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International Club presents International Food Festival, "Dorm Edition"

February 11, 2021

Ouachita’s International Club and Grant Center for International Education have reinvented this year’s International Food Festival in order to continue celebrating the many countries and cultures of its students! New on the blog, senior João Rodrigues shares about the Feb. 16 virtual event.

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Coming full-circle, from around the globe: Ouachita's first international student

January 20, 2021

Every time I have walked into my office at the Grant Center over the past seven years, I have been greeted by the smiling face of our first Asian student, Charles Pong. It elicited in me a deep curiosity to find out his backstory and a desire to find out more about how someone from Kaifeng, China, could have arrived on the campus of Ouachita Baptist College in the early 1920s.

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Ouachita to host International Food Festival Feb. 18

February 06, 2020

Ouachita Baptist University’s International Club and Daniel and Betty Jo Grant Center for International Education will host the 2020 International Food Festival (IFF) on Tuesday, Feb. 18, at 5:30 p.m. in Walker Conference Center. Tickets will be $5 each at the door.

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From the "Ouachitonian": Joao Rodrigues

January 06, 2020

For the 1500+ students who make their way onto Ouachita’s campus every day, each one has ­­a unique and specific path that brought them to Arkadelphia. Joao Rodrigues, a sophomore finance and business administration major from Ribeirao Preto, Brazil, had never even heard of Ouachita before thinking about college, but a big passion and talent for swimming was just what it took to come to school in southwest Arkansas.

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Food from home

October 29, 2019

Food is a reason to gather with our friends and family. Food is also something that is nostalgic, whether from our childhood, special occasions or cool places we’ve visited. For many of us, food reminds us of home and our community. Our international students on Ouachita’s campus feel exactly the same way, but they cannot simply go home for a weekend if they are missing home.

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Tips from a travel guru: 5 things to know before you go

June 11, 2019

I love traveling and, in college, many of us will get the chance to do so. Over the years and during my travels both national and abroad, I have learned some hard lessons. Here are some tips and things I’ve learned so you can know before you go.

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From culture to culture: Study abroad has taught me what we have in common

February 27, 2019

Ouachita, which many of us affectionately call “the bubble,” is its own world and culture, of sorts. Many of us come from different backgrounds, states and even countries, but we can relate because we are studying for the same CORE classes, practicing for Tiger Tunes and standing out in the cold to cheer for the tigers during Battle of the Ravine.

Ouachita’s Carl Goodson Honors Program and Alpha Tau student honors organization awarded three research grants to (from left) Mattie Dodson, Selby Tucker and Brooke Sanderford at the annual Black and White Reception on Thursday, Feb. 7.
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Ouachita's Carl Goodson Honors Program awards grant recipients, inducts new members

February 20, 2019

Ouachita Baptist University’s Carl Goodson Honors Program and Alpha Tau student honors organization hosted their annual Black and White Reception on Thursday, Feb. 7, awarding three student research grants and inducting more than 100 new members.

Ouachita’s annual International Food Festival celebrates global diversity on campus and allows students, faculty and staff to share their food and cultures with each other.
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Ouachita to host 2019 International Food Festival on Feb. 19

February 08, 2019

Ouachita Baptist University’s International Club and Daniel and Betty Jo Grant Center for International Education will host the 2019 International Food Festival on Tuesday, Feb. 19, at 5:30 p.m. in Walker Conference Center.

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