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2022 Tiger Tunes Awards Night

Ouachita Student Foundation raises record $170,000 through Tiger Tunes

November 18, 2022

The Ouachita Student Foundation (OSF) raised $170,000 during Tiger Tunes, surpassing their goal of $135,000 for the entire 2022-23 school year. Tiger Tunes is an annual song-and-dance production that parodies popular music as a competition among student organizations. It is held each year during the university’s Homecoming weekend.

Ouachita Singers

Ouachita to present "A Service of Lessons and Carols" on Dec. 6

November 17, 2022

Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music will present its 24th annual “A Service of Lessons and Carols” on Tuesday, Dec. 6, at 7:30 p.m. in McBeth Recital Hall. The service is free and open to the public.

Ian Cosh at his desk in the Elrod Center at Ouachita Baptist University

Ouachita's Ian Cosh receives honorary doctorate from Liverpool Hope University

November 14, 2022

Ian Cosh, vice president emeritus for community and international engagement at Ouachita Baptist University, was awarded an honorary Doctor of Education degree from Liverpool (England) Hope University in July 2022 at the university’s graduation ceremony in the United Kingdom.

A Festival of Christmas at Ouachita Baptist University

Ouachita presents 30th annual "A Festival of Christmas" on Dec. 2-3

November 14, 2022

Ouachita Baptist University’s School of Fine Arts will present its 30th annual holiday program, A Festival of Christmas, on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 2–3, at 7:30 pm on Friday and 2:30pm on Saturday in Jones Performing Art Center.

Battle of the Ravine

Hartsell awarded Mid-America Regional EMMY for Battle of the Ravine video essay

November 10, 2022

Ouachita Baptist University junior Chase Hartsell was awarded a Regional EMMYⓇ for his video essay about the Ouachita-Henderson State University football rivalry Battle of the Ravine, titled “A November Morn.” The award was presented to him by the Mid-America chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) at the 46th annual Regional EMMYⓇ Gala on Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch in St. Louis, Mo.

Applied Behavior Analysis

Ouachita to offer Master of Arts degree in applied behavior analysis

November 08, 2022

Ouachita Baptist University is preparing to offer Arkansas’ first Master of Arts degree program in applied behavior analysis – an additional option to the university’s existing Master of Science degree. The M.A. program will launch in Fall 2023, pending Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and Verified Course Sequence (VCS) approvals.

McBeth Recital Hall at Ouachita Baptist University

Eryn Riley to perform senior voice recital Nov. 4

November 01, 2022

The Division of Music in Ouachita Baptist University’s School of Fine Arts will present Eryn Riley in her senior voice recital on Friday, Nov. 4, at 11 a.m. in McBeth Recital Hall.

Dr. Sara Hubbard and Dr. Sharon Hamilton

Hamilton, Hubbard use INBRE grant to bring new instruments to Ouachita chemistry program

October 31, 2022

Ouachita Baptist University chemistry instructors Dr. Sharon Hamilton and Dr. Sara Hubbard were awarded a $14,135 small instrument grant by the Arkansas IdeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE), which they used to purchase a spectrophotometer and a fluorometer for use by students in Ouachita’s Department of Chemistry. The grant was made possible by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences in the National Institutes of Health.

Verser Theatre at Ouachita Baptist University

Ouachita's Department of Theatre Arts to present "A Servant to Two Masters"

October 31, 2022

Ouachita Baptist University’s Department of Theatre Arts will present “A Servant to Two Masters” from Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 17-19, and Monday, Nov. 21, at 7:30 p.m. in Verser Theatre, 409 Ouachita St. A matinee performance is set for Sunday, Nov. 20 at 2:30 p.m.

McBeth Recital Hall at Ouachita Baptist University

Ouachita's Division of Music presents "This is My Father's World" from Nov. 3-6

October 28, 2022

Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music will present the opera “This Is My Father’s World” from Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 3-5, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 6, at 2:30 p.m. in Mabee Fine Arts Center’s McBeth Recital Hall.