5 tips to make acquiring career experience less overwhelmingJanuary 25, 2023
Whether you are a senior in high school or about to graduate from college, it is never a bad idea to gain job experience. Most professional careers require employees to have some – if not significant – experience in their chosen field in order to be hired.
Ouachita's Ian Cosh receives honorary doctorate from Liverpool Hope UniversityNovember 14, 2022
Ian Cosh, vice president emeritus for community and international engagement at Ouachita Baptist University, was awarded an honorary Doctor of Education degree from Liverpool (England) Hope University in July 2022 at the university’s graduation ceremony in the United Kingdom.
From the "Ouachitonian": Allie BaileyOctober 17, 2022
The Ouachita Baptist University Elrod Center has provided many opportunities for students to get involved with various programs to serve the Arkadelphia community along with students and professors alike on campus. In particular, ElderServe allowed students to be paired with an elderly couple or elder and visit them, bring them food or write them letters.
More than 760 Ouachita volunteers mobilize for 51st Tiger Serve DaySeptember 24, 2022
The Ben M. Elrod Center for Family and Community at Ouachita Baptist University held its 51st Tiger Serve Day on Saturday, Sept. 24, with 763 Ouachita students, faculty and staff completing 74 projects at area homes, non-profit organizations and designated trash pickup sites across Arkadelphia. Volunteers represented this semester’s theme, “PurposeTSD.”
Ouachita's Elrod Center hosts awards banquetMay 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.
Ouachita's Elrod Center hosts 50th Tiger Serve DayApril 05, 2022
The Ben M. Elrod Center for Family and Community at Ouachita Baptist University held its 50th Tiger Serve Day on Saturday, April 2, when 736 Ouachita students, faculty and staff gathered to complete 91 service projects at homes, non-profits and churches across Arkadelphia.
Feed Arkadelphia Seeks to Address Hunger, Reduce Waste, Reach HeartsDecember 14, 2021
As a senior in high school, Reanna Johnson first realized her passion for ending hunger through her volunteer work with a local food pantry.
Dr. Lewis Shepherd Jr. named Ouachita's VP for Community and Intercultural EngagementNovember 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's Elrod Center holds Tiger Serve DaySeptember 29, 2021
Ouachita Baptist University’s Elrod Center for Family and Community held its Fall 2021 Tiger Serve Day event on Saturday, Sept. 25. One hundred projects in and around Arkadelphia were completed by 831 Ouachita volunteers who also resumed traditional Tiger Serve Day activities such as visiting the homes of senior adults, yard work and assisting local nonprofit organizations like LightHouse Ministries and The Percy and Donna Malone Child Safety Center.
Ouachita gives $50,000 to Arkadelphia MLK Park projectAugust 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.