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Dr. Ben Sells addresses students during ceremony honoring academic achievers
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Ouachita student achievers honored May 5

May 10, 2022

Ouachita Baptist University students were honored for scholastic achievement Thursday, May 5, in Jones Performing Arts Center during an academic awards ceremony sponsored by Ouachita’s Student Senate.

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Ouachita adds undergrad programs in pre-counseling, Christian foundations

April 06, 2022

Ouachita Baptist University has approved new undergraduate degree pathways for fall 2022 to better support students seeking to pursue careers that invest in others. Ouachita faculty members approved the curriculum changes in a March 8 meeting; changes included adding a pre-counseling program of study, a Christian foundations co-major and new clinical and human services emphases within the community and family services major.

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Dr. Justin K. Hardin named Ouachita's vice president for academic affairs

March 29, 2022

Dr. Justin K. Hardin has been named Ouachita Baptist University’s vice president for academic affairs, effective in summer 2022. He brings a strong background in teaching, scholarship and administration to his new role as the university’s chief academic officer.

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Ouachita reports highest total spring enrollment in more than 25 years

February 15, 2022

Ouachita Baptist University has reported record spring enrollment for the second consecutive year, with a total Spring 2022 headcount of 1,663. This represents a 2.7% increase over Spring 2021 and the highest spring enrollment in more than 25 years.

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Ouachita announces students named to Fall 2021 President's List

January 18, 2022

Ouachita Baptist University has named more than 360 students to its Fall 2021 President’s List.

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Ouachita announces students named to Fall 2021 Dean's List

January 18, 2022

Ouachita Baptist University has named more than 400 students to its Fall 2021 Dean’s List.

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Ouachita graduate named Alpha Chi H.Y. Benedict Fellowship fourth alternate

August 10, 2021

Alpha Chi National College Honor Society named Sidney Salyers the $3,000 H.Y. Benedict Fellowship fourth alternate at the Alpha Chi National Convention in April. Salyers graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication sciences and disorders from Ouachita Baptist University in May.

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Ouachita announces students named to Spring 2021 Dean's List

July 01, 2021

Ouachita Baptist University has named 409 students to its Spring 2021 Dean’s List. To be named to the Dean’s List, a student must compile at least a 3.5 grade point average and be classified as a full-time student, with a minimum of 12 academic hours and have no incomplete or failing grade for the semester.

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Ouachita announces students named to Spring 2021 President's List

July 01, 2021

To be named to the President’s List, a student must compile a 4.0 grade point average and be classified as a full-time student, with a minimum of 12 academic hours and have no incomplete or failing grade for the semester.

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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.

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