Isabella Owen wins 25th Shambarger CompetitionMarch 13, 2023
Isabella Owen, a senior music major from Jonesboro, Ark., won the 25th Annual Mary Shambarger Competition for Singers held Tuesday, Feb. 21, in McBeth Recital Hall at Ouachita Baptist University. Hosted by the Division of Music in Ouachita’s School of Fine Arts, the competition is named for the late Mary Shambarger, professor emerita of music at Ouachita. Shambarger served on the music faculty for 32 years, teaching voice and directing student choral groups until her retirement in 1998.
Dr. Jack's business growing with a focus on missionsMarch 12, 2023
Since school began in August, students in Ouachita Baptist University’s Hickingbotham School of Business and Rogers Department of Communications have met on Tuesdays at 7 a.m. to relaunch the student-led Dr. Jack’s Coffee.
Courtney Ragsdell receives BSN Leadership AwardMarch 10, 2023
Courtney Myers Ragsdell, a senior nursing major at Ouachita Baptist University, received the 2022 Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Young Leadership Award as a part of the “40 Nurse Leaders Under 40” leadership program from the Arkansas Center for Nursing, Inc.
Ouachita students win multiple awards at Midwest Model United Nations conferenceMarch 10, 2023
Seven students from Ouachita Baptist University’s Department of Political Science participated in the Midwest Model United Nations, held Feb. 22-25 in St. Louis, Mo. Each received recognition for excellence.
Ouachitonian yearbook honored for excellenceMarch 08, 2023
Ouachita Baptist University’s student yearbook the Ouachitonian received a 2022 National Yearbook Program of Excellence award from Jostens Company.
Haley Shourd crowned Miss Ouachita Baptist UniversityMarch 06, 2023
The Miss Ouachita Baptist Scholarship Competition took place Saturday, Feb. 4, in Jones Performing Arts Center where sophomore communications & media major Haley Shourd was crowned Miss Ouachita Baptist University. Shourd, 20, is a Conway, Ark., native.
Ouachita's spring enrollment highest in 26 yearsFebruary 13, 2023
Following record fall enrollment, Ouachita Baptist University has reported its highest spring headcount in more than 26 years with a total Spring 2023 enrollment of 1,682.
Ouachita reports 99% placement rate for 2022 gradsFebruary 07, 2023
Ouachita Baptist University reported that 99% of its 2022 graduates are employed or furthering their education, repeating a career outcomes rate that exceeds the national average and reflects the university’s sustained momentum in equipping students for postgraduate success.
Three Ouachita seniors intern for U.S. Sen. BoozmanJanuary 19, 2023
Three students from Ouachita Baptist University completed a five-week congressional internship for U.S. Sen. John Boozman this summer. Noah Sanders, a senior political science and Christian studies double major from Little Rock, Ark., and Sarah Spakes, a senior political science and public history double major from Benton, Ark., interned in Boozman’s Washington, D.C., office while Kathryn Totty, a senior political science and communications & media double major from Camden, Ark., interned in Boozman’s El Dorado office.
Ouachita announces students named to the Fall 2022 President's ListJanuary 18, 2023
Ouachita Baptist University has named 381 students to its Fall 2022 President’s List.