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Six Ouachita students recognized at virtual Midwest Model United Nations

March 05, 2021

Six Ouachita Baptist University student delegates attended and received recognition for their respective roles at the Midwest Model United Nations simulation, held virtually Feb. 19-21. All six participants received recognition this year, either through individual award or as part of a delegation; Ouachita’s delegates included Cole Alexander, Taryn Bewley, Faith Moore, Anna Roussel, Rylie Slone and Spencer Worth.

Bryant Adams

Bryant Adams: Alumnus returns to complete degree after 20 years in politics

November 30, 2020

In 1999, Bryant Adams came to Ouachita as a theology and history double major. He would leave four years later – only six hours shy of his degree – for an opportunity of a lifetime. Thanks to Ouachita Online, Adams was able to pick up where he left off and now holds a degree in interdisciplinary studies.

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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.

Sarah Huckabee Sanders

Sarah Huckabee Sanders returns to alma mater for lecture March 2

February 10, 2020

Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia announced today that Sarah Huckabee Sanders will speak on March 2 as part of the university’s Birkett Williams Lecture Series. The lecture will take place at 7:30 p.m. in Jones Performing Arts Center on Ouachita’s campus.

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When I grow up: How my passions inspired me to study political science

January 21, 2020

What do you want to be when you grow up? The question we have all been asked. As a child, this question allows you to dream. You could be a rock star, an astronaut or maybe even the president of the United States! When you are asked this question going into college, the reality may be very different.

Cole Jester

It's been an honor: How Ouachita's Honors Program led me to pursue law and serve Arkansas

June 19, 2019

When I was 14 years old, I knew I had to go to a place that I had only just heard of: Ouachita Baptist University. Over the course of a summer, I realized I felt called to go into ministry. I only knew a few others who shared my call, and each one of them desired to go to “OBU.” I saw spiritual leader after spiritual leader attend Ouachita, and my own path was made clear. While my academic numbers made any college in the country an option, my heart only chose one: Ouachita.

TaJuan Wilson

Alumni profile: TaJuan Wilson ('07) Educator, mentor & role model

May 15, 2019

A first-generation college student, Dr. TaJuan Wilson wasn’t sure where college would lead when he began. But he was determined to navigate college life successfully, and higher education soon became his specialty. Originally from Bearden, Ark., Wilson found Ouachita through TRIO programs.

Ouachita students attend Midwest Model United Nations, Spencer Worth receives Best Position Paper Award.

Ouachita students attend Midwest Model United Nations, Spencer Worth receives Best Position Paper Award

March 11, 2019

Ouachita Baptist University was one of 36 colleges to send delegates to the Midwest Model United Nations, which was held in St. Louis, Mo., in late February.

Stepping Up for Ouachita luncheon honors Cathryn Berryman.

Stepping Up for Ouachita luncheon honors Cathryn Berryman

November 27, 2018

Ouachita Baptist University honored alumna Cathryn Berryman of Dallas, Texas, during its ninth Stepping Up for Ouachita luncheon on Friday, Nov. 16, at the Benton Event Center.

Cathryn Berryman to be honored Nov. 16 at Stepping Up for Ouachita.

Cathryn Berryman to be honored Nov. 16 at Stepping Up for Ouachita

October 15, 2018

Cathryn Berryman, a 1988 graduate of Ouachita Baptist University, will be honored at the university’s Stepping Up for Ouachita luncheon this year. This event helps fund scholarships for female students at Ouachita.