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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

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).

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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

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

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.

Ouachita students place during NATS conference

Ouachita students earn honors during regional NATS competition

November 22, 2021

Three Ouachita Baptist University students earned honors during the National Associate of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Southern Region Conference held Nov. 12-13 at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg.

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Ouachita students honored for their work published in "Assayers 30"

November 17, 2021

Three Ouachita students received awards for their nonfiction work featured in “Assayers 30,” the annual publication by Ouachita’s Department of Language and Literature.

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

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. Lewis Shepherd Jr.

Dr. Lewis Shepherd Jr. named Ouachita's VP for Community and Intercultural Engagement

November 11, 2021

Dr. Lewis Shepherd Jr. has been named vice president for community and intercultural engagement at Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia.

Sarah Critton

Ouachita student participates in Arkansas Cinema Society's Filmmaking Lab

November 09, 2021

Sarah Critton, a freshman communications and media major from Little Rock, Ark., participated in the Arkansas Cinema Society’s Filmmaking Lab for Teen Girls this past summer in Little Rock, Ark.