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Tiger for Life Podcast: Blake Ligon ('08), Pastoring during a pandemic

June 22, 2020

On this episode, Dr. Blake Ligon ('08) shares about pastoring his congregation at Central Baptist Church Jonesboro's Paragould Campus in the midst of the pandemic, his call to ministry and his favorite Ouachita memories like meeting his wife Joy, being in the Beta Beta "Glove Makers" Tiger Tunes show and his love for the caf's shrimp alfredo.

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Tiger for Life Podcast: Rhonda Sanders ('83), Feeding Arkansans through the Arkansas Foodbank

June 08, 2020

With unemployment numbers on the rise due to COVID-19, the work of the Arkansas Foodbank is so important. Ouachita alumna and Arkansas Foodbank CEO Rhonda Sanders ('83) shares how foodbanking works, how the work of the Arkansas Foodbank has changed during the pandemic and how we can get involved as well as her memories of Walt's mashed potatoes and building Homecoming floats with her Chi Delta sisters.

Addy's childhood photo on campus
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"Prepare me to leave": Prayers for Ouachita, my old friend

April 17, 2020

I’ve started this post a few times in my head now, and I just cannot seem to find the words. There is so much I feel as if I should say. I could talk about the people I came to know and love these past four years, my roommates, teachers, and friends.

Phoebe smiling
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Overcommitted and overwhelmed

August 26, 2019

Involvement is good – scratch that – involvement is great, and one of my personal favorite things about Ouachita Baptist University. There is something out there for everyone! My mistake was taking that as, “I am the someone for everything.” Ha, nope.

Ouachita students (from left) Tucker Douglass, Lauren Lovelady, Lesley Howard, Jessica Cook and Wesley Oliver received first place in the Collaborative Research Project competition at Alpha Chi’s national conference for their work “Art, Age and Apartheid.”
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Ouachita Alpha Chi chapter earns three national recognitions

April 19, 2019

Students in Ouachita Baptist University’s chapter of Alpha Chi national college honor society were recognized at the organization’s recent national convention with three national recognitions, including first place for Collaborative Research Project.

Ouachita’s Chi Mu women’s social club will host an Autism Awareness Walk on Saturday, April 13, at the Arkadelphia High School football stadium to raise money for the Arkansas Autism Foundation.
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Ouachita student group to host Autism Awareness Walk on April 13

April 03, 2019

One of Ouachita Baptist University’s student organizations, Chi Mu women’s social club, will host its first Autism Awareness Walk on Saturday, April 13, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Arkadelphia High School football stadium in honor of Autism Awareness Month.

Ouachita’s Ten-Minute Play Festival to open March 9.
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Ouachita's Ten-Minute Play Festival to open March 9

March 05, 2019

Ouachita Baptist University’s chapter of Alpha Psi Omega national theatre honor society will present its annual All Night Theatre: Ten-Minute Play Festival in Verser Theatre Saturday, March 9, at 7:30 p.m.

Haley Jo with her professors
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Uniquely prepared: Appreciating my multifaceted Ouachita education

January 22, 2019

My precious Ouachita — I wish I could put into words how special my four years at Ouachita truly were. It was an exciting time of learning and growing my relationship with the Lord. As I have exited “the bubble” and entered graduate school, I cannot help but be so thankful for all the ways that Ouachita prepared me.

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Not rushing? Not in a social club? How you can still enjoy Rush & Induction Weeks.

January 14, 2019

Right after the “most wonderful time of the year” comes what can sometimes feel like the loneliest time of the year. For “indies,” those of us who are not involved in a social club at Ouachita, Rush Week and Induction Week can totally change your normal social interactions because your club friends are so busy. But don’t worry!

Women during Ouachita's Rush Week
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Women's Rush outfit guide: Ideas to help you show your style

January 11, 2019

Rush is my favorite week of the year! Girls, although Rush Week is super fun and exciting, it can also be kind of stressful – from choosing outfits to wanting to ask the right questions to making the right decision on “pref” night.

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