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310 Ouachita students named to Dean's List

January 19, 2009

A total of 310 students at Ouachita Baptist University were named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2008 semester. The students will receive a certificate of recognition from Ouachita and will be included in the “National Dean’s List” for 2008-09.


230 Ouachita students named to President's List

January 13, 2009

A total of 230 students at Ouachita Baptist University were named to the President’s List for the fall 2008 semester.


Ouachita's Hammons Gallery to host Kell Black and Barry Jones exhibit

January 08, 2009

Ouachita Baptist University’s Hammons Gallery will host Kell Black and Barry Jones in a guest exhibit from Jan. 12-28. The multimedia art exhibit will feature aspects of Black and Jones’ “Please Call Stella” piece.


More than 80 graduates honored during Ouachita's final fall commencement

December 22, 2008

Ouachita officials awarded 69 Bachelor of Arts degrees, eight Bachelor of Science degrees, three Bachelor of Music Education degrees and two Bachelor of Music degrees.


Ouachita receives major gift in memory of 1907 graduate

December 19, 2008

A major gift in honor of a Ouachita Baptist University alumnus who graduated more than 100 years ago was announced during Ouachita’s Dec. 11 board of trustees meeting on the university’s Arkadelphia campus.


Ouachita adds antique firearm to collection

December 19, 2008

Four feet long with 32-inch barrels and a walnut stock, a rifle that was handcrafted in Arkadelphia, Ark., has now returned home 140 years after it was made.


OBU moves up to No. 16 in NABC/Division II Coaches Poll

December 17, 2008

The Ouachita Baptist University men’s basketball team, off to its best start since 1972, jumped four spots to No. 16 in the NABC/Division II Coaches Poll released Dec. 16.


Ouachita honors Sutton with campus luncheon

December 16, 2008

Members of the Ouachita Baptist University community gathered for a Dec. 12 luncheon to honor William H. “Buddy” Sutton. Ouachita’s board of trustees voted earlier this year to name the university’s W.H. Sutton School of Social Sciences in his honor.


Final fall commencement set for December 20

December 15, 2008

A total of 80 graduates are set to participate in Ouachita Baptist University’s final fall commencement service on Dec. 20 at 10 a.m. in Jones Performing Arts Center.


OBU School of Fine Arts presents 18th annual Festival of Christmas

December 12, 2008

Ouachita Baptist University’s School of Fine Arts presents the 18th annual Festival of Christmas in Jones Performing Arts Center Dec. 5 and 6 at 7:30 p.m.