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Ouachita Department of Nursing faculty, students receive Governor's Quality Award
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Ouachita Department of Nursing receives Governor's Quality Award

November 17, 2021

Gov. Asa Hutchinson presented the Ouachita Baptist University Department of Nursing with the 2021 Governor’s Quality Award earlier this semester during a banquet hosted by the Arkansas Institute for Performance Excellence (AIPE), award sponsors, in the Grand Ballroom of the Marriott Hotel in Little Rock.

Taryn Toles and Katelyn Still
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Still, Toles to perform senior instrumental recitals at Ouachita on Nov. 19

November 15, 2021

Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music will present Katelyn Still and Taryn Toles in their senior instrumental recitals Friday, Nov. 19, at 11 a.m. in McBeth Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

Dr. Lewis Shepherd Jr.
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Dr. Lewis Shepherd Jr. named Ouachita's VP for Community and Intercultural Engagement

November 11, 2021

Dr. Lewis Shepherd Jr. has been named vice president for community and intercultural engagement at Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia.

Ouachita Baptist University campus police officer Cori Gooseberry talks with student
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Ouachita to add undergraduate degree program in criminal justice

November 02, 2021

Ouachita has established a residential undergraduate degree program in criminal justice, to be offered beginning in Fall 2022.

McBeth Recital Hall at Ouachita Baptist University
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Ouachita to host cellist Christopher Adkins on Nov. 9 as part of Guest Artist Series

October 27, 2021

Ouachita Baptist University will host cellist Christopher Adkins in concert Tuesday, Nov. 9, at 7:30 p.m. in McBeth Recital Hall. Adkins’ performance is part of Ouachita’s Guest Artist Series and is funded through a gift from the Dallas Symphony Orchestra Principal Chair Endowment Program. The recital is free and open to the public; masks are required inside the auditorium due to COVID-19.

McBeth Recital Hall at Ouachita Baptist University
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Sanders, Taylor to perform senior voice recital at Ouachita on Oct. 22

October 18, 2021

Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music will host Karlee Sanders and Clara Taylor in their senior voice recital Friday, Oct. 22, at 11 a.m. in McBeth Recital Hall. The recital will be livestreamed here: https://livestream.com/obu/taylor-sanders.

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Ouachita honors outstanding alumni during Homecoming festivities

October 12, 2021

Ten Ouachita Baptist University alumni received the university’s Alumni Milestone Award in conjunction with Ouachita’s Homecoming celebration Sept. 30-Oct. 2. Based on their professional achievements, community service and dedication to their alma mater, they were chosen by a committee of Ouachita faculty and staff and Ouachita President Ben Sells.

McBeth Recital Hall at Ouachita Baptist University
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Brown to perform senior voice recital Oct. 15

October 06, 2021

Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music will host Melissa Brown in her senior voice recital Friday, Oct. 15, at 11 a.m. in McBeth Recital Hall.

Students and Dr. Tim Knight in Ouachita's Patterson School of Natural Sciences
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Ouachita receives prerequisite approval for 4-year BSN program in Arkadelphia

September 10, 2021

Ouachita Baptist University received prerequisite approval this week from the Arkansas State Board of Nursing to establish a 4-year, residential pre-licensure program offering a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

scale rendering of Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park in Arkadelphia
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Ouachita gives $50,000 to Arkadelphia MLK Park project

August 25, 2021

Ouachita Baptist University has made a $50,000 pledge to help fund construction of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Park in Arkadelphia, the first organizational contribution to the project.

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