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Miracle in the Ozarks : the inspiring story of faith, hope, and Hard Work U.

Author: Jerry C Davis
Publisher: Point Lookout, MO : College of the Ozarks, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this book, Jerry Davis gives us the story of a singularly unusual college. No tuition is charged, all students work on campus every semester, debt is openly discouraged and each student is graded on their work, as well as their academic endeavors. The results have earned the college the nickname of "Hard Work U."
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jerry C Davis
OCLC Number: 145312149
Description: xvii, 276 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction and acknowledgements --
Ch. 1 "We must give these people a chance." --
Ch. 2 "God had sent yet another blessing ..." --
Ch. 3 "Why come ye here?" --
Ch. 4 "Even the students understood." --
Ch. 5 "I will" --
Ch. 6 "The wizard of the Ozarks" --
Ch. 7 "No greater gift can man bestow ..." --
Ch. 8 Hard times at Hard Work U. --
Ch. 9 Change --
Ch. 10 Turning point --
Ch. 11 "An oasis of character building" --
Ch. 12 "An education for life" --
Timeline --
Reference notes.
Responsibility: Jerry C. Davis.

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In this book, Jerry Davis gives us the story of a singularly unusual college. No tuition is charged, all students work on campus every semester, debt is openly discouraged and each student is graded on their work, as well as their academic endeavors. The results have earned the college the nickname of "Hard Work U."

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