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New Opportunity Scholarship Announced

New Opportunity Scholarship Announced
April 15, 2024 / OZARKA NEWS
Ozarka College has launched a new initiative that will provide incoming students from the area with debt-free pathways to an Ozarka college degree. Named  the Ozarka Opportunity, the program officially launches in August for fall 2024 and will …

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$437K Received for New Skilled Trades Program, Expanding Welding

$437K Received for New Skilled Trades Program, Expanding Welding
April 9, 2024 / OZARKA NEWS
Ozarka College will receive $437,000 from the Delta Workforce Grant Program through the Delta Regional Authority (DRA) to establish a Skilled Trades program and expand its Welding program at Ozarka's new Technical Center in Mountain View, Arkansas. …

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Foundation Hosts Spring Gala, a Huge Success

Foundation Hosts Spring Gala, a Huge Success
April 5, 2024 / OZARKA NEWS
On April 4, 2024, the FNBC Student Commons Area at Ozarka College was filled with enthusiasm and positive energy from more than 250 attendees of the Ozarka College Foundation Spring Gala. Ozarka's Foundation hosted this event themed, "Golden …

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Ozarka College named Military Friendly School for fifteenth consecutive year

Ozarka College named Military Friendly School for fifteenth consecutive year
April 3, 2024 / OZARKA NEWS
We recently was named to the 2024-2025 Military Friendly Schools list by VIQTORY Media. The list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America's military service members and veterans …

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Other News

3 Week Certified Nursing Assistant continuing Education Course Offering
April 2, 2024 / OZARKA NEWS
Ozarka College is excited to be offering a three-week Certified Nursing Assistant continuing education course. This course will take place on the Ash Flat campus May 6 - May 23, Monday through Thursday, from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm each day with clinical …

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Registration for Summer and Fall is Open
April 1, 2024 / 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 summer and fall 2024 classes.The Summer I term will begin on May 28 and conclude on June 28. Classes in the Summer II …

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The Culinary Arts Program Hosts Couples Cooking Class
March 19, 2024 / OZARKA NEWS
The Culinary Arts program recently hosted an Italian themed couples cooking class. Held on Ozarka's Melbourne campus, the event showcased cuisine that was enjoyed by the couples after successfully executing the recipes with hands-on assistance from …

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Student Nursing Conference hosted
March 15, 2024 / OZARKA NEWS
On March 14, Ozarka College hosted their annual student nursing conference in Melbourne, Arkansas. Approximately 110 students from Ozarka's Melbourne, Ash Flat, and Mountain View LPN and RN programs were in attendance.Charity Schaufler, Baxter …

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Foundation Hosts Ladies' Luncheon
March 12, 2024 / OZARKA NEWS
Mountain View was a full house Saturday, March 9, as area women attended the 11th annual Ladies' Luncheon presented by the Ozarka College Foundation. Event hosts included Mountain View Campus Director, Kim Lovelace and Director of Development, April …

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Culinary receives Freeze Dryer from Perkins Grant
March 11, 2024 / OZARKA NEWS
The Culinary department recently received a freeze dryer on behalf of the Perkins Grant. A freeze dryer has multiple applications in a modern kitchen, from creating novelty candies and fruit treats to preserving foods for up to 25 years. Food waste …

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Germany the focus for International Day 2024
March 8, 2024 / OZARKA NEWS
The Diversity and Cultural Events Committee recently hosted its 14th  annual International Day on Wednesday, March 6. Ozarka students, faculty, staff, and the public filled the John E. Miller auditorium at Ozarka College in Melbourne to welcome …

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Annual Tour D' Art coming to Ozarka College
March 6, 2024 / OZARKA NEWS
The Friends of the Paul Weaver Library will present the 11th annual art extravaganza, Tour D'Art, on Thursday, April 18, 2024 from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. This year's theme is, "An Artful Journey" and will take place in the John E. Miller Education …

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SCCRC Supports Ozarka Technical Center
March 5, 2024 / OZARKA NEWS
Ozarka College recently received a $30,000 donation from the Stone County Community Resource Council (SCCRC). The donation will be used to support Ozarka's Technical Center expansion in Mountain View.   The contribution will complete a $45,000 …

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Chef’s Table Event a Big Hit
March 1, 2024 / 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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Foundation to Host Annual Gala
March 1, 2024 / OZARKA NEWS
The Ozarka College Foundation will host their annual Spring Gala on Thursday, April 4, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. The event will take place in the Student Services Center at Ozarka College, located at 218 College Drive in Melbourne, Arkansas.FNBC Community …

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Foundation to Host Annual Gala
March 1, 2024 / OZARKA NEWS
The Ozarka College Foundation will host their annual Spring Gala on Thursday, April 4, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. The event will take place in the Student Services Center at Ozarka College, located at 218 College Drive in Melbourne, Arkansas.FNBC Community …

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Congressman Crawford visits Ozarka College in Melbourne
February 21, 2024 / OZARKA NEWS
U.S. House of Representative for Arkansas' 1st congressional district, Rick Crawford, and his staff visited Ozarka College on Wednesday. One of many meetings in the region, the Congressman's scheduled stop at Ozarka marked a routine engagement with …

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Foundation Receives Lead Gift for the Mountain View Technical Center
February 13, 2024 / OZARKA NEWS
The Ozarka College Foundation received a generous charitable contribution from Kenneth and Janice Sutton, a lead gift to support the new Mountain View Technical Center.  This contribution serves as the signature gift toward the new Mountain …

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Germany the focus for International Day 2024
February 9, 2024 / OZARKA NEWS
Ozarka's Diversity and Cultural Events Committee will host its 14th  annual International Day on Wednesday, March 6th. Ozarka students, faculty, staff, and the public are invited to participate in this enriching and educational event that will …

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Soden Joins Business Office
February 7, 2024 / OZARKA NEWS
We welcome Brandie Soden as the new Accountant/Procurement Specialist for the Finance Department."We are excited that Brandie has joined our team and look forward to working with her," said Tina Wheelis, Ozarka College executive vice president of …

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Seeking applicants for Surgical Technology
February 6, 2024 / OZARKA NEWS
We are now accepting applications for the Surgical Technology program at its Mountain View campus.    Applications will be accepted through April 1 for the cohort to begin in the Fall of 2024. Interested students may apply to the program …

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American Red Cross Blood Drive held
February 6, 2024 / OZARKA NEWS
We recently hosted an American Red Cross Blood Drive on January 31, 2024 in the lobby of the John E. Miller Education Complex in Melbourne, AR. American Red Cross Employees stated that 14 units of blood were donated and they welcomed seven first …

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Closure announced for Solar Eclipse
February 5, 2024 / OZARKA NEWS
All Ozarka College campuses will be closed for the solar eclipse on Monday, April 8, 2024. In anticipation of the expected influx of visitors and disruption to our local communities, Ozarka will close all campus locations, including the Paul Miller …

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Now Accepting LPN Applications
February 1, 2024 / OZARKA NEWS
We are currently accepting applications for the Fall 2024 LPN program. Applications will be accepted through April 1, 2024.To be eligible for application, students must prove successful completion of or enrollment in pre-requisite courses. The …

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Now Accepting Aviation Applications
February 1, 2024 / OZARKA NEWS
Ozarka College is currently accepting applications for the Fall 2024 Aviation program. Applications will be accepted through April 15, 2024.Interested students may apply in a few easy steps:(1) Complete an Ozarka College online application for …

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Foundation to host Ladies' Luncheon
January 31, 2024 / OZARKA NEWS
The Ozarka College Foundation will host the annual  Ladies'  Luncheon  on Saturday, March 9, 2024 at Ozarka College in Mountain View. The event will begin at 11:30 AM.This year's event will feature a catered lunch, silent auction, and …

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Free GED classes offered
January 29, 2024 / OZARKA NEWS
Free GED classes are currently available at the following Ozarka College locations:Melbourne                   Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday                   …

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New Technical Center in Mountain View Announced
January 26, 2024 / OZARKA NEWS
Ozarka College is proud to announce a new technical center will be coming soon to the Mountain View community. Ozarka recently acquired a property three miles north of the junction of AR 5, 9, and 14.   The new property has buildings with …

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870.368.2045
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870.368.2060
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