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How to improve your mental health, coping skills while in college

April 07, 2021

Everyone learns to cope, regardless of their situation in life, in ways that are healthy and unhealthy. For many young adults, college is a time when stress levels run high, sleep patterns are inconsistent and having one-too-many cups of coffee and stress eating – among other things – are common aids students use to keep themselves going. While this is often considered normal, the college years are a pivotal time for learning how to cope well in the adult world.

Wesley Kluck
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Kluck takes on his latest leadership challenge

March 12, 2021

Dr. Wesley Kluck did not have a restful 2020. As university physician and vice president for student development at Ouachita, he led the university’s health efforts in response to COVID-19, chairing Ouachita’s Health Monitoring and Action Team (HMAT).

Kristi and Kristin
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Pandemic Profiles: Kristi Seals and Kristin Kesterson, Ouachita's COVID-19 Testing Center

March 01, 2021

For many Ouachita students, the slightest sign of COVID-19 symptoms or the realization that they have been exposed to a positive case causes anxiety, naturally. But since students returned to campus for residential learning in August 2020, they have had two on-campus “mommas” to call for guidance: Kristin Kesterson and Kristi Seals.

Dr. Terry DeWitt (center) accepts Ouachita’s first Gold Status credential for its Exercise is Medicine (EIM) program during the American College of Sports Medicine’s (ACSM) annual meeting in Orlando this summer. Bob Sallis, past-president of ACSM and EIM founder, and Renee Jeffries Heil, current EIM Committee chair, presented the award.
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Ouachita is first university in Arkansas to earn Gold Status credential from American College of Sports Medicine

July 29, 2019

Ouachita Baptist University recently became the first university in Arkansas to earn a Gold Status credential from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) for its participation and excellence in the organization’s Exercise is Medicine® (EIM) program.

Ouachita received Gold Status credential, national recognition from the American College of Sports Medicine.
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Ouachita receives Gold Status credential, national recognition from the American College of Sports Medicine

May 02, 2019

Ouachita Baptist University recently received the credential of Gold Status from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) for its Department of Kinesiology and Leisure Studies’ participation and excellence in the organization’s Exercise Is Medicine® (EIM) program.

Dr. Amber Chelette, center, accepts Silver Status honors in the Exercise is Medicine® program at the national American College of Sports Medicine Summit.
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Ouachita receives second recognition from the American College of Sports Medicine

October 19, 2018

Ouachita Baptist University has received, for the second time, the credential of Silver Status from the Exercise is Medicine® program, an initiative of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).

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