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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
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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.

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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.

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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.

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Ouachita to add undergraduate degree program in criminal justice

November 02, 2021

Ouachita has established a residential undergraduate degree program in criminal justice, to be offered beginning in Fall 2022.

Quantel Williams is commissioned a member of Ouachita campus police
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Ouachita expands campus police force

October 29, 2021

Ouachita Baptist University’s Office of Campus Safety & Emergency Management has expanded its part-time police force to include members of the Ouachita community committed to building positive relationships with students and serving in a manner consistent with the Christ-centered principles of the university.

Dr. Julyse Migan-Gandonou Horr
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Ouachita appoints Dr. Julyse Migan-Gandonou Horr as director of applied behavior analysis program

October 28, 2021

Dr. Julyse Migan-Gandonou Horr has been named director of the master’s degree program in applied behavior analysis (ABA) at Ouachita Baptist University, effective January 2022.

Dr. Myra Houser, associate professor of history at Ouachita Baptist University
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Dr. Myra Houser selected for Baptist International Scholars Roundtable

October 25, 2021

Dr. Myra Houser, associate professor of history at Ouachita Baptist University, was selected for the Baptist International Scholars Roundtable in Oxford, England, in the spring of 2020 for her paper discussing “Baptists and Social Concern.”

2021 Ouachita Baptist University Homecoming Queen Erica Dixon
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Erica Dixon crowned 2021 Homecoming Queen at Ouachita

October 14, 2021

Erica Dixon, a senior graphic design major from Arkadelphia, Ark., was crowned Ouachita Baptist University’s 2021 Homecoming Queen during a pregame ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 2. Dixon represented Tri Chi women’s social club, which she serves as president. She also is a member of the Tiger Steel Band and is a Kappa Chi men’s social club little sis.

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Ouachita honors outstanding alumni during Homecoming festivities

October 12, 2021

Ten Ouachita Baptist University alumni received the university’s Alumni Milestone Award in conjunction with Ouachita’s Homecoming celebration Sept. 30-Oct. 2. Based on their professional achievements, community service and dedication to their alma mater, they were chosen by a committee of Ouachita faculty and staff and Ouachita President Ben Sells.

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