from the late Gwenn A. Lea of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas. Ms. Lea passed away on March 1, 2015 and left funds for scholarship purposes.Ms. Lea, an Izard county native, was a member of Faith Presbyterian …

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Dietsche Retires From Ozarka College

Updated: 05/28/2015
     Bruce Dietsche, Ozarka College Science Instructor, has retired after fourteen years of service. Mr. Dietsche was honored at a retirement celebration on Friday, May 8, 2015. Family, friends and colleagues in attendance shared their sincere …

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Storm Spotter Class To Be Offered At Ozarka College - Ash Flat

Updated: 05/26/2015
Ozarka College in Ash Flat will host a free storm spotting class on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. If you are interested in severe weather or want to help your local National Weather Service office by reporting severe weather conditions, this …

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In Observance Of Memorial Day

Updated: 05/21/2015
Originally called Decoration Day, Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service to our country. It was first widely observed on May 30, 1868, to commemorate the sacrifices of Civil War soldiers, by proclamation of General …

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Carpenter Selected To Serve On The Ozarka College Foundation

Updated: 05/20/2015
The Ozarka College Foundation has selected Molly Carpenter of Cherokee Village to serve on the foundation board of directors. Board members serve a five-year term and work collectively to support the mission of Ozarka College to provide …

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Carpenter selected to serve on the Ozarka College Foundation

Updated: 05/20/2015
The Ozarka College Foundation has selected Molly Carpenter of Cherokee Village to serve on the foundation board of directors. Board members serve a five-year term and work collectively to support the mission of Ozarka College to provide …

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Rush Retires from Ozarka College

Updated: 05/18/2015
Ronny Rush, Ozarka College Director of Physical Plant, retired on May 15, 2015 after thirty-three years of service. Mr. Rush was honored at a retirement celebration on Friday, May 1, 2015. Family, friends and colleagues in attendance shared stories, …

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Wilson Appointed AVP of Planning and Institutional Research at Ozarka College

Updated: 05/13/2015
Ozarka College is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Josh Wilson as the Associate Vice President of Planning and Institutional Research. Prior to this role, Wilson served as the Pathway to Accelerated Completion and Employment (PACE) …

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Relay for Life Fundraiser - Grillin' for a Cure

Updated: 05/11/2015
Ozarka College will be Grillin' for a Cure on Wednesday, May 13, 2015. This is an annual fundraiser for the Izard County Relay for Life. Hamburger meals will include a 'burger' (with or without cheese), a bag of chips, a cookie and a bottle of water …

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Ozarka Kids Academy Summer Enrollment

Updated: 04/30/2015
Ozarka Kids Academy at Ozarka College in Melbourne, Arkansas is now enrolling students for the School Age Summer Program. This program is designed for kids' ages 6-9 years.   The cost is $90 per week and the program will run ten weeks, beginning …

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Emergency Alert Equipment Installed

Updated: 04/23/2015
Yellow boxes with green displays are beginning to appear in the common areas around Ozarka College's Melbourne campus.   These are alert beacons that will be used in the case of an emergency to notify people in common areas of a significant event. …

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Congressman Crawford to Address Ozarka College Graduates

Updated: 04/21/2015
Congressman Rick Crawford, First Congressional District of Arkansas, will address Ozarka College graduates during the 2015 Commencement Ceremony. Commencement will  take place on Saturday, May 9 at 10:00 a.m., in the auditorium of the John E. …

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Arbor Day Celebration at Ozarka College

Updated: 04/16/2015
In honor of Arbor Day, Ozarka College will take their turn to lead and students from Ozarka Kid's Academy will be participating in the planting of trees. The Arbor Day celebration will take place near the new Student Services Center, on the …

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Stirling to Retire from Ozarka College

Updated: 04/10/2015
Ozarka College will host a retirement celebration in honor of Joan Stirling, Vice President of Planning and Institutional Research, on April 16, 2015. This farewell will take place at 1:00 PM in the Student Services Center in Melbourne, Arkansas and …

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Ozarka College Foundation Postpones 2015 Spring Gala

Updated: 04/08/2015
The Ozarka College Foundation has postponed its 2015 Spring Gala, originally scheduled for Thursday, April 9, due to the forecasted severe weather. The new date of the gala will be Thursday, April 30, at 6:00 p.m. in the Student Services Center at …

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Annual Tour D'Art coming to Ozarka College

Updated: 04/08/2015
The Friends of the Paul Weaver Library will present the 4th annual Literary Reading and Art Extravaganza, "Tour D'Art, " on Thursday, April 16, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. This event will take place in the John E. Miller Education Complex in …

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Ozarka College Seeks Academic All-Star

Updated: 04/06/2015
Arkansas Community Colleges (ACC) is once again offering the Academic All-Star scholarship program to students of two-year colleges in the state.The purpose of the Academic All-Star program is to recognize the scholarly and service achievements of …

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Canning and Food Preservation Seminar to be offered at Ozarka College - Mammoth Spring

Updated: 04/03/2015
Ozarka College in Mammoth Spring will offer a canning and food preservation seminar on April 10, 2015 at 12:00 PM.   Topics covered will include testing of pressure cookers, benefits of home food preservation, food safety, water bath canning, …

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Ozarka culinary student wins bronze at Nationals

Updated: 07/02/2008
Ozarka College had three culinary arts students competing at the national level SkillsUSA Conference in Kansas City June 23-27.  One of its culinary arts students brought home a bronze medal from the competition.  Kathryn Tebbetts of …

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