A work college since its inception in 1906, College of the Ozarks Work Education Program provides over 130 unique work stations where students earn their education. Students do everything from mowing the grass to overseeing the campus fire station, and they produce some of the most delectable treats around. That’s what you’ll find here – a showcasing of College of the Ozarks students’ talents and trades. Small-batch, handcrafted gifts and baked goods, including world-famous fruitcakes, delicious fruit spreads, and student-milled products. When you choose our campus store and online gift shop, know that you're supporting our students and that you've made a purchase with a purpose.