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Dr. Allyson Phillips
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Ouachita adds undergrad programs in pre-counseling, Christian foundations

April 06, 2022

Ouachita Baptist University has approved new undergraduate degree pathways for fall 2022 to better support students seeking to pursue careers that invest in others. Ouachita faculty members approved the curriculum changes in a March 8 meeting; changes included adding a pre-counseling program of study, a Christian foundations co-major and new clinical and human services emphases within the community and family services major.

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When a part-time job feeds a passion and prepares for a career

February 17, 2022

Hannah Martin, a senior psychology and business administration/management double major from Conway, Ark., always knew she wanted to serve the special needs community. Becoming a registered behavior technician (RBT) as a part-time job while pursuing her undergraduate degree provided her the opportunity to do just this.

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Ouachita faculty team selected for national disability inclusion grant

July 16, 2020

A team of Ouachita Baptist University faculty members has been selected as a recipient of the Accelerating Disability Inclusion Community-Based Micro-Grant by the National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability’s (NCHPAD) Inclusion: Community Micro-Grant Program.

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Faculty profile: Allyson Phillips

February 27, 2020

Dr. Allyson Phillips began her studies in psychology assuming her path would lead her to counseling, but a professor encouraged her along the way to consider focusing on research. It was Ouachita’s empirical approach to studying psychology, research and observation-based learning that drew her to OBU. She now serves as assistant professor of psychology and chair of the Department of Psychology.

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From the "Ouachitonian": Hayden Reedy

February 24, 2020

Previously published in the 2019 Ouachitonian yearbook Hayden Reedy, a freshman communications and media major from Dallas, Texas, had a dream. However, it wasn’t the typical childhood dream of being a famous singer or athlete. Hayden dreamed of a career in law enforcement. “They could carry guns and drive fast,” said Reedy. “For a little boy, that was interesting.”

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