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Rylie Davis and Leigh Anne McKinney
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Ouachita's Elrod Center hosts awards banquet

May 04, 2022

The Ben M. Elrod Center for Family and Community at Ouachita Baptist University held its annual University Community Service Awards banquet on Tuesday, April 12, in Walker Conference Center. The banquet honors volunteers and their service through programs organized by the Elrod Center.

McBeth Recital Hall at Ouachita Baptist University
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Burlison, Hufstedler to perform sophomore voice recitals at Ouachita on April 22

April 21, 2022

Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music will host Abby Burlison and Cordell Hufstedler in their sophomore voice recital Friday, April 22, at 2 p.m. in McBeth Recital Hall. The recital is free and open to the public.

Ouachita senior Hannah Martin
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Hannah Martin competes in final round of 2022 Arkansas Governor's Cup

April 13, 2022

Ouachita Baptist University student Hannah Martin, a senior psychology major from Conway, Ark., competed in the final round of the 2022 Arkansas Governor's Cup Collegiate Business Plan Competition, held during the competition awards luncheon on March 31 in Rogers, Ark. The Governor’s Cup is presented by Arkansas Capital Corporation, a private, nonprofit special project finance company based in Little Rock, Ark.

Bella Owen, Kieran Malmer and AnnaMarie Cobb
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Ouachita voice students place in district competition

March 15, 2022

Four Ouachita Baptist University voice students earned honors at the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Arkansas District Conference, held Friday and Saturday, Feb. 25-26, at Harding University in Searcy, Ark.

Maddie Bailey, Izzy Baughn, Caroline Derby and Anna Roussel
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Ouachita junior Izzy Baughn wins award at Midwest Model United Nations conference

March 10, 2022

Ouachita Baptist University student Izzy Baughn, a junior communications & media/strategic communications and political science double major from Jonesboro, Ark., earned an award for Best Position Paper in the United Nations Environmental Assembly during the Midwest Model United Nations, held Feb. 23–26 in St. Louis, Mo. Ouachita’s team also earned an honorable mention award for Best Delegation.

McBeth Recital Hall at Ouachita Baptist University
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Craig Crawford wins McBeth Concerto Competition at Ouachita

February 18, 2022

Ouachita Baptist University senior Craig Crawford won the 2021 W. Francis and Mary McBeth Wind and Percussion Concerto Competition held in December in Ouachita’s McBeth Recital Hall. Crawford took first place performing Fantasia by Claude T. Smith on saxophone.

McBeth Recital Hall at Ouachita Baptist University
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Ouachita's School of Fine Arts hosts alumna Caitlin Secrest in concert Feb. 22

February 14, 2022

Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music will host vocalist Caitlin Secrest in concert Tuesday, Feb. 22, at 7:30 p.m. in Mabee Fine Arts Center’s McBeth Recital Hall, 455 Campus Drive. Secrest’s performance is part of university’s guest artist series. The concert is free and open to the public.

McBeth Recital Hall at Ouachita Baptist University
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Ouachita Guest Artist Series to host Rachel Breen in concert Feb. 21

February 14, 2022

Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music will host pianist Rachel Breen in concert Monday, Feb. 21, at 7:30 p.m. in Mabee Fine Arts Center’s McBeth Recital Hall, 455 Campus Drive. Breen’s performance is part of Ouachita’s guest artist series and the National Federation of Music Clubs Young Artist (NFMC) program. The concert is free and open to the public.

Madeline and Elizabeth Steely
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From the "Ouachitonian": Elizabeth and Madeline Steely

December 22, 2021

Most Ouachita students have several different roommates for four years during their time in Arkadelphia, but for twin sisters Elizabeth and Madeline Steely, having a roommate is all they have ever known. The Steely twins have shared a room together for as long as they can remember, and that tradition continued throughout their years at Ouachita.

Lindsey Crowder
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From the "Ouachitonian": Lindsey Crowder

December 22, 2021

Learning how to overcome challenges is a skill that some acquire throughout a lifetime. However, for Lindsey Crowder, a senior psychology major from Bentonville, understanding how to face adversity became a way of life at the age of two.

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