Dr. Ben Carson
College of the Ozarks was pleased to host Dr. Ben Carson, renowned pediatric neurosurgeon and New York Times bestselling author, in August 2013. During this Special Convocation entitled America the Beautiful, Dr. Carson challenged his audience at the Keeter Athletic Complex to stand up for God-given American freedoms stating: “You cannot be free if you’re not brave.” This convocation was dedicated to thanking all medical professionals for committed service in their chosen field.
Dr. Carson met with CofO nursing students and staff.
Dr. and Mrs. Carson enjoyed touring the College of the Ozarks' beautiful campus.
They visited the School of the Ozarks facility.
At CofO’s Ralph Foster Museum, the Carsons had the opportunity to sit in the Beverly Hillbillies car.