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Ouachita receives initial approval for 4-year BSN program in Arkadelphia

January 14, 2022

Ouachita Baptist University’s Department of Nursing has been initially approved by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing (ASBN) to begin recruiting and admitting students to its 4-year, residential Bachelor of Science in Nursing pre-licensure program option. The first cohort will start the program at the beginning of the Fall 2022 semester.

Dr. Nathan Reyna, associate professor of biology at Ouachita Baptist University
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Ouachita's Dr. Nathan Reyna receives national Innovation in Education Award

December 15, 2021

Dr. Nathan Reyna, associate professor of biology at Ouachita Baptist University, has won the first Innovation in Education Award from the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB).

Department of Nursing at Ouachita Baptist University
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Ouachita's Department of Nursing receives grant from Blue & You Foundation

December 09, 2021

Ouachita Baptist University’s Department of Nursing is among 41 recipients of a grant from the Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas. Totaling $3,360,327, the grant will fund health initiatives in 71 of Arkansas’ 75 counties.

Dr. Kevin Cornelius, professor of physics at Ouachita Baptist University
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Ouachita preparing to launch new engineering program

December 07, 2021

Ouachita Baptist University is preparing to offer a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering as early as Fall 2022, pending approval from the university’s institutional accreditor, the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The new 4-year program is being designed to meet standards set by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET) and will be housed in the J.D. Patterson School of Natural Sciences at Ouachita.

Latina Robinson
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Ouachita student awarded Advancing Diversity in Dietetics Scholarship

November 22, 2021

Latina Robinson, a Dietetic Internship graduate student at Ouachita Baptist University, is one of two recipients a $25,000 Advancing Diversity in Dietetics Scholarship from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) Foundation.

Dr. Julyse Migan-Gandonou Horr
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Dr. Julyse Horr: A scientist-practitioner shaped by faith

November 22, 2021

Dr. Julyse Migan-Gandonou Horr, Ouachita’s new director of applied behavior analysis, credits her faith with bringing her to where she is today.

Ouachita Department of Nursing faculty, students receive Governor's Quality Award
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Ouachita Department of Nursing receives Governor's Quality Award

November 17, 2021

Gov. Asa Hutchinson presented the Ouachita Baptist University Department of Nursing with the 2021 Governor’s Quality Award earlier this semester during a banquet hosted by the Arkansas Institute for Performance Excellence (AIPE), award sponsors, in the Grand Ballroom of the Marriott Hotel in Little Rock.

Dr. Julyse Migan-Gandonou Horr
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Ouachita appoints Dr. Julyse Migan-Gandonou Horr as director of applied behavior analysis program

October 28, 2021

Dr. Julyse Migan-Gandonou Horr has been named director of the master’s degree program in applied behavior analysis (ABA) at Ouachita Baptist University, effective January 2022.

Students and Dr. Tim Knight in Ouachita's Patterson School of Natural Sciences
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Ouachita receives prerequisite approval for 4-year BSN program in Arkadelphia

September 10, 2021

Ouachita Baptist University received prerequisite approval this week from the Arkansas State Board of Nursing to establish a 4-year, residential pre-licensure program offering a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

Harvey Jones Science Center at Ouachita Baptist University
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Ouachita receives part of $6.1 million grant establishing institute focused on virus research

August 16, 2021

Ouachita Baptist University is one of five partner institutions benefiting from a $6.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to fund the study of viruses and viral ecology. The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville leads the effort.

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