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Ouachita receives employer award from U.S. Department of Defense

September 08, 2008

Ouachita Baptist University recently received the Pro Patria Award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserves (ESGR) organization, an agency of the U.S. Department of Defense.


Harper and York named Rotary Ambassadorial Scholars

September 05, 2008

Ouachita Baptist University seniors Kolby Harper, a Spanish and political science double-major from Gurdon, Ark., and Amy York, a musical theatre major from Dallas, Texas, were both awarded the highly competitive Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarships by Rotary International District 6170, on Saturday, Aug. 23.


Reynolds leads high school backcountry crew

September 04, 2008

Dr. Michael Reynolds, professor of kinesiology and leisure studies at Ouachita Baptist University, was selected this year by the Student Conservation Association to lead a high school backcountry crew.


Verser Theater to feature artist Lynnette Cox

August 29, 2008

Ouachita Baptist University’s Verser Theater will host North Little Rock artist Lynnette Cox in an exhibit, “Lynnette Cox: Selections from the Age of Wonder and American South Screen Door Series.”


Ouachita officials report 4 percent enrollment gain over previous year

August 29, 2008

Initial fall enrollment figures for Ouachita Baptist University reflect a significant increase of 4 percent over last year’s enrollment.


Music faculty to present musical theatre recital

August 28, 2008

The division of music in Ouachita Baptist University’s School of Fine Arts will host “I Do, I Do,” a faculty musical theatre recital with a marriage theme, on Tuesday, Sept. 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the McBeth Recital Hall of Mabee Fine Arts Center.


Ouachita earns No. 1 ranking from U.S. News for second straight year

August 22, 2008

Ouachita Baptist University has been named the No. 1 Baccalaureate College in the South for 2009 by U.S. News & World Report. Ouachita also was named the No. 1 “Great Schools, Great Prices” Baccalaureate College in the South in the annual ranking.