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Stepping Up for Ouachita

Stepping Up for Ouachita 2022 honorees announced

July 19, 2022

Ouachita Baptist University’s Office of Development will host its annual Stepping Up for Ouachita luncheon Friday, Nov. 4, at Chenal Country Club in Little Rock, Ark. Simmons Bank is presenting sponsor for the 2022 luncheon, which will honor Nancy Benton of Jonesboro, Ark.; Sheila Powell Strickland of Fort Worth, Texas; Sarah Shell Teague of Fayetteville, Ark.; and Toni Thrash of Little Rock, Ark.

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Ouachita announces students named to Spring 2022 Dean's List

June 08, 2022

Ouachita Baptist University has named more than 350 students to its Spring 2022 Dean’s List.

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Ouachita announces students named to Spring 2022 President's List

June 08, 2022

Ouachita Baptist University has named more than 375 students to its Spring 2022 President’s List.

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Ouachita wins national first prize at Baptist Communicators Association awards

May 05, 2022

Ouachita Baptist University’s Office of Communications and Marketing won a national first prize for “A Ouachita Christmas Special 2021” at the Baptist Communicators Association’s (BCA) 2022 W.C. Fields Awards.

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Ouachita to build 144-bed student apartment complex for Fall 2022

August 20, 2021

Ouachita Baptist University will break ground on a 144-bed, $12.6 million student apartment complex this month, with plans for it to be open for the Fall 2022 semester.

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Ouachita's Lackey, Moreno receive FNSNA scholarships to continue nursing education

May 20, 2021

Earlier this month, Ouachita Baptist University nursing students Cassie Lackey and Jacob Moreno were awarded scholarships by the Scholarship Selection Committee of the Foundation of the National Student Nurses’ Association (FNSNA) for their involvement in Ouachita’s NSNA student chapter and upon recommendation from their professors in the Department of Nursing.

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Theology of disability and the church

April 12, 2021

Part of Ouachita’s mission is to serve local churches, Arkansas Baptists and churches of Ouachita’s alumni and friends – which includes individuals with special needs. Ouachita’s master’s degree in applied behavior analysis (ABA) aims to do just that. Hear from Meaghan Wall with Stonebriar Community Church's special needs ministry for a biblical perspective of why this is so important.

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Ouachita enters partnership with Leeds United College

December 17, 2020

Ouachita has begun a working partnership with Leeds United College and Longford International College to explore collaborative educational opportunities ranging from guest speakers to internships to full degree programs. LUC and LIC are included in the educational division of Leeds United Football Club, which is based in Leeds, England.

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Ouachita surprises students by canceling classes Oct. 16, declaring Student Catch-Up Day

October 16, 2020

Ouachita Baptist University surprised its students today, Oct. 16, by declaring it Student Catch-up Day and canceling classes in an effort to encourage self-care. The unplanned break was largely in response to a survey of students conducted last weekend to check in on their academic and personal well-being in the midst of an unprecedented semester.

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Thirty-two Ouachita students named to Who's Who

August 18, 2020

Thirty-two students from Ouachita Baptist University will be included in the latest edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.