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LPN Program Ranked #2 in Country

LPN Program Ranked #2 in Country
November 18, 2022 / OZARKA NEWS
Ozarka College Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) program has been ranked second in the country by Nurse Journal for the year 2022."We are honored to be recognized as one of the best LPN programs in the country, " said Katie Wilson, Nursing & …

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Santa is Coming to Ozarka for Trees and Tidings!

Santa is Coming to Ozarka for Trees and Tidings!
November 4, 2022 / OZARKA NEWS
Ozarka College will host their 13th annual holiday event on December 2, 2022 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 …

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Free GED classes

Free GED classes
November 3, 2022 / OZARKA NEWS
Free GED classes are currently available at the following Ozarka College locations:Melbourne                 Tuesday - Thursday           8:00-3:00 p.m.Mammoth Spring     …

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Norris receives two national awards from EDM

Norris receives two national awards from EDM
November 2, 2022 / 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 well-deserved recognition and is evidence …

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Other News

Registration now Open!
October 31, 2022 / OZARKA NEWS
Registration is in full swing for current and new students. Now is the time to seek advising and register for spring 2023 classes.Spring classes will begin on January 17. By meeting early with an Advisor, students are often able to secure the …

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Admissions hosts College & Career Planning Day
October 27, 2022 / OZARKA NEWS
The Admissions Department recently hosted their fall College and Career Planning Day on October 25 in the John E. Miller Education Complex. College, university, financial and armed forces representatives, as well as various other agencies were set …

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Earlene Martz Celebrated
October 26, 2022 / OZARKA NEWS
Earlene Martz, Ozarka College Finance technician, retired recently after twenty-six years of service. Mrs. Martz was honored at a retirement celebration on Friday, September 30, 2022. Colleagues were in attendance and shared stories, voiced their …

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Registration Opens October 31
October 24, 2022 / OZARKA NEWS
Ozarka College Spring Registration opens October 31 for current and new students. Now is the time to seek advising and register for spring 2023 classes.Spring classes will begin on January 17. By meeting early with an Advisor, students are often …

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Successful Casino Night hosted by Ozarka College Foundation
October 21, 2022 / OZARKA NEWS
On October 20, 2022, Cooper's Pointe was filled with enthusiasm and positive energy from attendees of the Ozarka College Foundation Casino Night. This fun night of gambling was one fall fundraiser residents and supporters of Sharp County delighted …

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Spray Selected as Employee of the Quarter
October 20, 2022 / OZARKA NEWS
We are proud to announce that Joshua Spray of Melbourne, Arkansas has been selected as Ozarka's Employee of the Quarter. Spray is the administrative specialist for the aviation department at Ozarka."Josh consistently does a great job supporting our …

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The Culinary Arts Program Hosts Chef's Table
October 17, 2022 / 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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Delta Grant Awarded for Nursing Upgrades, Expansion
October 14, 2022 / OZARKA NEWS
Ozarka College was selected as a recipient of the State's Economic Development Assistance Program (SEDAP) grant, a regional grant program through the Delta Regional Authority (DRA).  Ozarka was awarded $183,000 toward a two-year workforce …

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Heath Sanders Coming to Ozarka College
October 13, 2022 / OZARKA NEWS
The Ozarka College Foundation is proud to welcome Heath Sanders to perform at Ozarka College in Melbourne on November 11.Heath will perform a live acoustic session at the John E. Miller Auditorium beginning at 7:00 p.m.  Proceeds will benefit …

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ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGES RECOGNIZE 2022 ACADEMIC ALL-STAR SCHOLARS
October 12, 2022 / OZARKA NEWS
Winners of the Academic All-Star Scholarships were announced this week in Hot Springs at the annual conference of Arkansas Community Colleges (ACC).Governor Asa Hutchinson presented the keynote address at a brunch honoring the 22 student scholarship …

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Ozarka College Foundation's Fall Concert a Big Hit
October 8, 2022 / OZARKA NEWS
Mountain View, AR (October 8, 2022) - The Ozarka College Foundation recently hosted The Fall Concert, at Ozarka College's Amphitheatre in Mountain View on October 8, 2022. The concert featured talented musicians: Brad Apple, Crystal McCool, Mary …

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Successful Book Sale hosted by Friends of the Paul Weaver Library
October 7, 2022 / 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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Successful Book Sale hosted by Friends of the Paul Weaver Library
October 7, 2022 / 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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LPN Night & Weekend Program offered at Ash Flat
October 3, 2022 / OZARKA NEWS
We are pleased to offer a Night and Weekend LPN program on the Ash Flat campus beginning January 2023. Applications for the LPN programs starting January 2023 are currently being accepted through November 1, 2022.To be eligible for application, …

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Scholarship Recipients Celebrated
September 30, 2022 / OZARKA NEWS
The Ozarka College Foundation hosted its annual scholarship reception on September 29 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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Adult Education Program hosts Open House
September 26, 2022 / OZARKA NEWS
Adult Education recently hosted an open house in the Administration building of the Melbourne Ozarka College Campus on September 22. The Adult Education team raised awareness about the programs offered and the achievements of those who have …

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Foundation Golf Tournament a Big Hit
September 23, 2022 / OZARKA NEWS
Twenty-eight teams gathered for our annual fundraiser and fun-filled day at the Ozarka College Foundation Golf Tournament on September 22, 2022. The four-person scramble took place at Cooper's Hawk Golf Course in Melbourne, Arkansas and all proceeds …

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Friends of the Paul Weaver Library hosts book sale
September 22, 2022 / OZARKA NEWS
The annual Friends of the Paul Weaver Library book sale will be held Saturday, October 1 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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Donor Recognition Reception held at New Welding Center
September 19, 2022 / OZARKA NEWS
Ozarka College hosted a donor appreciation reception at their recently opened Welding Center in Mountain View on September 16.   College and Foundation staff invited members of the Stone County community who had played a significant role in the …

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Foundation Presents the Fall Concert
September 15, 2022 / OZARKA NEWS
The Ozarka College Foundation will host The Fall Concert at Ozarka College's Amphitheatre in Mountain View, Arkansas on October 8, 2022. The event will begin at 7:00 p.m. and will feature talented musicians: Brad Apple, Crystal McCool, Mary Parker, …

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The Cleverlys Concert Raises Money for Endowed Blackley Scholarship
September 14, 2022 / OZARKA NEWS
Grassroots Equipment and Outdoors partnered with Townsend Spice and Supply to present The Cleverlys at Ozarka College on September 10, 2022. Hosted by the Ozarka College Foundation with the support of our local ICARE organization, The Cleverlys show …

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Ozarka College hosts Active Shooter Training
September 13, 2022 / OZARKA NEWS
Recently Ozarka College employees all took part in active shooter training hosted by the Craighead County Police Department. Active shooter incidents are often unpredictable and evolve quickly. In the midst of chaos, anyone can play an integral role …

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White River Health to Support Ozarka Foundation Golf Tournament
September 12, 2022 / OZARKA NEWS
The Ozarka College Foundation is pleased to have White River Health serve as the meal sponsor for the annual Ozarka College Foundation Golf Tournament. The tournament will be a four-person scramble, taking place on Thursday, September 22, 2022 at …

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Free GED classes offered on all campuses
September 9, 2022 / OZARKA NEWS
Free GED classes are currently available at the following locations:Melbourne                   Tuesday - Thursday                      8:00 a.m. - …

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Freedom Ford to sponsor Hole-in-One at Ozarka Foundation Tournament
September 8, 2022 / 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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In Observance Of Memorial Day
May 29, 2022 / OZARKA NEWS
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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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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