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Ouachita honors student achievements in 2020 Virtual Academic Awards

May 27, 2020

Ouachita Baptist University recently recognized students for outstanding academic, leadership and civic achievements during the 2019-2020 academic year with its annual Academic Awards honors.

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Ouachita students receive seven national awards in Columbia Scholastic Press Association yearbook competition

May 13, 2020

Ouachita Baptist University students recently were awarded seven Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) Gold Circle awards for their work on the Ouachitonian yearbook’s 2018-2019 edition, “Untold.”

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Ouachita students earn three of seven top awards in 2020 Arkansas College Media Association competition

May 12, 2020

Ouachita Baptist University students earned 36 awards at the recent Arkansas College Media Association (ACMA) conference, three of which were awards in General Excellence for Yearbook of the Year, Yearbook Editor of the Year and Website Editor of the Year.

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Laurie Huneycutt named Ouachita's Support Staff Member of the Year

May 08, 2020

Ouachita Baptist University recently named Laurie Huneycutt, administrative assistant to the dean in the School of Fine Arts, as the 2019-2020 Support Staff Member of the Year. Huneycutt has served the School of Fine Arts for 25 years.

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Ouachita wins grand prize and other recognitions at Baptist Communicators Association awards

April 29, 2020

Ouachita Baptist University’s Office of Communications and Marketing won a grand prize award as well as seven other awards in various categories at the Baptist Communicators Association’s (BCA) 2020 W.C. Fields Awards.

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Ouachita team wins two first place prizes and $30,000 in Arkansas Governor's Cup business plan competition

April 21, 2020

Four Ouachita Baptist University seniors earned the top awards for undergraduates in the 20th annual Arkansas Governor’s Cup Collegiate Business Plan Competition for their plan, ImmunoSense. Ouachita seniors Olivia Brown, Savannah Edwards, Brandon Matros and Sheldon McCown and their faculty advisor, Dr. Blake Johnson, won first place in the overall undergraduate division as well as the undergraduate innovation award.

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Ouachita students earn nine finalist honors in state NATS competition

March 25, 2020

Seven Ouachita Baptist University music students earned nine finalist honors at the 2020 National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) competition.

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Ouachita's Carl Goodson Honors Program awards grant recipients, inducts new members

March 11, 2020

Ouachita Baptist University’s Carl Goodson Honors Program and Alpha Tau honors society hosted the annual Black and White Reception on Thursday, Feb. 20, awarding five student research travel grants and inducting approximately 120 new members.

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Ouachita students Alexander, Slone receive "Best Delegate" awards at Midwest Model U.N.

March 05, 2020

Ouachita Baptist University students Cole Alexander and Rylie Slone were recognized with “Best Delegate” awards for their representation at the 60th annual Midwest Model United Nations Conference, which was held in St. Louis, Mo., Feb. 19-22.

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Mobley wins Ouachita's 2020 Shambarger Competition for Singers

March 04, 2020

Clay Mobley, a senior music industry major from Wylie, Texas, won first place in Ouachita Baptist University’s 22nd annual Mary Shambarger Competition for Singers held on Tuesday, Feb. 25. This year’s competition featured arias from opera and oratorio.

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