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Brooke Zimny

momentum appreciation
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Momentum appreciation

May 24, 2022

When I think of momentum, my first thought is the idiom “on a roll” and related examples. I think of physically rolling objects, like a ball rolling down a hill, the cheesy inspirational poster of a rollerblader that was in my childhood bedroom, the infamous Indiana Jones boulder chase. But you also can be metaphorically “on a roll” with various successes in life, big or small. Is there a better feeling than hitting every shot on the basketball court?

Jeremy Greer
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Dr. Jeremy Greer returns to Ouachita as the next dean of the Pruet School of Christian Studies

May 24, 2022

Dr. Jeremy Greer, a 1998 Ouachita graduate and second generation pastor, has completed his first semester as the new dean of Ouachita’s Pruet School of Christian Studies. Greer has long ties to the university as well as Arkansas Baptists in addition to higher education experience through teaching and administrative roles.

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Construction in progress for 144-bed student apartment complex

May 24, 2022

Ouachita broke ground on a 144-bed, $12.6 million student apartment complex in August, with plans for it to be open for the Fall 2022 semester.

Ouachita News
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Weather Update: Campus Open Feb. 4

February 03, 2022

Campus is open tomorrow, Feb. 4. Classes will be in person unless notified by instructor. Employees coordinate with supervisors.

Ouachita News
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Weather Update: Campus Closed Feb. 3

February 02, 2022

Campus is closed and classes are canceled tomorrow, Feb. 3, due to inclement weather.

Freshman orientation 2021
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Ouachita posts highest enrollment in 55 years and other records

September 09, 2021

Ouachita has set several enrollment records for the Fall 2021 semester, including the school’s highest total enrollment in 55 years as well as the largest freshman class, best freshman-to-sophomore retention rate and highest four-year graduation rate on record.

Pruet School of Christian Studies
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Dr. Jeremy Greer named dean of Ouachita's Pruet School of Christian Studies

June 28, 2021

Dr. Jeremy Greer is the new dean of Ouachita Baptist University’s Pruet School of Christian Studies. Greer, a Ouachita graduate and second generation pastor, has long ties to the university as well as Arkansas Baptists in addition to higher education experience through teaching and administrative roles.

Wesley Kluck
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Kluck takes on his latest leadership challenge

March 12, 2021

Dr. Wesley Kluck did not have a restful 2020. As university physician and vice president for student development at Ouachita, he led the university’s health efforts in response to COVID-19, chairing Ouachita’s Health Monitoring and Action Team (HMAT).

Masked tiger
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Editor's notes: "Navigating unprecedented times" and other clichés

March 11, 2021

As we chose the theme for this issue of the Ouachita Circle, no words seemed sufficient. Even words that were accurate and appropriate had lost their meaning, becoming clichés in our collective consciousness. However, what we have done in 2020 as a global society and here at Ouachita, was truly unprecedented – both for the challenges we faced and the triumphs big and small that we achieved along the way.

Hickingbotham Hall
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Ouachita's fall 2020 enrollment grows amid pandemic, highest since 2000

September 02, 2020

Even amid the uncertainties of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ouachita's fall 2020 enrollment has grown to 1,704, a 4% increase from fall 2019 and the highest headcount the university has seen since 2000. Newly released data also reflect a strong academic profile for incoming Ouachita freshmen as well as standout retention and graduation rates.

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