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Seven OBU professors receive Faculty Growth Plan Grants

November 06, 2008

Seven Ouachita Baptist University professors received Faculty Growth Plan Grants this year to enhance their knowledge and instruction.


OBU Division of Music presents "The Pirates of Penzance"

November 05, 2008

The School of Fine Arts Division of Music at Ouachita Baptist University will present William S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan’s opera in English “The Pirates of Penzance” at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 20-22 and at 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 23.


Baumgardner promoted to assistant to the director of campus safety

October 30, 2008

Campus patrol officer Deryl Baumgardner, 55, was recently promoted to the position of lieutenant with the added title of assistant to the director of campus safety after three years of service to Ouachita Baptist University.


OBU Department of Theatre Arts presents "Is He Dead?"

October 28, 2008

The Department of Theatre Arts in Ouachita Baptist University’s School of Fine Arts will present Mark Twain’s “Is He Dead?” at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 30-Nov. 1 and Nov. 3 and at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 2.


Suzanne Spillyards named Ouachita development officer for NW Arkansas

October 27, 2008

Suzanne Spillyards, a 2005 graduate of Ouachita Baptist University, has been named a Ouachita development officer for Northwest Arkansas.


Ouachita hosts AETN College Forum

October 27, 2008

Ouachita Baptist University hosted one of three AETN (Arkansas Educational Television Network) College Forums designed to engage college campuses in discussions about the upcoming elections.


Katelyn Cash crowned 2008 Ouachita Homecoming queen

October 20, 2008

Katelyn Cash from Southlake, Texas, was crowned 2008 Homecoming Queen during pre-game ceremonies at A.U. Williams Field last Saturday at Ouachita Baptist University.


Ouachita celebrates homecoming weekend

October 15, 2008

Highlighting the theme, “Totally Tigers,” Ouachita Baptist University’s homecoming weekend kicks off Thursday, Oct. 16, with Getting Ready for Ouachita’s World (GROW), Tiger Tunes 2008 and Tiger Prowl.


Schwartz to speak on his book as part of Birkett Williams lecture series

October 13, 2008

Dr. Barry Schwartz will lecture on his book The Paradox of Choice: Why More is Less as part of Ouachita Baptist University’s Birkett Williams lecture series.


Tiger Serve Day brings a helping hand to the Arkadelphia community

October 07, 2008

Carol Perry awoke on the morning of September 27 with no idea that a group of 40 young men scheduled to do volunteer work on her house would make such a difference in her day—and in her home.