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Adam Wheat

Students studying

Test your best

September 18, 2019

Standardized tests are … well … standard in the college process, but your score is a huge factor in college acceptance and scholarship decisions. While it may not feel fair that a test affects so much, you want the results to show the very best that you can do.

Students walking from Student Village

How to make the most of the summer after your junior year: The college search begins

June 03, 2019

It’s the summer after your junior year, and you cannot wait for senior year to get here! However, it’s easy in all that excitement to pass by what can be the most powerful tool in your belt for securing your top college choice: THE SUMMER!


Ouachita students aid community during Thanksgiving

December 12, 2008

For three years, Ouachita students have been giving of their time and resources during the Thanksgiving season. The Ben M. Elrod Center for Family and Community directs the Thanksgiving basket project which invites students to distribute baskets of food to area residents in need.


Ouachita hosts art exhibit by Louisiana College professor

November 13, 2008

Rondall Reynoso, assistant professor of art, art department coordinator and Weathersby Fine Arts Building Gallery director at Louisiana College in Pineville, La., will be exhibiting a portion of his artwork in Ouachita Baptist University’s Hammons Gallery.


Baumgardner promoted to assistant to the director of campus safety

October 30, 2008

Campus patrol officer Deryl Baumgardner, 55, was recently promoted to the position of lieutenant with the added title of assistant to the director of campus safety after three years of service to Ouachita Baptist University.


Schwartz to speak on his book as part of Birkett Williams lecture series

October 13, 2008

Dr. Barry Schwartz will lecture on his book The Paradox of Choice: Why More is Less as part of Ouachita Baptist University’s Birkett Williams lecture series.


Lee receives two scholarships from Southwest Athletic Trainers' Association

September 12, 2008

Amber Lee, a junior athletic training and biology double-major from Hopkinsville, Ky., received two athletic training scholarships this summer at the Southwest Athletic Trainers’ Association’s (SWATA) Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium held in Corpus Christi, Texas.


Miss OBU Lauren English named runner-up to Miss Arkansas

September 08, 2008

Lauren English, a junior mass communications major from Hot Springs and Miss Ouachita Baptist University 2008, was named first runner-up at the Miss Arkansas pageant.


Ouachita receives employer award from U.S. Department of Defense

September 08, 2008

Ouachita Baptist University recently received the Pro Patria Award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserves (ESGR) organization, an agency of the U.S. Department of Defense.