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Called to Teach conference at Ouachita Baptist University

Ouachita to host Called to Teach Conference on July 19

June 12, 2024

Ouachita Baptist University’s Huckabee School of Education will host its annual Called to Teach Conference on Friday, July 19, in Walker Conference Center, 485 Campus Drive. The 2024 conference theme is “Keeping the Joy.” Registration costs $50 and includes lunch and a conference T-shirt and bag.

2024 Ouachita MBA Retreat

Reflections on a trip to remember

June 07, 2024

Last week, I had the incredible opportunity to travel to Jackson Hole, Wyo., with my Ouachita MBA cohort, and it was a blast!

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Ouachita names students to Spring 2024 Dean's List

May 17, 2024

Ouachita Baptist University has named more than 385 students to its Dean’s List for Spring 2024.

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Ouachita names students to Spring 2024 President's List

May 17, 2024

More than 415 students were named to the President’s List for the Spring 2024 semester at Ouachita Baptist University.

Ben Sells, Ouachita president, delivers the 2024 Commencement address

Stewardship in every season

May 15, 2024

This year’s university theme has been “lives of meaningful work,” a phrase in our mission statement focused on one purpose of a Ouachita education. There are many dimensions to a life of meaningful work. This morning, I want to highlight one: that we’re called to be stewards in every season of life. This notion is illustrated in Scripture, and you exemplified it at Ouachita.

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Batson honored by Chamber of Commerce

May 10, 2024

Arkadelphia native Blaise Batson, a freshman communications & media and political science double major, received the President’s Accomplished Youth Award from the Arkadelphia Regional Economic Development Alliance and Area Chamber of Commerce. Batson was presented her award during the 2024 Arkadelphia Alliance and Chamber Annual Banquet, held Thursday, April 11, in the Garrison Center Grand Ballroom at Henderson State University.

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Ouachita's kinesiology department to co-host kids' triathlon May 3

May 02, 2024

Ouachita Baptist University’s Department of Kinesiology will partner with Community Connections to host the first Arkadelphia Kids’ Triathlon on Friday, May from 4-7 p.m. at the Sturgis Physical Education Center on Ouachita’s campus.

Spring Commencement at Ouachita Baptist University

Ouachita to hold Commencement exercises May 11

May 01, 2024

Ouachita Baptist University will host its 137th Spring Commencement on Saturday, May 11, at 9:30 a.m. on the front lawn of Cone-Bottoms Hall.

Stepping Up for Ouachita

Ouachita announces 2024 Stepping Up honorees

April 18, 2024

Ouachita Baptist University will host its annual Stepping Up for Ouachita luncheon Friday, Nov. 8, at Chenal Country Club in Little Rock. The event will honor Susan Doshier of Frisco, Texas; Shari Edwards of North Little Rock, Ark.; Carol Miller Gresham of Springdale, Ark.; and Kathy Rainwater of Little Rock, Ark.

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You trust me to do what?

April 16, 2024

If there’s one thing life at Ouachita has taught me, it’s that sometimes, people trust you to do things you never imagined yourself being capable of. From directing major events to handling social media for campus spectacles, my Ouachita journey has been a rollercoaster of challenges and growth.



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